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Analysts See $0.37 EPS for Copart, Inc. (CPRT); Brown Capital Management Has Trimmed Diodes (DIOD) Holding

Brown Capital Management Llc decreased Diodes Inc (DIOD) stake by 36.57% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Brown Capital Management Llc sold 837,660 shares as Diodes Inc (DIOD)’s stock rose 1.25%. The Brown Capital Management Llc holds 1.45M shares with $43.49M value, down from 2.29 million last quarter. Diodes Inc now has $1.46 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.58% or $0.46 during the last trading session, reaching $29.5. About 63,223 shares traded. Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) has risen 52.30% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.60% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) to report $0.37 EPS on February, 20.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 27.59% from last quarter’s $0.29 EPS. CPRT’s profit would be $85.58 million giving it 29.99 P/E if the $0.37 EPS is correct. After having $0.33 EPS previously, Copart, Inc.’s analysts see 12.12% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $44.38. About 396,546 shares traded. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 37.41% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Copart (NASDAQ:CPRT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Copart had 22 analyst reports since January 15, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 21 by Robert W. Baird. CL King upgraded the shares of CPRT in report on Thursday, February 25 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 5 by Gabelli. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Thursday, July 6. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 18. Jefferies maintained the shares of CPRT in report on Wednesday, August 9 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, May 26 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, August 26 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 22. The stock of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, March 21 by Bank of America.

Since September 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $15.31 million activity. Englander Daniel J sold $2.95 million worth of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) on Tuesday, January 2. MITZ VINCENT W sold $6.86M worth of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) on Thursday, September 28. MEEKS JAMES E also sold $5.49 million worth of Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q3 2017. Its down 8.13, from 9.26 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 27 investors sold Copart, Inc. shares while 108 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 95 raised stakes. 166.73 million shares or 50.62% less from 337.64 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Freestone Cap Hldgs Ltd Liability Co has 0.09% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 34,918 shares. Gamco Invsts Et Al holds 18,492 shares or 0% of its portfolio. First Trust Advisors L P stated it has 206,171 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Whittier Tru reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). 200,000 were accumulated by Hussman Strategic. Kayne Anderson Rudnick Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corp, California-based fund reported 7.32M shares. Ftb has 677 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Keybank Association Oh stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Moreover, Interest Group Inc Inc has 0.05% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) for 409,952 shares. Fmr holds 2.06M shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tci Wealth reported 389 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Utah Retirement Sys has invested 0.03% in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Pnc Fincl Group has invested 0% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Moreover, Prescott General Ltd Co has 4.31% invested in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT). Syntal Capital Prns Ltd stated it has 0.44% of its portfolio in Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT).

Copart, Inc. provides online auctions and vehicle remarketing services. The company has market cap of $10.27 billion. It offers a range of services for processing and selling vehicles over the Internet through its Virtual Bidding Third Generation Internet auction-style sales technology to vehicle sellers, insurance companies, banks and finance companies, charities, and fleet operators and dealers, as well as for individual owners. It has a 34.7 P/E ratio. The company??s services include online seller access, salvage estimation, estimating, end-of-life vehicle processing, virtual insured exchange, transportation, vehicle inspection stations, on-demand reporting, motor vehicle regulatory agency processing, flexible vehicle processing programs, buy it now, member network, sales process, and dealer services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.36 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 1.57 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 12 investors sold DIOD shares while 46 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 36.29 million shares or 1.59% more from 35.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ajo Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 41,988 shares. Moreover, Timpani Capital Management Ltd Co has 1.27% invested in Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) for 116,278 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc accumulated 105,300 shares. California State Teachers Retirement has invested 0% in Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue invested in 7,562 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 0.01% or 19,875 shares in its portfolio. Royal Bank Of Canada invested in 731,186 shares. Pettee Invsts invested in 0.4% or 20,900 shares. Parkside National Bank Tru holds 0% of its portfolio in Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) for 27 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Limited holds 2.69M shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs has 0.01% invested in Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) for 72,308 shares. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Com reported 1,391 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership stated it has 3.48M shares. Pnc Financial Services Gp holds 0% or 351 shares in its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% or 125,313 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Diodes (NASDAQ:DIOD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Diodes had 10 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, December 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Thursday, June 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets on Friday, November 6. On Wednesday, August 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the shares of DIOD in report on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. Benchmark downgraded Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) on Monday, October 30 to “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, July 20, the company rating was downgraded by Cleveland. Robert W. Baird upgraded Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) on Friday, September 4 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 16 with “Buy”.

Since August 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 22 sales for $16.44 million activity. CHEN C H also sold $877,500 worth of Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) shares. Holland Julie sold $731,736 worth of Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) on Monday, October 2. $174 worth of stock was sold by BELTRAN CLEMENTE on Wednesday, September 27. $442,708 worth of Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) was sold by White Richard Dallas on Monday, October 2. Another trade for 3,800 shares valued at $112,738 was sold by Tang Francis. The insider LITE-ON SEMICONDUCTOR Corp sold $801,466. On Thursday, October 5 LU KEH SHEW sold $2.18 million worth of Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) or 69,983 shares.

Analysts await Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ:DIOD) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $0.40 earnings per share, up 166.67% or $0.25 from last year’s $0.15 per share. DIOD’s profit will be $19.76 million for 18.44 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by Diodes Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.11% negative EPS growth.

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