Advisory Research Has Decreased The Brink’s Company (BCO) Holding; Olympic Steel, Inc. (ZEUS) Had 2 Bullish Analysts

June 14, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

Advisory Research Inc decreased The Brink’s Company (BCO) stake by 5.25% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Advisory Research Inc sold 101,427 shares as The Brink’s Company (BCO)’s stock rose 12.51%. The Advisory Research Inc holds 1.83 million shares with $75.58M value, down from 1.93M last quarter. The Brink’s Company now has $3.39 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.45% or $0.3 reaching $66.1 per share. About 58,284 shares traded. Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) has risen 110.61% since June 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 93.91% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Olympic Steel Inc (NASDAQ:ZEUS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Olympic Steel Inc had 12 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) earned “Underweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, August 19. The stock of Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, November 8. The stock of Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, January 9. The rating was reinitiated by Jefferies with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 13. Jefferies maintained the shares of ZEUS in report on Friday, June 2 with “Hold” rating. Macquarie Research upgraded Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) on Tuesday, March 14 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) earned “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 19. KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) on Monday, September 21 to “Sector Weight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, August 24. The company was downgraded on Monday, March 21 by Jefferies. See Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) latest ratings:

02/06/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0000 Maintain
14/03/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
09/01/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Sector Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade

Analysts await Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 28.95% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.38 per share. BCO’s profit will be $25.13M for 33.72 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Brink’s Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.04% negative EPS growth.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 5 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $121.67 million activity. Colan Thomas also sold $50,618 worth of Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) shares. 150,000 shares valued at $7.84M were sold by Feld Peter A on Tuesday, March 7. 5,000 Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) shares with value of $260,955 were bought by DOMANICO RONALD JAMES. 12,271 shares were bought by Pertz Douglas A, worth $638,092. Another trade for 10,000 shares valued at $525,500 was sold by Zukerman Amit. Herling Michael J sold $122,120 worth of stock or 2,000 shares.

Advisory Research Inc increased Vulcan Materials Co (NYSE:VMC) stake by 11,637 shares to 12,655 valued at $1.58 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) stake by 221,480 shares and now owns 392,924 shares. Park Sterling Corp (NASDAQ:PSTB) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 0.77 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 17 investors sold BCO shares while 65 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 43.30 million shares or 4.09% less from 45.15 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Us-based Ancora Ltd Com has invested 0% in Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO). Hutchin Hill Capital Ltd Partnership reported 20,557 shares stake. Mason Street Advsr Lc reported 9,812 shares. Ubs Asset Americas holds 28,366 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Susquehanna Intl Grp Limited Liability Partnership owns 56,441 shares. Moreover, Amer Century Companies has 0.02% invested in Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO). Teton Advsrs owns 0.11% invested in Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) for 26,900 shares. Moreover, Cookson Peirce has 0.36% invested in Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) for 63,420 shares. Capstone Asset Management Co owns 10,789 shares. Bluestein R H And holds 0.01% or 5,000 shares in its portfolio. Tci Wealth reported 25 shares stake. D E Shaw & Co, a New York-based fund reported 17,093 shares. The North Carolina-based First Citizens Bank And Trust has invested 0.05% in Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO). Wellington Gp Llp has invested 0% in Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO). Chicago Equity Prns Ltd Liability Corp invested in 16,630 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Brink’s Company had 8 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with “In-Line” rating in Friday, May 20 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4. Macquarie Research upgraded Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) on Monday, December 12 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “In-Line” on Thursday, May 25. The company was initiated on Tuesday, February 28 by SunTrust. The stock of Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) earned “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, October 28. The firm has “In-Line” rating given on Thursday, February 9 by Imperial Capital. Macquarie Research maintained Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) on Friday, September 16 with “Neutral” rating.

Since March 7, 2017, it had 7 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $205,049 activity. Della Ratta Ralph M Jr had bought 900 shares worth $19,187 on Tuesday, March 7. On Wednesday, May 3 Anton Arthur F bought $40,000 worth of Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) or 2,000 shares. 550 Olympic Steel, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZEUS) shares with value of $9,934 were bought by MARABITO RICHARD T. 1,500 shares valued at $25,650 were bought by Rippey Michael G on Friday, May 12.

Olympic Steel, Inc. is a metals service center. The company has market cap of $191.24 million. The Firm provides metals processing and distribution services for a range of customers. It has a 26.85 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: carbon flat products, specialty metals flat products, and tubular and pipe products.

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