Turtle Creek Asset Management Lowered By $2.43 Million Its Ss&C Technologies Holdings (SSNC) Stake; Shorts at Amtech Systems (ASYS) Lowered By 16.6%

February 19, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Amtech Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ASYS) had a decrease of 16.6% in short interest. ASYS’s SI was 200,400 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 16.6% from 240,300 shares previously. With 561,400 avg volume, 0 days are for Amtech Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ASYS)’s short sellers to cover ASYS’s short positions. The SI to Amtech Systems Incorporated’s float is 1.85%. The stock decreased 4.11% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $7.93. About 233,150 shares traded. Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) has risen 41.37% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.67% the S&P500.

Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc decreased Ss&C Technologies Holdings Inc (SSNC) stake by 3.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc sold 60,800 shares as Ss&C Technologies Holdings Inc (SSNC)’s stock rose 4.26%. The Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc holds 1.86 million shares with $74.61M value, down from 1.92M last quarter. Ss&C Technologies Holdings Inc now has $10.29B valuation. The stock decreased 0.56% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $50. About 1.11M shares traded. SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) has risen 26.42% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.72% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 3.25 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.98, from 2.27 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 3 investors sold Amtech Systems, Inc. shares while 9 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 20 raised stakes. 17.12 million shares or 138.90% more from 7.17 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Renaissance Technologies invested in 371,923 shares. Northern invested 0% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Comml Bank Of America De owns 200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Pacific Ridge Llc holds 1.28% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 378,214 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 12,332 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Company invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). 86,538 were reported by California Public Employees Retirement Systems. 3,000 are owned by Thompson Davis & Inc. One Trading Limited Partnership holds 0% or 600 shares in its portfolio. Prelude Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 7,617 shares. Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd has 61,455 shares. Manatuck Hill Prtn Lc stated it has 0.88% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Royal Natl Bank Of Canada stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc owns 330 shares. New England Private Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 1.41% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS).

Amtech Systems, Inc. manufactures and sells capital equipment and related consumables for use in fabricating solar cells, LED, and semiconductor devices primarily in the United States, Asia, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $118.11 million. It operates in three divisions: Solar, Semiconductor, and Polishing. It has a 7.11 P/E ratio. The Solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion, plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition, and atomic layer deposition systems; and automation equipment comprising mass wafer transfer systems, sorters, long-boat transfer systems, load station elevators, buffers, and conveyers, as well as related parts and services.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $363,589 activity. Shares for $199,114 were sold by KING ROBERT F. WANSEM PAUL J VAN DER sold $114,475 worth of Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) on Wednesday, December 13. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $50,000 was sold by GARNREITER MICHAEL.

Among 4 analysts covering Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Amtech Systems had 15 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 13 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Benchmark. Cowen & Co maintained Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) rating on Monday, November 20. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $17.25 target. The stock of Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Zacks. Cowen & Co maintained Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) rating on Friday, July 14. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $10.5000 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, February 8. On Friday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. Roth Capital initiated it with “Buy” rating and $1200 target in Friday, August 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, September 11.

Analysts await SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $0.49 earnings per share, up 11.36% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.44 per share. SSNC’s profit will be $100.87 million for 25.51 P/E if the $0.49 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.26% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.34 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.71, from 2.05 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 23 investors sold SSNC shares while 71 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 172.27 million shares or 0.35% less from 172.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Glenmede Na invested 0% in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC). Atlantic Tru Gp Limited Company reported 0.25% of its portfolio in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC). Tower Capital Ltd Company (Trc) holds 0% or 189 shares in its portfolio. Ny State Common Retirement Fund holds 0.03% or 503,856 shares in its portfolio. Vanguard Group Inc reported 14.10M shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma has 1.03% invested in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) for 1.66 million shares. Asset Management One Company stated it has 349,006 shares. Frontier Mgmt Ltd accumulated 1.61 million shares or 0.47% of the stock. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability has 0% invested in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC). Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported 802,326 shares. Avalon Advisors Ltd Com holds 0.07% or 51,025 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag accumulated 1.93 million shares or 0.05% of the stock. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Limited holds 0.01% of its portfolio in SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) for 11,855 shares. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Corp invested in 4,998 shares or 0% of the stock. Herald Inv Limited invested in 0.2% or 15,000 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering SS&C Techs (NASDAQ:SSNC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. SS&C Techs had 37 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research initiated the shares of SSNC in report on Friday, August 28 with “Neutral” rating. J.P. Morgan downgraded SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:SSNC) rating on Tuesday, December 12. J.P. Morgan has “Hold” rating and $49.0 target. On Thursday, January 11 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy”. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, January 16 by William Blair. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $48.0 target in Thursday, January 4 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 27 by Sandler O’Neill. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Thursday, July 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 30 by RBC Capital Markets.

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