Hudson Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:HDSN) Institutional Investor Sentiment Trend

June 18, 2018 - By Kenneth Lin

Sentiment for Hudson Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:HDSN)

Hudson Technologies Inc (NASDAQ:HDSN) institutional sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.14, from 1.15 in 2017Q4. The ratio has increased, as 53 investment managers increased or opened new positions, while 41 reduced and sold equity positions in Hudson Technologies Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 32.51 million shares, up from 30.77 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment managers holding Hudson Technologies Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 3 to 2 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 24 Increased: 39 New Position: 14.

Hudson Technologies Inc. operates as a refrigerant services firm in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $92.86 million. It sells reclaimed and virgin refrigerants, and industrial gases; provides refrigerant management services, such as reclamation of refrigerants and laboratory testing, as well as re-usable cylinder refurbishment and hydrostatic testing; and separates crossed refrigerants. It has a 39.11 P/E ratio. The firm also offers RefrigerantSide services, including system decontamination to remove moisture, oils, and other contaminants, as well as refrigerant recovery and reclamation services; predictive and diagnostic services that are intended to predict potential problems in air conditioning and refrigeration systems under the Chiller Chemistry, Fluid Chemistry, and Chill Smart names; and SmartEnergy OPS service, a Web real time continuous monitoring service for measuring, modifying, and enhamcing the efficiency of energy systems comprising air conditioning and refrigeration systems.

The stock decreased 3.95% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $2.19. About 526,009 shares traded. Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) has declined 68.94% since June 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 81.51% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) to report earnings on August, 8. They expect $0.09 earnings per share, down 59.09 % or $0.13 from last year’s $0.22 per share. HDSN’s profit will be $3.82 million for 6.08 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.02 actual earnings per share reported by Hudson Technologies Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -550.00 % EPS growth.

Cooper Creek Partners Management Llc holds 8.5% of its portfolio in Hudson Technologies Inc. for 3.04 million shares. Vnbtrust National Association owns 793,422 shares or 2.27% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Marathon Capital Management has 1.51% invested in the company for 778,825 shares. The Illinois-based Bard Associates Inc has invested 1.44% in the stock. Pekin Singer Strauss Asset Management Il, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.35 million shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 7 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $135,109 activity.

Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Hudson Technologies’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Hudson Technologies, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $4 while the high is $9.0. The stock’s average target of $6.50 is 196.80% above today’s ($2.19) share price. HDSN was included in 3 notes of analysts from March 6, 2018. The stock has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Thursday, March 8. The firm has “Neutral” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, May 10. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $6.5 target in Tuesday, March 6 report.

Hudson Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:HDSN) Institutional Positions Chart

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