Hexcel (HXL) Reaches $64.60 52-Week High; Barclays Plc Has Cut American Elec Pwr (Call) (AEP) Position By $4.52 Million

January 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

The stock of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) hit a new 52-week high and has $68.48 target or 6.00% above today’s $64.60 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $5.80B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $68.48 price target is reached, the company will be worth $348.18M more. The stock increased 0.86% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $64.6. About 448,294 shares traded. Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has risen 15.53% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.17% the S&P500.

Barclays Plc decreased American Elec Pwr Inc (Call) (AEP) stake by 72.72% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Barclays Plc sold 64,500 shares as American Elec Pwr Inc (Call) (AEP)’s stock rose 7.19%. The Barclays Plc holds 24,200 shares with $1.70 million value, down from 88,700 last quarter. American Elec Pwr Inc (Call) now has $33.18B valuation. The stock decreased 1.85% or $1.27 during the last trading session, reaching $67.46. About 6.65M shares traded or 177.67% up from the average. American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) has risen 7.63% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500.

Barclays Plc increased Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (Call) (NASDAQ:FOX) stake by 26,600 shares to 48,900 valued at $1.26 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Sp Plus Corp (NASDAQ:SP) stake by 8,782 shares and now owns 8,795 shares. Assurant Inc (NYSE:AIZ) was raised too.

Analysts await American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, up 19.40% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.67 per share. AEP’s profit will be $393.51M for 21.08 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.10 actual earnings per share reported by American Electric Power Company, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.27% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 47 investors sold AEP shares while 241 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 254 raised stakes. 341.39 million shares or 2.05% less from 348.55 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Advsrs Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.05% or 39,654 shares. Natl Planning has 13,181 shares. Weiss Multi has 231,941 shares. Dixon Hubard Feinour & Brown Incorporated Va has 18,818 shares. Argi Services Limited Liability Co stated it has 13,126 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership owns 138,000 shares. Monetary Group owns 0.08% invested in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) for 2,602 shares. Whittier Trust Of Nevada has invested 0.17% of its portfolio in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). First Republic Investment Incorporated invested in 26,796 shares. Sandy Spring Comml Bank reported 5,123 shares stake. Wexford Limited Partnership accumulated 26,946 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Lc reported 76,330 shares. Lsv Asset Mngmt accumulated 2.47M shares. Ohio-based Of Toledo Na Oh has invested 0.28% in American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP). Gm Advisory Gru holds 0.18% or 8,550 shares.

Among 19 analysts covering American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE:AEP), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. American Electric Power Company Inc. had 63 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 9. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of AEP in report on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, December 13 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of AEP in report on Friday, October 23 with “Buy” rating. Guggenheim downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Tuesday, January 2 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, June 13. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Tuesday, December 15 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, July 29 with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) on Friday, June 17 with “Buy” rating. Citigroup initiated American Electric Power Company, Inc. (NYSE:AEP) rating on Thursday, October 15. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $61 target.

Among 15 analysts covering Hexcel (NYSE:HXL), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Hexcel had 38 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 25 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 18 by Cowen & Co. Canaccord Genuity maintained Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) on Monday, October 23 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $59 target in Friday, September 25 report. The stock of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, October 20. On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy”. The stock of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 29 by Jefferies. The stock of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, September 28. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Buy”.

Analysts await Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.69 EPS, up 7.81% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.64 per share. HXL’s profit will be $61.98M for 23.41 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.71 actual EPS reported by Hexcel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.82% negative EPS growth.

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $5.03 million activity. $165,222 worth of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) shares were sold by Hendricks Kimberly A.. Stanage Nick L also sold $1.58M worth of Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) on Thursday, January 4.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 23 investors sold Hexcel Corporation shares while 97 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 80.81 million shares or 0.27% less from 81.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc invested in 186 shares. Lpl Finance Limited Com reported 26,629 shares. Silvercrest Asset Grp Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) for 4,266 shares. Cwm Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 173 shares. Riverhead Capital Mgmt Limited Com holds 2,360 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 0.02% or 145,795 shares. Commonwealth Equity Ser Inc stated it has 0.02% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Tudor Investment Et Al holds 0.01% or 9,183 shares. Los Angeles Cap Management Equity invested 0.04% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Parametric Associate owns 178,943 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Deutsche State Bank Ag stated it has 0.01% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Schwartz Counsel holds 2.23% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) for 622,100 shares. Essex Invest Mngmt Lc reported 11,474 shares. Martin Currie Limited holds 0.42% or 94,817 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership accumulated 3.69 million shares.

Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $5.80 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. It has a 23.33 P/E ratio. The Composite Materials segment makes and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, structural adhesives, honeycombs, molding compounds, tooling materials, polyurethane systems, and laminates used in various applications, including military and commercial aircraft, wind turbine blades, recreational products, transport, and other industrial applications.

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