Is Buying Quad Graphics Inc Class A (NYSE:QUAD) Here Good Idea?

April 20, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.26, from 0.95 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 14 investors sold Quad/Graphics, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 25.91 million shares or 1.24% more from 25.59 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Panagora Asset Management has invested 0.01% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Winch Advisory Service Ltd Llc holds 0.01% or 1,000 shares in its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Mngmt Llc holds 197,979 shares. 63,175 are held by Citadel Advsrs Limited Com. Legal And General Grp Public Llc invested 0% of its portfolio in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Morgan Stanley reported 0% of its portfolio in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). 533,218 were accumulated by Geode Mgmt Limited Liability Company. Schroder Investment Gru holds 0% or 2,600 shares in its portfolio. Systematic Fincl Mngmt L P has invested 0.03% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). 152,667 were reported by Numeric Ltd Limited Liability Company. Moreover, State Street has 0% invested in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Martingale Asset Management Lp accumulated 0.01% or 35,416 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt has invested 0% in Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD). Meeder Asset invested in 1,373 shares or 0% of the stock. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Company Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 32,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 insider sales for $12.98 million activity. $521,029 worth of Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) shares were sold by Flores Kathryn Quadracci. 96,032 shares valued at $2.56M were sold by Frankowski Thomas J on Wednesday, March 14. On Monday, February 26 Honan David J sold $499,928 worth of Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) or 17,500 shares. 38,976 Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) shares with value of $1.01 million were sold by Blais David A. Fowler John C had sold 15,500 shares worth $460,154. Another trade for 173,880 shares valued at $4.72 million was sold by Quadracci J Joel.

The stock of Quad Graphics Inc Class A (NYSE:QUAD) registered an increase of 8.16% in short interest. QUAD’s total short interest was 1.73 million shares in April as published by FINRA. Its up 8.16% from 1.60M shares, reported previously. With 311,900 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 6 days to cover their QUAD’s short positions. The short interest to Quad Graphics Inc Class A’s float is 5.64%.

The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.215 during the last trading session, reaching $25.845. About 48,529 shares traded. Quad/Graphics, Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) has risen 15.79% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.24% the S&P500.

Quad/Graphics, Inc. provides print and other media services in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.38 billion. It operates through United States Print and Related Services, and International divisions. It has a 12.49 P/E ratio. The firm offers printing services, including retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products; and paper procurement services.

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