Stifel Nicolaus Reiterates Workiva (WK) As “Buy”; Has PT Of $28; Coherent, Inc. (COHR) Had 7 Bulls

February 24, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Among 8 analysts covering Workiva (NYSE:WK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Workiva has $28 highest and $1800 lowest target. $22.25’s average target is 0.23% above currents $22.2 stock price. Workiva had 21 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 3 by SunTrust. As per Thursday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The stock of Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) earned “Buy” rating by Northland Capital on Friday, September 8. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Monday, January 23. SunTrust initiated Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. Northland Capital maintained Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) rating on Friday, November 6. Northland Capital has “Outperform” rating and $25 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report.

Among 7 analysts covering Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Coherent had 29 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 7 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, January 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Needham. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Susquehanna to “Positive”. On Wednesday, November 8 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Thursday, November 10. Needham maintained Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) rating on Thursday, November 3. Needham has “Buy” rating and $130 target. The stock of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) earned “Buy” rating by Longbow on Monday, June 12. Benchmark maintained the shares of COHR in report on Monday, May 23 with “Buy” rating. See Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) latest ratings:

12/02/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Buy New Target: $314.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $310.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $294.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $330 New Target: $310 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $332 New Target: $325 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $330.0 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $285 New Target: $315 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $290 New Target: $330 Maintain

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $6.77 million activity. AMBROSEO JOHN had sold 25,000 shares worth $6.25M on Tuesday, September 12. SKAGGS STEPHEN A also sold $106,135 worth of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) shares. $411,600 worth of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) was sold by Sechrist Paul F on Thursday, January 4.

The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.69 during the last trading session, reaching $210.2. About 1.02 million shares traded or 85.38% up from the average. Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) has risen 187.82% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 171.12% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 40 investors sold Coherent, Inc. shares while 113 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. 23.23 million shares or 4.25% more from 22.28 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Polar Asset Management Prns Inc, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 50,864 shares. New York-based Kingdom Ridge Ltd has invested 0.95% in Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR). Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR). Amp Invsts Limited has invested 0% in Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Sys owns 3,593 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Westwood Il invested in 234,200 shares. 1,359 were reported by Gideon Capital Advisors Incorporated. Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership holds 0.02% or 1,995 shares in its portfolio. Advantus Management has 3,144 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. First Mercantile Trust accumulated 767 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Cortina Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 26,861 shares or 0.26% of the stock. Highbridge Cap Management Ltd has 1,116 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Peregrine Asset Advisers accumulated 900 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Comerica Bankshares reported 19,358 shares. Rhumbline Advisers, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 56,883 shares.

Coherent, Inc. provides lasers and laser technology in a range of scientific, commercial, and industrial applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.22 billion. It operates through two divisions, Specialty Lasers and Systems, and Commercial Lasers and Components. It has a 23.94 P/E ratio. The firm designs, makes, services, and markets lasers, laser tools, precision optics, and related accessories.

The stock decreased 14.78% or $3.85 during the last trading session, reaching $22.2. About 2.01 million shares traded or 959.91% up from the average. Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) has risen 44.77% since February 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.07% the S&P500.

Workiva Inc. provides cloud solutions for enterprises to improve productivity, accountability, and insight into business data in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $930.82 million. It offers solutions for finance and accounting, audit and internal controls, risk and compliance, and activities markets. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides Wdesk, a collaborative work management platform to collect, link, report, and analyze the business data, as well as to create, review, and publish data-linked documents and reports.

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