Were Analysts Bullish Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) This Week?

January 21, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

 Were Analysts Bullish Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) This Week?
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.38, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 6 investors sold Universal Technical Institute, Inc. shares while 13 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 13.74 million shares or 1.87% less from 14.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Alyeska L P has invested 0.02% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported 16,260 shares stake. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 122 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn reported 203 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Street Corp reported 15,243 shares stake. Stadium Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 3.15% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 30,067 shares. Renaissance Technologies Lc invested in 1.35 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Fincl Bank Of New York Mellon has invested 0% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI). Blackrock owns 486,112 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Quantum holds 173,177 shares. Rbf Cap Ltd Liability Com holds 0.1% or 224,538 shares. Moreover, Robertson Opportunity Cap Ltd has 0.95% invested in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) for 477,079 shares. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 0.01% in Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) or 289,000 shares. Teton Inc accumulated 0.02% or 75,000 shares.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $34,466 activity.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Universal Technical (NYSE:UTI), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Universal Technical had 4 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 4. The stock has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, November 30. The stock of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) earned “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray on Monday, October 16. S&P Research downgraded Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) on Thursday, July 23 to “Buy” rating. Below is a list of Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) latest ratings and price target changes.

30/11/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $3.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $6.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.79% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.56. About 5,268 shares traded. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) has risen 18.09% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.39% the S&P500.

Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides postsecondary education for students seeking careers as professional automotive, diesel, collision repair, motorcycle, and marine technicians in the United States. The company has market cap of $64.02 million. The firm offers undergraduate degree and diploma programs, and specialized technical education programs through its 12 campuses under various brands, such as Universal Technical Institute, Motorcycle Mechanics Institute and Marine Mechanics Institute, and NASCAR Technical Institute. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides maker specific advanced training programs, including student paid electives at its campuses; and maker or dealer sponsored training at various campuses and dedicated training centers.

More notable recent Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Universal Technical Institute to Present at the Sidoti & Company Fall 2017 …” on September 22, 2017, also Bizjournals.com with their article: “Universal Technical Institute to enter New York market with 13th campus” published on November 02, 2017, Bizjournals.com published: “Universal Technical Institute saves $9.2M but still bleeding red ink” on February 01, 2017. More interesting news about Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE:UTI) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Universal Technical Institute Appoints Robert T. DeVincenzi as Non-Executive …” published on September 18, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Piper Jameson Joins Universal Technical Institute as Executive Vice President …” with publication date: February 13, 2017.

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