The Vice President- Engineering of The York Water Company (YORW), Mark Snyder Made a Purchase of 35 Shares of the Company; Esco Technologies (ESE) SI Increased By 11.84%

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Esco Technologies Inc (NYSE:ESE) had an increase of 11.84% in short interest. ESE’s SI was 212,600 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 11.84% from 190,100 shares previously. With 80,300 avg volume, 3 days are for Esco Technologies Inc (NYSE:ESE)’s short sellers to cover ESE’s short positions. The SI to Esco Technologies Inc’s float is 0.85%. The stock increased 1.53% or $0.9 during the last trading session, reaching $59.75. About 31,430 shares traded. ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE) has risen 1.50% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.05% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.46, from 1.37 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 5 investors sold The York Water Company shares while 29 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 24 raised stakes. 4.41 million shares or 2.39% more from 4.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Tru Advsrs Lp has invested 0.01% in The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW). Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag invested in 0% or 31,349 shares. Bb&T owns 5,990 shares. Fincl Counselors Incorporated has 0.02% invested in The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) for 9,860 shares. M&T National Bank Corporation reported 0.01% in The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW). 13,700 are held by Goldman Sachs Group. Pnc Financial Incorporated invested in 23,954 shares or 0% of the stock. Principal Fincl Grp Inc invested in 0% or 18,543 shares. Panagora Asset Inc reported 2,329 shares. North Star Mgmt Corporation has 37,900 shares. First Midwest Bank Tru Division reported 10,656 shares stake. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) for 130,111 shares. Millennium Lc holds 0% or 62,763 shares in its portfolio. Philadelphia owns 45,690 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. 1,932 are held by Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 24 buys, and 0 sales for $33,921 activity. $588 worth of The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) shares were bought by Rasmussen Steven R. On Wednesday, January 17 Snyder Mark S bought $779 worth of The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) or 24 shares. McGlaughlin Erin C bought 100 shares worth $3,007. Shares for $32 were bought by Poff Matthew E on Tuesday, January 16. The insider NEWCOMER ROBERT P bought $877. $357 worth of The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) shares were bought by Keller Jody L. HINES JEFFREY R had bought 315 shares worth $10,232.

The stock increased 2.23% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $33.17. About 19,544 shares traded. The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW) has declined 10.98% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.53% the S&P500.

The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. The company has market cap of $427.33 million. It owns and operates three wastewater collection systems and two wastewater treatment systems; and has two reservoirs comprising Lake Williams and Lake Redman, which together hold up to approximately 2.2 billion gallons of water. It has a 32.85 P/E ratio. The firm also has a 15-mile pipeline from the Susquehanna River to Lake Redman; and owns seven wells that supply approximately 366,000 gallons of water per day to its clients in Carroll Valley Borough and Cumberland Township, Adams County.

Mark Snyder, the Vice President- Engineering of York Water Co, bought 35 shares of the company, that are worth $1,026 USD, which is calculated based on a stock price of $29.3 for a share. These insider shares were acquired on April 17, 2018 and the filing that contains the original information, filed with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission can be accessed here. Mark Snyder owns 0.01% of the -company’s market cap or 1,473 shares.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $575,427 activity. BARCLAY ALYSON S sold $310,000 worth of stock. SOLLEY LARRY W sold $265,427 worth of stock.

ESCO Technologies Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and supplies engineered products and systems for utility, industrial, aerospace, and commercial applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.54 billion. The companyÂ’s Filtration segment supplies filtration and fluid control products, including filter elements, manifolds, assemblies, modules, indicators, custom and standard valves, filters, regulators, actuators, and other related components; and elastomeric signature reduction solutions. It has a 19.97 P/E ratio. The Company’s RF Shielding and Test segment creates and makes RF test facilities, acoustic test enclosures, RF and magnetically shielded rooms, secure communication facilities, RF measurement systems, and broadcast and recording studios; and components, such as RF absorptive materials, RF filters, active compensation systems, antennas, antenna masts, turntables, electric and magnetic probes, RF test cells, proprietary measurement software, and other test accessories to perform various tests.

Among 8 analysts covering ESCO Technologies (NYSE:ESE), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. ESCO Technologies had 11 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 12 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Needham. On Friday, August 28 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell”. On Wednesday, May 4 the stock rating was maintained by BB&T Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, October 12 by Euro Pacific Capital. On Tuesday, November 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Needham to “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 10 investors sold ESCO Technologies Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 23.84 million shares or 0.26% more from 23.77 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Goldman Sachs Grp holds 0% or 76,525 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase Communications owns 48,591 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Evercore Wealth Management Limited Liability Co, a New York-based fund reported 250 shares. Pier Ltd Liability invested 0.95% in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). First Trust Advsrs L P holds 0% or 19,559 shares. Millennium Management has invested 0% in ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ESE). Royal Bancorporation Of Canada reported 8,011 shares. Susquehanna Int Grp Llp reported 9,111 shares stake. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio holds 0% or 1,357 shares in its portfolio. 48,563 are owned by Ghp Investment Advsr Inc. Pinebridge L P owns 9,784 shares. Rice Hall James And Llc invested in 30,943 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 19,368 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stratos Wealth Prtnrs holds 0% or 125 shares in its portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 20,343 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

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