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Nokia (NOK) Analysts See $0.11 EPS; Special Opportunities Fund (SPE) Sellers Decreased By 12.5% Their Shorts

Analysts expect Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) to report $0.11 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 15.38% from last quarter’s $0.13 EPS. NOK’s profit would be $591.70M giving it 11.00 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.11 EPS previously, Nokia Corporation’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. It closed at $4.84 lastly. It is down 19.54% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.84% the S&P500.

Special Opportunities Fund Incorporated (NYSE:SPE) had a decrease of 12.5% in short interest. SPE’s SI was 2,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 12.5% from 3,200 shares previously. With 8,800 avg volume, 0 days are for Special Opportunities Fund Incorporated (NYSE:SPE)’s short sellers to cover SPE’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.0098 during the last trading session, reaching $15.4802. About 5,099 shares traded. Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE) has risen 13.45% since January 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.25% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.34, from 1.29 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 3 investors sold Special Opportunities Fund, Inc shares while 5 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. 1.94 million shares or 4.50% more from 1.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Thomas J Herzfeld owns 61,204 shares. The Virginia-based Shaker Fincl Service Limited Liability Corp has invested 3.25% in Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE). Wells Fargo & Mn reported 0% of its portfolio in Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE). Rivernorth Limited Liability Company reported 0.12% in Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE). Royal Financial Bank Of Canada reported 7,969 shares. Laurion Mgmt L P reported 28,959 shares. And Inv Management Grp Inc holds 0.12% or 23,712 shares. Blue Bell Private Wealth Ltd Com holds 1.89% or 249,306 shares. 10,702 were accumulated by Scotia Cap. 15,672 are held by Virtu Financial Ltd Limited Liability Company. Moreover, Thrivent Finance For Lutherans has 0% invested in Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE) for 2,968 shares. Ancora Advsr Limited Company holds 0.27% of its portfolio in Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE) for 293,215 shares. Css Lc Il holds 0.15% or 188,442 shares in its portfolio. Bancshares Of America De owns 881 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Manhattan stated it has 0% in Special Opportunities Fund, Inc (NYSE:SPE).

Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. is a close-ended balanced fund of funds launched and managed by Bulldog Investors, LLC. The company has market cap of $131.67 million. It invests in close-ended funds investing in public equity and fixed income markets. It has a 8.02 P/E ratio. The fund employs a combination of value, opportunistic and special situations strategies to make its investments.

Among 24 analysts covering Nokia (NYSE:NOK), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Nokia had 48 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, February 16 the stock rating was reinitiated by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The stock of Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Charter Equity. As per Friday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK) earned “Underperform” rating by BNP Paribas on Friday, September 22. As per Wednesday, May 25, the company rating was upgraded by CLSA. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, April 28. The firm has “Perform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, January 3. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Friday, July 28.

Nokia Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides network infrastructure and related services worldwide. The company has market cap of $26.04 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Ultra Broadband Networks, IP Networks and Applications, and Nokia Technologies. It currently has negative earnings. It offers mobile networking solutions, such as hardware, software, and services for telecommunications operators, enterprises, and related markets/verticals; radio access network solutions; Internet protocol multimedia subsystem/voice over LTE, subscriber data management and other virtualized software infrastructure solutions; backhaul solutions; and network planning, implementation, operations, and maintenance solutions.

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