Rating Roundup: Inphi Corp (IPHI)

Lloyd Doyle
January 23, 2018

S Squared Technology Llc holds 5.15% of its portfolio in Inphi Corporation for 153,576 shares. Therefore 71% are positive. Inphi has $60 highest and $26 lowest target. Inphi had 66 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, December 21, the company rating was maintained by Shore Capital. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Inphi from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with "Outperform" on Wednesday, March 23. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $47.0 target. On Wednesday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Strong Buy". As per Thursday, October 13, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. Kepler Cheuvreux maintained Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) on Thursday, November 2 with "Reduce" rating.

Analyst Recommendations are opinions given by analysts to their clients about whether a given stock is worth buying or not. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. Deutsche Bank downgraded the stock to "Sell" rating in Friday, May 12 report.

The stock increased 0.55% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $16.57. It has outperformed by 15.95% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $49,811 activity. Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 0.88% invested in the company for 1.37 million shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 505,575 shares.#img1#.

Analysts await Heritage Commerce Corp (NASDAQ:HTBK) to report earnings on January, 25. The Pioneer Trust Bank N A holds 97,031 shares with $2.35M value, down from 113,196 last quarter. HTBK's profit will be $8.79 million for 18.01 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by Heritage Commerce Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.55% EPS growth.

With all other things going on, Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) has been on a free fall - declining -14.48 percent in just three months. Its down 0.09, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 29 investors sold Inphi Corporation shares while 60 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. In terms of relative volume, these shares are trading at 5.28x their normal volume. Tcw Grp, California-based fund reported 445,039 shares. Quentec Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Com owns 448,216 shares for 1.78% of their portfolio. Macquarie Gru Limited invested in 0% or 46,347 shares. Iat Reinsurance stated it has 0.45% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE).

Cowen & Co. now has a $45.0 TP on shares of Inphi Corp (NYSE:IPHI). Thomas J Herzfeld reported 905 shares stake. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 1,843 shares. Arrowgrass Prtnrs (Us) Lp accumulated 499,606 shares. Albion Gp Ut has invested 0.05% in Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI). VANGUARD GROUP INC also announced increased position in Inphi Corporation (IPHI) during the quarter. They expect $0.08 earnings per share, down 77.14% or $0.27 from last year's $0.35 per share.

According to analysts Inphi Corp (NYSE:IPHI)'s minimum EPS for the current quarter is at $0.35 and can go high up to $0.37.

The Average Earnings Estimate for the Current Fiscal quarter is $0.32 per share, according to consensus of 13 analysts. The company trades on average around 68000 shares per market session. The Company's solutions provide an interface between analog signals and digital information in systems, such as telecommunications transport systems, enterprise networking equipment and datacenters. It now has negative earnings. The Company's semiconductor solutions are created to address bandwidth bottlenecks in networks, maximize throughput and minimize latency in computing environments, and enable the rollout of next generation communications and datacenter infrastructures. Insider ownership decreased by a total of 90000 shares, which suggests that IPHI's key executives are feeling less optimistic about the outlook for the stock. Looking at the other side of the coin, IPHI traded as low as $33 in the past 52 weeks, and since then the shares have fallen -2.82% or $-0.93.

Inphi Corporation (NYSE:IPHI) inside ownership was 1.90%.

Since September 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 sales for $20,791 activity. 238 shares were sold by Ogawa Richard, worth $9,494 on Saturday, September 30. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.55, for a total value of $202,750.00.

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