November 25, 2016 - By Peter Kolinski
Gregory Peters; that is an insider in Casella Waste Systems Inc who is the last to unload shares in the firm for which he is right now a director. Gregory not a long ago sold 2,000 shares of the company, with their total value being placed at $25,540 USD, that is a share price of close to $12.8. This insider deal was executed on November 25, 2016 and is on hand for review on the U.S. SEC’s website. Gregory Peters possess precisely 0.23% of Casella Waste Systems Inc’s market cap or 94,670 shares.
Out of 6 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 5 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 83% are positive. $11 is the highest target while $7 is the lowest. The $8.88 average target is -30.46% below today’s ($12.77) stock price. Casella Waste Systems Inc. has been the topic of 8 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 19 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by First Analysis on Friday, June 17 with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Monday, November 7 with “Neutral”. Zacks upgraded Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) on Thursday, September 3 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has “Strong Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Raymond James. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, May 9.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.18 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.79, from 1.39 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 10 funds sold all Casella Waste Systems Inc. shares owned while 26 reduced positions. 15 funds bought stakes while 35 increased positions. They now own 26.83 million shares or 0.26% more from 26.76 million shares in 2016Q1.
Cadence Ltd Liability Company owns 144,071 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 0.01% or 202,781 shares in its portfolio. Grp One Trading L P reported 39,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Investment Mngmt Limited Company holds 163,230 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Portolan Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 4.35% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 3.85M shares. Panagora Asset last reported 0% of its portfolio in the stock. Vanguard Gru Inc holds 1.19 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada owns 381,880 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Toronto Dominion State Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Tiaa Cref Inv Lc has 185,729 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Aristotle Cap Boston Limited Com has invested 0.64% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Ameriprise Inc has 12,075 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers holds 53,270 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 15,500 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag holds 0% or 54,225 shares in its portfolio.
Insider Transactions: Since June 29, 2016, the stock had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $354,814 net activity. Heald Christopher had sold 2,365 shares worth $17,889. 2,376 Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) shares with value of $17,972 were sold by SCHMITT DAVID L. The insider CASELLA JOHN W sold $68,099. The insider Coletta Edmond sold $49,098. 6,491 shares with value of $49,098 were sold by Johnson Edwin D on Wednesday, June 29. CASELLA DOUGLAS R also sold $43,917 worth of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) shares.
The stock increased 0.71% or $0.09 during the last trading session, hitting $12.77. About 69,640 shares traded hands. Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) has risen 77.84% since April 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 72.43% the S&P500.
Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a solid waste services company. The company has a market cap of $533.59 million. The Firm provides resource management services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers, in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling and organics services. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include its two regional divisions, Eastern and Western regions, which provide a range of solid waste services; Recycling, which offers recycling activities and its commodity brokerage operations, and Other, including organic services, ancillary activities and industrial services.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a regional, integrated solid waste services company that provides collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services, generates steam and manufactures finished products utilizing recyclable materials primarily throughout the eastern portion of the United States and parts of Canada. The Company also markets recyclable metals, aluminum, plastics, paper and corrugated cardboard all processed at its facilities and recyclables purchased from third parties.”
Analysts await Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) to report earnings on March, 7. They expect $-0.01 EPS, up 88.89% or $0.08 from last year’s $-0.09 per share. After $0.18 actual EPS reported by Casella Waste Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -105.56% negative EPS growth.
More news for Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “Why Shares of Casella Waste Systems Inc. Jumped 13% in September” on October 06, 2016. Fool.com‘s article titled: “Why Casella Waste Systems Shares Fell nearly 12% in December” and published on January 10, 2016 is yet another important article.
Casella Waste Systems, Inc., incorporated on March 1, 1993, is a solid waste services company. The Firm provides resource management services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers, primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling and organics services. The Company’s operating divisions include its two regional divisions, Eastern and Western regions, which provide a range of solid waste services; Recycling, which offers recycling activities and its commodity brokerage operations, and Other, including organic services, ancillary activities and industrial services. The Firm provides integrated solid waste services in over six states, including Vermont, New Hampshire, New York, Massachusetts, Maine and Pennsylvania. The Firm owns or operates approximately 30 solid waste collection operations, over 40 transfer stations, approximately 20 recycling facilities, over 10 Subtitle D landfills, approximately four landfill gas-to-energy facilities and a landfill permitted to accept construction and demolition (C&D) materials.
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