Hillenbrand Inc (NYSE:HI) Institutional Investor Positioning Change

April 13, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Sentiment for Hillenbrand Inc (NYSE:HI)

Hillenbrand Inc (NYSE:HI) institutional sentiment increased to 1.54 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.09, from 1.45 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 117 active investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 76 sold and reduced stock positions in Hillenbrand Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 47.74 million shares, up from 47.74 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Hillenbrand Inc in their top 10 holdings increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 11 Reduced: 65 Increased: 73 New Position: 44.

Hillenbrand, Inc. operates as a diversified industrial firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.93 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Process Equipment Group and Batesville. It has a 24.37 P/E ratio. The Process Equipment Group segment designs, engineers, makes, markets, and services process and material handling equipment and systems for various industries, including plastics, processed food, chemicals, fertilizers, industrial minerals, mining, energy, wastewater treatment, and forest products.

The stock increased 0.54% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $46.55. About 253,194 shares traded. Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) has risen 27.16% since April 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.61% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.60 earnings per share, up 13.21 % or $0.07 from last year’s $0.53 per share. HI’s profit will be $37.82 million for 19.40 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Hillenbrand, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.11 % EPS growth.

Bernzott Capital Advisors holds 4.12% of its portfolio in Hillenbrand, Inc. for 696,740 shares. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc owns 2.22 million shares or 3.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Channing Capital Management Llc has 2.56% invested in the company for 1.70 million shares. The Illinois-based Skyline Asset Management Lp has invested 1.12% in the stock. Hutchin Hill Capital Lp, a New York-based fund reported 60,445 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.85 million activity.

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