Mycio Wealth Partners Boosted Ppl (PPL) Position; 1 Bullish Analysts Covering Sparton (SPA)

January 16, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

Among 3 analysts covering Sparton Corp (NYSE:SPA), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Sparton Corp had 4 analyst reports since October 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti initiated Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) rating on Monday, October 5. Sidoti has “Buy” rating and $34 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, February 4 by B. Riley & Co. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Sidoti on Wednesday, May 4. The rating was downgraded by CJS Securities on Tuesday, September 20 to “Market Perform”. See Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) latest ratings:

Mycio Wealth Partners Llc increased Ppl Corp (PPL) stake by 88.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mycio Wealth Partners Llc acquired 117,444 shares as Ppl Corp (PPL)’s stock rose 8.95%. The Mycio Wealth Partners Llc holds 249,994 shares with $9.49 million value, up from 132,550 last quarter. Ppl Corp now has $21.40 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $31.08. About 6.84M shares traded or 32.93% up from the average. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) has risen 2.43% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.27% the S&P500.

Sparton Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides design, development, and manufacturing services for electromechanical devices; and engineered products in electromechanical value stream worldwide. The company has market cap of $227.87 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Manufacturing & Design Services , and Engineered Components & Products (ECP). It currently has negative earnings. The MDS segment is involved in the contract design, manufacture, and aftermarket repair and refurbishment of printed circuit card assemblies, sub-assemblies, full product assemblies, and cable/wire harnesses, as well as development of embedded software and software quality assurance services in connection with medical devices and diagnostic equipment.

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $23.17. About 28,204 shares traded. Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) has declined 7.28% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.98% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 15 investors sold Sparton Corporation shares while 19 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 6.38 million shares or 1.34% less from 6.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Parametric Port Associate stated it has 51,802 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA). Perritt Capital accumulated 123,053 shares. Tiaa Cref Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 0% in Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA). Wolverine Asset Management Ltd Llc holds 0% in Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA) or 1,268 shares. Northern Tru Corp invested 0% of its portfolio in Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA). Moreover, Gabelli Investment Advisers Inc has 0.33% invested in Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA). Credit Suisse Ag owns 9,723 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 908 shares. Financial Bank Of Ny Mellon holds 0% or 68,469 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 459,675 shares. Manufacturers Life The has 8,221 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada accumulated 30,215 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Com owns 30,726 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in Sparton Corporation (NYSE:SPA).

Among 14 analysts covering PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. PPL Corporation had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 30 by Deutsche Bank. UBS upgraded the shares of PPL in report on Friday, September 18 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 31 by Argus Research. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 5 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equalweight” on Monday, July 18. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, October 19 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, June 27 by Barclays Capital. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Jefferies. The stock of PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Monday, January 8.

Mycio Wealth Partners Llc decreased Exxon Mobil Corp (NYSE:XOM) stake by 4,269 shares to 45,349 valued at $3.72M in 2017Q3. It also reduced General Electric Co (NYSE:GE) stake by 30,140 shares and now owns 70,916 shares. Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) was reduced too.

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