Casella Waste Sys INC (CWST) Holder Skylands Capital LLC Has Cut Stake by $6.14 Million

January 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.33, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 22 investors sold CWST shares while 38 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 32.45 million shares or 1.47% more from 31.97 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Price T Rowe Associates Md invested in 0% or 1.42M shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) or 10,405 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth owns 528 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada accumulated 428,154 shares. Globeflex Ltd Partnership invested 0.15% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Deutsche Savings Bank Ag holds 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 123,900 shares. Wellington Gru Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.01% or 1.43 million shares. Kennedy Mgmt has invested 0.15% in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Skylands Cap Ltd has 2.54% invested in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability holds 0% or 6,568 shares in its portfolio. Federated Investors Pa holds 1,941 shares. 1.77 million were accumulated by Vanguard Grp Inc Inc. Moreover, Bridgeway Inc has 0.02% invested in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Tudor Corp Et Al invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Ameritas Inv Partners Incorporated reported 3,332 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $3.28 million activity. Shares for $2.08M were sold by Johnson Edwin D. 31,500 shares valued at $564,638 were sold by BURKE MICHAEL K on Friday, September 15. 20,000 shares were sold by HULLIGAN WILLIAM P, worth $323,000 on Monday, August 7.

Charles Paquelet decreased its stake in Casella Waste Sys Inc (CWST) by 25.14% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Skylands Capital Llc sold 341,105 shares as the company’s stock rose 20.74% with the market. The hedge fund run by Charles Paquelet held 1.02M shares of the public utilities company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $19.09M, down from 1.36 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. Skylands Capital Llc who had been investing in Casella Waste Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $998.54M market cap company. The stock increased 1.06% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $23.75. About 143,450 shares traded. Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 99.42% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500.

Analysts await Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $0.09 earnings per share, up 80.00 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.05 per share. CWST’s profit will be $3.78 million for 65.97 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Casella Waste Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -70.00 % negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Casella Waste Systems’ (CWST) CEO John Casella on Q3 2017 Results – Earnings …” on November 02, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Casella Waste Systems: Post-Earnings Valuation” published on May 12, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Pricing of Remarketed FAME Solid Waste …” on January 26, 2017. More interesting news about Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Casella Waste Systems’ (CWST) CEO John Casella on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on May 05, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Casella Waste Systems Acquires Complete Disposal in Massachusetts and Acquires …” with publication date: January 04, 2018.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. has $22.0 highest and $7 lowest target. $13.75’s average target is -42.11% below currents $23.75 stock price. Casella Waste Systems Inc. had 16 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Wednesday, October 4. As per Friday, June 17, the company rating was maintained by First Analysis. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Wedbush. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 19. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 4 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) rating on Friday, November 3. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $20.0 target. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Buy” on Thursday, September 3. First Analysis downgraded Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) rating on Friday, December 9. First Analysis has “Equal-Weight” rating and $15 target. The stock of Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 9.

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