Broadview Advisors Cut Masco (MAS) Holding By $9.59 Million; Shorts at SPECTRAL MED ORDINARY SHARES (EDTXF) Raised By 82.61%

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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SPECTRAL MED INC ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:EDTXF) had an increase of 82.61% in short interest. EDTXF’s SI was 4,200 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 82.61% from 2,300 shares previously. It closed at $0.2321 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Broadview Advisors Llc decreased Masco Corp (MAS) stake by 52.63% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Broadview Advisors Llc sold 223,112 shares as Masco Corp (MAS)’s stock declined 7.67%. The Broadview Advisors Llc holds 200,813 shares with $8.82M value, down from 423,925 last quarter. Masco Corp now has $12.88B valuation. The stock increased 1.08% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $41.36. About 2.66M shares traded. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has risen 19.95% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.40% the S&P500.

Spectral Medical Inc. focuses on the development and commercialization of theranostic treatment for septic shock in North America. The company has market cap of $46.75 million. The companyÂ’s products include Endotoxin Activity Assay, a rapid diagnostic test for the detection of components of gram negative bacterial cell wall in Europe and Japan; and Toraymyxin, a therapeutic hemoperfusion device that removes endotoxin from the bloodstream worldwide. It currently has negative earnings. It also develops, produces, and markets recombinant cardiac proteins, antibodies, and calibrators for use in research and development, as well as in products manufactured by other diagnostic companies.

Analysts await Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) to report earnings on April, 24 before the open. They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 19.51% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.41 per share. MAS’s profit will be $152.54M for 21.10 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by Masco Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.36% EPS growth.

Among 24 analysts covering Masco (NYSE:MAS), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Masco had 63 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Evercore to “In-Line” on Wednesday, January 3. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, October 9 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $44 target in Wednesday, October 25 report. The stock of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 13. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 14. Citigroup maintained Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $43 target in Wednesday, April 26 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 27 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 6.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $9.47 million activity. $2.09M worth of stock was sold by Sznewajs John G on Friday, October 27. MANOOGIAN RICHARD A sold $3.55 million worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) on Wednesday, February 21. Gross Joseph B. sold $438,219 worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) on Friday, February 23. Another trade for 5,577 shares valued at $233,405 was made by PAYNE LISA A on Thursday, March 22. The insider VAN LOKEREN MARY ANN sold 5,654 shares worth $241,844. $234,989 worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) shares were sold by LOSH J MICHAEL. Lindow John P sold $682,254 worth of stock or 17,026 shares.

Broadview Advisors Llc increased Welbilt Inc stake by 128,702 shares to 338,952 valued at $7.97M in 2017Q4. It also upped Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) stake by 12,000 shares and now owns 175,275 shares. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) was raised too.

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