AGCO (AGCO) Forms $72.06 Double Top; Yuma Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA) Shorts Up By 6.85%

Yuma Energy Incorporated (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA) had an increase of 6.85% in short interest. YUMA’s SI was 246,600 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 6.85% from 230,800 shares previously. With 227,900 avg volume, 1 days are for Yuma Energy Incorporated (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA)’s short sellers to cover YUMA’s short positions. The stock increased 6.80% or $0.0789 during the last trading session, reaching $1.2399. About 501,628 shares traded or 80.43% up from the average. Yuma Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA) has declined 63.15% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 79.85% the S&P500.

AGCO Corporation (AGCO) formed double top with $74.22 target or 3.00% above today’s $72.06 share price. AGCO Corporation (AGCO) has $5.73 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.06% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $72.06. About 1.01 million shares traded or 42.12% up from the average. AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) has risen 25.79% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.09% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Agco Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Agco Corporation had 64 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Monday, November 28. As per Wednesday, December 16, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, May 1. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AGCO in report on Wednesday, August 30 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, October 5 by Jefferies. The rating was downgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Sell” on Tuesday, October 10. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of AGCO in report on Monday, June 27 to “Underweight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) on Tuesday, August 1 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Monday, August 24 by Piper Jaffray.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.04, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 25 investors sold AGCO Corporation shares while 124 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 64.46 million shares or 1.81% more from 63.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schroder Invest Management Group Inc Incorporated owns 1.03 million shares. Jefferies Limited Com accumulated 18,699 shares. Gsa Capital Prtn Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 26,792 shares. Moreover, Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Co has 0% invested in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Systematic Fin Limited Partnership holds 0.28% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) or 189,519 shares. Ww Asset Management Incorporated reported 0.01% stake. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board holds 0.01% or 49,915 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Minnesota-based fund reported 1.22 million shares. State Street stated it has 0.02% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Fmr Limited Liability Com stated it has 1.82 million shares. Regentatlantic Capital Ltd holds 0.04% of its portfolio in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) for 5,639 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 0.09% or 2.76M shares. Howe & Rusling holds 5,991 shares. Agf Invests holds 1.50 million shares or 1.21% of its portfolio. Nordea Mngmt Ab has 0.03% invested in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) for 156,157 shares.

Analysts await AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $1.11 earnings per share, up 32.14% or $0.27 from last year’s $0.84 per share. AGCO’s profit will be $88.29 million for 16.23 P/E if the $1.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by AGCO Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 40.51% EPS growth.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $1.92 million activity. 10,000 AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) shares with value of $721,836 were sold by BECK ANDREW H. Crain Robert B also sold $1.08 million worth of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) shares. Smith Lucinda B also sold $73,000 worth of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) shares. 750 shares were sold by Veltmaat Hans Bernd, worth $49,892.

Yuma Energy, Inc. focuses on the acquisition, development, and exploration for conventional and unconventional oil and natural gas resources in the United States Gulf Coast and California. The company has market cap of $28.10 million. It has onshore assets comprising the Austin Chalk, Tuscaloosa, Wilcox, Frio, Marg Tex, and Hackberry formations located in central and southern Louisiana; and operated and non-operated assets in south Louisiana, including Cameron, Jefferson Davis, LaFourche, Livingston, St. It currently has negative earnings. Helena, St.