Marchex, Inc. (MCHX) Analysts See $-0.02 EPS; Bokf Has Lifted Shire Plc (SHPG) Holding

February 8, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Analysts expect Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) to report $-0.02 EPS on February, 15.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 77.78% from last quarter’s $-0.09 EPS. After having $-0.02 EPS previously, Marchex, Inc.’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.47. About 40,227 shares traded. Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) has declined 8.92% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.62% the S&P500.

Bokf increased Shire Plc (SHPG) stake by 72.03% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Bokf acquired 4,541 shares as Shire Plc (SHPG)’s stock rose 4.45%. The Bokf holds 10,845 shares with $1.66M value, up from 6,304 last quarter. Shire Plc now has $37.79B valuation. The stock decreased 2.30% or $3.08 during the last trading session, reaching $130.89. About 1.39M shares traded or 9.73% up from the average. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has risen 4.69% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500.

Bokf decreased Us Foods Hldg Corp stake by 29,337 shares to 34,984 valued at $934,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced Fedex Corp (NYSE:FDX) stake by 3,669 shares and now owns 33,858 shares. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:REGN) was reduced too.

Among 25 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 20 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 65 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by HSBC to “Buy” on Tuesday, November 3. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 31. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, January 5. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 26. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by SunTrust. HSBC downgraded Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) on Monday, September 26 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Bernstein given on Friday, May 26. FBR Capital initiated the shares of SHPG in report on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, August 16 the stock rating was initiated by Evercore with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Marchex, Inc. shares while 17 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 20.74 million shares or 1.73% less from 21.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Paw Corporation owns 1.02M shares or 3.31% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ameriprise has 0% invested in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) for 348,230 shares. State Bank Of New York Mellon holds 0% or 52,851 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Llc reported 728,640 shares stake. Moreover, Renaissance Technology Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHX) for 1.49M shares. Wells Fargo & Com Mn invested in 0% or 9,862 shares. Prescott Gp Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation invested in 2.71% or 4.30 million shares. First Republic Inv Mgmt Inc accumulated 27,908 shares. 380,237 are owned by Acadian Asset Mgmt Limited Company. Synovus Fincl stated it has 174,710 shares. S Squared Lc has 1.03M shares. Sei Investments owns 28,031 shares. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 397,019 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Buckhead Cap Mngmt Ltd, Georgia-based fund reported 54,670 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Company The holds 377 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Among 4 analysts covering Marchex (NASDAQ:MCHX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Marchex had 10 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Roth Capital on Wednesday, August 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, November 5. As per Friday, February 19, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by TH Capital on Tuesday, December 22 with “Buy”. Piper Jaffray maintained the shares of MCHX in report on Friday, August 28 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by Roth Capital. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, August 7 report.

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