Wedge Capital Management L L P NC now owns 1,531,349 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $13,055,000 after purchasing an additional 86,723 shares during the last quarter. Pacwest Bancorp Del now has $6.08B valuation. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.56 during the last trading session, reaching $172.8. About 18,709 shares traded. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.
Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 8 insider sales for $4.04 million activity.
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BidaskClub upgraded shares of Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday, March 20th. Burr Richelle E sold $36,000 worth of stock or 4,000 shares. KIRLIN PETER S sold $21,500 worth of stock or 2,500 shares. Its shares touched $8.3 on during the last trading session after 1.19% change.Currently Photronics, Inc.is downtrending after 25.69% change in last April 14, 2017. Group One Trading L.P. now owns 11,977 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 5,700 shares in the last quarter. PLAB underperformed by 37.24% the S&P500. ValuEngine cut Photronics from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. Therefore 78% are positive. Photronics, Inc. has a 12-month low of $7.20 and a 12-month high of $11.75. Photronics had 10 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy" on Friday, December 4. Zacks downgraded Steelcase Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) on Friday, November 11 to "Hold" rating. The stock has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $13.00.
Among 9 analysts covering Pieris Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PIRS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. The firm has "Hold" rating by Sidoti given on Wednesday, September 20. The stock of Photronics, Inc. Moreover, Bridgeway Capital Management Incorporated has 0.03% invested in Photronics, Inc. Suntrust Robinson initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 1 report.
A number of research analysts have issued reports on PLAB shares.
Analysts await Photronics, Inc.
Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.03 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that Photronics will post 0.38 earnings per share for the current year. PLAB's profit would be $4.89M giving it 29.64 P/E if the $0.07 EPS is correct. After $0.09 actual earnings per share reported by Photronics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.22% negative EPS growth.
Big Money Sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.31 in 2017Q3.
Photronics Inc (PLAB) investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in Q4 2017. 38 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. Jpmorgan Chase And invested in 0% or 398,701 shares. Wespac Advsr Ltd Llc owns 21,068 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp holds 0% or 10,206 shares in its portfolio. Investment House Lc accumulated 7,353 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Pnc Svcs Group Incorporated Incorporated has invested 0% in Photronics, Inc. Art Advsrs Ltd Liability Co invested in 154,400 shs. Synovus Financial Corporation owns 153,397 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. Verity & Verity Limited Co has 125,769 shares. Brandywine Global Invest Management Ltd Liability invested in 0.02% or 257,289 shares. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan holds 0.06% or 40,000 shares in its portfolio. Matarin Management Limited Liability Company has 0.09% invested in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio owns 15,979 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Also, the number of funds holding Photronics Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number. (NASDAQ:PLAB). State Of Wisconsin Inv Board invested 0.01% in Photronics, Inc. The company has market cap of $580.00 million. The firm offers photomasks, which are high precision photographic quartz plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits for use in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays, as well as that are used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel display substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, FPDs, and other types of electrical and optical components. It has a 33.33 P/E ratio. The Callahan Advisors Llc holds 171,353 shares with $14.66 million value, down from 178,110 last quarter.
Among 2 analysts covering Steelcase (NYSE:SCS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. The Home Depot Inc. had 116 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, August 7 by Oppenheimer. On Wednesday, July 19 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with "Buy". Imperial Capital maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Thursday, January 11 report. The company has market cap of $346.29 million. Wood has "Outperform" rating and $45 target. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, July 18 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Needham. (NYSE:HD) has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, October 31 by PiperJaffray. SunTrust initiated the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, October 1 report. 107.44 million shares or 2.56% more from 104.75 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Roseborough Teresa Wynn sold $1.97 million worth of stock. We have $6.24 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:PIRS worth $10.39M less. (NYSE:HD) on Tuesday, February 27. (NYSE:HD) to report earnings on May, 15. They expect $0.81 EPS, up 24.62% or $0.16 from last year's $0.65 per share.
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