Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) Touches $19.22 Formed H&S; Profile of 3 Analysts Covering Kraton (KRA)

Among 5 analysts covering Kraton Performance Polymers (NYSE:KRA), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Kraton Performance Polymers had 9 analyst reports since October 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS maintained Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) rating on Wednesday, February 21. UBS has “Sell” rating and $33 target. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, September 1 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, October 25. UBS downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Tuesday, October 27 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, April 26 with “Sell”. See Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) latest ratings:

26/04/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $36 New Target: $38 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: Loop Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $76.0
21/02/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Sell Old Target: $30 New Target: $33 Maintain

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) formed inverse H&S with $19.99 target or 4.00% above today’s $19.22 share price. Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) has $2.46 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.84% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $19.22. About 1.08 million shares traded. Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) has declined 10.67% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.24% the S&P500. Some Historical PDM News: ; 03/04/2018 – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST – TERM OF $250 MLN UNSECURED TERM LOAN FACILITY IS SEVEN YEARS WITH A MATURITY DATE OF MARCH 31, 2025; 01/05/2018 – PIEDMONT OFFICE 1Q REV. $129.9M; 03/04/2018 – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST SAYS ON MARCH 29, CO’S UNIT ENTERED INTO A $250 MLN UNSECURED TERM LOAN FACILITY – SEC FILING; 16/05/2018 – PIEDMONT OFFICE REALTY TRUST INC PDM.N : JP MORGAM RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $20 FROM $19; 01/05/2018 – Piedmont Office Realty 1Q EPS 42c; 01/05/2018 – Piedmont Office Realty Trust Sees 1Q Core/FFO Shr $1.68-$1.74; 01/05/2018 – PIEDMONT OFFICE 1Q CORE FFO/SHR 45C, EST. 41C; 19/04/2018 – REG-Piedmont Announces First Quarter 2018 Leasing and Capital Markets Activity; 01/05/2018 – Piedmont Office Realty 1Q FFO 41c/Shr; 01/05/2018 – PIEDMONT OFFICE SEES FY CORE FFO/SHR $1.68 TO $1.74, EST. $1.69

Investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.21, from 1.27 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 19 investors sold Kraton Corporation shares while 56 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 28.71 million shares or 0.80% more from 28.49 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Altalis Capital Limited Liability Company holds 182,956 shares. Delta Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 4,485 shares or 0.14% of all its holdings. Arrowstreet Lp invested 0.01% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Voya Invest Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). 145 were reported by Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management. Northpointe Capital Limited Liability Com owns 103,550 shares for 0.62% of their portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio holds 0% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) or 9,497 shares. Brookfield Asset Mgmt has invested 0.05% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Scopus Asset Management L P has invested 0.02% in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA). Fmr reported 0% stake. Moreover, Numerixs Invest Technologies has 0.02% invested in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) for 1,500 shares. Moreover, Ironwood has 1.03% invested in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) for 29,495 shares. Ameritas Invest has 2,418 shares. Menta Cap, California-based fund reported 7,460 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA).

Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 selling transactions for $1.11 million activity. Shares for $203,935 were sold by Mhetar Vijay. Jung Holger R. sold $511,446 worth of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) on Wednesday, May 30. The insider Boldrini Marcello C sold $75,777. $52,100 worth of Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) was sold by Fogarty Kevin Michael. Haddad Jose Fernando Cherubini sold 2,074 shares worth $102,883.

More news for Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “Kraton announces pricing of private offering of senior notes” on May 18, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Meredith, Weis Markets, Kala Pharmaceuticals, Fortress Transportation and …” and published on May 22, 2018 is yet another important article.

Kraton Corporation produces and sells styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $1.58 billion. The firm offers performance products comprising unhydrogenated SBCs, which are primarily used in paving, roofing, adhesives, sealants, coatings, and footwear applications; and specialty polymers consisting of hydrogenated SBCs that are used in polymer modification, lubricant additives, personal care, adhesives and coatings, and cable gels, as well as in medical, industrial, consumer, and other applications. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides isoprene rubber products that have applications in medical products, paints, coatings, and specialized footwear; and isoprene rubber latex products primarily for use in medical, healthcare, and personal care products, such as synthetic surgical gloves and condoms, as well as in food contact operations.

The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $49.56. About 183,029 shares traded. Kraton Corporation (NYSE:KRA) has risen 44.34% since June 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.77% the S&P500. Some Historical KRA News: ; 05/04/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Kraton Corporation Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of April 27, 2018 (KRA); 25/04/2018 – KRATON CORP – QTRLY SHR $0.68; 24/04/2018 – Deadline Alert: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Kraton Corporation (KRA); 14/05/2018 – Kraton Says Subsidiary to Borrow Additional $90.0 Million in Incremental U.S. Dollar-Denominated Term Loans Under Existing Term-Loan Facility; 08/03/2018 – KRATON: EURO TRANCHE PROCEEDS, CASH WERE USED TO PREPAY $185M; 25/04/2018 – Kraton 1Q Rev $502.4M; 21/05/2018 – KRATON REPORTS RESULTS OF CASH TENDER OFFER FOR ANY & ALL OF OU; 09/04/2018 – Kraton Positioned for Market Growth at CHINAPLAS 2018; 08/03/2018 The Klein Law Firm Announces a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Kraton Corporation Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of; 24/05/2018 – Kraton Corporation Announces Completion Of Refinancing Transactions

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.23, from 1.26 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 20 investors sold Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 111.70 million shares or 3.61% less from 115.88 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Qs Limited Liability Corp reported 0.02% in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Rhumbline Advisers, Massachusetts-based fund reported 165,102 shares. Assetmark invested in 6,521 shares or 0% of the stock. Martingale Asset Mgmt Lp accumulated 789,532 shares or 0.18% of the stock. Brown Brothers Harriman Company holds 0% or 94 shares. 17,546 are owned by Renaissance Grp Limited Liability. Teacher Retirement Of Texas accumulated 31,965 shares. Moreover, Rafferty Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Lc reported 45,600 shares. Advsrs Asset Mngmt owns 8,802 shares. Independent Order Of Foresters holds 12,372 shares or 0.2% of its portfolio. Meritage Port Management, a Kansas-based fund reported 204,820 shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn owns 359,923 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Westpac Banking holds 160,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Swiss Comml Bank stated it has 253,100 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Analysts await Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.42 earnings per share, down 8.70% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.46 per share. PDM’s profit will be $53.82M for 11.44 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.44% EPS growth.

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