Kaman (KAMN) Reaches $72.41 52-Week High; Noodles & Co (NDLS)’s Sentiment Is 2

May 18, 2018 - By Sarah Hamilton

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The stock of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) hit a new 52-week high and has $75.31 target or 4.00% above today’s $72.41 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $2.02B company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 18 by Barchart.com. If the $75.31 price target is reached, the company will be worth $80.84 million more. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $72.41. About 11,327 shares traded. Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) has risen 29.19% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 17.64% the S&P500.

Noodles & Co (NDLS) investors sentiment increased to 2 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.59, from 1.41 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 36 institutional investors increased and opened new holdings, while 18 sold and reduced stock positions in Noodles & Co. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 20.48 million shares, down from 26.19 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Noodles & Co in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 8 Increased: 24 New Position: 12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 10 investors sold Kaman Corporation shares while 55 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 25.22 million shares or 1.05% less from 25.49 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Advisory Service Ntwk Limited Com holds 90 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Profund Advisors Ltd Liability Company owns 4,149 shares. Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN). Howe & Rusling holds 0.04% or 4,000 shares in its portfolio. Teton Advsr owns 197,301 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.01% in Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN). Barclays Public Limited Company owns 7,025 shares. Citadel Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% in Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN). Jpmorgan Chase Company holds 455,764 shares. Natl Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation accumulated 737,871 shares. The Illinois-based First Tru Advsrs Ltd Partnership has invested 0% in Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN). Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) for 1.40 million shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans holds 17,291 shares. Martingale Asset Ltd Partnership reported 46,409 shares. Envestnet Asset Management has 0% invested in Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) for 2,113 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Kaman (NYSE:KAMN), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Kaman had 11 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight” on Thursday, January 5. On Friday, March 24 the stock rating was maintained by KeyCorp with “Equal Weight”. The stock of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, March 2 by Longbow. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 21 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Longbow upgraded Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) on Thursday, December 10 to “Buy” rating. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, September 15. The stock of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by Northcoast. The rating was initiated by CJS Securities with “Market Perform” on Monday, December 12. The company was downgraded on Thursday, March 2 by Gabelli.

Analysts await Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.62 earnings per share, up 29.17% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.48 per share. KAMN’s profit will be $17.30 million for 29.20 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Kaman Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.73% EPS growth.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $531,338 activity. On Friday, May 11 the insider Starr Robert D. bought $69,436. On Friday, May 11 the insider Keating Neal J bought $139,058. Shares for $602,513 were sold by RABAUT THOMAS W. Another trade for 1,973 shares valued at $137,319 was sold by CALLAWAY E REEVES III.

Another recent and important Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Encore Wire, Wildhorse Resource Development, CTS, Del Taco Restaurants …” on May 04, 2018.

Kaman Corporation operates in the aerospace and distribution markets. The company has market cap of $2.02 billion. It operates through two business divisions, Distribution and Aerospace. It has a 41.38 P/E ratio. The Distribution segment distributes electro-mechanical products, bearings, power transmission, motion control, and electrical and fluid power components, as well as offers value-added services.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $71,857 activity.

Analysts await Noodles & Company (NASDAQ:NDLS) to report earnings on August, 9. They expect $0.02 EPS, up 100.00% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.01 per share. NDLS’s profit will be $822,581 for 118.49 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.04 actual EPS reported by Noodles & Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -150.00% EPS growth.

Mill Road Capital Management Llc holds 44.52% of its portfolio in Noodles & Company for 8.87 million shares. Eidelman Virant Capital owns 809,170 shares or 2.49% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prospector Partners Llc has 0.27% invested in the company for 358,263 shares. The Quebec – Canada-based Public Sector Pension Investment Board has invested 0.23% in the stock. Salem Investment Counselors Inc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 159,775 shares.

The stock decreased 0.74% or $0.0705 during the last trading session, reaching $9.4795. About 12,181 shares traded. Noodles & Company (NDLS) has risen 48.22% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.67% the S&P500.

Noodles & Company develops and operates fast casual restaurants in the United States. The company has market cap of $389.88 million. It offers cooked-to-order dishes, including noodles and pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches, and appetizers. It currently has negative earnings. As of January 3, 2017, the firm operated 532 restaurants comprising 457 company-owned and 75 franchised locations, across 35 states, the District of Columbia, and one Canadian province.

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