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Prospect Capital (PSEC) Reaches $6.76 After 6.00% Down Move; Vuzix (VUZI) SI Increased By 3.69%

Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI) had an increase of 3.69% in short interest. VUZI’s SI was 3.00M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 3.69% from 2.89 million shares previously. With 305,100 avg volume, 10 days are for Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI)’s short sellers to cover VUZI’s short positions. The SI to Vuzix Corporation’s float is 18.06%. The stock increased 3.95% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $9.2. About 288,723 shares traded. Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI) has risen 11.43% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.27% the S&P500.

The stock of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 2.24% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $6.76. About 1.38 million shares traded. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) has risen 10.36% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.34% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $2.45 billion company. It was reported on Feb, 15 by Barchart.com. We have $6.35 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:PSEC worth $146.76 million less.

Among 9 analysts covering Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Prospect Capital Corporation has $10.50 highest and $6 lowest target. $8.50’s average target is 25.74% above currents $6.76 stock price. Prospect Capital Corporation had 16 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by National Securities on Wednesday, July 20 to “Sell”. The stock of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, May 31. As per Wednesday, August 30, the company rating was upgraded by Raymond James. Raymond James downgraded Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) on Thursday, February 11 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, February 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 23 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, November 10. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, April 28. FBR Capital maintained the shares of PSEC in report on Wednesday, August 31 with “Outperform” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 6 report.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 13 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $12.57 million activity. On Monday, December 18 the insider Barry John F bought $2.81M. $68,300 worth of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) was bought by Eliasek M Grier on Tuesday, December 12.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 29 investors sold Prospect Capital Corporation shares while 57 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 52.14 million shares or 1.02% more from 51.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Messner Smith Theme Value Invest Management Limited Ca owns 1.75% invested in Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) for 166,508 shares. Glenmede Na holds 0% or 940 shares. Susquehanna Llp holds 852,552 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mackenzie invested in 185,340 shares. Raymond James Svcs Advsrs Inc, Florida-based fund reported 216,756 shares. Aviance Prtnrs Ltd Llc accumulated 25,721 shares. Balyasny Asset Limited Liability Co has 51,647 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Eagle Global Advsrs Limited Liability Corp, a Texas-based fund reported 77,828 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 3.00M shares. Ameritas Investment Inc holds 11,261 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tudor Inv Corp Et Al accumulated 0.01% or 31,817 shares. Highlander Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 39,000 shares stake. Archford Strategies Ltd has 68,399 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. Atria Invests Limited Company stated it has 19,989 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Cibc Asset Management holds 14,050 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 3 buys, and 0 insider sales for $67,295 activity. Boris Paul A also bought $28,720 worth of Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI) shares. Another trade for 2,500 shares valued at $15,020 was bought by Harned Timothy Heydenreich.

Among 5 analysts covering Vuzix (NASDAQ:VUZI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Vuzix had 16 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Chardan Capital Markets on Monday, August 17 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by Maxim Group. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11.0 target in Wednesday, September 6 report. The company was downgraded on Friday, August 21 by Zacks. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 8 by Chardan Capital Markets. The stock of Vuzix Corporation (NASDAQ:VUZI) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 10 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 10 by Maxim Group. Craig Hallum initiated it with “Buy” rating and $12.0 target in Monday, January 8 report. Chardan Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $10.0 target in Tuesday, December 26 report. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 26 report.

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