How Analysts Feel About Caseys General Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:CASY) After Decrease in Sellers?

September 17, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

 How Analysts Feel About Caseys General Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:CASY) After Decrease in Sellers?

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 0.81 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 48 investors sold Casey’s General Stores Inc shares while 109 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 33.28 million shares or 1.01% more from 32.94 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Walleye Trading Limited Com has 4,628 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Gp Limited holds 41,162 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 3,133 were reported by Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas. Earnest Prns Lc stated it has 16 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) for 77,500 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 304,747 shares. First Finance Corporation In holds 0.02% or 315 shares. Speece Thorson Cap Group, Minnesota-based fund reported 102,070 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas invested in 109,752 shares. Glenmede Na, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 6,359 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt accumulated 110 shares or 0% of the stock. Duncker Streett And invested in 200 shares. 792,382 were reported by Perkins Investment Lc. Amp accumulated 10,199 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Tfs Ltd Liability invested in 3,506 shares.

Since June 14, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $65,076 activity.

The stock of Caseys General Stores Incorporated (NASDAQ:CASY) registered a decrease of 1.54% in short interest. CASY’s total short interest was 5.03M shares in September as published by FINRA. Its down 1.54% from 5.11M shares, reported previously. With 350,000 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 14 days to cover their CASY’s short positions.

The stock increased 1.42% or $1.49 on September 15, reaching $106.75. About 652,688 shares traded or 44.10% up from the average. Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) has risen 0.79% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.91% the S&P500.

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries, operate convenience stores under the name Casey’s General Store in approximately 10 Midwestern states, in Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. The company has market cap of $4.05 billion. The Firm also operates approximately two stores selling primarily tobacco products. It has a 25.16 P/E ratio. The stores carry a range of food, including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches, beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products and other nonfood items.

Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Casey’s General Stores had 42 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CASY in report on Thursday, September 8 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Thursday, September 3. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 26 report. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, March 7. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, September 1 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CASY in report on Monday, August 28 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital initiated Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) rating on Friday, September 23. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $116 target. On Friday, August 25 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. On Thursday, September 10 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”.

More important recent Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Casey’s: Overreaction On Earnings Miss Creates Great-Long Term Opportunity” on June 07, 2017, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Casey’s General Stores Inc. Q1 Earnings Fall 16%”, Fool.com published: “Casey’s General: The raw numbers” on September 06, 2017. More interesting news about Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) was released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “Casey’s General Stores shares fall on earnings miss” with publication date: March 06, 2017.

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