Analyst Downgrades – Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) Stock Gets Downgraded By Dougherty & Co from Buy to Neutral

Analyst Ratings For Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE)

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Today, Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) stock was downgraded by Dougherty & Co from Buy to Neutral.

There are 1 hold rating, 3 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) is Buy (Score: 2.75) with a consensus target price of $73.00 per share, a potential 43.36% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 7/26/2017-Dougherty & Co was Downgraded by analysts at Dougherty & Co from a “Buy ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating.
  • 3/7/2017-Griffin Securities Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 7/19/2016-Robert W. Baird was Downgraded by analysts at Robert W. Baird from a “Outperform ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $55.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/12/2016-BB&T Corporation Reiterated Rating of Buy .
  • 7/6/2016-Seaport Global Securities was Downgraded by analysts at Seaport Global Securities from a “Accumulate ” rating to a ” Neutral” rating. They now have a $52.00 price target on the stock.

Dividend information for Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE)

Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 0.79%.

Dividend History for Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE)

  • On 5/1/2017 Astec Industries announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.63% with an ex dividend date of 5/9/2017 which will be payable on 5/26/2017.
  • On 2/27/2017 Astec Industries announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.63% with an ex dividend date of 3/8/2017 which will be payable on 3/28/2017.
  • On 10/31/2016 Astec Industries announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.73% with an ex dividend date of 11/8/2016 which will be payable on 11/28/2016.
  • On 8/3/2016 Astec Industries announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.67% with an ex dividend date of 8/9/2016 which will be payable on 8/29/2016.
  • On 5/2/2016 Astec Industries announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.82% with an ex dividend date of 5/9/2016 which will be payable on 5/27/2016.
  • On 2/29/2016 Astec Industries announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 0.92% with an ex dividend date of 3/8/2016 which will be payable on 3/28/2016.
  • On 10/26/2015 Astec Industries announced a quarterly dividend of $0.10 1.27% with an ex dividend date of 11/6/2015 which will be payable on 11/25/2015.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE)
Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE) has insider ownership of 1.70% and institutional ownership of 79.42%.

  • On 2/28/2017 W Norman Smith, Vice Chairman, sold 5,000 with an average share price of $62.77 per share and the total transaction amounting to $313,850.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/30/2016 Michael A. Bremmer, Insider, sold 1,699 with an average share price of $66.93 per share and the total transaction amounting to $113,714.07. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/10/2016 Tommie Kruger, Insider, sold 1,945 with an average share price of $63.36 per share and the total transaction amounting to $123,235.20. View SEC Filing
  • On 11/9/2016 John J. Irvine III, Insider, sold 3,221 with an average share price of $64.51 per share and the total transaction amounting to $207,786.71. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/5/2016 David C Silvious, CFO, sold 1,076 with an average share price of $59.98 per share and the total transaction amounting to $64,538.48. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/1/2016 Stephen C. Anderson, VP, sold 1,070 with an average share price of $60.59 per share and the total transaction amounting to $64,831.30. View SEC Filing
  • On 8/1/2016 W Norman Smith, Vice Chairman, sold 10,000 with an average share price of $60.22 per share and the total transaction amounting to $602,200.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Astec Industries (NASDAQ:ASTE)
Shares of Astec Industries closed the previous trading session at 50.08 down -0.84 -1.65% with 737,001 shares trading hands.

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