J.P. Morgan Gives Boot Barn (BOOT) $17.0 Target; Manpowergroup (MAN) Shorts Down By 5.04%

November 15, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Manpowergroup (NYSE:MAN) had a decrease of 5.04% in short interest. MAN’s SI was 1.19M shares in November as released by FINRA. Its down 5.04% from 1.26 million shares previously. With 609,600 avg volume, 2 days are for Manpowergroup (NYSE:MAN)’s short sellers to cover MAN’s short positions. It closed at $125.98 lastly. It is down 32.35% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.65% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Boot Barn Holdings (NYSE:BOOT), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Boot Barn Holdings has $29.0 highest and $7 lowest target. $11.64’s average target is -7.62% below currents $12.6 stock price. Boot Barn Holdings had 33 analyst reports since September 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Monday, March 21 with “Neutral”. As per Wednesday, February 3, the company rating was upgraded by R. RIley. The stock of Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, April 7. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, February 1 by Mizuho. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Mizuho. Jefferies maintained Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) rating on Friday, November 3. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $13.0 target. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Thursday, November 19. Robert W. Baird maintained Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) on Friday, September 8 with “Buy” rating. B. Riley & Co upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 3 report. The stock of Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Robert W. Baird.

About 4,175 shares traded. Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) has risen 24.96% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.26% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.35, from 1.38 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 9 investors sold Boot Barn Holdings Inc shares while 26 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 17.21 million shares or 42.65% less from 30.01 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 55,771 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp holds 626,993 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Wellington Llp reported 421,463 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) for 12,900 shares. 203,372 were accumulated by State Street. 37,200 are held by Art Advisors Ltd Co. Jane Street Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 41,210 shares. Stephens Invest Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.23% of its portfolio in Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) for 1.36 million shares. Bridgeway Capital Mgmt holds 0.03% or 364,800 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Company has 9,588 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Landscape Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability has 103,242 shares. The North Carolina-based Comml Bank Of America De has invested 0% in Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT). California Employees Retirement System holds 11,100 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 67,274 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 1,248 shares.

Analysts await Boot Barn Holdings Inc (NYSE:BOOT) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 7.69% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.39 per share. BOOT’s profit will be $10.39 million for 7.50 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual EPS reported by Boot Barn Holdings Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 950.00% EPS growth.

Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. is a lifestyle retailer of western and work-related footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and children. The company has market cap of $311.74 million. The Company’s stores are located in or near neighborhood shopping centers with trade areas of approximately five or more miles, and it has opened stores in malls and outlet center locations. It has a 21.18 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores average an area of approximately 11,490 square feet and feature an assortment of brands and styles.

Since June 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $136,250 activity. On Monday, June 19 the insider BUCHBAND RICHARD sold $136,250.

Among 15 analysts covering ManpowerGroup Inc (NYSE:MAN), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. ManpowerGroup Inc had 39 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, June 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Avondale to “Mkt Perform”. The rating was initiated by Macquarie Research on Friday, August 26 with “Outperform”. As per Monday, October 2, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. On Wednesday, October 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. As per Thursday, August 13, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, October 23 by Barclays Capital. The stock of ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, June 27. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Friday, September 1. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 22 by RBC Capital Markets.

ManpowerGroup Inc. is a provider of workforce solutions and services. The company has market cap of $8.35 billion. The Company’s divisions include Americas, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, Asia Pacific Middle East , Right Management and Corporate. It has a 18.78 P/E ratio. The Company’s Americas segment includes activities in the United States and Other Americas.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.29, from 1.24 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold ManpowerGroup Inc. shares while 131 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 60.21 million shares or 0.15% less from 60.30 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Camarda Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0.64% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) or 5,343 shares. Wedge Capital Management L Ltd Partnership Nc has 328,065 shares for 0.35% of their portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has invested 0.02% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Profit Inv Mngmt Limited Liability Company has invested 1.26% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Amalgamated Bancorp invested 0.05% of its portfolio in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). Jpmorgan Chase And holds 1.48 million shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Affinity Investment Limited Liability Company holds 0.97% or 72,504 shares in its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru Holdings invested in 226,556 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com has 0.05% invested in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) for 63,133 shares. Shell Asset Mgmt Co accumulated 3,164 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 0.06% in ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN). 517,782 are held by Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt stated it has 3,400 shares. Advisory Net Lc reported 98 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 129,008 shares.

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