Electronics for Imaging (EFII) Analyzed By Wells Fargo with $32 Target; Madison Covered Call & Equity ST (MCN) Sellers Increased By 17.44% Their Shorts

November 15, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Madison Covered Call & Equity ST (NYSE:MCN) had an increase of 17.44% in short interest. MCN’s SI was 20,200 shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 17.44% from 17,200 shares previously. With 35,500 avg volume, 1 days are for Madison Covered Call & Equity ST (NYSE:MCN)’s short sellers to cover MCN’s short positions. It closed at $7.48 lastly. It is down 6.33% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.37% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Electronics for Imaging (NASDAQ:EFII), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Electronics for Imaging has $60 highest and $16 lowest target. $42.60’s average target is 53.46% above currents $27.76 stock price. Electronics for Imaging had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, October 30. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Friday, September 8 by Morgan Stanley. On Monday, November 6 the stock rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to “Hold”. Needham initiated Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) on Tuesday, September 27 with “Buy” rating. Needham maintained Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) on Thursday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Needham. Longbow downgraded the shares of EFII in report on Thursday, June 22 to “Neutral” rating. Needham maintained the shares of EFII in report on Friday, October 13 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, September 9, the company rating was initiated by William Blair. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 26 report.




It closed at $27.76 lastly. It is down 14.13% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.57% the S&P500.

Since May 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $650,018 activity. GECHT GUY sold $650,018 worth of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) on Thursday, May 25.

Analysts await Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, down 72.09% or $0.31 from last year’s $0.43 per share. EFII’s profit will be $5.58M for 57.83 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual earnings per share reported by Electronics For Imaging, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 200.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.15, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold Electronics For Imaging, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 50.36 million shares or 2.17% more from 49.29 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Sei Invs Co owns 193,821 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 0% or 2,504 shares. Geode Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 397,134 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys invested 0% of its portfolio in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Com holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 5,304 shares. Keybank National Association Oh invested 0.01% in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). D E Shaw And Co Incorporated reported 12,166 shares. Rk Cap Limited Liability invested in 280,100 shares. 1,341 are owned by Mufg Americas Holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 16,170 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.02% or 33,927 shares. 6,486 are owned by Proshare Advsrs Llc. Bancshares Of New York Mellon Corporation reported 0.01% stake. Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 0% of its portfolio in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII). Jpmorgan Chase & Co owns 0% invested in Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (NASDAQ:EFII) for 3,538 shares.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is engaged in digital printing, focused on the transformation of the printing, packaging, ceramic tile decoration, and textile industries from the use of traditional analog printing to digital on-demand printing. The company has market cap of $1.29 billion. It operates through three divisions. It has a 43.98 P/E ratio. The Industrial Inkjet segment consists of its VUTEk and Matan super-wide and wide format display graphics, Reggiani textile, Jetrion label and packaging and Cretaprint ceramic tile decoration and construction material industrial digital inkjet printers; ceramic, water-based, and thermoforming ink, and digital inkjet printer parts, and professional services.

Madison Covered Call & Equity Strategy Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The company has market cap of $144.13 million. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to provide a high level of current income and current gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation. It currently has negative earnings. The Fund will pursue its investment objectives by investing primarily in large and mid-capitalization common stocks.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.61, from 0.79 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 2 investors sold Madison Covered Call & Equity Strtgy Fd shares while 8 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. 7.42 million shares or 3.14% less from 7.66 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Citigroup holds 0% in Madison Covered Call & Equity Strtgy Fd (NYSE:MCN) or 2,223 shares. 12,433 were reported by Raymond James And Assoc. Shaker Fin Ltd Liability Co reported 0.67% stake. Creative Planning invested in 6,970 shares. Rivernorth Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co holds 226,829 shares. Rmb Cap Limited Com has 40,070 shares. Us Retail Bank De holds 1,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Qci Asset Management Ny invested 0% in Madison Covered Call & Equity Strtgy Fd (NYSE:MCN). 18,970 were reported by Stifel Finance Corporation. Royal Bankshares Of Canada stated it has 0% in Madison Covered Call & Equity Strtgy Fd (NYSE:MCN). Invesco, Georgia-based fund reported 441,903 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 516,461 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn has 252,138 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Advsr Asset Mgmt stated it has 1.30M shares. Wolverine Asset Management Lc has invested 0% in Madison Covered Call & Equity Strtgy Fd (NYSE:MCN).

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