Jeffrey Stibel, an Insider in Autobytel Inc. (ABTL), Sold 4000 shares of the Company; Fairpointe Capital Has Lowered By $1.39 Million Its Mdu Resources Group (MDU) Stake

May 19, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

Autobytel Inc’s shareholder Jeffrey Stibel sold 4,000 shares of the public company in a sale dated May 19, 2017. These shares were unloaded at an avg stock price per share of $13.0, for an aggregate sell of $51,908. This transaction took place on May 19, 2017. A public report which was filed with the Washington-based Security and Exchange Commission and obtainable online here, gives extra info for the transaction. The regulatory filing shows that Jeffrey Stibel now has in hand about 0.04% of the California-based company’s total market capitalization

Fairpointe Capital Llc decreased Mdu Resources Group Inc (MDU) stake by 53.66% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Fairpointe Capital Llc sold 49,500 shares as Mdu Resources Group Inc (MDU)’s stock 0.00%. The Fairpointe Capital Llc holds 42,750 shares with $1.23 million value, down from 92,250 last quarter. Mdu Resources Group Inc now has $5.13B valuation. The stock increased 1.38% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $26.37. About 478,218 shares traded. MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Autobytel Inc. is an automotive marketing services firm that assists automotive retail dealers and automotive manufacturers market and sell new and used vehicles to clients through the programs for online lead referrals, dealer marketing services and products, and online advertising programs and mobile products. The company has market cap of $144.93 million. The Firm operates through providing automotive marketing services segment. It has a 34.76 P/E ratio. The Company’s consumer-facing automotive Websites, including Website Autobytel.com, provide clients with information and tools to aid them with the automotive purchase decisions and ability to submit inquiries requesting dealers to contact the clients regarding purchasing or leasing vehicles.

Among 4 analysts covering Autobytel (NASDAQ:ABTL), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Autobytel has $29 highest and $25 lowest target. $27.75’s average target is 113.13% above currents $13.02 stock price. Autobytel had 4 analyst reports since October 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) earned “Outperform” rating by on Monday, October 10. The rating was maintained by Lake Street on Friday, October 2 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Ascendiant Capital on Friday, March 11.

Since November 22, 2016, it had 1 insider purchase, and 3 sales for $579,849 activity. FERRIOLO WILLIAM sold $185,084 worth of stock. Shares for $303,506 were sold by COATS JEFFREY H. Fuller Glenn Evan sold $191,273 worth of Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) on Tuesday, May 16. $100,014 worth of Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) was bought by Vargas Jose J.

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $13.02. About 120,411 shares traded or 10.63% up from the average. Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) has risen 6.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.58 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.06, from 1.52 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 9 investors sold Autobytel Inc. shares while 22 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 6.67 million shares or 1.93% less from 6.81 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. New York-based State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Kistler invested in 0% or 17 shares. Delaware-based Blackrock Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Tocqueville Asset Management L P owns 18,150 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Schwab Charles Invest Inc invested in 0% or 13,500 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr stated it has 5,408 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cornerstone Management Hldgs Llc holds 52,400 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Deutsche Bankshares Ag has 0% invested in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Driehaus Llc has 0.12% invested in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Oxford Asset Mgmt holds 97,861 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Co invested 0% in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Federated Incorporated Pa accumulated 0% or 34 shares. Panagora Asset holds 0% of its portfolio in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) for 57,267 shares. Connecticut-based Thomson Horstmann Bryant has invested 0.69% in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL). Dimensional Fund Advisors L P reported 0% of its portfolio in Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.05 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 35 investors sold MDU shares while 113 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 123.56 million shares or 0.28% less from 123.91 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Princeton Alpha LP owns 7,713 shares. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 0% or 11,210 shares. Dorsey & Whitney Tru Ltd Liability Co holds 0.28% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) or 43,080 shares. Financial Bank holds 0.03% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) or 9,315 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU). Proshare Limited Co holds 0.09% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) for 277,601 shares. Profund Advsr Ltd Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) for 27,911 shares. Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0.01% or 323,538 shares. Finemark Bancorp And Trust reported 169 shares stake. Rhumbline Advisers has 345,825 shares. Grp Inc One Trading LP holds 0% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) or 320 shares. Zacks Inv Mgmt has invested 0.02% in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU). Raymond James And Associates owns 88,003 shares. Numeric Invsts Limited Liability has 0.17% invested in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) for 561,419 shares. Systematic Financial Management LP holds 0.03% of its portfolio in MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) for 61,196 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering MDU Resources (NYSE:MDU), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. MDU Resources had 7 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Tuesday, May 31. The stock of MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE:MDU) earned “Hold” rating by Argus Research on Monday, February 13.

Since November 29, 2016, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $114,615 activity. 4,050 shares were sold by MOSS PATRICIA L, worth $114,615 on Tuesday, November 29.

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