Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI) Sentiment Change Report

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Sentiment for Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI)

Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI) institutional sentiment increased to 1.62 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1.32 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 42 funds increased and started new positions, while 26 reduced and sold stakes in Compass Diversified Holdings. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 19.87 million shares, up from 19.09 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Compass Diversified Holdings in their top 10 positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 20 Increased: 29 New Position: 13.

Compass Diversified Holdings LLC is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, buyouts, industry consolidation, recapitalization, and middle market investments. The company has market cap of $994.34 million. It seeks to invest in niche industrial or branded consumer companies, manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, and business services sectors. It currently has negative earnings. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America.

The stock decreased 1.19% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $16.6. About 186,090 shares traded or 21.03% up from the average. Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI) has risen 0.31% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.24% the S&P500.

Analysts await Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.25 EPS, up 186.21 % or $0.54 from last year’s $-0.29 per share. CODI’s profit will be $14.98M for 16.60 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.53 actual EPS reported by Compass Diversified Holdings LLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.83 % negative EPS growth.

Essex Financial Services Inc. holds 2.51% of its portfolio in Compass Diversified Holdings LLC for 624,166 shares. Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc owns 222,681 shares or 1.54% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc has 0.85% invested in the company for 1.02 million shares. The New York-based Wellington Shields & Co. Llc has invested 0.36% in the stock. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc, a Virginia-based fund reported 55,000 shares.#img1#

Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Compass Diversified Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Compass Diversified Holdings, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $18.0 while the high is $20.0. The stock’s average target of $19 is 14.46% above today’s ($16.6) share price. CODI was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 3, 2017. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, November 3. The stock of Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 9. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Friday, March 2.

Compass Diversified Holdings LLC (NYSE:CODI) Institutional Positions Chart

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