$0.30 EPS Expected for Schlumberger Limited. (SLB); Protagonist Therapeutics (PTGX) Shorts Increased By 145.66%

July 10, 2017 - By wolcottdaily

Protagonist Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:PTGX) had an increase of 145.66% in short interest. PTGX’s SI was 633,300 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 145.66% from 257,800 shares previously. With 162,500 avg volume, 4 days are for Protagonist Therapeutics Incorporated (NASDAQ:PTGX)’s short sellers to cover PTGX’s short positions. The SI to Protagonist Therapeutics Incorporated’s float is 8.93%. The stock increased 5.75% or $0.69 on July 7, reaching $12.69. About shares traded. Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:PTGX) has 0.00% since July 10, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) to report $0.30 EPS on July, 20.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 30.43% from last quarter’s $0.23 EPS. SLB’s profit would be $416.53M giving it 54.23 P/E if the $0.30 EPS is correct. After having $0.25 EPS previously, Schlumberger Limited.’s analysts see 20.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.05 on July 7, reaching $65.08. About shares traded. Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) has declined 3.30% since July 10, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500.

Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm with a peptide technology platform focused on discovering and developing new chemical entities to address significant unmet medical needs. The company has market cap of $226.21 million. The Company’s product pipeline includes PTG-100, PTG-200 and PTG-300. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s primary focus is on developing oral peptide drugs that target biological pathways also targeted by marketed injectable antibody drugs.

Since March 1, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 3 sales for $3.27 million activity. On Monday, June 12 Floridia Aaron Gatt sold $2.77 million worth of Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) or 40,000 shares. SANDVOLD TORE I had sold 5,000 shares worth $349,100. $250,203 worth of Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) was bought by CURRIE PETER L S.

Among 32 analysts covering Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB), 25 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Schlumberger Limited. had 96 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, October 16. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 14 by KLR Group. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, August 16. Citigroup maintained Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) rating on Tuesday, March 29. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $82 target. As per Wednesday, September 9, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. Cowen & Co maintained Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) on Wednesday, April 26 with “Outperform” rating. DA Davidson initiated Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) on Friday, February 19 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 18 the stock rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Thursday, September 3 by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by Societe Generale on Tuesday, July 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 65 investors sold Schlumberger Limited. shares while 567 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 550 raised stakes. 1.08 billion shares or 1.19% more from 1.07 billion shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Cambrian Ltd Partnership owns 47,600 shares for 2.03% of their portfolio. Gofen & Glossberg Limited Liability Com Il has invested 1.77% in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB). Peloton Wealth Strategists has 15,100 shares for 1.04% of their portfolio. Everett Harris Ca invested in 0.02% or 8,165 shares. Wellcome Tru (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Tru reported 2.10M shares stake. Quantitative Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.23% or 108,400 shares. M&R Cap reported 40,002 shares. 134,780 were reported by Finance Counselors. First Advsrs L P stated it has 0.05% in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB). Chesley Taft And Ltd reported 50,215 shares. Gareth Morgan Invests Partnership owns 129,005 shares. Essex Serv holds 0.5% in Schlumberger Limited. (NYSE:SLB) or 28,020 shares. Icon Advisers holds 1.86% or 327,350 shares. Dana Inv Advsr, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 336,702 shares. Bainco Interest Investors holds 50,124 shares or 0.71% of its portfolio.

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