Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (PPSI) EPS Estimated At $0.02; New Mexico Educational Retirement Board Boosted Its Goldman Sachs Group (GS) Position

April 17, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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New Mexico Educational Retirement Board increased Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS) stake by 3.91% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board acquired 1,300 shares as Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS)’s stock declined 4.52%. The New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 34,539 shares with $8.80M value, up from 33,239 last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc now has $95.77B valuation. The stock decreased 2.02% or $5.2 during the last trading session, reaching $252.68. About 8.47M shares traded or 138.17% up from the average. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) has risen 9.66% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.89% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI) to report $0.02 EPS on May, 10.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 88.24% from last quarter’s $0.17 EPS. PPSI’s profit would be $174,522 giving it 71.88 P/E if the $0.02 EPS is correct. After having $0.03 EPS previously, Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc.’s analysts see -33.33% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.54% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $5.75. About 230 shares traded. Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI) has declined 14.81% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.36% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Pioneer Power Solutions (NASDAQ:PPSI), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Pioneer Power Solutions had 6 analyst reports since October 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, April 2 report. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $800 target in Sunday, August 13 report. TheStreet downgraded Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI) on Friday, October 16 to “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital on Thursday, October 29 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by TH Capital on Thursday, October 29 with “Buy”.

Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. manufactures, sells, and services specialty electrical transmission, distribution, and on-site power generation equipment for applications in the utility, industrial, commercial, and backup power markets primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $50.18 million. It operates in two divisions, Transmission & Distribution Solutions and Critical Power Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Transmission & Distribution Solutions segment offers liquid-filled and dry-type power, distribution, and specialty electrical transformers used in the control and conditioning of electrical current; and low voltage electric power distribution panel boards, switchboards, and low and medium voltage switchgears.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.33 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.08, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 3 raised stakes. 1.82 million shares or 4.15% more from 1.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Macquarie Group Ltd accumulated 8,243 shares. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Com (Trc) holds 81 shares. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI) for 110 shares. First Wilshire Securities Management accumulated 292,060 shares or 0.61% of the stock. Deutsche National Bank Ag stated it has 865 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Kennedy Cap Mngmt stated it has 0.07% in Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI). Blackrock holds 22,236 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard has invested 0% in Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI). Heartland Advisors reported 350,500 shares. Fifth Third National Bank holds 0% of its portfolio in Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPSI) for 1,000 shares. North Star Management reported 442,024 shares. Perritt Capital Management stated it has 137,800 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. Bancshares Of America Corporation De reported 1 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Thompson Davis accumulated 2,000 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership, Texas-based fund reported 13,859 shares.

Among 31 analysts covering Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. had 102 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Outperform” on Friday, November 18. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Buy” on Monday, August 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Monday, January 25 report. On Friday, February 5 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy”. As per Tuesday, October 17, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Sandler O’Neill upgraded The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) on Monday, October 12 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Atlantic Securities on Friday, April 21. As per Wednesday, September 9, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, December 12. On Monday, October 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”.

New Mexico Educational Retirement Board decreased Digital Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:DLR) stake by 23,117 shares to 19,700 valued at $2.24 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Simon Property Group Inc (NYSE:SPG) stake by 41,822 shares and now owns 29,845 shares. Ventas Inc (NYSE:VTR) was reduced too.

Since October 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $30.00 million activity. SALAME PABLO J also sold $2.70 million worth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) shares. VINIAR DAVID A sold $1.81M worth of stock. The insider SOLOMON DAVID M sold $5.77M. Another trade for 4,951 shares valued at $1.19M was sold by GNODDE RICHARD J. 25,000 shares were sold by SCHWARTZ HARVEY M, worth $6.13M. Shares for $1.78M were sold by LEE BRIAN J on Wednesday, February 21. Another trade for 11,829 shares valued at $3.07M was sold by CHAVEZ R. MARTIN.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.75 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 60 investors sold GS shares while 371 reduced holdings. 106 funds opened positions while 322 raised stakes. 268.85 million shares or 1.06% less from 271.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board holds 26,374 shares. Cornerstone Holdg Limited Liability Com reported 0.13% stake. Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability Company owns 5,148 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Ltd Liability Corporation owns 2.39 million shares. Tctc Llc holds 0.02% or 1,375 shares in its portfolio. Lau Associates Lc reported 7,700 shares. Moreover, Cape Cod Five Cents Bank & Trust has 0.04% invested in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Whittier has 53,567 shares. Narwhal Cap Management holds 1.11% or 18,930 shares. Ngam Limited Partnership accumulated 121,507 shares. Pinnacle Holding Limited Liability Co reported 1.53% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Eubel Brady And Suttman Asset Mgmt invested 3.4% in The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS). Partners Mgmt Lc owns 23,065 shares. Everence Capital Mngmt invested in 0.37% or 6,567 shares. Kj Harrison And Prtn accumulated 17,680 shares.

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