Paradice Investment Management Upped Its Korn Ferry Intl (KFY) Holding; Nutri System Has 1.52 Sentiment

December 7, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Nutrisystem, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides weight management services and products for women and men in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.55 billion. The firm offers Nutrisystem program that consists of approximately 150 portion-controlled items, which serve as the foundation of a low glycemic index diet. It has a 28.38 P/E ratio. The Company’s programs comprise Nutrisystem D, a program designed for people with type 2 diabetes or at risk for type 2 diabetes who want to lose weight and manage their diabetes; Turbo10 program, a program that deliver up to a 10-pound weight loss and a reduction of 5 inches overall in the first month of dieting; The Lean13, a program designed to deliver weight loss of up to 13 pounds and 7 inches in the first month; South Beach Diet, a structured meal delivery weight-loss program; and 5-day kit, a kit for individuals with or at risk of type 2 diabetes, as well as SmartCarb and PowerFuel products, including blueberry muffins, cinnamon buns, vanilla shakes, chocolate shakes, and chocolate chip cookie packs.

Paradice Investment Management Llc increased Korn Ferry Intl (KFY) stake by 13.21% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Paradice Investment Management Llc acquired 55,200 shares as Korn Ferry Intl (KFY)’s stock rose 3.63%. The Paradice Investment Management Llc holds 473,023 shares with $16.33 million value, up from 417,823 last quarter. Korn Ferry Intl now has $2.36B valuation. The stock decreased 1.00% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $41.74. About 792,110 shares traded or 131.59% up from the average. Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) has risen 18.01% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.31% the S&P500.

Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc holds 2.76% of its portfolio in Nutrisystem, Inc. for 1.24 million shares. Scholtz & Company Llc owns 59,590 shares or 2.68% of their US portfolio. Moreover, 1492 Capital Management Llc has 2.35% invested in the company for 51,271 shares. The New York-based New Amsterdam Partners Llc Ny has invested 2.35% in the stock. Emerald Advisers Inc Pa, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 584,998 shares.

Analysts await Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.40 EPS, up 37.93% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.29 per share. NTRI’s profit will be $11.92M for 32.50 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.49 actual EPS reported by Nutrisystem, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.37% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Nutrisystem’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Nutrisystem, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $37.0 while the high is $52.0. The stock’s average target of $41.50 is -20.19% below today’s ($52) share price. NTRI was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 19, 2016. The stock of Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 31 by Barrington Research. The stock of Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI) earned “Buy” rating by Wunderlich on Wednesday, October 19. The rating was initiated by Argus Research on Friday, November 11 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, February 28 by Lake Street.

The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $52. About 263,529 shares traded. Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI) has risen 92.84% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 76.14% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.45, from 0.85 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 14 investors sold KFY shares while 56 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 49.22 million shares or 2.33% less from 50.39 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. South Dakota Inv Council holds 65,100 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund holds 40,627 shares. Hutchin Hill Limited Partnership stated it has 60,700 shares. State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). 30,110 are held by Cubist Systematic Strategies. Moreover, Parkside Bancorporation Trust has 0.01% invested in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) for 497 shares. State Street holds 0% or 1.30M shares in its portfolio. Gam Hldgs Ag holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) for 59,287 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assocs Lc reported 0.01% in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). 1.37M are owned by Northern. Lpl Limited Co has invested 0% in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). Pinebridge Lp reported 60,477 shares. Art Advsr Ltd Com has invested 0.04% in Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY). Guggenheim Cap Ltd Liability reported 28,387 shares. Ubs Asset Americas has 28,260 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Among 4 analysts covering Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Korn/Ferry International had 11 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 18. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, October 27. The company was initiated on Thursday, August 18 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, April 11 by William Blair. The stock of Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, September 7 report. Robert W. Baird downgraded Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) on Thursday, June 16 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by SunTrust. As per Friday, November 10, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, September 7 with “Hold”.

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