$-0.04 EPS Expected for QuickLogic (QUIK); LIQUIDMETAL TECHNOLOGIES (LQMT) Shorts Up By 38.75%

May 3, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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LIQUIDMETAL TECHNOLOGIES INC (OTCMKTS:LQMT) had an increase of 38.75% in short interest. LQMT’s SI was 634,800 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 38.75% from 457,500 shares previously. With 2.83M avg volume, 0 days are for LIQUIDMETAL TECHNOLOGIES INC (OTCMKTS:LQMT)’s short sellers to cover LQMT’s short positions. The SI to LIQUIDMETAL TECHNOLOGIES INC’s float is 0.13%. The stock decreased 1.21% or $0.003 during the last trading session, reaching $0.244. About shares traded. Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:LQMT) has 0.00% since May 3, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Analysts expect QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK) to report $-0.04 EPS on May, 9.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 20.00% from last quarter’s $-0.05 EPS. After having $-0.04 EPS previously, QuickLogic Corporation’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.11% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $1.45. About 47,120 shares traded. QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK) has declined 19.90% since May 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.45% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering QuickLogic (NASDAQ:QUIK), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. QuickLogic had 5 analyst reports since February 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Monday, February 6 by Craig Hallum. On Thursday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Monday, September 11. The stock has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Friday, January 19.

QuickLogic Corporation, a fabless semiconductor company, designs, markets, and supports silicon solutions for smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, and the Internet-of-Things . The company has market cap of $116.83 million. It delivers these solutions through ultra-low power customer programmable System on Chip (SoC) semiconductor solutions, embedded software, and algorithm solutions for always-on voice and sensor processing, and enhanced visual experiences. It currently has negative earnings. The company's solutions incorporating its EOS S3, ArcticLink III S2, ArcticLink III VX and BX, PolarPro 3, PolarPro II, PolarPro, and Eclipse II solution platforms, packaging, IPs, custom logic, software drivers, and architecture consulting.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.24, from 1.38 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 4 investors sold QuickLogic Corporation shares while 10 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 10 raised stakes. 16.94 million shares or 15.13% more from 14.71 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Illinois-based Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Liability Il has invested 0% in QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK). Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK). 544,174 are held by Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company. Philadelphia Trust Com holds 0% or 14,225 shares. Guggenheim Capital Lc owns 20,497 shares. 7,952 were reported by Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc). Vanguard Group reported 0% stake. Firsthand Cap Incorporated owns 1.20M shares. Perigon Wealth Limited Co, a California-based fund reported 2,618 shares. Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability invested 0% in QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK). Pennsylvania-based Susquehanna International Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0% in QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK). Ontario – Canada-based Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada has invested 0% in QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ:QUIK). Adirondack Research And Mngmt stated it has 405,722 shares or 0.28% of all its holdings. National Bank Of Mellon invested in 0% or 71,865 shares. State Street Corporation holds 0% or 43,616 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to Infinity in Q4 2017. Its up Infinity, from 0 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 2 investors sold Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. shares while 0 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 670,307 shares or 25.04% less from 894,272 shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Wesbanco State Bank holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:LQMT) for 620,307 shares. Carret Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 10,000 shares. Huntington Bancorporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in Liquidmetal Technologies, Inc. (OTCMKTS:LQMT).

Liquidmetal Technologies Inc., a materials technology company, designs, develops, makes, and sells products and components from bulk amorphous alloys to clients in various industries. The company has market cap of $221.74 million. It offers components for non-consumer electronic devices, including aerospace components, medical devices, sporting goods, leisure products, automotive components, and industrial machines. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides liquidmetal alloys for use in the aerospace, automotive, defense, medical/dental, non-consumer electronics, and sporting equipment applications; and creates and develops components for aerospace customers.

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