Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) Forms $76.10 Double Top; Shorts at Geopark Limited (GPRK) Raised By 26.76%

Geopark Limited (NYSE:GPRK) had an increase of 26.76% in short interest. GPRK’s SI was 43,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 26.76% from 34,000 shares previously. With 81,200 avg volume, 1 days are for Geopark Limited (NYSE:GPRK)’s short sellers to cover GPRK’s short positions. The stock increased 0.71% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $9.95. About 60,850 shares traded. GeoPark Limited (NYSE:GPRK) has risen 222.35% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 205.65% the S&P500.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) formed double top with $79.14 target or 4.00% above today’s $76.10 share price. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI) has $1.53 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $76.1. About 147,751 shares traded. Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has risen 10.14% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.56% the S&P500.

Since September 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $16.32 million activity. $401,362 worth of stock was sold by STRANGE J TERRY on Tuesday, December 12. 40,000 shares were sold by HESTERBERG EARL J, worth $3.18 million. 20,000 shares valued at $1.60 million were sold by Rickel John C on Friday, October 27. On Friday, October 27 Burman Darryl M sold $797,441 worth of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) or 10,000 shares. Kenningham Daryl sold $527,143 worth of stock or 6,700 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.17, from 0.82 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 25 investors sold Group 1 Automotive, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 20.26 million shares or 2.16% more from 19.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 134 were accumulated by Parkside Fincl Bank & Trust. Fca Tx, a Texas-based fund reported 4,000 shares. 8,340 are held by Chicago Equity Limited Liability Corp. Amer Int Grp Incorporated holds 0% or 16,088 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management reported 182 shares. Menta reported 7,260 shares stake. Swiss Natl Bank owns 0% invested in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 33,900 shares. Lakewood Cap Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 59,225 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Sei Investments Communications accumulated 103 shares. South Dakota Investment Council stated it has 17,900 shares. Quantitative Management Limited Liability Corporation, Virginia-based fund reported 6,000 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Llc reported 119,027 shares. Principal Fincl Group Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI). 41,354 are held by Invesco Ltd. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) for 30,058 shares.

Among 13 analysts covering Group 1 Automotive (NYSE:GPI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Group 1 Automotive had 21 analyst reports since September 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 13 by Morgan Stanley. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) on Monday, November 13 with “Hold” rating. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Hold” on Wednesday, March 9. As per Thursday, February 2, the company rating was initiated by Susquehanna. The stock of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 9 by Bank of America. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 31 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research on Wednesday, July 20. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Friday, February 12 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs upgraded Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE:GPI) rating on Thursday, September 7. Goldman Sachs has “Hold” rating and $67.0 target.

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