Were Analysts Bullish SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) This Week?

November 7, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

 Were Analysts Bullish SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) This Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.17, from 1.41 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 15 investors sold SunOpta, Inc. (USA) shares while 30 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. 62.14 million shares or 1.21% more from 61.40 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Alyeska Investment Group L P, a Illinois-based fund reported 1.82 million shares. Jupiter Asset Management Ltd holds 479,825 shares. Cookson Peirce invested 0.02% of its portfolio in SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL). Alliancebernstein Lp has 0% invested in SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL). New York-based Proxima Cap Management has invested 0.63% in SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL). Shelton Management has 0.05% invested in SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) for 66,000 shares. Freshford Mgmt Limited Com has 424,320 shares. Spark Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 16,000 shares. 598,498 are owned by Cibc Ww. South State Corp holds 0.01% or 10,800 shares in its portfolio. Raymond James & Associate holds 120,769 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bancorp Of New York Mellon holds 0% or 145,462 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Mgmt owns 0.1% invested in SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) for 510,096 shares. Blair William And Il owns 447,583 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Eventide Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Company invested in 2.47% or 3.89M shares.

Since May 12, 2017, it had 5 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $9.79 million activity. The insider ATKINS M SHAN bought $100,300. 15,000 SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) shares with value of $127,349 were bought by Gough Jeffrey. Oaktree Organics – L.P. bought $9.35M worth of stock or 1.17M shares. $160,000 worth of SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) was bought by Bolles Albert D..

SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. SunOpta had 13 analyst reports since August 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, March 7 by William Blair. The stock of SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, September 4 by William Blair. On Saturday, August 15 the stock rating was downgraded by TheStreet to “Buy”. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Thursday, August 20 by Zacks. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 11 by Wunderlich. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 27. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 1. The stock of SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 8 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by BMO Capital Markets. Below is a list of SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) latest ratings and price target changes.

01/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $12.0 Maintain
27/09/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $12.0 Maintain
09/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $12.0000 Maintain
14/06/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $10.0000 Maintain

About 86,310 shares traded. SunOpta, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:STKL) has risen 147.35% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 130.65% the S&P500.

Sunopta Inc is a Canada-based company, which operates businesses focused on a healthy products portfolio. The company has market cap of $739.17 million. It operates through the following divisions: Global Ingredients and Consumer Products. It currently has negative earnings. The Global Ingredients segment aggregates its North American and international raw material sourcing and supply operating divisions focused on the procurement, processing and sale of specialty and organic grains, seeds, fruits, grain- and cocoa ingredients, and other commodities.

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