Discussion stirs around Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) this week; here is what analysts are saying.

June 16, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.34, from 1.11 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 21 investors sold Generac Holdings Inc. shares while 94 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 59.49 million shares or 1.98% less from 60.69 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Edgepoint Inv Grp holds 8.93M shares. Seizert Partners Ltd Liability Corporation holds 54,035 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 220,290 shares. Legal & General Grp Inc Public Lc invested in 42,814 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Llc accumulated 5,066 shares. 63,187 were accumulated by Kennedy Cap Management. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky stated it has 0.02% in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Tiverton Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 14,816 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Ubs Asset Americas has 0% invested in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) for 305,386 shares. Sei Investments Com has invested 0.02% in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Rech Glob invested in 3.11M shares or 0.04% of the stock. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd holds 32,740 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Strs Ohio has invested 0% of its portfolio in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC). Metropolitan Life Com owns 0% invested in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) for 19,460 shares. Raymond James Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) for 4,599 shares.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $5.63 million activity.

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Generac Holdings (NYSE:GNRC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Generac Holdings had 5 analyst reports since February 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) rating on Wednesday, February 14. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target. The stock of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Robert W. Baird. The company was downgraded on Thursday, May 24 by Robert W. Baird. SunTrust upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 14 report. On Wednesday, April 4 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. Below is a list of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) latest ratings and price target changes.

24/05/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold Downgrade
04/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $51.0000 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $49.0 Maintain
14/02/2018 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade

The stock increased 0.92% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $52.56. About 447,238 shares traded or 3.10% up from the average. Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) has risen 41.12% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.55% the S&P500.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.26 billion. The firm offers engines, alternators, transfer switches, and other components fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel, and bi-fuel. It has a 20.53 P/E ratio. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 6kW to 60kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 6kW to 20kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 60kW; cellular remote monitoring system for home standby generators; and industrial diesel generators ranging in sizes up to 3,250kW.

More news for Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Generac hiring for nearly 300 jobs at six Wisconsin facilities” on June 12, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Generac Closes on the Acquisition of Selmec” and published on June 04, 2018 is yet another important article.

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) Institutional Positions Chart

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