$0.13 EPS Expected for ACM Research, Inc. (ACMR); Ormat Tech (ORA) Shorts Lowered By 8.87%

February 3, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

Analysts expect ACM Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACMR) to report $0.13 EPS on March, 1.ACMR’s profit would be $1.99M giving it 11.75 P/E if the $0.13 EPS is correct. After having $-0.17 EPS previously, ACM Research, Inc.’s analysts see -176.47% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.83% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $6.11. About 36,671 shares traded. ACM Research, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACMR) has 0.00% since February 3, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ormat Tech Incorporated (NYSE:ORA) had a decrease of 8.87% in short interest. ORA’s SI was 336,000 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 8.87% from 368,700 shares previously. With 126,500 avg volume, 3 days are for Ormat Tech Incorporated (NYSE:ORA)’s short sellers to cover ORA’s short positions. The SI to Ormat Tech Incorporated’s float is 0.79%. The stock decreased 1.97% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $68.01. About 166,359 shares traded or 0.51% up from the average. Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) has risen 34.71% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.01% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $6.85 million activity. 4,843 shares were sold by Hatzir Shimon, worth $285,737. Argas Shlomi sold $1.37 million worth of stock or 22,444 shares. $601,276 worth of stock was sold by Rosner Etty on Thursday, September 28. Klein Erez also sold $1.45 million worth of Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) shares. Krieger Zvi sold $467,091 worth of Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) on Thursday, September 28. On Thursday, September 14 the insider Granot David sold $144,150. Sullivan Bob also sold $621,982 worth of Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) on Thursday, September 28.

Ormat Technologies, Inc. engages in geothermal and recovered energy power business worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.44 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Electricity and Product. It has a 29.19 P/E ratio. The Electricity segment develops, builds, owns, and operates geothermal and recovered energy power plants; and sells electricity.

Among 8 analysts covering Ormat Technologies Inc (NYSE:ORA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Ormat Technologies Inc had 20 analyst reports since January 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, October 23. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. Avondale upgraded Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) on Monday, December 19 to “Mkt Outperform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of ORA in report on Wednesday, January 24 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $67.0 target in Friday, September 22 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 1 by Oppenheimer. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, May 6 to “Neutral”. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. On Friday, May 5 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.20, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold Ormat Technologies, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 20.98 million shares or 1.96% more from 20.58 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Barclays Public Limited Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) for 2,738 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas invested in 17,696 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Cypress Cap Management Limited Liability (Wy), a Wyoming-based fund reported 400 shares. Trillium Asset Management Limited Company owns 0.58% invested in Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) for 166,903 shares. Natixis reported 4,961 shares stake. Strs Ohio holds 12,800 shares. Investec Asset owns 44,584 shares. 10,511 were reported by Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa. 46,654 are owned by Wells Fargo And Co Mn. Trexquant Inv Lp holds 0.18% or 11,966 shares in its portfolio. Natl Asset Mgmt has 6,728 shares. Los Angeles Cap Management Equity Rech Inc owns 94,238 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Chicago Equity Prns Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.07% or 38,647 shares. 386,355 are owned by Invesco Ltd. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability holds 0.04% or 104,555 shares.

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