How Analysts Rated KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) Last Week?

July 14, 2018 - By Jeanette Kaplan

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.54, from 1.65 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 16 investors sold KMG Chemicals, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 12.99 million shares or 9.44% more from 11.87 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Sei Invs Com has 0% invested in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) for 2,673 shares. Ameriprise holds 0% or 125,367 shares in its portfolio. 1,034 were accumulated by Great West Life Assurance Can. Earnest Prns Ltd Co holds 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) for 1,700 shares. 8,578 were reported by Engineers Gate Manager L P. California Pub Employees Retirement invested in 0% or 48,844 shares. 2,712 were reported by Bluemountain Cap. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 7,506 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Company reported 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Metropolitan Life Commerce reported 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Lazard Asset Mgmt has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Stone Ridge Asset Mngmt Ltd Company reported 11,122 shares. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Invesco Limited has 0% invested in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Quantbot Technologies Ltd Partnership accumulated 2,081 shares.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $19.11 million activity. 30,000 shares were sold by HATCHER DAVID L, worth $1.93M on Thursday, January 18.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. KMG Chemicals had 3 analyst reports since January 22, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 13 to “Sector Weight”. Seaport Global maintained KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) on Thursday, February 22 with “Buy” rating. Below is a list of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) latest ratings and price target changes.

13/06/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Sector Weight Old Target: $63 Downgrade
22/02/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $74.0 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $73 Initiates Coverage On

The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $74.45. About 78,543 shares traded. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has risen 15.76% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.19% the S&P500.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes, formulates, and distributes specialty chemicals worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.16 billion. The companyÂ’s Electronic Chemicals segment is involved in the sale of high purity and ultra purity wet process chemicals primarily to clean and etch silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors. It has a 20.34 P/E ratio. This segmentÂ’s products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; hydrogen peroxide; isopropyl alcohol; other specialty organic solvents; and various blends of chemicals.

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