Leggett & Platt, (LEG) Forms $44.93 Double Bottom; Service International (SCI) Sellers Increased By 2.35% Their Shorts

Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) had an increase of 2.35% in short interest. SCI’s SI was 10.87 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 2.35% from 10.62 million shares previously. With 618,100 avg volume, 18 days are for Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI)’s short sellers to cover SCI’s short positions. The SI to Service Corporation International’s float is 5.96%. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $37.62. About 3.60 million shares traded or 208.67% up from the average. Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) has risen 20.29% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.59% the S&P500.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) formed double bottom with $40.89 target or 9.00% below today’s $44.93 share price. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (LEG) has $5.93B valuation. The stock increased 1.22% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $44.93. About 1.07M shares traded. Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) has risen 4.35% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.35% the S&P500.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $481,749 activity. On Wednesday, February 7 Douglas Scott S sold $470,129 worth of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) or 10,000 shares. TRENT TAMMY M sold $11,620 worth of Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) on Tuesday, December 12.

Among 10 analysts covering Leggett & Platt (NYSE:LEG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Leggett & Platt had 21 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, July 29 by Hilliard Lyons. The stock has “Neutral” rating by PiperJaffray on Monday, October 30. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, July 28. The stock has “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Friday, September 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Gabelli on Wednesday, February 7. The firm has “Hold” rating by Gabelli given on Wednesday, June 21. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, February 1. On Friday, September 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, July 13.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 43 investors sold Leggett & Platt, Incorporated shares while 129 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 142 raised stakes. 88.88 million shares or 1.22% less from 89.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 25,410 were accumulated by Alpine Woods Cap Invsts Ltd Liability Com. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees reported 7,574 shares. 662,655 are held by Goldman Sachs Gru. Oakworth has 8,164 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Price T Rowe Md accumulated 0% or 223,966 shares. Principal Fincl Group has invested 0.01% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). 57,927 were accumulated by First Amer Bancshares. Speece Thorson Cap Grp has invested 4.11% in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Moreover, Pggm Investments has 0.13% invested in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG) for 559,267 shares. Toronto Dominion National Bank & Trust accumulated 50,180 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Credit Agricole S A holds 0% or 28,432 shares. Segment Wealth Mngmt Lc has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Leggett & Platt, Incorporated (NYSE:LEG). Advisory Rech holds 0.01% or 10,257 shares in its portfolio. State Of Wisconsin Board holds 0.02% or 133,914 shares in its portfolio.

Since September 6, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $24.32 million activity. 202,000 shares valued at $7.01 million were sold by WEBB MICHAEL R on Friday, September 8. RYAN THOMAS L also sold $3.49M worth of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) shares. On Monday, December 11 WALTRIP R L sold $3.21 million worth of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) or 84,679 shares. Moore Tammy R sold $1.44 million worth of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) on Friday, September 8. $6.53M worth of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) shares were sold by TANZBERGER ERIC D. 2,000 shares were sold by WALTRIP W BLAIR, worth $70,146 on Tuesday, September 12. $2.56 million worth of Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) was sold by Sangalis Gregory T.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold Service Corporation International shares while 99 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 153.11 million shares or 0.62% less from 154.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 2,036 are owned by Next Financial Group Incorporated. United Kingdom-based Ahl Prtnrs Llp has invested 0.07% in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Opus Capital Gru Limited Liability Com stated it has 66,851 shares or 0.52% of all its holdings. Btim Corp has 0.12% invested in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Fil has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Jupiter Asset Mngmt reported 0.19% of its portfolio in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation holds 87,647 shares. Comerica Bancshares has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI) for 1,350 shares. The Alabama-based Zweig has invested 0.02% in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Highbridge Cap Mngmt Llc invested in 0.01% or 10,767 shares. Weiss Multi stated it has 0.32% in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Asset Mgmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Service Corporation International (NYSE:SCI). Neuberger Berman Group Limited Liability Company holds 1.97M shares.