Nomura Holdings Has Trimmed Nike (NKE) Position; Simpson Manufacturing Co (SSD) Sentiment Is 1.45

October 13, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., through its subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc. , designs, engineers and makes wood construction products, including connectors, truss plates, fastening systems, fasteners and pre-fabricated lateral systems used in light-frame construction. The company has market cap of $2.32 billion. The Company’s divisions are North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and Administrative & All Other. It has a 23.94 P/E ratio. The North America segment includes activities primarily in the United States and Canada.

Nomura Holdings Inc decreased Nike Inc (NKE) stake by 28.09% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Nomura Holdings Inc sold 39,100 shares as Nike Inc (NKE)’s stock declined 8.78%. The Nomura Holdings Inc holds 100,100 shares with $5.90 million value, down from 139,200 last quarter. Nike Inc now has $82.93 billion valuation. It closed at $50.83 lastly. It is down 9.24% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.94% the S&P500.

It closed at $49.12 lastly. It is down 9.03% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.67% the S&P500.

Cornerstone Capital Inc. holds 3.22% of its portfolio in Simpson Manufacturing Co, Inc. for 386,780 shares. Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc owns 1.06 million shares or 2.42% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Snyder Capital Management L P has 1.94% invested in the company for 838,748 shares. The New Jersey-based Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc has invested 1.7% in the stock. Dean Capital Management, a Kansas-based fund reported 71,840 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $4.39 million activity.

Analysts await Simpson Manufacturing Co, Inc. (NYSE:SSD) to report earnings on October, 26. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 1.61% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.62 per share. SSD’s profit will be $29.76M for 19.49 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by Simpson Manufacturing Co, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.78% EPS growth.

Nomura Holdings Inc increased Synopsys Inc (NASDAQ:SNPS) stake by 17,548 shares to 23,366 valued at $1.71M in 2017Q2. It also upped Eqt Corp (NYSE:EQT) stake by 5,833 shares and now owns 13,130 shares. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:VRTX) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.07 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 82 investors sold NKE shares while 439 reduced holdings. 110 funds opened positions while 410 raised stakes. 994.42 million shares or 3.48% less from 1.03 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Nbt Fincl Bank N A has 0.49% invested in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Raymond James Associates holds 498,487 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corporation holds 220,218 shares. Agf Invests Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Columbia Asset Mgmt reported 86,155 shares. Voya Lc has invested 0.09% in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Ycg Ltd Liability Corp reported 4.71% stake. Cipher Limited Partnership holds 136,910 shares or 0.63% of its portfolio. Schroder Inv Mngmt Grp reported 380,466 shares stake. Fic Capital Inc holds 0.62% or 25,419 shares. Todd Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has 260,924 shares for 0.44% of their portfolio. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt has invested 2.19% in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Gabelli Funds Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in Nike Inc (NYSE:NKE). Shamrock Asset Lc invested in 0.01% or 200 shares. 4.67M were reported by Flossbach Von Storch Ag.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $3.66 million activity. 69,300 shares were sold by PARKER MARK G, worth $3.66 million.

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