National Processing Inc (NYSE:NAP) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

April 24, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Sentiment for National Processing Inc (NYSE:NAP)

National Processing Inc (NYSE:NAP) institutional sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.12, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 6 investment managers increased or opened new equity positions, while 6 decreased and sold stakes in National Processing Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 1.95 million shares, down from 2.28 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding National Processing Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 5 Increased: 3 New Position: 3.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. owns, operates, and acquires crude oil tankers, refined petroleum product tankers, chemical tankers, and liquefied petroleum gas tankers. The company has market cap of $99.82 million. The firm charters its vessels under long-term employment contracts to international oil companies, refiners, and large vessel operators. It has a 6.81 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it owned six VLCC vessels.

The stock increased 9.88% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $4.67. About 534,057 shares traded or 103.08% up from the average. Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:NAP) has declined 63.20% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 74.75% the S&P500.

Analysts await Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:NAP) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $0.17 earnings per share, down 22.73 % or $0.05 from last year’s $0.22 per share. NAP’s profit will be $3.63 million for 6.87 P/E if the $0.17 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.00 % negative EPS growth.

Advisory Research Inc holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. for 1.64 million shares. Cs Mckee Lp owns 64,900 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Virtu Financial Llc has 0.02% invested in the company for 34,693 shares. The Wisconsin-based Sii Investments Inc Wi has invested 0.01% in the stock. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 104,023 shares.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:NAP) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Navios Maritime Midstream’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Navios Maritime Midstream, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $600 while the high is $6.5. The stock’s average target of $6.25 is 33.83% above today’s ($4.67) share price. NAP was included in 5 notes of analysts from March 23, 2018. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of NAP in report on Friday, March 23 to “Underweight” rating. On Friday, March 23 the stock rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Sell”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 27 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Friday, April 20 to “Buy”. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of NAP in report on Friday, April 20 to “Overweight” rating.

Navios Maritime Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE:NAP) Ratings Chart

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