0.95 is Universal Technical Institute Inc’s (NYSE:UTI) Institutional Investor Sentiment

January 23, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

 0.95 is Universal Technical Institute Inc's (NYSE:UTI) Institutional Investor Sentiment

Sentiment for Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI)

Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down -0.38, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. The ratio is negative, as 18 institutional investors increased or opened new holdings, while 19 trimmed and sold holdings in Universal Technical Institute Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now have: 13.74 million shares, down from 14.00 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Universal Technical Institute Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 13 Increased: 14 New Position: 4.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The company has market cap of $65.02 million. The firm offers undergraduate degree and diploma programs, and specialized technical education programs through its 12 campuses under various brands, such as Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides maker specific advanced training programs, including student paid electives at its campuses; and maker or dealer sponsored training at various campuses and dedicated training centers.

The stock increased 1.56% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $2.6. About 13,043 shares traded. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) has risen 18.09% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.39% the S&P500.

Coliseum Capital Management Llc holds 9.28% of its portfolio in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. for 3.60 million shares. Stadium Capital Management Llc owns 2.21 million shares or 3.15% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Robertson Opportunity Capital Llc has 0.95% invested in the company for 477,079 shares. The Connecticut-based Mcclain Value Management Llc has invested 0.61% in the stock. Quantum Capital Management, a California-based fund reported 173,177 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $34,466 activity.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Universal Technical’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Universal Technical, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $3.0 while the high is $100. The stock’s average target of $36.33 is 1297.31% above today’s ($2.6) share price. UTI was included in 4 notes of analysts from July 23, 2015. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, November 30 report. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Friday, September 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Piper Jaffray maintained Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. The rating was downgraded by S&P Research to “Buy” on Thursday, July 23.

More notable recent Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Universal Technical Institute making headway in financial turnaround” on August 22, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Piper Jameson Joins Universal Technical Institute as Executive Vice President …” published on February 13, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: “Universal Technical Institute to enter New York market with 13th campus” on November 02, 2017. More interesting news about Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Universal Technical Institute Appoints Robert T. DeVincenzi as Non-Executive …” published on September 18, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “US Department of Education Approves Universal Technical Institute Welding and …” with publication date: February 09, 2017.

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