Walthausen & Company Cut By $4.04 Million Its American Vanguard (AVD) Holding; Radiant Logistics (RLGT)’s Sentiment Is 2.05

July 17, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Walthausen & Company decreased American Vanguard Corp (AVD) stake by 30.99% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Walthausen & Company sold 212,750 shares as American Vanguard Corp (AVD)’s stock rose 3.90%. The Walthausen & Company holds 473,688 shares with $9.07 million value, down from 686,438 last quarter. American Vanguard Corp now has $573.88 million valuation. The stock rose 1.62% or $0.3 reaching $18.8. About 113,883 shares traded or 33.13% up from the average. American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) has risen 32.77% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.07% the S&P500.

Radiant Logistics, Inc. operates as a third-party logistics company, providing multi-modal transportation and logistics services. The company has market cap of $260.07 million. The Firm is organized in two geographic operating divisions: United States and Canada. It has a 82.41 P/E ratio. The Company’s transportation services for both the United States and Canada divisions are placed into categories of freight forwarding and freight brokerage services.

Perritt Capital Management Inc holds 1.12% of its portfolio in Radiant Logistics Inc for 1.19 million shares. Laurel Grove Capital Llc owns 416,498 shares or 0.88% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Nantahala Capital Management Llc has 0.63% invested in the company for 1.54 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Penn Capital Management Co Inc has invested 0.39% in the stock. Thompson Davis & Co. Inc., a Virginia-based fund reported 34,750 shares.

Analysts await Radiant Logistics Inc (NYSEMKT:RLGT) to report earnings on September, 12. They expect $0.03 earnings per share, up 400.00% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.01 per share. RLGT’s profit will be $1.47M for 44.17 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.07 actual earnings per share reported by Radiant Logistics Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -57.14% negative EPS growth.

About 113,728 shares traded. Radiant Logistics Inc (RLGT) has risen 92.36% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 75.66% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $36,165 activity.

Since February 7, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 6 insider sales for $877,266 activity. WINTEMUTE ERIC G sold $152,400 worth of stock or 10,000 shares. $62,000 worth of American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) was sold by Venter Johann. 7,000 shares were bought by Trogele Ulrich, worth $106,400.

Analysts await American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.14 earnings per share, up 27.27% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.11 per share. AVD’s profit will be $4.27 million for 33.57 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual earnings per share reported by American Vanguard Corp. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.67% EPS growth.

Walthausen & Company increased Stoneridge Inc (NYSE:SRI) stake by 155,570 shares to 584,830 valued at $10.35M in 2016Q4. It also upped Outfront Media Inc stake by 47,550 shares and now owns 309,553 shares. Kindred Healthcare Inc (NYSE:KND) was raised too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.48, from 1.4 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 8 investors sold AVD shares while 43 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 35 raised stakes. 22.00 million shares or 1.54% less from 22.35 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. State Street holds 598,402 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Northern Trust Corp owns 0% invested in American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) for 322,502 shares. Group Incorporated holds 0% or 20,308 shares. Hartford Investment Mngmt reported 10,400 shares. Strs Ohio owns 40,000 shares. Swiss Comml Bank stated it has 44,751 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Mufg Americas Hldg reported 0% in American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD). Jupiter Asset Mngmt Ltd has 0.23% invested in American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD). Cove Street Ltd Company reported 1.24 million shares or 2.47% of all its holdings. California Employees Retirement stated it has 40,800 shares. Moreover, Blackrock Advsrs Ltd has 0% invested in American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) for 14,180 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The stated it has 19,626 shares. Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Mngmt has 0.05% invested in American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) for 216,500 shares. Tru Communications Of Virginia Va invested in 0.62% or 201,129 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 42,927 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. American Vanguard Corp. had 10 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) on Tuesday, November 3 with “Neutral” rating. On Monday, November 28 the stock rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral”. The stock of American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, July 13 by BB&T Capital. The stock of American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) earned “Underweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, January 4. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, May 4 by Roth Capital. As per Tuesday, June 6, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The stock of American Vanguard Corp. (NYSE:AVD) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 23 by Roth Capital. The rating was initiated by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Friday, March 11. On Monday, November 28 the stock rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral”.

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