Greg Boland decreased its stake in Phi Inc (PHIIK) by 2.65% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. West Face Capital Inc sold 79,604 shares as the company’s stock declined 40.48% while stock markets rallied. The hedge fund run by Greg Boland held 2.93 million shares of the transportation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $34.41M, down from 3.01 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. West Face Capital Inc who had been investing in Phi Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $170.67 million market cap company. The stock decreased 5.08% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $10.66. About 30,489 shares traded. PHI, Inc. (NASDAQ:PHIIK) has declined 42.63% since February 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 59.33% the S&P500.
Grace & White Inc decreased its stake in First Solar Inc Com (FSLR) by 6.54% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Grace & White Inc sold 7,700 shares as the company’s stock rose 4.31% with the market. The institutional investor held 110,000 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $5.05M, down from 117,700 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Grace & White Inc who had been investing in First Solar Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $6.23 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 1.75% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $59.63. About 1.25M shares traded. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has declined 22.83% since February 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.53% the S&P500.
Since December 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.83 million activity. 11,284 shares were sold by Garabedian Raffi, worth $790,580.
Among 30 analysts covering First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), 12 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. First Solar Inc. had 76 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Tuesday, January 26 by Roth Capital. The company was initiated on Thursday, March 31 by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. The stock of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 30 by Williams Capital Group. On Monday, January 18 the stock rating was upgraded by Standpoint Research to “Buy”. The stock of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) earned “Market Perform” rating by Avondale on Thursday, October 1. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, May 18 by Argus Research. As per Thursday, December 10, the company rating was downgraded by Needham. As per Thursday, June 2, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of FSLR in report on Wednesday, December 6 with “Buy” rating.
Analysts await First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $-0.33 earnings per share, down 126.61% or $1.57 from last year’s $1.24 per share. After $1.95 actual earnings per share reported by First Solar, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -116.92% negative EPS growth.
Grace & White Inc, which manages about $820.58M and $480.93 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Orion Marine Group Inc Com (NYSE:ORN) by 76,083 shares to 744,453 shares, valued at $4.88 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Broadwind Energy Inc Com New (NASDAQ:BWEN) by 225,564 shares in the quarter, for a total of 932,077 shares, and has risen its stake in Pengrowth Energy Corporation (NYSE:PGH).
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.16 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.40, from 1.56 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 48 investors sold FSLR shares while 83 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 51.15 million shares or 30.07% less from 73.13 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Glenmede Tru Na stated it has 180 shares. Colorado-based Cetera Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 0.02% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Commonwealth Equity holds 35,523 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wedge Cap Management L Limited Partnership Nc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Scotia holds 0% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) or 6,188 shares. 23,315 are owned by Gotham Asset Management Limited Liability. Employees Retirement System Of Texas owns 63,000 shares. Avalon Advsr owns 45,111 shares. Trexquant Ltd Partnership holds 20,491 shares. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Company reported 40,424 shares. Bluestein R H & reported 6,050 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 59,459 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Commercial Bank Of America Corporation De has 0% invested in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 191,911 shares. Ls Inv Ltd Company invested in 6,288 shares.