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Digital Turbine, Inc. (APPS) Reaches $2.20 After 7.00% Up Move; Acuity Brands (AYI) Shorts Raised By 1.16%

The stock of Digital Turbine, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPS) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 8.91% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $2.2. About 1.08M shares traded or 105.24% up from the average. Digital Turbine, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPS) has risen 60.00% since February 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.30% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months positive chart setup for the $158.50 million company. It was reported on Feb, 8 by Barchart.com. We have $2.35 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:APPS worth $11.10M more.

Acuity Brands Incorporated (NYSE:AYI) had an increase of 1.16% in short interest. AYI’s SI was 5.80M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 1.16% from 5.73M shares previously. With 432,900 avg volume, 13 days are for Acuity Brands Incorporated (NYSE:AYI)’s short sellers to cover AYI’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.96% or $1.425 during the last trading session, reaching $146.645. About 40,460 shares traded. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) has declined 31.18% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.88% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 40 investors sold Acuity Brands, Inc. shares while 132 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 41.52 million shares or 6.20% less from 44.26 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Miller Howard Inc has invested 0.09% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Bancshares Of New York Mellon has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). 1,389 are held by Advisor Prtnrs Ltd Co. Mai Capital Mngmt has invested 0.04% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). The Belgium-based Kbc Group Incorporated Nv has invested 0.02% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Bank & Trust Of America Corp De accumulated 469,353 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Macquarie Gp Limited holds 54,476 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.02% or 8,967 shares. Sun Life Inc reported 308 shares. Alps Advsr holds 0% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) for 2,577 shares. Aperio Group Lc holds 11,713 shares. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 93,558 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). The New York-based Nippon Life Glob Investors Americas has invested 0.09% in Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI). Citigroup invested in 24,477 shares or 0% of the stock.

Among 21 analysts covering Acuity Brands Inc. (NYSE:AYI), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Acuity Brands Inc. had 59 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of AYI in report on Monday, November 30 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) earned “Hold” rating by Williams Capital Group on Wednesday, January 10. Robert W. Baird maintained Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, January 10. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Saturday, August 22 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Sunday, June 25 by Canaccord Genuity. CLSA downgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Thursday, April 7 report. Roth Capital initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $275 target in Thursday, August 25 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, October 31 by Wells Fargo. The company was downgraded on Friday, January 27 by Roth Capital.

Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes various lighting solutions and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company has market cap of $6.12 billion. The firm offers lighting and controls products and solutions, including recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; down, decorative, emergency and exit, track, daylighting, special-us, street and roadway, parking garage, and underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photo controls; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. It has a 20.16 P/E ratio. It also provides modular wiring products, light emitting diode drivers, glass products, and inverters; and services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems.

Digital Turbine, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides media and mobile communication solutions for mobile operators, app advertisers, device original equipment manufacturers, and other third parties worldwide. The company has market cap of $158.50 million. It operates through two divisions, Advertising and Content. It currently has negative earnings. The Advertising segment offers Ignite, a mobile application management software to control, manage, and monetize the applications that are installed on mobile devices; Discover software, which provides application installation and management, as well as detailed reporting to advertisers and carriers; and mobile user acquisition platform that allows mobile advertisers to engage with right clients for their applications.

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