Are Analysts Bearish PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) After Last Week?

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.33, from 0.8 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 19 investors sold PolyOne Corporation shares while 74 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 74.25 million shares or 5.12% more from 70.64 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Mason Street Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 41,016 shares. Stifel Finance Corporation, a Missouri-based fund reported 321,155 shares. Aperio Gp Limited Com has 37,209 shares. Gsa Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 33,964 shares. The New Jersey-based Lord Abbett And Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.05% in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.01% of its portfolio in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). Liberty Mutual Group Incorporated Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.02% in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). Manufacturers Life Ins Communications The holds 183,306 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Beese Fulmer Mgmt invested in 5,000 shares. Wellington Shields Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0.08% of its portfolio in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) for 11,346 shares. Massmutual Tru Communications Fsb Adv reported 0% in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). Citigroup Incorporated owns 11,583 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Street Corporation holds 2.87 million shares. 57,895 are held by Glenmede Trust Com Na. Hl Fin Service Limited Com reported 14,000 shares stake.

Since August 20, 2018, it had 4 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.05 million activity. Patterson Robert M sold $1.70 million worth of stock or 39,196 shares. Midea M. John Jr. had bought 1,050 shares worth $32,630. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $120,920 was bought by FEARON RICHARD H. Another trade for 6,000 shares valued at $190,140 was bought by Horn J Scott.

PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering PolyOne (NYSE:POL), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. PolyOne had 4 analyst reports since July 25, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, October 24 by Wellington Shields. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, October 25 report. SunTrust downgraded the shares of POL in report on Wednesday, July 25 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, October 25. Below is a list of PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) latest ratings and price target changes.

25/10/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $46 New Target: $39 Maintain
25/10/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $50 New Target: $43 Maintain
24/10/2018 Broker: Wellington Shields Old Rating: Gradually Accumulate New Rating: Hold Downgrade
25/07/2018 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade

The stock decreased 1.81% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $32.57. About 253,738 shares traded. PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) has risen 13.13% since November 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.49% the S&P500.

PolyOne Corporation provides specialized polymer materials, services and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.60 billion. The Company’s Color, Additives, and Inks segment offers specialized color and additive concentrates in solid and liquid form for thermoplastics; dispersions for thermosets; and specialty inks, plastisols, and vinyl slush molding solutions. It has a 14.19 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Specialty Engineered Materials segment provides specialty polymer formulations, services, and solutions for designers, assemblers, and processors of thermoplastic materials; and long glass and carbon fiber technology, and thermoset and thermoplastic composites.

More important recent PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) news were published by: Stockhouse.com which released: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Exponent, Virtus Investment Partners, Equity Commonwealth, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, Donaldson, and PolyOne — Discovering Underlying Factors of Influence – Stockhouse” on November 01, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “PolyOne Corporation (POL) CEO, Robert Patterson on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha”, Seekingalpha.com published: “More on PolyOne Q3 results – Seeking Alpha” on October 24, 2018. More interesting news about PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) was released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “PolyOne Acquires PlastiComp For High Performance Composites – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: June 13, 2018.

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