Platform Specialty Products (PAH) Forms $9.91 Double Bottom; Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (HLI) Had 5 Analysts Last Week

Among 8 analysts covering Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Houlihan Lokey had 17 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Sunday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Bank of America initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. The firm has “Mkt Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by JMP Securities. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, August 18. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 25 by UBS. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42 target in Wednesday, July 26 report. As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was initiated by J.P. Morgan. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by Bank of America. As per Tuesday, September 8, the company rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock of Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) earned “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, June 12. See Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) latest ratings:

10/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $52.0 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Neutral Old Target: $40 New Target: $44 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: $44 New Target: $47 Maintain
12/09/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $42.0 Initiate
12/09/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight New Target: $42 Initiates Coverage On
27/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) formed double bottom with $9.51 target or 4.00% below today’s $9.91 share price. Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) has $2.85 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.71% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $9.91. About 2.47 million shares traded. Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has risen 48.23% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.53% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.41% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $45.87. About 300,997 shares traded or 43.82% up from the average. Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (NYSE:HLI) has risen 49.19% since February 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.49% the S&P500.

Houlihan Lokey, Inc., an investment banking company, provides mergers and acquisitions , financings, financial restructurings, and financial advisory services in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East, Latin America, and Africa. The company has market cap of $3.02 billion. The Company’s Corporate Finance segment offers general financial advisory services on M&A and capital markets offerings; advises public and private institutions on buy-side and sell-side transactions, leveraged loans, private mezzanine debt, high-yield debt, initial public offerings, follow-ons, convertibles, equity private placements, private equity, and liability management transactions; and advises financial sponsors on various transactions. It has a 18.06 P/E ratio. This segment also provides financing solutions and capital-raising advisory services for publicly-held and multinational firms, financial sponsors, and privately-held companies.

Among 10 analysts covering Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Platform Specialty Products Corporation had 25 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, November 2. The stock of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Credit Suisse. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of PAH in report on Tuesday, August 16 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 29 by UBS. The stock of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Monday, November 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, February 6. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, December 3 by Credit Suisse. On Tuesday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Neutral”. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 11. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 18 by SunTrust.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.52, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Platform Specialty Products Corporation shares while 51 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 243.56 million shares or 1.34% more from 240.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement invested in 363,641 shares. Swiss Financial Bank, a Switzerland-based fund reported 382,889 shares. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership reported 235,800 shares. 123,133 are owned by Moors And Cabot Incorporated. Riverhead Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 14,500 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Winfield Associates Inc has 0% invested in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 70 shares. Kings Point Cap Mgmt has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Westwood Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 57,611 shares. Blue Ridge Capital Limited Liability owns 1.87% invested in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 9.34M shares. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 1.23M shares. State Street has 2.98 million shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Grp Ltd stated it has 0.01% in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Ameriprise Finance Incorporated holds 0.01% in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) or 1.56M shares. Parametric Portfolio Assoc Limited Liability Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 277,159 shares. Ardsley Advisory Prtnrs reported 495,000 shares or 0.73% of all its holdings.