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Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Has Cut Xcerra (XCRA) Stake; Gladstone Investment – Business Develo (GAIN) Shorts Increased By 1.38%

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Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc decreased Xcerra Corp (XCRA) stake by 9.56% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc sold 61,640 shares as Xcerra Corp (XCRA)’s stock rose 15.17%. The Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc holds 582,862 shares with $5.71M value, down from 644,502 last quarter. Xcerra Corp now has $746.29M valuation. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $13.59. About 1.21 million shares traded. Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) has risen 27.12% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.57% the S&P500.

Gladstone Investment Corporation – Business Develo (NASDAQ:GAIN) had an increase of 1.38% in short interest. GAIN’s SI was 624,200 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 1.38% from 615,700 shares previously. With 148,200 avg volume, 4 days are for Gladstone Investment Corporation – Business Develo (NASDAQ:GAIN)’s short sellers to cover GAIN’s short positions. The stock increased 1.60% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $11.43. About 274,688 shares traded or 65.30% up from the average. Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) has risen 16.25% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.70% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Gladstone Investment (NASDAQ:GAIN), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Gladstone Investment had 12 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of GAIN in report on Friday, September 22 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, March 6, the company rating was upgraded by Wedbush. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Monday, August 24 to “Sell”. The stock of Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Zacks. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Monday, November 20. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Tuesday, August 15. Jefferies maintained the shares of GAIN in report on Friday, November 3 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, January 19 with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, February 7, the company rating was upgraded by Ladenburg. The rating was initiated by Janney Capital on Friday, April 29 with “Buy”.

Gladstone Investment Corporation is a business development firm specializing in buyouts; recapitalizations; refinancing existing debt; senior debt securities such as senior loans, senior term loans, lines of credit, and senior notes; senior subordinated debt securities such as senior subordinated loans and senior subordinated notes; junior subordinated debt securities such as subordinated notes and mezzanine loans; limited liability firm interests, and warrants or options. The company has market cap of $371.77 million. The fund does not invest in start-ups. It has a 8.47 P/E ratio. It seeks to invest in small and mid-sized companies based in the United States.

Since March 5, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 selling transactions for $47,800 activity. 5,000 Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) shares with value of $47,800 were bought by DULLUM DAVID A R.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.07, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 6 investors sold Gladstone Investment Corporation shares while 15 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 15 raised stakes. 4.82 million shares or 3.70% less from 5.01 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership has invested 0% in Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN). Moreover, Lsv Asset has 0.01% invested in Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) for 494,816 shares. 251,498 are held by Van Eck Assocs. 75,566 were reported by Blair William Co Il. Advisory Svcs Network accumulated 1,674 shares. 29,360 were reported by Confluence Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Company. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability Corp has 0.02% invested in Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN). Lpl Fin Ltd has 0% invested in Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) for 69,349 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 19,658 shares. Sprott Inc owns 17,000 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. 97,000 are owned by Wedge Capital Mngmt L L P Nc. Cue Grp Inc, Arizona-based fund reported 211,550 shares. Citigroup has invested 0% in Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN). Gsa Capital Partners Llp holds 121,600 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Peak6 Invests Limited Partnership has 2,650 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

More notable recent Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Gladstone Investment Corporation Earnings Call and Webcast Information” on May 14, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Gladstone Investment’s (GAIN) CEO David Gladstone on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” published on May 16, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Gladstone Capital and Gladstone Investment to Host Investor and Analyst Event on May 21, 2018” on May 10, 2018. More interesting news about Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:GAIN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “You Won’t Regret Adding This BDC” published on May 01, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Gladstone Investment Corporation and Bassett Creek Capital form the Bassett Creek Restoration Platform and Acquire …” with publication date: May 01, 2018.

More recent Xcerra Corporation (NASDAQ:XCRA) news were published by: Investorplace.com which released: “10 Little-Known Stocks That Could Be Huge” on May 18, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Cohu to acquire Xcerra” on May 08, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Paulson’s 13F Shows New Stake in Goldcorp (GG), Increase in Discovery (DISCA), Viacom (VIAB) (more…)” with publication date: May 15, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc increased Parke Bancorp (NASDAQ:PKBK) stake by 39,923 shares to 71,320 valued at $1.47 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Innerworkings (NASDAQ:INWK) stake by 92,270 shares and now owns 555,441 shares. Quantum Corp was raised too.

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