Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR) 2017 Q4 Sentiment Report

April 16, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Sentiment for Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR)

Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR) institutional sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 45 institutional investors increased or opened new holdings, while 44 cut down and sold stakes in Circor International Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 16.91 million shares, up from 16.23 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Circor International Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 7 Reduced: 37 Increased: 33 New Position: 12.

CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, makes, and markets engineered products and sub-systems for gas and oil, aerospace, power and process, and industrial solutions markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $883.56 million. It operates through two divisions, Energy and Advanced Flow Solutions. It has a 63.69 P/E ratio. The Energy segment offers a range of flow control solutions and services, including valves, such as engineered trunion and floating ball valves; gate, globe, and check valves; and butterfly valves, as well as delayed coking unheading devices and fluid catalytic converter valves.

The stock increased 1.69% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $44.58. About 19,364 shares traded. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) has declined 27.45% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.00% the S&P500.

Analysts await CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $0.32 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $0.32 per share. CIR’s profit will be $6.34 million for 34.83 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by CIRCOR International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -43.86 % negative EPS growth.

Quantum Capital Management Llc Nj holds 2.44% of its portfolio in CIRCOR International, Inc. for 168,229 shares. Lapides Asset Management Llc owns 153,000 shares or 1.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prospector Partners Llc has 0.84% invested in the company for 118,000 shares. The Colorado-based Elk Creek Partners Llc has invested 0.82% in the stock. Teton Advisors Inc., a New York-based fund reported 183,600 shares.#img1#

CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Circor International’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Circor International, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $52.0 while the high is $61.0. The stock’s average target of $55.67 is 24.88% above today’s ($44.58) share price. CIR was included in 9 notes of analysts from October 26, 2017. Stifel Nicolaus maintained CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) rating on Thursday, March 1. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $54 target. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $61.0 target in Tuesday, January 16 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, December 10 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) on Tuesday, November 7 to “Overweight” rating. The stock of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, March 1. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, October 27 with “Hold”. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) on Friday, December 15 with “Buy” rating.

CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) Institutional Positions Chart

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