First National Bank Of Hutchinson Has Lifted Its Kroger (The) Co (KR) Stake; 2 Analysts Bullish H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (HEES)

June 20, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Among 3 analysts covering H&E Equipment Services (NASDAQ:HEES), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. H&E Equipment Services had 6 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Longbow on Monday, January 18. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Friday, July 31 to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, October 7 by UBS. The stock of H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Longbow to “Buy” on Friday, January 15. See H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) latest ratings:

First National Bank Of Hutchinson increased Kroger (The) Co (KR) stake by 2.88% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. First National Bank Of Hutchinson acquired 9,938 shares as Kroger (The) Co (KR)’s stock declined 14.05%. The First National Bank Of Hutchinson holds 355,348 shares with $12.26 million value, up from 345,410 last quarter. Kroger (The) Co now has $18.75 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.57% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $22.64. About shares traded. Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) has declined 16.08% since June 20, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.78% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 0.93 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 76 investors sold KR shares while 273 reduced holdings. 97 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 705.18 million shares or 1.32% more from 696.00 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. First Bankshares Of Hutchinson holds 7.45% of its portfolio in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) for 355,348 shares. Plante Moran Advsr Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Mackenzie Financial accumulated 333,518 shares. Gam Ag invested in 121,340 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) for 105,765 shares. Zuckerman Invest Grp Llc holds 3.8% or 449,397 shares. Nomura Holdings holds 0% or 52,965 shares in its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Eaton Vance Mgmt has invested 0.27% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Glenhill Advsr Ltd Llc invested in 730,145 shares. Cambridge Inv Rech Advisors reported 0.07% of its portfolio in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Ameritas Investment Prtn Incorporated reported 22,689 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Agf Investments Incorporated holds 56,002 shares. American Assets Invest Ltd has 0.26% invested in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR). Delta Asset Mgmt Lc Tn invested in 2,370 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Michigan-based State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.08% in Kroger Co (NYSE:KR).

Since March 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $1.77 million activity. KROPF SUSAN J sold 10,000 shares worth $298,950. On Wednesday, March 29 SARGENT RONALD sold $131,057 worth of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) or 4,465 shares. Shares for $528,176 were sold by DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPH. $324,832 worth of Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) shares were sold by Foley Todd A. Clark Robert W had sold 17,000 shares worth $489,835.

Among 30 analysts covering Kroger (NYSE:KR), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Kroger had 58 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Loop Capital maintained Kroger Co (NYSE:KR) on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the shares of KR in report on Thursday, March 23 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Wednesday, December 14. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, March 7 report. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $33 target in Friday, September 23 report. S&P Research maintained the shares of KR in report on Monday, September 14 with “Strong Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $38 target in Thursday, September 3 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, December 2 by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 23 by Hilliard Lyons. The stock has “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research on Friday, September 11.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.85 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.69, from 1.16 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 18 investors sold H&E Equipment Services, Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 26.53 million shares or 5.40% more from 25.17 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Menta Cap Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.03% or 16,900 shares. Lord Abbett And Lc reported 0.01% stake. Blackrock Grp Incorporated holds 14,719 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Blackrock holds 2,629 shares. Macquarie Grp Limited stated it has 2.10M shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Suntrust Banks reported 14,993 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Inc holds 23 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 114,253 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Manufacturers Life Insur The owns 21,889 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Pennsylvania-based Nationwide Fund Advsr has invested 0.01% in H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES). Deprince Race And Zollo holds 281,363 shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Md invested in 0% or 17,000 shares. Moreover, Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt has 0.01% invested in H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES). State Street holds 605,144 shares. Adage Cap Grp Ltd Liability Company has 0.04% invested in H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) for 641,221 shares.

The stock increased 2.46% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $19.58. About shares traded. H&E Equipment Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:HEES) has risen 3.15% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.55% the S&P500.

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