Do Institutional Investors Love Schweitzer Mauduit International Inc (NYSE:SWM)?

April 16, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Sentiment for Schweitzer Mauduit International Inc (NYSE:SWM)

Schweitzer Mauduit International Inc (NYSE:SWM) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.35 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.03, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. The ratio is negative, as 85 institutional investors increased and opened new holdings, while 63 sold and trimmed equity positions in Schweitzer Mauduit International Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 26.32 million shares, up from 26.05 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Schweitzer Mauduit International Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 2 to 0 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 11 Reduced: 52 Increased: 54 New Position: 31.

Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides engineered solutions and advanced materials for various industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.27 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Engineered Papers and Advanced Materials & Structures. It has a 36.72 P/E ratio. The Engineered Papers segment produces and sells cigarette papers, reconstituted tobacco leaf, and wrapper and binder products to cigarette and cigar manufacturers; and other non-tobacco commercial and industrial paper products.

The stock increased 1.23% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $41.16. About 26,518 shares traded. Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) has declined 5.29% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.84% the S&P500.

Analysts await Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.71 earnings per share, up 7.58 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.66 per share. SWM’s profit will be $21.86M for 14.49 P/E if the $0.71 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.64 actual earnings per share reported by Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 10.94 % EPS growth.

Cooke & Bieler Lp holds 1.4% of its portfolio in Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. for 1.71 million shares. Dean Capital Management owns 48,243 shares or 1.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Investment Associates Llc has 0.68% invested in the company for 98,184 shares. The New York-based Midas Management Corp has invested 0.6% in the stock. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 81,562 shares.#img1#

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