Analysts See $0.29 EPS for Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI); American Assets Capital Advisers Lifted Qts Realty Trust (QTS) Position

October 12, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Analysts expect Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) to report $0.29 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 11.54% from last quarter’s $0.26 EPS. SMCI’s profit would be $14.08M giving it 19.35 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. After having $0.33 EPS previously, Super Micro Computer, Inc.’s analysts see -12.12% EPS growth. It is down 1.14% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.84% the S&P500.

American Assets Capital Advisers increased Qts Realty Trust Inc (QTS) stake by 47.67% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. American Assets Capital Advisers acquired 74,509 shares as Qts Realty Trust Inc (QTS)’s stock rose 0.06%. The American Assets Capital Advisers holds 230,826 shares with $12.01M value, up from 156,317 last quarter. Qts Realty Trust Inc now has $2.68B valuation. The stock rose 0.65% or $0.35 reaching $54.09 per share. About 76,310 shares traded. QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) has declined 0.63% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.33% the S&P500.




Since May 4, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $1.27 million activity. Westhead Stephen E. sold $530,800 worth of stock or 10,000 shares.

Among 16 analysts covering QTS Realty Trust (NYSE:QTS), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. QTS Realty Trust had 40 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, June 30 by Credit Suisse. RBC Capital Markets maintained QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) rating on Thursday, October 29. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $49 target. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of QTS in report on Tuesday, January 5 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 8. Morgan Stanley maintained QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) rating on Friday, August 25. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $58 target. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Tuesday, December 22. As per Monday, July 10, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Deutsche Bank reinitiated it with “Buy” rating and $44 target in Tuesday, July 28 report. The stock of QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, December 2. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Tuesday, May 10.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.36, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 27 investors sold QTS shares while 58 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 46.74 million shares or 1.60% more from 46.00 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Liability holds 270,213 shares. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon Corp has 0% invested in QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS). State Street Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS). Howe Rusling, a New York-based fund reported 2,120 shares. Bbt Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Com holds 77,200 shares. 500 are owned by Huntington National Bank & Trust. Seabridge Advsr Lc, New Jersey-based fund reported 6,770 shares. Legal General Public Ltd Co accumulated 118,866 shares. Granahan Mngmt Incorporated Ma has 0.4% invested in QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS). Lord Abbett & Co Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 920,533 shares. Minnesota-based Thrivent Financial For Lutherans has invested 0% in QTS Realty Trust Inc (NYSE:QTS). Eagle Asset Management reported 0.09% stake. Westfield Management Company Lp holds 0.17% or 381,633 shares in its portfolio. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue owns 23,410 shares. Susquehanna Intll Gru Llp invested in 72,645 shares or 0% of the stock.

Among 9 analysts covering Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Super Micro Computer had 31 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 31 by Maxim Group. DA Davidson upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $32 target in Wednesday, November 30 report. The stock of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 14 by Roth Capital. The rating was upgraded by Roth Capital on Friday, January 20 to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Needham on Friday, October 9 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, January 27. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) on Friday, October 9 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by Maxim Group. The stock of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) earned “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Monday, June 13. On Tuesday, July 19 the stock rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.18 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 16 investors sold Super Micro Computer, Inc. shares while 40 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 37.29 million shares or 6.85% more from 34.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Focused Wealth Management owns 2,250 shares. Anderson Hoagland reported 55,757 shares stake. Goldman Sachs Gp Incorporated holds 300,275 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has invested 0% in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI). Royal Retail Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 3,040 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtn Incorporated invested in 3,338 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 893 shares in its portfolio. Cambiar Investors Ltd Co owns 0.3% invested in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) for 777,112 shares. Adage Capital Ptnrs Gp Limited Liability Com reported 590,000 shares. Thompson Davis & accumulated 250 shares. Ls Invest Advsrs Limited Liability holds 1,303 shares or 0% of its portfolio. New York-based Metropolitan Life Ins has invested 0% in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv reported 48,547 shares stake. Jpmorgan Chase & Co invested in 56,421 shares or 0% of the stock.

Since May 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $535,963 activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $48,700 was made by CHOU CHENG-HSIEN PHIDIAS on Monday, May 22. 6,000 shares were sold by Tsai Hwei-Ming Fred, worth $144,600. $245,123 worth of Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) was sold by TUAN SHERMAN on Wednesday, May 31.

Super Micro Computer, Inc. is engaged in developing and providing end-to-end green computing solutions to the cloud computing, data center, enterprise information technology , big data, high performance computing (HPC) and Internet of Things (IoT)/embedded markets. The company has market cap of $1.09 billion. The Company’s solutions range from server, storage, blade and workstations to full racks, networking devices, server management software and technology support and services. It has a 16.72 P/E ratio. The Firm sells its server systems and server subsystems and accessories through a combination of distributors, including value added resellers and system integrators, and other equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

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