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$-0.79 EPS Expected for Digimarc (DMRC); Blackrock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust (BAF) Has 1.13 Sentiment

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Blackrock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust (BAF) investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.22, from 0.91 in 2017Q3. The ratio increased, as 9 active investment managers increased and started new holdings, while 8 cut down and sold their equity positions in Blackrock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 850,359 shares, up from 818,854 shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Blackrock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 7 Increased: 5 New Position: 4.

Analysts expect Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) to report $-0.79 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 29.51% from last quarter’s $-0.61 EPS. After having $-0.76 EPS previously, Digimarc Corporation’s analysts see 3.95% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $26.4. About 49,734 shares traded. Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) has declined 1.96% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.51% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Digimarc (NASDAQ:DMRC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Digimarc had 18 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by FBR Capital on Friday, February 16 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, October 24, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 17 by Craig Hallum. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 27 by Needham. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, February 23. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 19 by Needham. Needham maintained Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) rating on Thursday, November 3. Needham has “Buy” rating and $40 target. The rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum to “Hold” on Friday, July 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. Its down 1.38, from 2.31 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 5 investors sold Digimarc Corporation shares while 23 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 5.70 million shares or 1.10% more from 5.64 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Lagoda Invest Mngmt Lp holds 670,859 shares or 9.24% of its portfolio. D E Shaw Incorporated holds 0% or 10,750 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 9,537 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership reported 1,470 shares. Wealthtrust holds 5,345 shares. Moreover, Fifth Third Bank & Trust has 0% invested in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC). Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Com reported 80,147 shares stake. Susquehanna Intll Grp Limited Liability Partnership holds 0% in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) or 22,175 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership accumulated 7,000 shares or 0% of the stock. Lafitte L P holds 0.2% or 13,600 shares in its portfolio. Suffolk Cap Lc reported 0.11% stake. Sei Invests Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC) for 100 shares. Arrow Financial Corporation reported 200 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 6,905 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in Digimarc Corporation (NASDAQ:DMRC).

Digimarc Corporation provides media identification and management solutions to commercial entities and government clients in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $301.59 million. It primarily offers Digimarc Discover, and Digimarc Barcode and Intuitive Computing Platform that are designed to optimize the identification of various consumer brand impressions facilitating mobile-centric shopping. It currently has negative earnings. The company's solutions identifies, tracks, manages, and protects content; and enables new consumer applications to access networks and information from personal computers and mobile devices.

The stock increased 0.18% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $13.88. About 28,856 shares traded or 54.74% up from the average. BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust (BAF) has declined 3.69% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.24% the S&P500.

Camelot Portfolios Llc holds 0.91% of its portfolio in BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Quality Trust for 130,478 shares. Sit Investment Associates Inc owns 131,741 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tradewinds Capital Management Llc has 0.04% invested in the company for 5,000 shares. The Colorado-based Advisors Asset Management Inc. has invested 0.03% in the stock. Oxbow Advisors Llc, a Texas-based fund reported 10,015 shares.

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