Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI) is now up 17.71% compared to a 12-month low of $9.09. We have seen the price to move -4.21% lower and get settled at $10.7 on 3/14/2019. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $10.67 to $11.18. This company shares are 23.83% off its target price of $13.25 and the current market capitalization stands at $2.73B. The recent change has given its price a -4.99% deficit over SMA 50 and -20.97% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -6.14% declines, -3.25% declines and -17.05% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found ESI’s volatility during a week at 3.12% and during a month it has been found around 3.08%.

Element Solutions Inc (ESI) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $2.92 billion or 51.76% in ESI stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. owns $451.84 million in Element Solutions Inc, which represents roughly 16.55% of the company’s market cap and approximately 15.5% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Fmr Llc, which owns 28,566,713 shares of the stock are valued at $319.09 million. The third largest holder is Vanguard Group Inc, which currently holds $218.55 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 8.01% of its market capitalization.

Element Solutions Inc 13F Filings

At the end of December reporting period, 84 institutional holders increased their position in Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI) by some 14,611,419 shares, 102 decreased positions by 29,805,768 and 31 held positions by 216,651,309. That puts total institutional holdings at 261,068,496 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 27 new institutional investments totaling 4,296,113 shares while 24 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 11,084,070 shares.

Element Solutions Inc (ESI) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI), with 2 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 6 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 1 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.44 average brokerage recommendation [T1].