IntriCon (IIN) Analysts See $0.04 EPS; Bluemountain Capital Management Trimmed Scotts Miracle Gro Co (SMG) Stake By $1.14 Million

April 20, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Bluemountain Capital Management Llc decreased Scotts Miracle Gro Co (SMG) stake by 88.7% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Bluemountain Capital Management Llc sold 10,797 shares as Scotts Miracle Gro Co (SMG)’s stock declined 16.58%. The Bluemountain Capital Management Llc holds 1,375 shares with $147,000 value, down from 12,172 last quarter. Scotts Miracle Gro Co now has $4.69 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $82.32. About 272,500 shares traded. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) has declined 6.67% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.22% the S&P500.

Analysts expect IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN) to report $0.04 EPS on May, 7 after the close.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 300.00% from last quarter’s $-0.02 EPS. IIN’s profit would be $277,343 giving it 149.69 P/E if the $0.04 EPS is correct. After having $0.07 EPS previously, IntriCon Corporation’s analysts see -42.86% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.24% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $23.95. About 33,303 shares traded. IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN) has risen 136.90% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 125.35% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) to report earnings on May, 1 before the open. They expect $3.44 EPS, up 23.74% or $0.66 from last year’s $2.78 per share. SMG’s profit will be $195.82 million for 5.98 P/E if the $3.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $-1.08 actual EPS reported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -418.52% EPS growth.

Bluemountain Capital Management Llc increased S&P Global Inc stake by 4,615 shares to 29,335 valued at $4.97M in 2017Q4. It also upped Synnex Corp (NYSE:SNX) stake by 3,716 shares and now owns 5,169 shares. Cdw Corp (NASDAQ:CDW) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 35 investors sold SMG shares while 93 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 35.74 million shares or 6.92% less from 38.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gotham Asset Ltd has invested 0.24% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). First Republic Invest Mngmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). Earnest Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 1.34% or 1.30M shares. Geode Cap Management Llc reported 339,247 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Citigroup holds 35,920 shares. North Star Management Corporation reported 170 shares. Bessemer Grp Inc holds 0% or 600 shares. State Of Wisconsin Inv Board stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG). California Employees Retirement Sys reported 113,004 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Llp Ma owns 12 shares. Ls Invest Advisors Limited Liability Company, a Michigan-based fund reported 2,535 shares. City Communication invested in 0% or 28 shares. Invesco holds 0.01% in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) or 184,976 shares. First Allied Advisory Services Incorporated owns 3,415 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc holds 42,011 shares.

Among 7 analysts covering Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) (NYSE:SMG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (The) had 13 analyst reports since March 22, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, March 22 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, November 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Bank of America maintained The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) on Wednesday, November 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 11 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, November 8. On Monday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The stock of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE:SMG) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 8. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 20 by Gabelli. Bank of America upgraded the shares of SMG in report on Thursday, December 8 to “Buy” rating.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $258,834 activity. HAGEDORN KATHERINE LITTLEFIELD had sold 2,892 shares worth $258,834 on Friday, February 2.

Among 5 analysts covering IntriCon (NASDAQ:IIN), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. IntriCon had 5 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, April 11 the stock rating was initiated by FBR Capital with “Buy”. Longbow downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, August 25 report. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Tuesday, September 22 to “Sell”. Dougherty & Company maintained IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN) on Friday, February 17 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.6 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.51, from 1.09 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 2 investors sold IntriCon Corporation shares while 8 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 2.29 million shares or 0.46% less from 2.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thompson Davis & holds 750 shares. National Bank Of America De holds 1,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. G2 Prtnrs Ltd, New York-based fund reported 87,524 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems invested in 34,116 shares. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 62,602 shares. Essex Investment Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN). 21,000 are owned by Oberweis Asset Management. Heartland Advsr owns 558,113 shares or 0.71% of their US portfolio. Mairs Power reported 67,400 shares stake. White Pine Cap Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.1% or 13,400 shares. Acadian Asset Management Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN). 223,513 were reported by Vanguard Inc. Renaissance Techs Ltd Llc owns 288,600 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Gamco Investors Et Al has invested 0% in IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN). Us Bank & Trust De invested 0% of its portfolio in IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ:IIN).

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