John Bean Technologies (JBT) Reaches $120.83 High on Feb, 21; CLARIANT AG MUTTENZ NAMEN AKT SWITZERLA (CLZNF) Shorts Raised By 14.4%

February 21, 2018 - By Michael Leger

CLARIANT AG MUTTENZ NAMEN AKT SWITZERLA (OTCMKTS:CLZNF) had an increase of 14.4% in short interest. CLZNF’s SI was 4.27M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 14.4% from 3.74 million shares previously. With 200 avg volume, 21366 days are for CLARIANT AG MUTTENZ NAMEN AKT SWITZERLA (OTCMKTS:CLZNF)’s short sellers to cover CLZNF’s short positions. The SI to CLARIANT AG MUTTENZ NAMEN AKT SWITZERLA’s float is 2.14%. It closed at $28.25 lastly. It is down 0.00% since February 21, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The stock of John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT) reached all time high today, Feb, 21 and still has $129.28 target or 7.00% above today’s $120.83 share price. This indicates more upside for the $3.81B company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $129.28 PT is reached, the company will be worth $266.98M more. The stock increased 2.44% or $2.875 during the last trading session, reaching $120.825. About 47,440 shares traded. John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT) has risen 40.52% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.82% the S&P500.

Clariant AG, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, distributes, and sells specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.88 billion. It operates in four divisions: Care Chemicals, Catalysis, Natural Resources, and Plastics & Coatings. It has a 31.18 P/E ratio. The firm provides flame retardants, polymer additives, and waxes for plastics, coatings, inks, and other special applications; catalysts for petrochemical and refining, synthesis gas, chemical, emissions control, specialty zeolites and zeolite-based, and custom catalysts markets; and bentonite based specialty products for oil purification, foundry additives, cargo and device protection, sediment management, civil engineering, waste water treatment, clay specialties, paper and detergent additives, PVC stabilizers, BTX-catalysts, and kerosene and jet fuel purification industries.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.47, from 1.87 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 11 investors sold John Bean Technologies Corporation shares while 62 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 32.65 million shares or 5.07% more from 31.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cortina Asset Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 0.81% or 194,238 shares in its portfolio. Everence Cap Mgmt Inc holds 0.05% or 2,085 shares in its portfolio. Chesley Taft And Associate Ltd Liability Corporation owns 5,275 shares. Gabelli Funds Ltd holds 0.01% or 11,000 shares in its portfolio. D L Carlson Invest Gru Inc holds 1.2% or 38,199 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 0.06% invested in John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT) for 12,800 shares. Profit Mgmt Ltd Liability Co invested 2.34% of its portfolio in John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT). 3,899 were accumulated by Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Com. 23,556 are held by Eam Ltd Liability Corporation. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0.01% in John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT). Credit Agricole S A owns 19,800 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Ftb Advsrs owns 355 shares. Envestnet Asset Management holds 5,244 shares. American Gru Incorporated reported 24,903 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Raymond James Assocs owns 13,727 shares.

Analysts await John Bean Technologies Corporation (NYSE:JBT) to report earnings on February, 26 after the close. They expect $1.08 EPS, up 27.06% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.85 per share. JBT’s profit will be $34.09M for 27.97 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by John Bean Technologies Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.71% EPS growth.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $867,795 activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $176,320 was made by DEVINE CAROLINE MAURY on Tuesday, August 22. The insider Smith Steven R sold 10,000 shares worth $867,795.

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