$0.73 EPS Expected for Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS); Wingstop (WING) Shorts Down By 8.16%

April 19, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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Wingstop Inc (NASDAQ:WING) had a decrease of 8.16% in short interest. WING’s SI was 6.12 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 8.16% from 6.66M shares previously. With 507,900 avg volume, 12 days are for Wingstop Inc (NASDAQ:WING)’s short sellers to cover WING’s short positions. The SI to Wingstop Inc’s float is 21.3%. The stock decreased 1.01% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $50.76. About 352,517 shares traded. Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) has risen 89.00% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 77.45% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) to report $0.73 EPS on May, 16.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 2.82% from last quarter’s $0.71 EPS. SNPS’s profit would be $108.57 million giving it 28.81 P/E if the $0.73 EPS is correct. After having $0.74 EPS previously, Synopsys, Inc.’s analysts see -1.35% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.82% or $1.56 during the last trading session, reaching $84.13. About 617,135 shares traded. Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has risen 16.16% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.61% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.05, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 24 investors sold Synopsys, Inc. shares while 169 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 132 raised stakes. 130.26 million shares or 1.12% less from 131.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Co reported 78,816 shares stake. Mcf Advsr Ltd Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Champlain Invest Ptnrs Limited Liability holds 0.64% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) for 660,602 shares. Prudential Public Ltd Liability has 10,600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Origin Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership holds 278,983 shares or 1.36% of its portfolio. 10,539 were reported by Arete Wealth Ltd Limited Liability Company. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Cambridge Invest Rech Advisors invested in 0.01% or 9,071 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc reported 23,349 shares stake. 20,927 were reported by Mason Street Limited Liability Corp. Hutchin Hill Capital Limited Partnership reported 4,100 shares stake. Intact Invest Management has 0.01% invested in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). 199,790 were reported by Kornitzer Capital Mngmt Inc Ks. Great Lakes Advisors stated it has 0.01% in Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS). Franklin Res Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 211,846 shares.

Synopsys, Inc. provides electronic design automation software products used to design and test integrated circuits (ICs). The company has market cap of $12.51 billion. It offers Galaxy Design platform that offers IC design solutions; Verification Continuum Platform, which provides virtual prototyping, static and formal verification, simulation, emulation, field-programmable gate array (FPGA) prototyping, and debug solutions; and FPGA design products that are programmed to perform specific functions. It has a 275.84 P/E ratio. The firm also offers DesignWare intellectual property (IP) solutions for USB, PCI Express, DDR, Ethernet, SATA, MIPI, HDMI, and Bluetooth low energy applications; analog IP, including data converters and audio codecs; and system-on-chip infrastructure IP, datapath and building block IP, and verification IP products, as well as mathematical and floating point components, and ARM AMBA interconnect fabric and peripherals.

Among 9 analysts covering Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Synopsys Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Pacific Crest maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. The stock of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) has “Top Pick” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SNPS in report on Thursday, November 30 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) earned “Hold” rating by Benchmark on Thursday, August 18. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by J.P. Morgan. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 22. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 30 by Needham. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Credit Suisse.

Since December 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $5.22 million activity. The insider RUNKEL JOHN F JR sold 10,000 shares worth $870,000. On Friday, February 23 the insider CHAN CHI-FOON sold $305,949. WALSKE STEVEN had sold 4,545 shares worth $409,607. On Friday, February 23 the insider Logan Joseph W sold $873,410. Shares for $1.81 million were sold by Nikias Chrysostomos L.

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