Are Analysts Bearish KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) After Last Week?

July 14, 2018 - By Elizabeth Bryant

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.54, from 1.65 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 16 investors sold KMG Chemicals, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 12.99 million shares or 9.44% more from 11.87 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Jane Street Group Ltd Com reported 0% stake. Prudential owns 27,444 shares. 5 were reported by Stratos Wealth Prns. Bridgeway Management Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 9,900 shares. Amer Century Cos has 172,425 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Hancock Company holds 0.36% or 134,764 shares in its portfolio. Hightower Advisors Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Envestnet Asset Management Inc holds 0% or 43 shares. Balyasny Asset Ltd Co has invested 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Quantbot Tech Lp reported 2,081 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance New York owns 4,251 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 400,242 are owned by Victory Mngmt. Ativo Mgmt Limited Com accumulated 0.31% or 18,005 shares. Ironwood Invest Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 1.22% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). State Street Corp stated it has 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG).

Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $19.11 million activity. GONSER CHRISTOPHER W also sold $396,000 worth of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) on Friday, March 9.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. KMG Chemicals had 3 analyst reports since January 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Seaport Global maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 22 report. The stock of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) earned “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 13. Below is a list of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/06/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Sector Weight Old Target: $63 Downgrade
22/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $74.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $73 Initiates Coverage On

The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $74.45. About 78,543 shares traded. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has risen 15.76% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.19% the S&P500.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes, formulates, and distributes specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. The companyÂ’s Electronic Chemicals segment is involved in the sale of high purity and ultra purity wet process chemicals primarily to clean and etch silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors. It has a 20.34 P/E ratio. This segmentÂ’s products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; hydrogen peroxide; isopropyl alcohol; other specialty organic solvents; and various blends of chemicals.

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