May 18, 2017 – By Maria Brooks
Among 3 analysts covering Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Amtech Systems had 7 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Friday, August 21. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Benchmark on Friday, November 18 to “Hold”. See Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) latest ratings:
Independent Franchise Partners Llp decreased Harley Davidson Inc (HOG) stake by 35.47% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Independent Franchise Partners Llp sold 3.10M shares as Harley Davidson Inc (HOG)’s stock 0.00%. The Independent Franchise Partners Llp holds 5.64 million shares with $ 329.22M value, down from 8.75M last quarter. Harley Davidson Inc now has $ 8.99B valuation. The stock declined 1.08% or $ 0.57 reaching $ 52.42 per share. About 779,541 shares traded. Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) has risen 6.00% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.
Analysts await Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) to report earnings on July, 27. They expect $ 1.39 EPS, down 10.32% or $ 0.16 from last year’s $ 1.55 per share. HOG’s profit will be $ 238.38M for 9.43 P/E if the $ 1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $ 1.05 actual EPS reported by Harley-Davidson Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 32.38% EPS growth.
Among 22 analysts covering Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Harley-Davidson had 59 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. The stock of Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, June 6 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Wednesday, February 1. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 21 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, October 21, the company rating was downgraded by JP Morgan. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Hold”. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, July 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, January 18. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, April 5 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets upgraded it to “Sector Perform” rating and $ 57 target in Tuesday, November 15 report.
Independent Franchise Partners Llp increased Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 59,472 shares to 8.39M valued at $ 494.03M in 2016Q4. It also upped Oracle Corp (NYSE:ORCL) stake by 1.32M shares and now owns 16.97M shares. Kimberly Clark Corp (NYSE:KMB) was raised too.
Since February 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $ 6.19 million activity. BISCHMANN JOANNE M also sold $ 51,927 worth of Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) shares. Shares for $ 172,464 were sold by Kumbier Michelle. 100,000 shares valued at $ 5.69 million were sold by JAMES DONALD A on Friday, February 10. $ 195,134 worth of stock was sold by Jones Paul J on Wednesday, February 22. Rocker Tchernavia sold $ 78,696 worth of stock or 1,377 shares.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.01, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 45 investors sold HOG shares while 176 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. 151.02 million shares or 4.85% less from 158.72 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Archford Capital Strategies Limited stated it has 29 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ancora Advsrs Lc has 0% invested in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 223 shares. Gotham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.22% or 297,455 shares. X Mngmt Lc has invested 0.02% in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG). Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Com owns 17,299 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Covington Investment stated it has 21,955 shares. Parametric Assoc Ltd Com has invested 0.03% in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG). Benjamin F Edwards & holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 8,829 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru Bk Corp has invested 0.11% in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG). Cantillon Cap Management Limited Liability, a New York-based fund reported 5.46 million shares. Capstone Inv Ltd reported 0.03% stake. New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Harley-Davidson Inc (NYSE:HOG) for 400,060 shares. Delta Lloyd Nv holds 0.03% or 15,159 shares. British Columbia Inv reported 74,776 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Exane Derivatives owns 998 shares for 0% of their portfolio.
Since February 15, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $ 50,105 activity. WANSEM PAUL J VAN DER sold $ 50,105 worth of Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) on Wednesday, February 15.
Amtech Systems, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture of capital equipment, including thermal processing, silicon wafer handling automation and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, Light Emitting Diode and semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $ 92.13 million. The Firm operates through three business divisions: solar, semiconductor and polishing. It currently has negative earnings. The solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion; plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD); atomic layer deposition (ALD), and related automation, parts and services to the solar/photovoltaic industry.
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By1 Maria Brooks