CommVault Systems (CVLT) Stock Rating Maintained by Analysts at Piper Jaffray; The $74.0 Target Indicates 19.55% Potential; Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) Has 0.83 Sentiment

October 12, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Southwest Airlines Co. operates Southwest Airlines, a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. The company has market cap of $35.17 billion. The Firm provides point-to-point service. It has a 17.94 P/E ratio. The Firm offers ancillary service offerings, such as Southwest’s EarlyBird Check-In and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors, in accordance with Southwest’s respective policies.

Among 11 analysts covering Commvault Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Commvault Systems Inc. has $7500 highest and $36 lowest target. $63.73’s average target is 2.96% above currents $61.9 stock price. Commvault Systems Inc. had 33 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 1. The stock of CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 9 by Mizuho. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, July 25 by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, August 30 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, January 18 by Sterne Agee CRT. Jefferies maintained CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) rating on Wednesday, June 7. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $6700 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 24 by Mizuho. On Tuesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”. The stock of CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, September 3 by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, September 14 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Buy”.

Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 sales for $9.22 million activity. 90,500 shares valued at $5.20M were sold by Miiller Ronald L on Wednesday, May 10. 5,000 shares were sold by CAROLAN BRIAN, worth $281,750 on Wednesday, May 3. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $416,700 was sold by GEDAY ARMANDO. 34,607 shares valued at $1.92M were sold by BUNTE AL on Wednesday, May 3. 5,246 shares were sold by Merrill Gary, worth $288,845 on Tuesday, May 23.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.46, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 20 investors sold CommVault Systems, Inc. shares while 60 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 39.98 million shares or 0.99% more from 39.59 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Jefferies Grp Inc Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0% or 9,728 shares. Diversified Trust has 4,100 shares. Ing Groep Nv accumulated 5,085 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Westfield Capital Mgmt Lp has 0.23% invested in CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT). Sg Americas Secs Lc has invested 0.01% in CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT). Schwab Charles Inv Management invested in 251,653 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Financial Bank Of Montreal Can holds 307,156 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Susquehanna Intl Group Limited Liability Partnership reported 7,945 shares. Retirement Of Alabama invested in 0.09% or 301,300 shares. 57,828 are owned by Nuveen Asset Mngmt Ltd. Weiss Multi holds 96,720 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Legal And General Grp Inc Plc invested in 0% or 31,144 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The holds 90,154 shares. Ardevora Asset Mgmt Llp holds 1.15% of its portfolio in CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) for 644,500 shares. 39,330 were accumulated by Parametric Portfolio Associate Llc.

About 3,714 shares traded. CommVault Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CVLT) has risen 28.52% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.82% the S&P500.

Commvault Systems, Inc. is a well-known provider of data and information management software applications and related services. The company has market cap of $2.82 billion.

About 217,712 shares traded. Southwest Airlines Co (LUV) has risen 37.63% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.93% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Southwest Air’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Southwest Air, 6 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $46.0 while the high is $57.0. The stock’s average target of $51.33 is -12.60% below today’s ($58.73) share price. LUV was included in 6 notes of analysts from September 9, 2016. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 27. As per Friday, November 18, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. The rating was initiated by Bernstein on Tuesday, October 11 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, January 5 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Friday, September 9. The stock of Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Cowen & Co.

Analysts await Southwest Airlines Co (NYSE:LUV) to report earnings on October, 25. They expect $0.93 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.93 per share. LUV’s profit will be $556.92 million for 15.79 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.24 actual earnings per share reported by Southwest Airlines Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -25.00% negative EPS growth.

Greenbrier Partners Capital Management Llc holds 16.5% of its portfolio in Southwest Airlines Co for 1.26 million shares. Provident Trust Co owns 2.69 million shares or 8.06% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gibraltar Capital Management Inc. has 7.31% invested in the company for 117,630 shares. The Texas-based Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd has invested 7.07% in the stock. Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 344,897 shares.

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