As Americas Car Mart INC (CRMT) Share Value Rose, Shareholder Wcm Investment Management Trimmed Holding by $11.79 Million

October 2, 2018 - By Louis Casey

America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2018 Q2. Its up 0.53, from 0.85 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 5 investors sold CRMT shares while 29 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 19 raised stakes. 3.93 million shares or 6.44% less from 4.20 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported. 51,150 are owned by Yacktman Asset Mgmt Lp. Art Limited Liability Co invested in 0.02% or 7,735 shares. Jupiter Asset Mgmt Ltd reported 117,627 shares. Northern owns 88,850 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Royal Natl Bank Of Canada reported 11,721 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein LP invested in 4,100 shares. Brandywine Glob Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability reported 0% stake. 30,249 are held by Ranger Limited Partnership. New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT). First Wilshire Securities Mgmt invested 0.25% in America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT). Paloma Prtn Mngmt accumulated 5,491 shares. Arrowstreet Capital LP has 0% invested in America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT). Invesco invested in 0% or 103,094 shares. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership holds 0.01% or 593,445 shares in its portfolio. Hussman Strategic Advsr Inc stated it has 0.18% in America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT).

Since May 22, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 9 insider sales for $15.60 million activity. Smith Robert Cameron also sold $1.40M worth of America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) on Tuesday, May 22. HENDERSON WILLIAM H sold $1.09 million worth of stock or 13,500 shares. $165,415 worth of stock was sold by Judy Vickie D. on Monday, June 18. The insider DILLON RAY C bought $62,558.

Wcm Investment Management decreased its stake in Americas Car Mart Inc (CRMT) by 58.23% based on its latest 2018Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wcm Investment Management sold 193,326 shares as the company’s stock rose 29.59% with the market. The institutional investor held 138,683 shares of the consumer durables company at the end of 2018Q2, valued at $8.58 million, down from 332,009 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Wcm Investment Management who had been investing in Americas Car Mart Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $549.43 million market cap company. The stock increased 2.07% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $79.82. About 85,185 shares traded or 26.15% up from the average. America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) has risen 109.07% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 93.45% the S&P500.

Wcm Investment Management, which manages about $10.49 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL) by 107,913 shares to 665,039 shares, valued at $93.33 million in 2018Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in West Pharmaceutical Svsc Inc (NYSE:WST) by 117,433 shares in the quarter, for a total of 685,420 shares, and has risen its stake in Hdfc Bank Ltd (NYSE:HDB).

Analysts await America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) to report earnings on November, 15. They expect $1.05 EPS, up 32.91 % or $0.26 from last year’s $0.79 per share. CRMT’s profit will be $7.23M for 19.00 P/E if the $1.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.53 actual EPS reported by America's Car-Mart, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.37 % negative EPS growth.

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America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering America’s Car-Mart (NASDAQ:CRMT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. America’s Car-Mart had 3 analyst reports since May 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, September 6. The stock of America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) earned “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Monday, August 20. Janney Capital maintained America's Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRMT) on Wednesday, May 23 with “Neutral” rating.

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