Transense Technologies PLC (LON:TRT) Speculative Buy Rating Reiterated at Beaufort Securities; La-z-boy Has 0.85 Sentiment

La-Z-Boy Incorporated manufactures, markets, imports, exports, distributes, and retails upholstery furniture products, accessories, and casegoods furniture products in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.40 billion. It operates through Upholstery, Casegoods, and Retail divisions. It has a 16.98 P/E ratio. The Upholstery segment makes and imports upholstered furniture, such as recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, sectionals, modulars, ottomans, and sleeper sofas.

Beaufort Securities kept their Speculative Buy rating on shares of Transense Technologies PLC (LON:TRT) in a research report revealed to investors on 8 February.

Botty Investors Llc holds 4.65% of its portfolio in La-Z-Boy Incorporated for 542,726 shares. Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors Lp owns 352,702 shares or 0.99% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Monroe Bank & Trust Mi has 0.97% invested in the company for 91,820 shares. The Illinois-based Skyline Asset Management Lp has invested 0.91% in the stock. Regal Investment Advisors Llc, a Michigan-based fund reported 116,451 shares.

Analysts await La-Z-Boy Incorporated (NYSE:LZB) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.45 EPS, down 4.26% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.47 per share. LZB’s profit will be $21.30M for 16.44 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual EPS reported by La-Z-Boy Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.26% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of La-Z-Boy’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating La-Z-Boy, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. LZB was included in 2 notes of analysts from January 5, 2017. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, January 5. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Thursday, February 23.

The stock decreased 0.67% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $29.6. About 369,452 shares traded or 1.48% up from the average. La-Z-Boy Incorporated (LZB) has risen 10.10% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.60% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to Infinity in 2017 Q3. Its up Infinity, from 9 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 0 investors sold Transense Technologies plc shares while 0 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 1.39 million shares or 3.68% more from 1.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock holds 0% of its portfolio in Transense Technologies plc (LON:TRT) for 311 shares. Wells Fargo Mn invested in 1 shares or 0% of the stock. Fmr Limited Com reported 277,417 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag holds 0% in Transense Technologies plc (LON:TRT) or 22,620 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 76,332 shares in its portfolio. Royal Bankshares Of Canada reported 14,950 shares stake. Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Corporation reported 213,020 shares. Bridgeway Cap Inc stated it has 22,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Panagora Asset Mngmt reported 1,737 shares. 23,147 were accumulated by Stonebridge Cap Mngmt. Morgan Stanley invested in 2,601 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt has invested 0% in Transense Technologies plc (LON:TRT). James Invest Rech reported 3,525 shares.

Transense Technologies plc develops, makes, and sells wireless and battery-less sensor systems using surface acoustic wave technology primarily in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 4.87 million GBP. It operates through two divisions SAWsense and Translogik. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers tire management solutions for the mining, earth-moving, and construction environments, which include wireless tire temperature and pressure monitoring systems, tread depth, and pressure and temperature data collection tools for truck, bus, and off-the-road vehicle tire inspections; and radio frequency identification tags, patches, and UHF readers for tires and general asset tracking.

The stock increased 3.03% or GBX 1.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 51. About 5,473 shares traded. Transense Technologies plc (LON:TRT) has 0.00% since February 8, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.