Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR) Sentiment Report

January 21, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR) Sentiment Report

Sentiment for Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR)

Circor International Inc (NYSE:CIR) institutional sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down -0.18, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. The ratio turned negative, as 49 active investment managers opened new and increased positions, while 49 decreased and sold their stock positions in Circor International Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 16.23 million shares, down from 16.63 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Circor International Inc in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 16 Reduced: 33 Increased: 35 New Position: 14.

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 $883.27 million. It operates through two divisions, Energy and Advanced Flow Solutions. It has a 57.93 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 2.39% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $53.53. About 63,809 shares traded. CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) has risen 18.27% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.57% the S&P500.

Analysts await CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.48 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $0.48 per share. CIR’s profit will be $7.92M for 27.88 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual earnings per share reported by CIRCOR International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.63 % EPS growth.

Prospector Partners Llc holds 0.99% of its portfolio in CIRCOR International, Inc. for 120,300 shares. Elk Creek Partners Llc owns 280,111 shares or 0.96% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Teton Advisors Inc. has 0.92% invested in the company for 181,600 shares. The Connecticut-based Lapides Asset Management Llc has invested 0.85% in the stock. Gamco Investors Inc. Et Al, a New York-based fund reported 1.49 million shares.#img1#

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

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of CIRCOR International’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating CIRCOR International, 4 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $41 while the high is $74. The stock’s average target of $54.75 is 2.28% above today’s ($53.53) share price. CIR was included in 27 notes of analysts from November 3, 2015. Stifel Nicolaus maintained CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) rating on Sunday, December 10. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $52.0 target. SunTrust downgraded CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) on Thursday, April 14 to “Reduce” rating. As per Tuesday, August 1, the company rating was upgraded by SunTrust. The stock of CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, December 15. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Tuesday, November 3. Stifel Nicolaus maintained CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) rating on Monday, December 5. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $69 target. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, October 27 with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) rating on Monday, May 2. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $68 target. The firm has “Accumulate” rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Seaport Global.

More notable recent CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “CIRCOR International, Inc. Appoints Tina M. Donikowski to Board of Directors” on March 30, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “CIRCOR International’s (CIR) CEO Scott Buckhout on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on October 27, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “CIRCOR Products Used on America’s Most-Advanced Warship” on July 12, 2017. More interesting news about CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) were released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “CIRCOR International to Host 2017 Investor Day” published on May 12, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “CIRCOR to Acquire Colfax’s Fluid Handling Business from Colfax Corporation for …” with publication date: September 25, 2017.

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