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Insider Trade: Georges Antoun Unloaded 3,142 Shares of First Solar, Inc. (FSLR); Ceva (CEVA)’s Sentiment Is 0.93

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Sentiment for Ceva Inc (CEVA)

Ceva Inc (CEVA) investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.98, from 1.91 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 65 investment professionals opened new and increased stock positions, while 70 cut down and sold positions in Ceva Inc. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 18.39 million shares, up from 18.23 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Ceva Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 4 to 4 for the same number . Sold All: 22 Reduced: 48 Increased: 44 New Position: 21.

The stock decreased 1.88% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $33.95. About 237,926 shares traded or 32.08% up from the average. CEVA, Inc. (CEVA) has risen 3.29% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.26% the S&P500.

CEVA, Inc. licenses signal processing intellectual property technologies to semiconductor companies and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) serving the mobile, consumer, automotive, industrial, and Internet-of Things (IoT) markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $754.39 million. The firm licenses a family of programmable digital signal processor (DSP) cores and application-specific platforms for vision, imaging, and audio and voice, as well as long and short range wireless technologies, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth IPs, Serial ATA, and Serial Attached SCSI. It has a 45.27 P/E ratio. The Company’s technologies are licensed to semiconductor and OEM companies in the form of IP, which is used for the design, manufacture, market, and sale of application-specific integrated circuits and application-specific standard products to wireless, consumer electronics, and automotive companies for incorporation into a variety of end products.

Oaktop Capital Management Ii L.P. holds 6.9% of its portfolio in CEVA, Inc. for 743,836 shares. Awm Investment Company Inc. owns 712,558 shares or 6.38% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Herald Investment Management Ltd has 4.61% invested in the company for 318,382 shares. The Illinois-based Oberweis Asset Management Inc has invested 2.04% in the stock. Ranger Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 602,256 shares.

Analysts await CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEVA) to report earnings on May, 9 before the open. They expect $0.03 EPS, down 85.00% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.2 per share. CEVA’s profit will be $666,618 for 282.92 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.15 actual EPS reported by CEVA, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -80.00% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $129,432 activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.16 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 37 investors sold First Solar, Inc. shares while 98 reduced holdings. 81 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 52.38 million shares or 2.41% more from 51.15 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The New York-based Clear Harbor Asset Management Ltd Company has invested 0.19% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). Hanseatic owns 13,442 shares. Two Sigma Secs Lc stated it has 3,060 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Oakworth Capital, Alabama-based fund reported 139 shares. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 63,000 shares. 215,668 were accumulated by Nomura. Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Hldg Lc has 447,219 shares. Agf holds 0% in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) or 5,232 shares. Riverhead Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 8,154 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Commonwealth Savings Bank Of Aus reported 0.02% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 0.02% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 107,857 shares. Cambridge Invest Advsrs stated it has 16,267 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Martingale Asset Management Lp accumulated 36,029 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Ins New York stated it has 23,336 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.22% of its portfolio in First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) for 421,473 shares.

First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $7.76 billion. It operates through two divisions, Components and Systems. It currently has negative earnings. The Components segment designs, makes, and sells cadmium telluride solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity.

Since December 18, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 10 selling transactions for $5.26 million activity. Shares for $83,265 were sold by ANTOUN GEORGES. 1,605 First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) shares with value of $112,511 were sold by KALETA PAUL J. On Thursday, January 4 the insider DeJong Philip sold $1.04 million. On Monday, February 26 Widmar Mark R sold $1.31M worth of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) or 20,574 shares. Garabedian Raffi also sold $790,580 worth of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) on Monday, December 18. Bueter Christopher also sold $882,310 worth of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) shares. Bradley Alexander R. sold $294,619 worth of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) on Monday, March 12.

Among 31 analysts covering First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR), 15 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. First Solar Inc. has $100.0 highest and $4.49 lowest target. $60.63’s average target is -18.14% below currents $74.07 stock price. First Solar Inc. had 85 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 9 by Oppenheimer. As per Wednesday, August 31, the company rating was downgraded by Argus Research. Oppenheimer downgraded First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) on Thursday, November 3 to “Perform” rating. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of FSLR in report on Thursday, June 2 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock has “Mkt Underperform” rating by JMP Securities on Tuesday, January 24. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, April 28 by Roth Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, April 29 by Standpoint Research. On Wednesday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The rating was initiated by Mizuho on Thursday, March 31 with “Neutral”. The stock of First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) earned “Buy” rating by Axiom Capital on Wednesday, July 19.

The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $74.07. About 1.13 million shares traded. First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) has risen 153.31% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 141.76% the S&P500.

Analysts await First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $-0.01 earnings per share, down 104.00% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.25 per share. After $-0.25 actual earnings per share reported by First Solar, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -96.00% EPS growth.

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