Ufp Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UFPT) Shifting Institutional Investors Sentiment

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Sentiment for Ufp Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UFPT)

Ufp Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:UFPT) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2018 Q4. Its down -0.67, from 1.79 in 2018Q3. The ratio dropped, as 28 hedge funds started new and increased holdings, while 25 sold and reduced their positions in Ufp Technologies Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database reported: 4.89 million shares, down from 5.00 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Ufp Technologies Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 23 Increased: 18 New Position: 10.

UFP Technologies, Inc. designs and converts foams, plastics, composites, and natural fiber materials and provides solutions to medical, automotive, consumer, electronics, industrial, aerospace, and defense markets in the United States. The company has market cap of $274.98 million. It offers medical device components, disposable wound care components, automotive interior trims, athletic padding, abrasive nail files and other beauty aids, air filtration, high-temperature insulation, military uniform and gear components, and cushion packaging products. It has a 16.95 P/E ratio. The firm also provides wine shipping solutions made from molded fiber under the Wine Packs brand name; tube and pipe insulation for clean room environments under the T-Tubes brand; pharmaceutical bag protection system under the BioShell brand name; sanitary solution for nail care services under the Pro-Sticks brand; medical device pouch for protecting small instruments and tools under the FlexShield brand name; and multi-purpose cleaning eraser under the Erasables brand, as well as various products under the Spot Eraser, Tri-Covers, Design Nail, and Mambo names.

The stock increased 0.24% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $37.09. About 3,561 shares traded. UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) has risen 17.21% since May 8, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.84% the S&P500.

Analysts await UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) to report earnings on May, 10. They expect $0.40 EPS, down 2.44 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.41 per share. UFPT’s profit will be $2.97 million for 23.18 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by UFP Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -32.20 % negative EPS growth.

Cove Street Capital Llc holds 2.77% of its portfolio in UFP Technologies, Inc. for 712,864 shares. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc owns 384,622 shares or 1.72% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Quantum Capital Management has 0.83% invested in the company for 47,354 shares. The Us-based Ancora Advisors Llc has invested 0.69% in the stock. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., a Minnesota-based fund reported 178,000 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $949,791 activity.

More notable recent UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “AZZ (AZZ) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week’s Release – Zacks.com” on January 01, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Options Traders Expect Huge Moves in Akorn (AKRX) Stock – Nasdaq” published on March 13, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “Analysts Estimate UFP Technologies (UFPT) to Report a Decline in Earnings: What to Look Out for – Nasdaq” on April 26, 2019. More interesting news about UFP Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFPT) were released by: Zacks.com and their article: “Earnings Preview: Peabody Energy (BTU) Q1 Earnings Expected to Decline – Zacks.com” published on April 24, 2019 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Hydrogenics (HYGS) Reports Q3 Loss, Lags Revenue Estimates – Zacks.com” with publication date: November 02, 2018.

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