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EPS for IdaCorp, Inc. (IDA) Expected At $0.68; Ship Finance International Limited (SFL) Shorts Lowered By 1.87%

Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) had a decrease of 1.87% in short interest. SFL’s SI was 6.23M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 1.87% from 6.35 million shares previously. With 787,300 avg volume, 8 days are for Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL)’s short sellers to cover SFL’s short positions. The SI to Ship Finance International Limited’s float is 8.57%. The stock increased 1.00% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $15.1. About 379,446 shares traded. Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) has declined 8.62% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.32% the S&P500.

Analysts expect IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) to report $0.68 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 3.03% from last quarter’s $0.66 EPS. IDA’s profit would be $34.27M giving it 30.44 P/E if the $0.68 EPS is correct. After having $1.80 EPS previously, IdaCorp, Inc.’s analysts see -62.22% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $82.8. About 187,474 shares traded. IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) has risen 17.69% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.99% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering IdaCorp (NYSE:IDA), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. IdaCorp had 3 analyst reports since October 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America initiated IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) on Tuesday, January 9 with “Sell” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, October 18 report. Williams Capital Group initiated it with “Hold” rating and $75 target in Tuesday, October 18 report.

IDACORP, Inc., through its subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, purchase, and sale of electric energy in the United States. The company has market cap of $4.17 billion. It operates 17 hydroelectric generating plants located in southern Idaho and eastern Oregon, as well as 3 natural gas-fired plants in southern Idaho; and owns interests in 3 coal-fired steam electric generating plants located in Wyoming, Nevada, and Oregon. It has a 20.2 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm provided electric service to approximately 535,000 general business customers; and had a network of approximately 4,861 pole-miles of high-voltage transmission lines, 24 step-up transmission substations located at power plants, 24 transmission substations, 10 switching stations, 223 energized distribution substations, and approximately 27,263 pole-miles of distribution lines.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.66, from 1.75 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 20 investors sold IdaCorp, Inc. shares while 72 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 37.53 million shares or 0.77% less from 37.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Texas Yale Capital Corporation invested in 0.23% or 30,645 shares. Parametric Port Associates Limited has invested 0.02% in IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA). Assetmark has invested 0% in IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA). 4,145 were accumulated by Everett Harris And Ca. Mesirow Inv Management accumulated 311,030 shares. Utd Service Automobile Association accumulated 78,000 shares. Advantus Capital Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA). Tributary Capital Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 235,845 shares. The Maryland-based Pinnacle Advisory Group Inc Inc has invested 0.01% in IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA). Clean Yield Group Incorporated stated it has 3,801 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al, a Virginia-based fund reported 9,000 shares. Etrade Management Limited Liability holds 0.01% in IdaCorp, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) or 2,824 shares. Us Comml Bank De reported 24,346 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Cim Mangement, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 5,078 shares. Tompkins has 100 shares.

Ship Finance International Limited owns and operates vessels and offshore related assets primarily in Bermuda, Cyprus, Malta, Liberia, Norway, the United Kingdom, and the Marshall Islands. The company has market cap of $1.55 billion. It is also involved in the charter, purchase, and sale of assets. It has a 12.87 P/E ratio. In addition, the firm operates in various sectors of the shipping and offshore industry, including oil transportation, dry bulk shipments, chemical transportation, oil product transportation, container transportation, car transportation, drilling rigs, and offshore supply vessels.

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