B. Riley Reconfirms a “Buy” Rating on Kulicke \u0026 Soffa Indus (KLIC) and $34 Target; Medley Capital (MCC) Shorts Up By 31.49%

November 15, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) had an increase of 31.49% in short interest. MCC’s SI was 347,800 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 31.49% from 264,500 shares previously. With 260,000 avg volume, 1 days are for Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC)’s short sellers to cover MCC’s short positions. It closed at $5.79 lastly. It is down 6.36% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.06% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ:KLIC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Kulicke and Soffa Industries has $3100 highest and $12.50 lowest target. $31’s average target is 8.70% above currents $28.52 stock price. Kulicke and Soffa Industries had 7 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by B. Riley & Co. The stock has “Sell” rating by Zacks on Thursday, August 6. B. Riley & Co maintained Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) on Thursday, June 29 with “Buy” rating. Standpoint Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, November 18 report. The stock of Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 13 by FBR Capital.




Among 7 analysts covering Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Medley Capital Corp had 16 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by National Securities. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, October 16. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 7 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, August 14, the company rating was maintained by Wood. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, August 14. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, September 22 with “Hold”. The stock of Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) earned “Buy” rating by Janney Capital on Wednesday, April 27. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 13 report. The stock of Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) earned “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital on Monday, December 12. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 15 by Jefferies.

Medley Capital Corporation is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The company has market cap of $315.41 million. The Company’s investment objective is to generate current income and capital appreciation by lending directly to privately-held middle market companies, primarily through directly originated transactions to help these companies expand their business, refinance and make acquisitions. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s investment portfolio includes senior secured first lien term loans, senior secured second lien term loans, unitranche, senior secured first lien notes, subordinated notes and warrants and minority equity securities.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.38 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.21, from 1.17 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 13 investors sold Medley Capital Corp shares while 21 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 14.68 million shares or 16.81% less from 17.65 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Cambridge Investment Research Inc holds 0.02% or 227,109 shares. Creative Planning holds 13,025 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Manning And Napier Advisors Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC). Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada invested in 0% or 54,013 shares. Raymond James & Assoc reported 10,840 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 136,719 shares stake. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Commerce holds 0.05% in Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) or 523,307 shares. D E Shaw & accumulated 59,053 shares. Moreover, California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 0% invested in Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC) for 105,800 shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd owns 24,470 shares. Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada Inc accumulated 0% or 1,800 shares. Hl Lc holds 22,164 shares. Gsa Capital Partners Limited Liability Partnership holds 15,143 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Founders Limited Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC). Maryland-based Lmm Ltd Liability has invested 0.07% in Medley Capital Corp (NYSE:MCC).

It closed at $28.52 lastly. It is down 89.78% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 73.08% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1.33 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 14 investors sold Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 58.45 million shares or 1.12% less from 59.11 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Supplemental Annuity Collective Trust Of Nj accumulated 40,000 shares. 186,460 were reported by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Envestnet Asset Management Incorporated invested in 0% or 6,348 shares. 71,597 were accumulated by Voya Invest Mngmt Lc. Parametric Assocs Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). C M Bidwell Ltd, a Hawaii-based fund reported 18,120 shares. Tudor Inv Et Al holds 0.02% or 35,492 shares. Oak Assoc Oh, Ohio-based fund reported 27,845 shares. Cwm Limited Liability holds 17 shares. Hancock Company accumulated 0.04% or 55,497 shares. Ameriprise Financial Inc accumulated 1.66 million shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC) for 105,000 shares. Spark Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.3% invested in Kulicke and Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:KLIC). Pitcairn Company holds 11,586 shares. Magnetar Limited Co holds 32,640 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, makes and sells capital equipment and expendable tools, as well as services, maintains, repairs and upgrades equipment, all used to assemble semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $2.03 billion. The Firm supplies a range of bonding equipment. It has a 18.38 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Equipment and Expendable Tools.

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