Haverty Furniture Companies Inc (NYSE:HVT) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Sentiment for Haverty Furniture Companies Inc (NYSE:HVT)

Haverty Furniture Companies Inc (NYSE:HVT) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.29, from 1.26 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 59 hedge funds started new and increased stock positions, while 61 cut down and sold positions in Haverty Furniture Companies Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now own: 17.03 million shares, up from 16.98 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Haverty Furniture Companies Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 52 Increased: 37 New Position: 22.

Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of residential furniture and accessories in the United States. The company has market cap of $391.36 million. The firm offers furniture merchandise under the Havertys brand. It has a 18.85 P/E ratio. It also provides custom upholstery products, as well as mattress product lines under the Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Serta, Stearns & Foster, and Beautyrest Black names.

The stock increased 0.41% or $0.075 during the last trading session, reaching $18.475. About 26,262 shares traded. Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) has declined 18.20% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.75% the S&P500.

Analysts await Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. (NYSE:HVT) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, down 10.71 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.28 per share. HVT’s profit will be $5.30 million for 18.48 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.40 actual earnings per share reported by Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -37.50 % negative EPS growth.

Lucus Advisors Llc holds 0.47% of its portfolio in Haverty Furniture Companies, Inc. for 14,105 shares. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc owns 349,397 shares or 0.39% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Pinnacle Holdings Llc has 0.35% invested in the company for 42,820 shares. The California-based Nwq Investment Management Company Llc has invested 0.25% in the stock. Vision Capital Management Inc., a Oregon-based fund reported 19,621 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $1.65 million activity.

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