CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) Institutional Investors Sentiment Index Worsens in Q1 2018

June 16, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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CSS Industries Inc (NYSE:CSS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.3 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.22, from 1.52 in 2017Q4. The ratio has worsened, as 43 institutional investors increased and started new positions, while 33 trimmed and sold holdings in CSS Industries Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 7.12 million shares, down from 7.33 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding CSS Industries Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 14 Reduced: 19 Increased: 31 New Position: 12.

CSS Industries, Inc., a consumer products company, designs, makes, procures, distributes, and sells seasonal, celebrations, and craft social expression products principally to mass market retailers in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $148.38 million. The Company’s craft and celebrations consumer products include craft ribbon and buttons, sewing patterns, infant products, journals, all occasion boxed greeting cards, gift card holders, gift bags, gift wrap, floral accessories, memory books, scrapbooks, stationery, stickers, and other gift and craft items. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s seasonal consumer products comprise Christmas products, such as packaging ribbon and bows, boxed greeting cards, gift tags, gift card holders, gift bags, gift wraps, tissue papers, and decorations; Valentine products consisting of classroom exchange Valentine cards and other related Valentine products; Easter product, including Easter egg dyes and related Easter seasonal products; and back-to-school products, such as teachersÂ’ aids and other learning oriented products.

The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $16.27. About 56,054 shares traded. CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE:CSS) has declined 37.14% since June 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE:CSS) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $-0.54 EPS, down 1.89 % or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.53 per share. After $-0.55 actual EPS reported by CSS Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.82 % EPS growth.

Adirondack Research & Management Inc. holds 1.16% of its portfolio in CSS Industries, Inc. for 165,887 shares. Euclidean Technologies Management Llc owns 64,497 shares or 1.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Walthausen & Co. Llc has 0.58% invested in the company for 335,371 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Minerva Advisors Llc has invested 0.34% in the stock. Kennedy Capital Management Inc., a Missouri-based fund reported 192,139 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 0 sales for $421,017 activity.

More notable recent CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE:CSS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “CSS Industries to Report Fiscal 2018 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Results on May 31, 2018” on May 24, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “CSS Industries Inc. (CSS) CEO Chris Munyan on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on June 01, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “CSS Industries up 5.8% due to improved margins” on June 01, 2018. More interesting news about CSS Industries, Inc. (NYSE:CSS) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “CSS Industries Reports Fiscal 2018 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Results” published on May 31, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “CSS Industries Shares Appear Undervalued, DA Davidson Says In Upgrade” with publication date: June 05, 2018.

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