Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) enjoyed a 7.85% run-up in share price since hitting record low of $17.58. The stock managed -4.68% fall and now stands at $18.96 as of 5/23/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $19.785 and $20.08. This company shares are 52.64% off its target price of $28.94 and the current market capitalization stands at $4.48B. The recent change has given its price a -15.26% deficit over SMA 50 and -43.49% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -19.39% declines, -23.61% declines and -8.32% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found HUN’s volatility during a week at 2.37% and during a month it has been found around 3.07%.

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $3.58 billion or 77.1% in HUN stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $456.51 million in Huntsman Corporation, which represents roughly 10.19% of the company’s market cap and approximately 12.77% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 15,541,338 shares of the stock are valued at $309.12 million. The third largest holder is Lsv Asset Management, which currently holds $228.33 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.1% of its market capitalization.

Huntsman Corporation 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 202 institutional holders increased their position in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) by some 20,862,120 shares, 189 decreased positions by 19,709,611 and 49 held positions by 139,148,762. That puts total institutional holdings at 179,720,493 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 67 new institutional investments totaling 6,237,614 shares while 49 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 3,637,813 shares.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Huntsman Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Division President Wright Scott J has acquired 4,950 shares of Huntsman Corporation (HUN) in the trading session dated May. 14, 2019. These shares are worth $100,089 and were traded at $20.22 each. The SEC filing shows that STRYKER DAVID M performed a purchase of 1,000 shares. The Exec VP, GC and Sec added these shares by way of transaction on May. 09, 2019. The company’s shares were assimilated at $19.62 per share worth to an investment of some $19,620 to the account of STRYKER DAVID M.

Chairman, President, CEO, Huntsman Peter R, purchased 15,000 common shares of Huntsman Corporation (HUN) in the open market. In a transaction dated Dec. 07, 2018, the shares were bought at an average price of $18.61, giving away a sum of $279,150. After this purchase, 6,939,334 common shares of HUN are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $131,569,773.

In the transaction dated Dec. 06, 2018, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Exec VP, GC and Sec; STRYKER DAVID M added a total of 2,000 shares at an average price of $18.8, amounting to approximately $37,600. The insider now directly owns 127,452 shares worth $2,416,490.

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 3 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 9 buy, 1 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.12 average brokerage recommendation [T1].