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Cohu, Inc. (COHU) Reaches $22.96 After 4.00% Up Move; Asa LTD Has 1 Sentiment

The stock of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.10% or $0.905 during the last trading session, reaching $22.955. About 286,006 shares traded or 25.90% up from the average. Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has risen 64.54% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $649.35 million company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $23.87 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:COHU worth $25.97 million more.

ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of $212.38 million. The firm invests in the public equity markets across the globe. It has a 122.33 P/E ratio. It primarily invests in stocks of companies engaged in the exploration, mining or processing of gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, or other precious minerals.

The stock decreased 0.81% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $11.01. About 35,525 shares traded. ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited (ASA) has declined 1.62% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.32% the S&P500.

A. D. Beadell Investment Counsel Inc. holds 0.99% of its portfolio in ASA Gold and Precious Metals Limited for 98,200 shares. Bennicas & Associates Inc. owns 81,430 shares or 0.82% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ws Management Lllp has 0.27% invested in the company for 907,946 shares. The New York-based Lazard Asset Management Llc has invested 0.07% in the stock. Sii Investments Inc Wi, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 90,878 shares.

Cohu, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, sale, and servicing of semiconductor test and inspection handlers, micro-electro mechanical system test modules, test contactors, and thermal sub-systems for semiconductor manufacturers and test subcontractors worldwide. The company has market cap of $649.35 million. It offers pick-and-place handlers; thermal handler for microprocessors, graphics processors, and other integrated circuits; pick-and-place platform for fabless and outsourced semiconductor assembly and test customers, as well as for integrated device manufacturers; a platform for assembly automation; gravity-feed and test-in-strip handlers; and turret handler for testing and inspection of integrated circuits, LEDs, and discrete devices. It has a 23.02 P/E ratio. The firm also provides MEMS test modules that generate physical stimuli for testing of sensor integrated circuits; thermal sub-systems that offer temperature control of the integrated circuit during the testing process; contactor solutions; spares; and a range of device dedication kits that enable handlers to process various semiconductor packages.

Among 6 analysts covering Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Cohu had 11 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Monday, September 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, July 28. B. Riley & Co maintained the shares of COHU in report on Monday, July 10 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Needham on Wednesday, August 30 with “Hold”. The stock of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Needham. Stifel Nicolaus initiated Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) on Thursday, February 25 with “Hold” rating. B. Riley & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28.0 target in Monday, August 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Needham given on Friday, November 3. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by Dougherty & Company. The stock of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Sidoti.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.46 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.74, from 2.2 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 18 investors sold Cohu, Inc. shares while 38 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 22.85 million shares or 0.55% more from 22.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Navellier Associates reported 33,958 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Pinebridge Invs Lp, New York-based fund reported 3,471 shares. Washington-based Palouse Management has invested 0.07% in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU). Moreover, Ameritas Invest Partners has 0% invested in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) for 2,037 shares. Savings Bank Of America Corporation De reported 71,361 shares. Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement has 0% invested in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) for 43,711 shares. The Minnesota-based Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0% in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU). State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 0% or 57,334 shares. Cornerstone Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 4,500 shares. Ameriprise Financial Inc reported 0.01% stake. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd Llc holds 0% or 345,631 shares in its portfolio. Secor Cap Ltd Partnership holds 48,380 shares. Sei Investments accumulated 0% or 61 shares. Indexiq Ltd Llc owns 0.05% invested in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) for 46,950 shares. Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU).

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $3.40 million activity. $1.79 million worth of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) was sold by DONAHUE JAMES A. Chiang Hock Woo sold 10,844 shares worth $203,542.

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