Venkat Dhenuvakonda Rao, CMS Energy (CMS)’s insider Unloaded 1,000 Shares; Sonic Automotive (SAH)’s Sentiment Is 0.87

May 4, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Sonic Automotive Inc (SAH) investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.01, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 47 active investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 54 reduced and sold equity positions in Sonic Automotive Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 26.60 million shares, down from 26.71 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Sonic Automotive Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 44 Increased: 31 New Position: 16.

More notable recent Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:SAH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “More on Sonic Automotive’s Q1” on April 26, 2018, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Houston private co. buys Ford dealership from Sonic Automotive” published on May 02, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Leslie Doggett Buys Lone Star Ford” on May 03, 2018. More interesting news about Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:SAH) were released by: Stockhouse.com and their article: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Sonic Automotive, STERIS plc, AquaVenture …” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Leslie Doggett Industries Acquires Lone Star Ford” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

Towle & Co holds 2.13% of its portfolio in Sonic Automotive, Inc. for 1.17 million shares. Proxima Capital Management Llc owns 163,000 shares or 1.74% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Sg Capital Management Llc has 0.9% invested in the company for 244,031 shares. The California-based Pacific Global Investment Management Co has invested 0.29% in the stock. Boothbay Fund Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 79,890 shares.

The stock increased 2.24% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $20.5. About 24,574 shares traded. Sonic Automotive, Inc. (SAH) has declined 9.55% since May 4, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.10% the S&P500.

Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $874.76 million. It operates in two divisions, Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. It has a 9.79 P/E ratio. The Franchised Dealerships segment is involved in the sale of new and used cars and light trucks, and replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, maker warranty repairs, and paint and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Sonic Automotive’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Sonic Automotive, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. SAH was included in 2 notes of analysts from January 10, 2017. The stock of Sonic Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:SAH) earned “Neutral” rating by CL King on Tuesday, January 10. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 23 by Bank of America.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.43, from 0.97 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 26 investors sold CMS Energy Corporation shares while 128 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 235.44 million shares or 0.35% more from 234.63 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie Group Ltd owns 265,234 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Llp Ma accumulated 37 shares or 0% of the stock. Mirador Capital Partners Lp invested 0.17% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Moreover, Mason Street Limited Liability has 0.04% invested in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Jfs Wealth Advsrs Lc reported 126 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund owns 30,173 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Panagora Asset Management Incorporated has 770,418 shares. Bokf Na accumulated 5,211 shares. Washington-based Parametric Limited Co has invested 0.06% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Sg Americas Secs Limited Liability invested in 0.03% or 61,131 shares. Thompson Siegel And Walmsley Ltd reported 1,072 shares stake. Cadence Capital Mngmt Limited Liability owns 11,621 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mgmt Ltd holds 0.06% or 13,941 shares in its portfolio. Horizon Limited Company stated it has 0.11% in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS). Blb&B Advsrs Lc has 0.4% invested in CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) for 59,235 shares.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy firm primarily in Michigan. The company has market cap of $13.10 billion. It operates through three divisions: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. It has a 28.27 P/E ratio. The Electric Utility segment engages in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity.

Venkat Dhenuvakonda Rao, is the insider of Cms Energy Corp, about which our team want to write for today. Venkat Dhenuvakonda Rao submitted an electronic document with the Washington-based SEC revealing a deal for 1,000 shares of the corporation. At the time of the transaction, the average stock market price of Cms Energy Corp was $46.6, making the stock block worth $46,620 US Dollars. Currently, Venkat Dhenuvakonda Rao, has 31,753 shares, which accounts for 0.01% of the company’s market cap.

Among 17 analysts covering CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. CMS Energy Corporation has $55.0 highest and $32 lowest target. $46.31’s average target is -0.13% below currents $46.37 stock price. CMS Energy Corporation had 51 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CMS in report on Sunday, October 15 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, September 8 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, August 10 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Wells Fargo. Credit Suisse initiated CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) on Wednesday, January 25 with “Neutral” rating. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. Barclays Capital maintained CMS Energy Corporation (NYSE:CMS) on Friday, March 18 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, July 24 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 28.

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