Grt Capital Partners Llc decreased Callon Pete Co Del (CPE) stake by 61.12% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Grt Capital Partners Llc sold 289,649 shares as Callon Pete Co Del (CPE)’s stock declined 11.69%. The Grt Capital Partners Llc holds 184,269 shares with $2.07M value, down from 473,918 last quarter. Callon Pete Co Del now has $2.45B valuation. The stock decreased 1.86% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $12.13. About 895,702 shares traded. Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) has risen 12.29% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.41% the S&P500.
The stock of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) hit a new 52-week high and has $54.04 target or 8.00% above today’s $50.04 share price. The 6 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1.74 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Mar, 22 by Barchart.com. If the $54.04 price target is reached, the company will be worth $139.52 million more. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $50.04. About 53,735 shares traded. Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) has risen 56.78% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.08% the S&P500.
Analysts await Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.43 earnings per share, up 2.38% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.42 per share. QDEL’s profit will be $14.99 million for 29.09 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.11 actual earnings per share reported by Quidel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -490.91% EPS growth.
Since September 27, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $14.97 million activity. 29,880 shares were sold by BORKAR RATAN S, worth $1.35 million on Wednesday, January 3. $188,080 worth of Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) shares were sold by SCHULER JACK W. 36,383 shares were sold by STEWARD RANDALL J, worth $1.46M on Tuesday, December 12. The insider Kroll Werner sold 16,358 shares worth $661,529. 36,000 shares were sold by BRYANT DOUGLAS C, worth $1.50 million. Bujarski Robert Joseph had sold 110,704 shares worth $4.40M on Friday, December 15.
Quidel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets diagnostic testing solutions for applications primarily in infectious diseases, POC womenÂ’s and general health, and gastrointestinal diseases. The company has market cap of $1.74 billion. The firm offers Sofia influenza A+B and QuickVue influenza tests to detect viral antigens of influenza type A and B; Sofia strep A fluorescent immunoassay and QuickVue Strep A tests to detect group A Streptococcal antigen from throat swabs; and Sofia Respiratory Syncytial Virus , QuickVue RSV, and Quidel Molecular RSV + human metapneumovirus tests for respiratory syncytial virus. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides various products to detect various herpes simplex virus (HSV) and herpes family viruses; H&V-Mix to isolate HSV, VZV, and Cytomegalovirus; R-Mix to detect Influenza A and B, RSV, Adenovirus, and Parainfluenza types 1, 2, and 3; Sofia S.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 24 investors sold Quidel Corporation shares while 32 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 30.68 million shares or 6.86% more from 28.71 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Quantbot Technology Ltd Partnership, New York-based fund reported 1,990 shares. Swiss Financial Bank stated it has 47,200 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Street accumulated 588,026 shares. Pnc Fincl Services Grp Inc Inc holds 526 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Inv Management Of Virginia Ltd Liability holds 1.89% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) for 183,446 shares. Water Island Cap Llc holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) for 125,000 shares. Ameriprise Fincl stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). Group holds 0% or 18,605 shares. D E Shaw & Co Inc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL). First Mercantile, Tennessee-based fund reported 6,778 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Corp holds 8,135 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Columbus Circle has 125,491 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Dupont Cap holds 40,423 shares. Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Co holds 832,087 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Ameritas Investment owns 2,221 shares.
Among 9 analysts covering Quidel (NASDAQ:QDEL), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Quidel has $60.0 highest and $16 lowest target. $42’s average target is -16.07% below currents $50.04 stock price. Quidel had 31 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by C.L. King on Thursday, January 4 to “Buy”. The company was initiated on Friday, February 17 by CL King. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Neutral” on Friday, December 16. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 4 by CL King. Piper Jaffray maintained Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) on Wednesday, July 19 with “Hold” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ:QDEL) rating on Thursday, December 21. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $52.0 target. On Tuesday, September 19 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray on Tuesday, September 19. The rating was downgraded by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, February 9 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy”.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.41 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.22, from 1.63 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold CPE shares while 62 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 250.94 million shares or 9.25% more from 229.70 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tiaa Cref Investment Ltd stated it has 0.01% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Magnetar Lc holds 0.01% or 23,846 shares. Baker Avenue Asset Ltd Partnership reported 0.16% stake. Wells Fargo & Co Mn invested 0% in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Louisiana State Employees Retirement System reported 53,700 shares stake. White Pine Cap has 0% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) for 33,650 shares. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Liability Corp accumulated 31,495 shares or 0% of the stock. Caymus Cap Prtn Lp accumulated 7.25% or 5.12M shares. Cardinal Cap Management Ltd Co Ct, a Connecticut-based fund reported 3.84M shares. Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System has 0% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) for 62,883 shares. Hillcrest Asset Management holds 943,476 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE). Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability owns 284,000 shares. Amer Int Grp Inc holds 546,488 shares. Moreover, Td Asset Management has 0% invested in Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) for 188,100 shares.
Among 32 analysts covering Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Callon Petroleum had 91 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wunderlich with “Buy” on Thursday, May 26. Imperial Capital maintained Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) rating on Monday, November 9. Imperial Capital has “Outperform” rating and $13 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 25 by Roth Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, March 14. The stock of Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, July 13. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 23. Canaccord Genuity maintained Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) rating on Thursday, September 8. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $18 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 16 by Mizuho. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, September 9. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, November 6 by Northland Capital.
Analysts await Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE:CPE) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.18 EPS, up 80.00% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.1 per share. CPE’s profit will be $36.36M for 16.85 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by Callon Petroleum Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.00% EPS growth.