Churchill Management Has Raised Its 3M Co Com (MMM) Position; 3 Analysts Bullish Energy Focus, Inc. (EFOI)

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Among 9 analysts covering Energy Focus (NASDAQ:EFOI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Energy Focus had 24 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 15 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 10 by Benchmark. Oppenheimer maintained Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) on Wednesday, August 9 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) earned “Hold” rating by Roth Capital on Thursday, October 5. The stock of Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Benchmark. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The company was downgraded on Thursday, November 5 by TH Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Roth Capital. FBR Capital initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $21.5 target in Friday, December 18 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 19 by TH Capital. See Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) latest ratings:

09/11/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0 Maintain
09/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0

Churchill Management Corp increased 3M Co Com (MMM) stake by 27.27% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Churchill Management Corp acquired 1,748 shares as 3M Co Com (MMM)’s stock declined 8.03%. The Churchill Management Corp holds 8,158 shares with $1.92M value, up from 6,410 last quarter. 3M Co Com now has $129.04B valuation. The stock increased 1.96% or $4.17 during the last trading session, reaching $216.98. About 2.88M shares traded or 5.22% up from the average. 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) has risen 13.36% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.81% the S&P500.

Energy Focus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, markets, and sells energy-efficient lighting systems in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $27.58 million. It offers various light-emitting diode lighting technologies, including military maritime products, such as Military Intellitube, globe lights, berth lights, and fixtures to serve the United States navy and allied foreign navies. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides commercial products comprising direct-wire tubular LED (TLED) replacements for linear fluorescent lamps; Commercial Intellitube TLED replacement for linear fluorescent lamps; LED fixtures and panels for fluorescent replacement or high-intensity discharge replacement in low-bay and high-bay applications; LED down-lights; LED dock lights and wall-packs; LED vapor tight lighting fixtures; and LED retrofit kits.

The stock increased 3.57% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $2.32. About 26,947 shares traded or 77.75% up from the average. Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) has declined 24.51% since April 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.06% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.67, from 1 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 1 investors sold Energy Focus, Inc. shares while 5 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 1.88 million shares or 3.20% less from 1.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Price T Rowe Md stated it has 0% in Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI). Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Com stated it has 0% in Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI). Blackrock Inc reported 192,389 shares. Macquarie Group Inc holds 0% or 9,655 shares in its portfolio. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd Liability Co has 502,949 shares for 0.46% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn invested in 0% or 9,576 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Company invested in 0% or 33 shares. Brandes Invest Partners L P accumulated 0% or 10,700 shares. Susquehanna Int Grp Llp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI). Morgan Stanley has 24,376 shares. Northern Trust invested 0% of its portfolio in Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI). State Street Corporation invested in 0% or 11,000 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI). Cambridge Advsr has 0.08% invested in Energy Focus, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFOI) for 89,253 shares. Geode Mngmt Limited Liability Corp owns 43,479 shares.

Churchill Management Corp decreased Centerpoint Energy Inc Com (NYSE:CNP) stake by 14,241 shares to 726,757 valued at $20.61 million in 2017Q4. It also reduced Republic Svcs Inc Com (NYSE:RSG) stake by 5,499 shares and now owns 382,615 shares. Waste Mgmt Inc Del Com (NYSE:WM) was reduced too.

Among 16 analysts covering 3M (NYSE:MMM), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. 3M has $28400 highest and $135 lowest target. $230.93’s average target is 6.43% above currents $216.98 stock price. 3M had 83 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Credit Suisse. Jefferies maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) rating on Thursday, June 1. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $23400 target. As per Wednesday, March 30, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The stock of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) rating on Tuesday, July 25. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $20900 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, May 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) rating on Wednesday, January 3. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $240.0 target. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Buy” on Friday, April 28. RBC Capital Markets maintained 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) rating on Friday, October 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Underperform” rating and $138 target.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 21 sales for $34.51 million activity. Little Frank R Jr. had sold 1,500 shares worth $351,708 on Friday, October 27. $936,291 worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) was sold by Gangestad Nicholas C. THULIN INGE G also sold $1.37 million worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) on Wednesday, January 31. $1.54M worth of 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) shares were sold by Vale Michael G.. The insider Roman Michael F sold $1.02M. Shin Hak Cheol sold $2.00M worth of stock or 8,014 shares. Lindekugel Jon T had sold 400 shares worth $92,023 on Tuesday, October 31.

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