Colonial Insured Municipal Fund (NYSE:CFX): Positive Stock Sentiment

July 18, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

 Colonial Insured Municipal Fund (NYSE:CFX): Positive Stock Sentiment

Sentiment for Colonial Insured Municipal Fund (NYSE:CFX)

Colonial Insured Municipal Fund (NYSE:CFX) institutional sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.32, from 0.82 in 2016Q3. The ratio increased, as 99 funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 87 sold and reduced equity positions in Colonial Insured Municipal Fund. The funds in our partner’s database now possess: 91.40 million shares, down from 94.26 million shares in 2016Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Colonial Insured Municipal Fund in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number . Sold All: 21 Reduced: 66 Increased: 59 New Position: 40.

Colfax Corporation is an industrial manufacturing and engineering company. The company has market cap of $5.11 billion. The Firm provides gas and fluid handling and fabrication technology services and products to clients around the world. It has a 35.31 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Gas and Fluid Handling, and Fabrication Technology.

The stock increased 0.83% or $0.34 on July 17, reaching $41.24. About shares traded. Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) has risen 61.22% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 44.52% the S&P500.

Bdt Capital Partners Llc holds 100% of its portfolio in Colfax Corp for 10.70 million shares. Bares Capital Management Inc. owns 4.03 million shares or 8.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Van Den Berg Management I Inc has 4.6% invested in the company for 1.08 million shares. The Nebraska-based Lincoln Capital Llc has invested 3.96% in the stock. Lodge Hill Capital Llc, a New York-based fund reported 803,000 shares.#img1#

Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Colfax’s analysts are positive. Out of 16 Wall Street analysts rating Colfax, 8 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $21 while the high is $52. The stock’s average target of $34.58 is -16.15% below today’s ($41.24) share price. CFX was included in 33 notes of analysts from July 27, 2015. Argus Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 28 report. The firm has “Equalweight” rating given on Monday, July 18 by Barclays Capital. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 28 report. RBC Capital Markets upgraded Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) rating on Friday, January 13. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $43 target. As per Thursday, May 25, the company rating was maintained by IBC. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Perform” rating on Friday, December 4 by Oppenheimer. On Tuesday, March 29 the stock rating was initiated by Gabelli with “Hold”. The stock of Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, October 15.

Another recent and important Colfax Corp (NYSE:CFX) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Colfax Corporation (CFX) PT Raised to $50 at Cowen; ‘Internal Operational …” on July 14, 2017.

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