Wells Fargo Starts Super Micro Computer (SMCI) Coverage with $20 Target; Hardinge (HDNG) Sentiment Is 1.28

November 15, 2017 - By reb123z

Hardinge Inc. is a designer, maker and distributor of machine tools, specializing in precision computer numerically controlled metalcutting machines and workholding technology solutions. The company has market cap of $219.33 million. The Firm supplies high precision computer controlled metalcutting turning machines, grinding machines, machining centers and repair parts related to those machines. It has a 34.82 P/E ratio. It also engineers and supplies high precision, standard and specialty workholding devices, and other machine tool accessories.

Among 10 analysts covering Super Micro Computer (NASDAQ:SMCI), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Super Micro Computer has $52 highest and $19 lowest target. $35.75’s average target is 80.28% above currents $19.83 stock price. Super Micro Computer had 34 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Maxim Group maintained Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) rating on Tuesday, July 11. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $4300 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 30 by DA Davidson. Maxim Group maintained the shares of SMCI in report on Friday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy” on Friday, July 21. DA Davidson downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 18 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, January 27 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 20 by Roth Capital. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42 target in Monday, June 13 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Friday, August 4. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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 $965.34 million. 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 14.76 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).

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q2 2017. 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. Carlson Lp owns 0.23% invested in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) for 654,300 shares. Ironwood Inv Mgmt Lc has invested 0.64% of its portfolio in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI). Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Corporation, New York-based fund reported 325,100 shares. 192,986 were accumulated by Bank Of America Corporation De. Carl Domino Inc owns 0.31% invested in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI) for 11,000 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys reported 0.01% stake. Great West Life Assurance Company Can accumulated 0% or 54,845 shares. Spark Investment Management Ltd has 91,100 shares for 0.14% of their portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement reported 69,019 shares. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Llc has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI). Pinnacle Associates owns 127,275 shares. Tieton Mgmt Ltd Liability invested in 167,375 shares. Monarch Prns Asset Management has invested 0.57% in Super Micro Computer, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMCI). Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability Corporation holds 76,254 shares. Dupont Cap Mngmt has 11,948 shares.

It closed at $19.83 lastly. It is down 1.14% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.84% the S&P500.

Since May 19, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 selling transactions for $342,938 activity. 6,000 shares were sold by Tsai Hwei-Ming Fred, worth $144,600. 1,000 shares were sold by CHOU CHENG-HSIEN PHIDIAS, worth $24,600 on Thursday, May 25. TUAN SHERMAN had sold 10,000 shares worth $245,123.

It closed at $16.94 lastly. It is down 8.84% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.86% the S&P500.

Aegis Financial Corp holds 3.28% of its portfolio in Hardinge Inc. for 219,814 shares. Ksa Capital Management Llc owns 37,888 shares or 2.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, First Wilshire Securities Management Inc has 1.22% invested in the company for 343,037 shares. The Oregon-based Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has invested 1.15% in the stock. Oppenheimer & Close Llc, a New York-based fund reported 82,700 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 sale for $17,083 activity.

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