Universal Technical Institute Inc Stock in 2018 Q1 Driven by Institutional Investors

June 13, 2018 - By Migdalia James

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Sentiment for Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI)

Universal Technical Institute Inc (NYSE:UTI) institutional sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.04, from 0.79 in 2017Q4. The ratio has improved, as 15 institutional investors started new or increased equity positions, while 18 sold and reduced their holdings in Universal Technical Institute Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 12.93 million shares, down from 13.54 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Universal Technical Institute Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 7 Reduced: 11 Increased: 10 New Position: 5.

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 $76.06 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.

The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $3.02. About 10,851 shares traded. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) has declined 17.79% since June 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.36% the S&P500.

Analysts await Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $-0.48 EPS, down 128.57 % or $0.27 from last year’s $-0.21 per share. After $-0.40 actual EPS reported by Universal Technical Institute, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.00 % negative EPS growth.

Coliseum Capital Management Llc holds 4.26% of its portfolio in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. for 3.60 million shares. Stadium Capital Management Llc owns 2.21 million shares or 2.91% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Robertson Opportunity Capital Llc has 0.72% invested in the company for 355,700 shares. The Connecticut-based Mcclain Value Management Llc has invested 0.46% in the stock. Quantum Capital Management, a California-based fund reported 364,470 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $17,352 activity.

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