Jefferies Group LLC Has Lowered Armstrong World Inds INC New (Call) (AWI) Stake as Shares Rose

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.11, from 1.14 in 2019Q1. It dived, as 25 investors sold AWI shares while 86 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 46.88 million shares or 1.58% less from 47.63 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. The New Mexico-based Hanseatic Svcs has invested 0.77% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Parametric Associate Lc has 137,106 shares. California-based California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Jfs Wealth Advisors Limited Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) for 26 shares. Legal And General Group Pcl reported 0% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). First Republic Invest stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Fort LP has 27,312 shares for 0.51% of their portfolio. Fund Sa stated it has 0.14% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Renaissance Technology Ltd reported 678,300 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Chicago Equity Prns Ltd Liability Co invested in 140,586 shares or 0.61% of the stock. California State Teachers Retirement System invested in 77,847 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Advisory Research has invested 0.63% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Wells Fargo & Company Mn holds 56,095 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Covington Capital Management has 127 shares.

Jefferies Group Llc decreased its stake in Armstrong World Inds Inc New (Call) (AWI) by 56.26% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies Group Llc sold 128,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.29% . The institutional investor held 100,000 shares of the plastic products company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $9.72M, down from 228,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies Group Llc who had been investing in Armstrong World Inds Inc New (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.67B market cap company. The stock increased 1.16% or $1.1 during the last trading session, reaching $95.95. About 262,731 shares traded. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) has risen 45.62% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.62% the S&P500.

Jefferies Group Llc, which manages about $13.72B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Invesco Qqq Tr (Call) by 428,800 shares to 911,700 shares, valued at $170.25 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Nxp Semiconductors N V (Call) (NASDAQ:NXPI) by 147,400 shares in the quarter, for a total of 338,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Dell Technologies Inc.

Analysts await Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $1.30 EPS, up 17.12 % or $0.19 from last year’s $1.11 per share. AWI’s profit will be $63.27 million for 18.45 P/E if the $1.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by Armstrong World Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.36 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Here’s Why Armstrong World Industries (AWI) is a Great Momentum Stock to Buy – Yahoo Finance” on June 18, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Should You Worry About Armstrong World Industries, Inc.’s (NYSE:AWI) CEO Salary Level? – Yahoo Finance” published on July 30, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Armstrong World Industries Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results – GlobeNewswire” on February 25, 2019. More interesting news about Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Armstrong World Q1 2019 Earnings Preview – Seeking Alpha” published on April 28, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Have Insiders Been Selling Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) Shares This Year? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: May 13, 2019.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Armstrong World Indus (NYSE:AWI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Armstrong World Indus has $11000 highest and $9200 lowest target. $104.75’s average target is 9.17% above currents $95.95 stock price. Armstrong World Indus had 10 analyst reports since April 12, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10800 target in Tuesday, June 11 report. As per Tuesday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) rating on Tuesday, April 30. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $9500 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Nomura given on Thursday, May 9. The stock of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, June 24. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) rating on Thursday, June 6. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Overweight” rating and $11000 target.

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