Are Analysts Bullish about Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) after last week?

June 26, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.34, from 1.1 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 35 investors sold Casey's General Stores, Inc. shares while 94 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 33.28 million shares or 3.98% less from 34.66 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Renaissance Techs Ltd Company invested 0% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Proshare Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Balyasny Asset Limited Liability accumulated 49,684 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) for 1,384 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh accumulated 0.01% or 7,788 shares. Advantus Cap Management, Minnesota-based fund reported 4,609 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Ltd Liability accumulated 12,126 shares. 8,418 are held by Comm Bancorporation. Bessemer Incorporated reported 186 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pecaut invested in 18,040 shares or 1.5% of the stock. Arete Wealth Limited Co reported 10,061 shares. Brown Advisory stated it has 276,765 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Lpl Ltd Liability Co invested in 6,002 shares. Earnest Ptnrs Lc, Georgia-based fund reported 16 shares.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 3 sales for $303,226 activity. Heiden Cara Kay had bought 4,000 shares worth $439,080 on Thursday, March 8. The insider LENHARDT DAVID K bought 2,300 shares worth $255,852. HANDLEY TERRY W sold $148,495 worth of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) on Thursday, March 15.

Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Casey’s General (NASDAQ:CASY), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Casey’s General has $162.0 highest and $92 lowest target. $125.71’s average target is 16.03% above currents $108.34 stock price. Casey’s General had 15 analyst reports since January 3, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 13 report. The company was maintained on Friday, March 9 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Thursday, June 14. Stephens maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 12 report. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 21. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 24 by BMO Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $112.0 target in Monday, February 26 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 4. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, March 7. Gabelli initiated it with “Buy” rating and $162.0 target in Friday, February 16 report. Below is a list of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) latest ratings and price target changes.

14/06/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $105 New Target: $92 Maintain
13/06/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $120 New Target: $116 Maintain
21/03/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0 Maintain
09/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $122 New Target: $105 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $136.0 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $118.0 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $122.0 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $118 New Target: $116 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $112.0 Maintain

The stock increased 1.40% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $108.34. About 600,067 shares traded or 3.63% up from the average. Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has declined 16.20% since June 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 28.77% the S&P500.

CaseyÂ’s General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's and CaseyÂ’s General Store names. The company has market cap of $4.07 billion. The companyÂ’s stores offer a selection of food, including freshly prepared foods, such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches; beverage and tobacco products; health and beauty aids; automotive products; school supplies, housewares, and pet supplies; and other nonfood items. It has a 12.99 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores also offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis.

More recent Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Eyes On Apple’s WWDC, SCOTUS And DC” on June 02, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for New Mountain Finance, Chicago Rivet & Machine, Caseys General Stores …” on June 19, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Hey Hon, Can You Run To The Toot N’ Scoot And Pick Me Up Some Shares?” with publication date: June 11, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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