Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR) went up to recover about 60.17% since recording its record low price of $3.59. The stock experienced 4.17% jump, arriving at $5.75 on 02/13/2019. During the day, the stock price traveled from $5.51 to $5.8178. This company shares are 72.87% off its target price of $9.94 and the current market capitalization stands at $613.01M. The recent change has given its price a 27.45% lead over SMA 50 and -74.67% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 20.29% gains, -11.67% declines and -51.56% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found VNTR’s volatility during a week at 6.21% and during a month it has been found around 7.18%.

Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $238 million or 45.2% in VNTR stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Point72 Asset Management, L.P. owns $25.02 million in Venator Materials PLC, which represents roughly 4.08% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.51% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Zimmer Partners, Lp, which owns 3,950,000 shares of the stock are valued at $21.8 million. The third largest holder is Luminus Management Llc, which currently holds $19.02 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 3.1% of its market capitalization.

Venator Materials PLC 13F Filings

At the end of September reporting period, 68 institutional holders increased their position in Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR) by some 14,675,544 shares, 60 decreased positions by 12,257,777 and 8 held positions by 16,194,705. That puts total institutional holdings at 43,128,026 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 22 new institutional investments totaling 4,861,349 shares while 30 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,084,502 shares.

Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Venator Materials PLC disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Patrick Kathy Dawn has acquired 20,000 shares of Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) in trading session dated Oct. 31, 2018. These shares are worth $135,200 and were traded at $6.76 each. The SEC filing shows that Huntsman Peter R performed a purchase of 10,000 shares. The Director added these shares by way of transaction on Feb. 28, 2018. The company’s shares were assimilated at $19.44 per share worth to an investment of some $194,400 on account of Huntsman Peter R.

Director, Patrick Kathy Dawn, purchased 4,500 common shares of Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) in the open market. In a transaction dated Feb. 26, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $20.45, giving away a sum of $92,025. After this purchase, 4,500 common shares of VNTR are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $25,875.

In the transaction dated Jan. 03, 2018, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the 10% Owner; Huntsman Corp disposed a total of 1,948,955 shares at an average price of $21.66, amounting to approximately $42,214,365. The insider now directly owns 56,452,957 shares worth $324,604,503.

Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 7 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.4 average brokerage recommendation.