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D-E Shaw & Company Has Lowered El Paso Elec Co (EE) Holding By $2.75 Million; Fang Holdings Limited (SFUN) Covered By 4 Bulls

Among 12 analysts covering SouFun Holdings (NYSE:SFUN), 4 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. SouFun Holdings had 20 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained the shares of SFUN in report on Wednesday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Reduce” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, November 29. As per Friday, February 24, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Fang Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) earned “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, December 14. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Credit Agricole. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, November 30. As per Tuesday, June 7, the company rating was initiated by Brean Capital. The rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan on Wednesday, August 31 with “Neutral”. CLSA downgraded the shares of SFUN in report on Friday, August 26 to “Sell” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Monday, March 21. See Fang Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) latest ratings:

D-E Shaw & Company Inc decreased El Paso Elec Co (EE) stake by 62.58% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. D-E Shaw & Company Inc sold 50,009 shares as El Paso Elec Co (EE)’s stock rose 11.70%. The D-E Shaw & Company Inc holds 29,908 shares with $1.65M value, down from 79,917 last quarter. El Paso Elec Co now has $2.08B valuation. The stock increased 0.88% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $51.3. About 260,798 shares traded or 0.07% up from the average. El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) has risen 21.05% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.35% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 2.52% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $5.02. About 638,063 shares traded. Fang Holdings Limited (NYSE:SFUN) has declined 31.02% since February 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 47.72% the S&P500.

Fang Holdings Limited operates a real estate Internet portal through which it provides e-commerce, marketing, listing, financial, and value-added services. The company has market cap of $2.22 billion. It supports active online communities and networks of users seeking information on, and other value-added services for, the real estate and home furnishing and improvement sectors. It currently has negative earnings. The firm was formerly known as SouFun Holdings Limited and changed its name to Fang Holdings Limited in September 2016.

Among 4 analysts covering El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. El Paso Electric Company had 18 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, July 21. The stock of El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) earned “Underperform” rating by Jefferies on Monday, October 16. The rating was initiated by Williams Capital Group with “Hold” on Wednesday, January 11. On Thursday, July 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Buy”. Bank of America downgraded the shares of EE in report on Wednesday, November 22 to “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 15. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, September 12 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Mizuho given on Wednesday, January 10. Jefferies maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5200 target in Tuesday, June 13 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.3 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.49 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 21 investors sold EE shares while 45 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 39.38 million shares or 0.60% more from 39.15 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qs Investors has invested 0.02% in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE). Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems has 0% invested in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) for 28,593 shares. First Advisors LP holds 400,369 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 64,746 shares. Gsa Capital Prtn Llp has invested 0.07% in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE). Massachusetts Fincl Serv Ma owns 450,937 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. 60,921 were accumulated by Deutsche Bancorporation Ag. Metropolitan Life Insur holds 27,451 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Keybank Natl Association Oh invested 0.01% in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas reported 17,000 shares. Moreover, Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 0% invested in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) for 12,927 shares. Pnc Finance Svcs owns 90,180 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Natixis stated it has 6,330 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mngmt has 1.31% invested in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) for 1.93M shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Lc has invested 0% in El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE).

Analysts await El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.22 EPS, up 57.14% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.14 per share. EE’s profit will be $8.93 million for 58.30 P/E if the $0.22 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.47 actual EPS reported by El Paso Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -85.03% negative EPS growth.

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