The shares of Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) has been pegged with a rating of Hold by Vertical Research in its latest research note that was published on February 8th, 2019. Vertical Research wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Sealed Air Corporation, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Goldman advised investors in its research note published on February 8th, 2019, to Neutral the SEE stock. The stock had earned Equal-Weight rating from Morgan Stanley when it published its report on January 17th, 2019. The stock was given Outperform rating by BMO Capital Markets in its report released on December 19th, 2018. BofA/Merrill was of a view that SEE is Buy in its latest report on December 14th, 2018. BofA/Merrill thinks that SEE is worth Neutral rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on October 18th, 2018.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 7 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 4 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $41.08. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 41.93% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 73.15.
The shares of the company dipped by -3.12% during the trading session on Friday, reaching a low of $42.57 while ending the day at $42.89. During the trading session, a total of 3.56 million shares were traded which represents a -73.67% decline from the average session volume which is 2.05M shares. SEE had ended its last session trading at 44.27. Sealed Air Corporation currently has a market cap of $6.95B, while its P/E ratio stands at 25.08, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 1.50, with a beta of 1.10. SEE 52-week low price stands at $30.22 while its 52-week high price is $46.21.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.75 earnings per share which is above the $0.67 predicted by most analysts. The Sealed Air Corporation generated $1,260.30 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $1,242.49 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.61 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 18.67%. Sealed Air Corporation has the potential to record 1.71 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at UBS published a research note on November 9th, 2018 where it informed investors and clients that TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRIP) is now rated as Sell. Goldman also rated TRIP as Downgrade on February 8th, 2019, with its price target of $84 suggesting that TRIP could down by -3.79% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $58.67/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 0.90% to reach $57.04/share. It started the day trading at $59.93 and traded between $58.13 and $59.20 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that TRIP’s 50-day SMA is 57.90 while its 200-day SMA stands at 54.14. The stock has a high of $69.00 for the year while the low is $36.27. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 87.57, while the P/B ratio is 5.65. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 2.26M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 7.77 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 2.74%. Looking further, the stock has raised 3.86% over the past 90 days while it gained 8.17% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. Jackson Square Partners LLC bought more TRIP shares, increasing its portfolio by +17.80% during the last quarter. This move now sees Jackson Square Partners LLC purchasing 1,660,405 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 10,987,460 shares of TRIP, with a total valuation of $592,663,592. The Vanguard Group Inc meanwhile sold more TRIP shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $571,949,769 worth of shares. Eagle Capital Management LLC followed the path by decreasing its TRIP portfolio by -6.20% in the quarter. This means that Eagle Capital Management LLC sold -676,221 shares in the last quarter and now controls 10,229,450 shares of the TRIP stock, with the valuation hitting $551,776,533.
Similarly, Bares Capital Management Inc increased its TripAdvisor, Inc. shares by +16.00% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 703,220 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 5,097,888 shares of TripAdvisor, Inc. which are valued at $274,980,079. In the same vein, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased its TripAdvisor, Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -3,902 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 5,073,218 shares and is now valued at $273,649,379. Following these latest developments, around 0.40% of TripAdvisor, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.