Petrus Trust Company Lta Has Upped Blackhawk Network Hldgs (HAWK) Stake; Lawson Products (LAWS) Sentiment Is 2.29

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Petrus Trust Company Lta increased Blackhawk Network Hldgs Inc (HAWK) stake by 19.67% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Petrus Trust Company Lta acquired 29,400 shares as Blackhawk Network Hldgs Inc (HAWK)’s stock rose 32.05%. The Petrus Trust Company Lta holds 178,900 shares with $6.38 million value, up from 149,500 last quarter. Blackhawk Network Hldgs Inc now has $2.45B valuation. It closed at $44.8 lastly. It is down 17.17% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.62% the S&P500.

Lawson Products Inc (LAWS) investors sentiment increased to 2.29 in Q4 2017. It’s up 1.00, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 32 investment professionals started new and increased equity positions, while 14 reduced and sold holdings in Lawson Products Inc. The investment professionals in our database now own: 5.75 million shares, up from 5.72 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Lawson Products Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 13 Increased: 24 New Position: 8.

The stock increased 0.78% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $25.7. About 1,836 shares traded. Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS) has risen 16.11% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.56% the S&P500.

Analysts await Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) to report earnings on April, 19 before the open. They expect $0.16 EPS, up 77.78% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.09 per share. LAWS’s profit will be $1.42 million for 40.16 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.02 actual EPS reported by Lawson Products, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -900.00% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 6 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $6.12 million activity.

Lawson Products, Inc. distributes products and services to the industrial, commercial, institutional, and government maintenance, repair, and activities marketplace in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company has market cap of $228.43 million. The companyÂ’s products include fastening systems, specialty chemicals, fluid power products, cutting tools and abrasives, electrical products, aftermarket automotive supplies, safety products, welding and metal repair products, and other products. It has a 7.91 P/E ratio. It serves clients in the automotive repair, commercial vehicle maintenance, government, manufacturing, food processing, distribution, construction, gas and oil, mining, wholesale, service, and other industries.

Kdi Capital Partners Llc holds 2.79% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. for 283,239 shares. Teton Advisors Inc. owns 266,714 shares or 0.61% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Granahan Investment Management Inc Ma has 0.48% invested in the company for 245,243 shares. The Texas-based King Luther Capital Management Corp has invested 0.45% in the stock. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., a Minnesota-based fund reported 122,122 shares.

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