HCI Group, Inc. (HCI) Reaches $41.74 After 4.00% Up Move; Equifax (EFX) Has 0.7 Sentiment

The stock of HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 1.09% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $41.74. About 204,677 shares traded or 217.35% up from the average. HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) has risen 27.03% since March 22, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 22.66% the S&P500. Some Historical HCI News: 23/03/2018 – TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES – ANNOUNCED LAUNCH OF GENERIC VERSION OF ALOXI (PALONOSETRON HCI) INJECTION, 0.25 MG/5 ML, IN THE UNITED STATES; 06/03/2018 Sunovion Receives FDA Approval of Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Use of Latuda® (lurasidone HCI) in the Treatment of Bipolar Depression in Pediatric Patients (10 to 17 Years of Age); 06/03/2018 – HCI GROUP 4Q NET PREMIUMS EARNED $55.8M; 06/03/2018 – HCI Group 4Q Net Premiums Earned $55.8 Million; 02/05/2018 – Federated National Holding Board Sent Letter to HCI on April 30 Declining Merger Offer; 05/04/2018 – EVZIO® (naloxone HCI injection, USP) Auto-lnjector Now Available to Patients in Select States Without a Prescription Through Kaléo’s New Virtual Standing Order Pilot Program and to Government Agencies at a Direct Purchase Price; 01/05/2018 – HCI Group 1Q Rev $57.7M; 20/04/2018 – Sunovion Announces Health Canada Approval of Latuda® (lurasidone HCI) to Treat Adolescents (13 to 17 years of age) with Bipolar Depression; 02/05/2018 – Wasatch Advisors Buys New 3.1% Position in HCI Group; 11/04/2018 – HCI Group Forms Golden Cross: TechnicalsThe move comes after 5 months positive chart setup for the $358.36 million company. It was reported on Mar, 22 by Barchart.com. We have $43.41 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:HCI worth $14.33M more.

Equifax Inc (EFX) investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in Q4 2018. It’s down -0.54, from 1.24 in 2018Q3. The ratio dived, as 153 institutional investors increased and opened new stock positions, while 220 sold and decreased their equity positions in Equifax Inc. The institutional investors in our database now have: 111.39 million shares, up from 101.90 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Equifax Inc in top ten stock positions decreased from 4 to 2 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 71 Reduced: 149 Increased: 110 New Position: 43.

HCI Group, Inc. engages in the property and casualty insurance business in Florida. The company has market cap of $358.36 million. It provides property and casualty insurance to homeowners, condominium owners, and tenants; and reinsurance. It has a 17.84 P/E ratio. The firm also leases office properties and retail shopping centers; and owns and operates one full-service restaurant and two marinas.

More notable recent HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “HCI Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results – GlobeNewswire” on March 07, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Hci Group’s (HCI) CEO Paresh Patel on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on March 07, 2019, Benzinga.com published: “50 Stocks Moving In Friday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” on March 08, 2019. More interesting news about HCI Group, Inc. (NYSE:HCI) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Earnings Scheduled For March 7, 2019 – Benzinga” published on March 07, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “HCI Group Board Authorizes $20 Million Stock Repurchase Program – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

Among 2 analysts covering HCI Group (NYSE:HCI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. HCI Group had 4 analyst reports since October 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Sunday, March 10. The company was maintained on Friday, March 8 by JMP Securities. As per Wednesday, October 10, the company rating was maintained by JMP Securities.

Analysts await Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.19 earnings per share, down 16.78% or $0.24 from last year’s $1.43 per share. EFX’s profit will be $143.64M for 23.71 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.38 actual earnings per share reported by Equifax Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.77% negative EPS growth.

Investors Asset Management Of Georgia Inc Ga Adv holds 11.86% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. for 155,889 shares. Axon Capital Lp owns 23,990 shares or 5.17% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Independent Franchise Partners Llp has 4.87% invested in the company for 4.26 million shares. The New York-based Cantillon Capital Management Llc has invested 2.72% in the stock. Platinum Investment Management Ltd, a Australia-based fund reported 853,411 shares.

More notable recent Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Equifax Q1 guidance trails estimates – Seeking Alpha” on February 20, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Stock Market News: Buffett Makes a Sale, Equifax Takes Heat on the Hill – Motley Fool” published on February 27, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Canadian consumer delinquencies starting to rise NYSE:EFX – GlobeNewswire” on March 05, 2019. More interesting news about Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “U.S. regulators to seek damages on Equifax breach – Seeking Alpha” published on February 22, 2019 as well as Investorplace.com‘s news article titled: “3 Big Stock Charts for Friday: Equifax, Mattel and Kimberly Clark – Investorplace.com” with publication date: February 22, 2019.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company has market cap of $13.63 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: U.S. It has a 45.7 P/E ratio. Information Solutions , International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions.

Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) Institutional Positions Chart