Mattersight (MATR) Reaches $2.23 After 7.00% Down Move; Shorts at KB Home (KBH) Raised By 1.91%

February 17, 2018 - By Louis Casey

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) had an increase of 1.91% in short interest. KBH’s SI was 12.19M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 1.91% from 11.96 million shares previously. With 2.10M avg volume, 6 days are for KB Home (NYSE:KBH)’s short sellers to cover KBH’s short positions. The SI to KB Home’s float is 17.9%. The stock increased 1.35% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $31.64. About 1.50 million shares traded. KB Home (NYSE:KBH) has risen 69.35% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.65% the S&P500.

The stock of Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ:MATR) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 5.32% or $0.125 during the last trading session, reaching $2.225. About 76,896 shares traded or 13.90% up from the average. Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ:MATR) has declined 29.56% since February 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.26% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months negative chart setup for the $72.83M company. It was reported on Feb, 17 by Barchart.com. We have $2.07 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:MATR worth $5.10 million less.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $9.29 million activity. Kaminski Jeff had sold 125,000 shares worth $4.07 million. 150,000 shares were sold by PRAW ALBERT Z, worth $3.88M. Woram Brian J sold $1.34M worth of stock or 49,529 shares.

Among 28 analysts covering KB Home (NYSE:KBH), 0 have Buy rating, 9 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. KB Home had 72 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Evercore on Thursday, January 12. Credit Suisse downgraded KB Home (NYSE:KBH) on Tuesday, December 15 to “Underperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Friday, September 29. Susquehanna maintained KB Home (NYSE:KBH) rating on Thursday, January 4. Susquehanna has “Hold” rating and $34.0 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 11 by Barclays Capital. Mizuho downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, July 10 report. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 24 to “Underperform”. The stock has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, December 19. The firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, January 2. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21.

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.75 billion. It manufactures and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, move-up, and active adult homebuyers. It has a 17.08 P/E ratio. The firm also provides property and casualty insurance, as well as earthquake, flood, and personal property insurance to its homebuyers; title services; and mortgage banking services, including residential mortgage loan originations to its homebuyers.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.81 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.26, from 1.55 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 26 investors sold KB Home shares while 52 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 82.80 million shares or 0.99% less from 83.63 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parametric Port Associate Limited Liability Corp, Washington-based fund reported 166,698 shares. Victory Cap Management, Ohio-based fund reported 9,736 shares. Indexiq Limited Com, New York-based fund reported 43,598 shares. Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can invested 0% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Invesco stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Piedmont Inv Advsr holds 0.02% or 43,166 shares in its portfolio. Boston Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company has 36,385 shares. Wisconsin-based Mason Street Ltd has invested 0.02% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Mutual Of America Capital Management Ltd Company reported 69,157 shares stake. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability holds 85,438 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Lp reported 0.03% of its portfolio in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Covington holds 0% or 1,000 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Liability Company accumulated 0% or 23,159 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group Inc Inc has invested 0.01% in KB Home (NYSE:KBH). Clarivest Asset Management Limited Liability Com holds 560,288 shares or 0.3% of its portfolio.

Mattersight Corporation provides behavioral analytics services in the United States. The company has market cap of $72.83 million. The firm provides predictive behavioral routing and workstyle, performance management, quality assurance, predictive analytics, and marketing managed services that analyzes and predicts customer behavior based on the language exchanged between agents and clients during brand interactions to enhance customer satisfaction and retention, employee engagement, and operating efficiency. It currently has negative earnings. It serves companies in the healthcare, insurance, financial service, technology, telecommunication, cable, utility, education, hospitality, and government industries.

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