Penn Capital Management Co Lowered Five Below (FIVE) Stake; The Clorox Company (CLX) Had 3 Bulls

May 22, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

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Among 17 analysts covering The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. The Clorox Company had 59 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, November 3, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) on Friday, August 4 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Thursday, April 19. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Monday, March 21 by Barclays Capital. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 8 by Argus Research. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, June 14 with “Neutral”. The stock of The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 4. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, July 24 report. On Monday, September 4 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. See The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) latest ratings:

04/05/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $139 New Target: $126 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $116 New Target: $113 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $140 New Target: $130 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $147 New Target: $131 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $130.0000 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Sell New Target: $116.0000 Downgrade
05/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $133 New Target: $128 Maintain
13/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $139 New Target: $138 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Argus Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $147.0 Maintain

Penn Capital Management Co Inc decreased Five Below Inc (FIVE) stake by 43.9% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Penn Capital Management Co Inc sold 92,616 shares as Five Below Inc (FIVE)’s stock rose 6.48%. The Penn Capital Management Co Inc holds 118,360 shares with $7.86M value, down from 210,976 last quarter. Five Below Inc now has $3.99 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.13% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $71.66. About 829,503 shares traded. Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) has risen 63.74% since May 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.19% the S&P500.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $2.83 million activity. Another trade for 20,000 shares valued at $1.34 million was made by Anderson Joel D on Friday, December 8. 15,000 shares were sold by SPECTER ERIC M, worth $1.01 million. 6,227 shares were sold by Romanko Michael, worth $480,538.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.21 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 28 investors sold FIVE shares while 95 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 57.36 million shares or 4.04% less from 59.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cortina Asset Mgmt Lc holds 119,516 shares. Amalgamated Commercial Bank accumulated 7,908 shares. Eam Investors Ltd Company accumulated 0.33% or 37,300 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation reported 365,451 shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Limited Company has 208,824 shares. Lord Abbett & Ltd has invested 0.06% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Davenport & Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE). Pacad Inv Limited owns 4,600 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Strs Ohio holds 6,500 shares. 7,048 were reported by Laurion Management Lp. Parametric Port Assoc Ltd Liability Company reported 0.02% stake. Lpl Finance Ltd Liability Corporation owns 35,058 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability reported 17,370 shares. Buckingham Mgmt reported 309,514 shares. Arrowstreet Capital Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE).

Among 21 analysts covering Five Below (NASDAQ:FIVE), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Five Below had 60 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) earned “Buy” rating by Longbow on Wednesday, October 26. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, February 12. The rating was downgraded by Loop Capital on Monday, November 20 to “Hold”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Friday, December 1. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Friday, June 3. The company was maintained on Friday, June 3 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral” on Tuesday, September 6. As per Friday, June 2, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Credit Suisse maintained Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) on Wednesday, March 23 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Tuesday, November 17.

Penn Capital Management Co Inc increased Vistra Energy Corp stake by 27,186 shares to 90,339 valued at $1.69M in 2017Q4. It also upped Milacron Hldgs Corp stake by 134,050 shares and now owns 693,809 shares. Penn Natl Gaming Inc (NASDAQ:PENN) was raised too.

More recent Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Five Below Partners With Philadelphia Eagles for 2018 Eagles Autism Challenge 5K Run/Walk” on May 18, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Five Below, Employers, Unifi, Aircastle, Internap, and Bank of Marin …” on May 01, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” with publication date: May 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Analysts await Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE) to report earnings on June, 7. They expect $0.32 earnings per share, up 113.33% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.15 per share. FIVE’s profit will be $17.80M for 55.98 P/E if the $0.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.18 actual earnings per share reported by Five Below, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -72.88% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Clorox And The Relative Safety Of Dividends” on April 24, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “A Preview Of Clorox’s Q3 Earnings” published on May 01, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Clorox (CLX) Declares $0.96 Quarterly Dividend; 3.2% Yield” on May 19, 2018. More interesting news about The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Don’t Buy L Brands – Cramer’s Lightning Round (5/15/18)” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Morgan Stanley warns on Clorox” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 50 investors sold The Clorox Company shares while 237 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 226 raised stakes. 93.02 million shares or 2.58% more from 90.68 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wetherby Asset Incorporated stated it has 3,259 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Regal Inv Lc has 0.49% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) for 14,885 shares. Monetary Mngmt owns 1,375 shares. Regions Fincl Corp reported 13,467 shares. Raymond James And Assocs invested 0.04% in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Cetera Ltd holds 0.04% or 4,287 shares. Tdam Usa has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). First Personal Finance Service accumulated 0.82% or 28,217 shares. Brown Advisory reported 13,745 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Btim owns 15,875 shares. Nuwave Invest Management Lc has 0% invested in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). D E Shaw And reported 0% of its portfolio in The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX). Dearborn Ptnrs Limited Liability invested in 0.05% or 4,992 shares. Parametric Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 595,221 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Profund Advsr Limited Liability Company invested in 3,382 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

The stock increased 0.54% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $119.65. About 598,861 shares traded. The Clorox Company (NYSE:CLX) has declined 7.70% since May 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.25% the S&P500.

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