LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) At $2.14 Forms Bottom; Qualys (QLYS)’s Sentiment Is 1.86

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Qualys Inc (QLYS) investors sentiment increased to 1.86 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.23, from 1.63 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 119 institutional investors increased and opened new equity positions, while 64 decreased and sold stock positions in Qualys Inc. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 28.48 million shares, up from 27.02 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Qualys Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 47 Increased: 66 New Position: 53.

LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) formed multiple bottom with $1.95 target or 9.00% below today’s $2.14 share price. LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) has $55.06 million valuation. It closed at $2.14 lastly. It is down 5.63% since April 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.18% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.64 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.36, from 3 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 7 investors sold LightPath Technologies, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 6.98 million shares or 9.69% less from 7.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Northern Corp invested in 0% or 46,690 shares. Tower Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) holds 0% or 11,313 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp stated it has 444,369 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Penbrook Mgmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.14% or 71,800 shares. Vertex One Asset Management has 0.17% invested in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 64,367 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Price T Rowe Associate Md reported 0% in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Financial Bank Of Mellon holds 26,469 shares. Blackrock invested 0% of its portfolio in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Wells Fargo And Mn owns 375 shares. Citigroup stated it has 0% of its portfolio in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). State Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 62 shares or 0% of the stock. Jane Street Gp Lc owns 11,922 shares. First Interstate Bank & Trust reported 11,000 shares. 82,052 are owned by Virtu Fincl Ltd.

Among 4 analysts covering LightPath Technologies (NASDAQ:LPTH), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. LightPath Technologies has $3.2500 highest and $2.50 lowest target. $2.64’s average target is 23.36% above currents $2.14 stock price. LightPath Technologies had 8 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Wednesday, February 14. The stock of LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Dougherty & Company. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, August 13 report. The rating was initiated by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, December 22. As per Thursday, December 22, the company rating was initiated by TH Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 4 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, November 13 by Roth Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4.

Analysts await LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.02 earnings per share, down 33.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.03 per share. LPTH’s profit will be $514,561 for 26.75 P/E if the $0.02 EPS becomes a reality.

Analysts await Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.24 EPS, down 57.14% or $0.32 from last year’s $0.56 per share. QLYS’s profit will be $9.27M for 84.95 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual EPS reported by Qualys, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -35.14% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Qualys’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Qualys, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $40.0 while the high is $41.0. The stock’s average target of $40.50 is -50.34% below today’s ($81.55) share price. QLYS was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 12, 2016. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 11. The stock of Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ:QLYS) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, November 4. The firm has “Overweight” rating by First Analysis given on Monday, September 12. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, November 8 with “Outperform”.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $4.27 million activity.

Qualys, Inc. provides cloud-based security and compliance solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.15 billion. The firm offers Qualys Cloud Suite, which includes Vulnerability Management, Continuous Monitoring, Cloud Agent, AssetView, ThreatPROTECT, Policy Compliance, PCI Compliance, Security Assessment Questionnaire, Web Application Scanning, and Web Application Firewall. It has a 80.74 P/E ratio. The Company’s integrated suite of security and compliance solutions delivered on its Qualys Cloud Platform enables clients to identify their IT assets, collect and analyze IT security data, discover and prioritize vulnerabilities, recommend remediation actions, and verify the implementation of such actions.

The stock decreased 1.45% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $81.55. About 280,919 shares traded. Qualys, Inc. (QLYS) has risen 101.10% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 89.55% the S&P500.

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