Are Analysts Bearish Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) After Last Week?

January 21, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 Are Analysts Bearish Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) After Last Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.38, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 6 investors sold Universal Technical Institute, Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 13.74 million shares or 1.87% less from 14.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Gamco Et Al reported 289,000 shares. Nantahala Cap Limited Company has 0.11% invested in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) for 667,946 shares. Valley Natl Advisers reported 0.02% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Deutsche Bancshares Ag has 68,570 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Robertson Opportunity Limited Liability reported 0.95% of its portfolio in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Rbf Ltd has invested 0.1% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Hightower Advsrs Limited Liability Co reported 30,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Renaissance Limited Liability Co owns 1.35M shares. The Illinois-based Northern has invested 0% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Vanguard Grp holds 470,629 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Invesco Limited holds 0% of its portfolio in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) for 66,009 shares. Stadium Ltd Llc invested in 2.21 million shares. Morgan Stanley reported 122 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase & accumulated 0% or 30,067 shares. Alyeska Investment Group Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 selling transactions for $34,466 activity.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Universal Technical (NYSE:UTI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Universal Technical had 4 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, September 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 23 by S&P Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, October 16. Piper Jaffray maintained Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) rating on Thursday, November 30. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $3.0 target. Below is a list of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) latest ratings and price target changes.

30/11/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $6.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.79% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.56. About 5,268 shares traded. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) has risen 18.09% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.39% the S&P500.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The company has market cap of $64.02 million. The firm offers undergraduate degree and diploma programs, and specialized technical education programs through its 12 campuses under various brands, such as Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides maker specific advanced training programs, including student paid electives at its campuses; and maker or dealer sponsored training at various campuses and dedicated training centers.

More notable recent Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Universal Technical Institute Appoints Robert T. DeVincenzi as Non-Executive …” on September 18, 2017, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Universal Technical Institute eliminating jobs in financial improvement plan” published on October 06, 2016, Bizjournals.com published: “Universal Technical Institute making headway in financial turnaround” on August 22, 2017. More interesting news about Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Universal Technical Institute to enter New York market with 13th campus” published on November 02, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Universal Technical Institute’s (UTI) CEO Kimberly McWaters on Q4 2017 Results …” with publication date: December 01, 2017.

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