Insider Trade: Thomas Stuart Picked up 1,080 Shares of FirstCash, Inc. (FCFS); Gsa Capital Partners Llp Lowered Koppers Holdings (KOP) Position

Gsa Capital Partners Llp decreased Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP) stake by 63.09% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Gsa Capital Partners Llp sold 64,737 shares as Koppers Holdings Inc (KOP)’s stock declined 12.37%. The Gsa Capital Partners Llp holds 37,873 shares with $1.75M value, down from 102,610 last quarter. Koppers Holdings Inc now has $839.16M valuation. The stock decreased 2.06% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $40.45. About 206,606 shares traded or 53.59% up from the average. Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) has risen 55.42% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.72% the S&P500.

Thomas Stuart, President and COO of Firstcash Inc, in an insider buying deal paid for 1,080 shares whose value is estimated to be $79,531 at average stock price of $73.6. The transaction was dated February 07, 2018 and was unveiled in a 4F filing filed with the (SEC). The 4F filing is accessible online here. And, It’s sure Thomas’s trade isn’t going to stay a secret as he now is owning 8,283 shares – ( 0.02% of Firstcash Inc’s Market Cap ).

FirstCash, Inc. operates retail-based pawn and consumer finance stores in the United States and Mexico. The company has market cap of $3.47 billion. The Company’s pawn stores lend money on the collateral of pledged personal property, including consumer electronics, jewelry, power tools, household appliances, sporting goods, and musical instruments; and retails previously owned merchandise acquired through pawn forfeitures, as well as through purchases from the general public. It has a 31.38 P/E ratio. The firm also engages in melting scrap jewelry, as well as sells the gold, silver, and diamonds in commodity markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0 in 2017 Q3. Its down 2.00, from 2 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 1 investors sold FirstCash, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 1.88 million shares or 34.99% less from 2.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gemmer Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co holds 0.01% of its portfolio in FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) for 215 shares. Burney holds 7,620 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS). Genesis Asset Managers Limited Liability Partnership holds 1.86M shares.

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $73.35. About 226,860 shares traded. FirstCash, Inc. (NYSE:FCFS) has risen 22.27% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.57% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Koppers Holdings (NYSE:KOP), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Koppers Holdings has $65.0 highest and $39 lowest target. $52.60’s average target is 30.04% above currents $40.45 stock price. Koppers Holdings had 18 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barrington Research maintained Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) rating on Wednesday, December 28. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $50 target. First Analysis downgraded Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) on Thursday, October 15 to “Equal-Weight” rating. Barrington Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $55 target in Monday, May 8 report. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $40.0 target in Thursday, August 31 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of KOP in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Monday, March 14. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The stock of Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Wednesday, June 8. As per Wednesday, May 31, the company rating was downgraded by Jefferies. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, July 18 by Monness Crespi & Hardt.

Analysts await Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 22.50% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.4 per share. KOP’s profit will be $10.17 million for 20.64 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.43 actual earnings per share reported by Koppers Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -65.73% negative EPS growth.

Since September 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $158,850 activity. Hyde Leslie S sold $81,450 worth of stock or 1,810 shares.