W.W. Grainger, Inc. (GWW)’s Vice President & Controller Eric Tapia Sold 216 Shares; Terex (TEX) Shorts Decreased By 8.14%

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Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) had a decrease of 8.14% in short interest. TEX’s SI was 9.83 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its down 8.14% from 10.70M shares previously. With 1.53 million avg volume, 6 days are for Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX)’s short sellers to cover TEX’s short positions. The SI to Terex Corporation’s float is 12.44%. The stock increased 2.86% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $39.16. About 661,311 shares traded. Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) has risen 24.79% since May 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.24% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.28, from 0.63 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 27 investors sold Terex Corporation shares while 102 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 76.03 million shares or 4.26% less from 79.42 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bartlett & Limited Liability Company, a Ohio-based fund reported 37 shares. Vantage Inv Advsrs Lc reported 219 shares stake. Sg Americas Ltd Llc has 23,211 shares. Adage Capital Prns Gru Ltd holds 0.02% or 200,000 shares in its portfolio. Macquarie Group Ltd has 70,365 shares. Moreover, Systematic Ltd Partnership has 1.14% invested in Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX). Greenwich Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 61,533 shares or 0.5% of its portfolio. Point72 Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX). Sterling Capital Management Lc stated it has 0.01% in Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX). Signalpoint Asset Mgmt Limited owns 15,559 shares. Scopus Asset Mngmt Lp accumulated 208,200 shares. Tudor Invest Corporation Et Al accumulated 63,384 shares. Hbk Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX). Ls Llc holds 0.01% or 5,249 shares in its portfolio. Virginia Retirement Et Al stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX).

Since January 5, 2018, it had 10 buys, and 4 sales for $2.67 million activity. Another trade for 5 shares valued at $212 was bought by BARR KEVIN A. Shares for $3,451 were bought by HENRY BRIAN J. FEARON MATTHEW also sold $1.20M worth of Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) shares. The insider SACHS DAVID A bought $376,602. Shares for $388,828 were sold by FILIPOV STEVE on Tuesday, February 27. SHEEHAN JOHN D had bought 322 shares worth $12,500. Another trade for 10,121 shares valued at $505,038 was sold by COHEN ERIC I.

Terex Corporation manufactures and sells lifting and material processing products worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.98 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Aerial Work Platforms , Cranes, and Materials Processing (MP). It has a 28.92 P/E ratio. The AWP segment designs, makes, services, and markets aerial work platform equipment, telehandlers, and light towers, as well as related components and replacement parts under the Terex and Genie brand names.

Among 21 analysts covering Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Terex Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, September 30 the stock rating was initiated by CLSA with “Buy”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 12 by Deutsche Bank. As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Wednesday, December 14. On Friday, April 13 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 19. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 11. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of TEX in report on Wednesday, June 8 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX) rating on Thursday, August 3. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $3800 target.

Eric Tapia, an insider and also Vice President & Controller of the big company Grainger W W Inc made trade. He unloaded 216 shares of the firm with the sale valued at $60,207 U.S Dollars – based on an average weighted cost of $278.7 per every share. The dated 04-05-2018 transaction’s report submitted with the D.C. based-SEC is freely obtainable here. Eric Tapia currently owns 3,812 shares or 0.01% of the Company’s total market cap.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 insider sales for $7.86 million activity. The insider HOWARD JOHN L sold 19,500 shares worth $5.75M. The insider Tapia Eric R sold 100 shares worth $26,606. The insider Watson Lucas E bought $50,020. Shares for $2.13M were sold by Brown Laura D on Thursday, January 11.

The stock increased 1.13% or $3.15 during the last trading session, reaching $282.99. About 290,199 shares traded. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has risen 15.02% since May 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.47% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.17, from 0.98 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 49 investors sold W.W. Grainger, Inc. shares while 190 reduced holdings. 75 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 45.76 million shares or 4.60% less from 47.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Shine Invest Advisory Services has 0.03% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 235 shares. Regions Financial, a Alabama-based fund reported 3,660 shares. 85,400 were reported by Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky. Advsrs Asset Mgmt has invested 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Global X Management Co Limited has 0.02% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) for 3,499 shares. American holds 0.07% or 84,586 shares in its portfolio. Interocean Cap Ltd Company owns 48,289 shares or 1.53% of their US portfolio. 3,369 were reported by Wedge Management L Ltd Partnership Nc. Estabrook Capital holds 1,200 shares. 638 are held by Tiverton Asset Ltd Co. Suntrust Banks holds 0% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) or 3,508 shares. Hsbc Pcl invested 0.02% in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Howland Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 1,200 shares. Moreover, Manufacturers Life Ins Company The has 0.03% invested in W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW). Crawford Investment Counsel Incorporated reported 0.06% stake.

More recent W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “How Far Could WW Grainger Fall?” on April 23, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Expected Dividend Increases In May 2018” on May 01, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Pre-Open Movers 04/19 (BPTH) (GWW) (AMZN) Higher; (ACET) (HMNY) (SNBR) (PIR) Lower (more..)” with publication date: April 19, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 20 analysts covering W.W. Grainger (NYSE:GWW), 4 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. W.W. Grainger has $32700 highest and $145.0 lowest target. $261.81’s average target is -7.48% below currents $282.99 stock price. W.W. Grainger had 114 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, July 19 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, August 26. As per Monday, August 24, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. On Wednesday, April 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, March 8 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. As per Monday, October 5, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital.

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