Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NVMI) Reaches $28.26 After 7.00% Down Move; Trueblue (TBI)’s Sentiment Is 0.88

April 18, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 1.89% or $0.545 during the last trading session, reaching $28.255. About 56,268 shares traded. Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) has risen 43.79% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.24% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $789.12 million company. It was reported on Apr, 18 by Barchart.com. We have $26.28 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:NVMI worth $55.24 million less.

Trueblue Inc (TBI) investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.55, from 1.43 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 79 hedge funds increased and opened new positions, while 90 decreased and sold equity positions in Trueblue Inc. The hedge funds in our database reported: 37.08 million shares, down from 37.18 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Trueblue Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 19 Reduced: 71 Increased: 50 New Position: 29.

Investors sentiment is 1 in 2017 Q4. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It has no change, as 14 investors sold Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. shares while 24 reduced holdings. only 20 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 9.24 million shares or 2.32% more from 9.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Qs Limited Liability Corporation has 0.03% invested in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Clarivest Asset Limited Company reported 0.02% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Goldman Sachs owns 19,482 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) owns 2,325 shares. 3,643 were accumulated by Smith Asset Mgmt Group Lp. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Corporation has 0.03% invested in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Acadian Asset Management Lc invested in 0.12% or 1.07M shares. Ativo Capital Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.32% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Millennium Limited Co stated it has 8,519 shares. Navellier And invested in 34,746 shares. Moreover, Hsbc Public Ltd Co has 0% invested in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) for 20,520 shares. Kennedy Capital Mgmt reported 0.06% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Oppenheimer And has invested 0.07% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Delphi Management Inc Ma has invested 1.01% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Vanguard Gp reported 599,158 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 5 analysts covering Nova Measuring (NASDAQ:NVMI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Nova Measuring has $35.0 highest and $13 lowest target. $29.60’s average target is 4.76% above currents $28.255 stock price. Nova Measuring had 15 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, October 9 by Needham. The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, July 29. The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, November 30. The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Wednesday, February 15. Needham maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, February 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 19 by Benchmark. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, February 27. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 16 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Thursday, October 19. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Benchmark.

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. designs, develops, produces, and sells process control systems used in the manufacture of semiconductors in Israel. The company has market cap of $789.12 million. The firm offers in-line and x-ray stand-alone metrology systems, as well as integrated optical metrology systems that attach directly to wafer fabrication process equipment. It has a 17.33 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include thin film and optical CD process control for dimensional, films, and material metrology measurements for process control across various semiconductor manufacturing process steps, including lithography, etch, chemical mechanical polishing, and deposition.

Analysts await Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) to report earnings on May, 2 before the open. They expect $0.38 earnings per share, down 20.83% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.48 per share. NVMI’s profit will be $10.61M for 18.59 P/E if the $0.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.52% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.09% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $27.9. About 109,133 shares traded. TrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) has declined 4.66% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.21% the S&P500.

TrueBlue, Inc. provides contingent staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, and contingent staffing management services in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $1.11 billion. It operates through three divisions: PeopleReady, PeopleManagement, and PeopleScout. It has a 20.82 P/E ratio. The PeopleReady segment offers a range of staffing solutions for blue-collar, contingent on-demand, and skilled labor in retail, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, energy, construction, hospitality, and other industries under Labor Ready, CLP Resources, and Spartan Staffing brand names.

Analysts await TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) to report earnings on April, 30 after the close. They expect $0.21 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.21 per share. TBI’s profit will be $8.34 million for 33.21 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual earnings per share reported by TrueBlue, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -58.82% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of TrueBlue’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating TrueBlue, 0 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. TBI was included in 2 notes of analysts from August 18, 2016. Deutsche Bank initiated it with “Sell” rating and $20.0 target in Thursday, August 18 report. The rating was downgraded by Avondale on Thursday, October 20 to “Mkt Underperform”.

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