EPS for NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NSTG) Expected At $-0.48; Altimeter Capital Management LP Has Cut Its Alaska Air Group (ALK) Position

February 18, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Analysts expect NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) to report $-0.48 EPS on March, 7.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 12.73% from last quarter’s $-0.55 EPS. After having $-0.45 EPS previously, NanoString Technologies, Inc.’s analysts see 6.67% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.09% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $7. About 189,912 shares traded or 22.64% up from the average. NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) has risen 32.04% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.34% the S&P500.

Altimeter Capital Management Lp decreased Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK) stake by 94.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Altimeter Capital Management Lp sold 902,489 shares as Alaska Air Group Inc (ALK)’s stock declined 12.45%. The Altimeter Capital Management Lp holds 50,000 shares with $3.81M value, down from 952,489 last quarter. Alaska Air Group Inc now has $8.00 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.34% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $64.97. About 1.86 million shares traded. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) has risen 29.33% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.63% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.19, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold ALK shares while 131 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 105.25 million shares or 1.07% less from 106.39 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fund Mgmt holds 0.04% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) or 75,530 shares. Wexford Cap Ltd Partnership holds 0.44% or 67,089 shares in its portfolio. Royal Bancorp Of Canada holds 0.02% or 541,780 shares. Stevens First Principles Inv Advisors has 980 shares. Qs Limited Liability Com invested in 0% or 1,860 shares. Nordea Investment Management has 27,200 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi owns 0.02% invested in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) for 16,836 shares. Cornerstone Cap Limited Liability Company accumulated 34,219 shares. Parametrica Management accumulated 5,567 shares. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.23% in Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK). 174,543 were accumulated by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System. Tyvor Capital Ltd Com holds 0.4% or 27,607 shares. Birinyi Associate invested in 12,250 shares. Afam Capital holds 0.13% or 13,661 shares. Cibc Asset Inc reported 11,833 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Among 17 analysts covering Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Alaska Air Group had 81 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) on Thursday, February 9 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, June 14 by Raymond James. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Cowen & Co maintained Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, September 23, the company rating was initiated by Imperial Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 13 by Buckingham Research. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 7 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Citigroup. The stock has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, February 4. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

NanoString Technologies, Inc. develops, makes, and sells life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products worldwide. The company has market cap of $177.68 million. The firm offers nCounter Analysis System, an automated, multi-application, digital detection, and counting system. It currently has negative earnings. It provides nCounter MAX and FLEX systems that include nCounter Prep Station, an automated liquid handling component that processes and prepares samples for data collection; and nCounter Digital Analyzer, which collects data from samples through the images of the immobilized fluorescent reporters in the sample cartridge and processing the data into output files.

Among 3 analysts covering NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:NSTG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. NanoString Technologies had 13 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Janney Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by Leerink Swann. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12 to “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 27 by Cowen & Co. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $14.0 target in Monday, October 23 report. The stock of NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 12 by Cowen & Co. The stock of NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, December 20 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 3. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, September 30 by Cowen & Co.

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