Tronox Limited (TROX) Valuation Rose While Private Capital Management LLC Cut Its Position

March 14, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 1.08 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 19 investors sold TROX shares while 45 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 62.74 million shares or 5.69% more from 59.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sterling Capital Mngmt Limited owns 89,302 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc invested in 0% or 18,698 shares. Victory Mgmt holds 2.35M shares. Principal Fincl Group reported 9,925 shares. Moreover, D E Shaw & Inc has 0.01% invested in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) for 168,562 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Co has 119,460 shares. Weiss Multi accumulated 180,000 shares. New York-based Scopus Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership has invested 0.1% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX). 248,690 are owned by Teachers Insur Annuity Association Of America. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt holds 63,999 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc invested in 0.02% or 3.73 million shares. Engineers Gate Manager Lp invested in 0.22% or 123,303 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested in 48,375 shares. Amer Century Cos reported 159,144 shares. Frontier Capital Mngmt Co Ltd Liability Com invested 0.23% in Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX).

Private Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Tronox Limited (TROX) by 15.05% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Private Capital Management Llc sold 293,575 shares as the company’s stock rose 28.57% with the market. The institutional investor held 1.66M shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $34.96 million, down from 1.95M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Private Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Tronox Limited for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $2.38 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 2.29% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $19.64. About 711,799 shares traded. Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) has risen 311.09% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 294.39% the S&P500.

Analysts await Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.14 EPS, up 153.85 % or $0.40 from last year’s $-0.26 per share. TROX’s profit will be $16.98 million for 35.07 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual EPS reported by Tronox Limited for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.67 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) news were published by: which released: “Tronox To Vigorously Fight FTC Lawsuit” on December 06, 2017, also with their article: “Form 4 Tronox Ltd For: Feb 08 Filed by: van Niekerk Willem Hendrik” published on February 13, 2018, published: “Cash Dividend On The Way From Tronox (TROX)” on March 07, 2018. More interesting news about Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) were released by: and their article: “Tronox Drops Suit Against FTC on Cristal Deal” published on March 08, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Here’s Why Tronox Ltd Stock Rose as Much as 13.5% Today” with publication date: March 01, 2018.

Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Tronox (NYSE:TROX), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Tronox had 22 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, April 6 by UBS. The company was maintained on Monday, June 5 by Alembic. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by J.P. Morgan. The rating was maintained by Alembic with “Buy” on Monday, October 23. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Alembic with “Buy” on Thursday, March 1. The stock of Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 12. Barclays Capital initiated it with “Buy” rating and $25.0 target in Thursday, December 14 report. B. Riley & Co downgraded Tronox Limited (NYSE:TROX) on Thursday, August 6 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS with “Sell” on Friday, March 2.

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