June 22, 2018 – By Vivian Park
Super Micro Computer Inc (SMCI) investors sentiment increased to 1.48 in Q1 2018. It’s up 0.51, from 0.97 in 2017Q4. The ratio has improved, as 74 investment professionals increased and started new holdings, while 50 sold and reduced their stakes in Super Micro Computer Inc. The investment professionals in our database now own: 40.84 million shares, up from 38.99 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Super Micro Computer Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 21 Reduced: 29 Increased: 54 New Position: 20.
Analysts expect International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) to report $3.03 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 2.02% from last quarter’s $2.97 EPS. IBM’s profit would be $2.78 billion giving it 11.65 P/E if the $3.03 EPS is correct. After having $2.45 EPS previously, International Business Machines Corporation’s analysts see 23.67% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.97% or $1.38 during the last trading session, reaching $141.25. About 3.89 million shares traded. International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has declined 6.24% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.81% the S&P500. Some Historical IBM News: 24/04/2018 – IBM Raises Dividend By 4.7% — MarketWatch; 15/03/2018 – DNB Global IV Adds SunTrust Banks, Exits IBM; 23/05/2018 – Uber widens health cover in Europe as new CEO meets France’s Macron; 24/05/2018 – FRESCHE SOLUTIONS, A PROVIDER OF IBM l APPLICATION MODERNIZATION AND MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, ANNOUNCED IT SECURED $60 MLN OF FINANCING; 17/04/2018 – IBM 1Q Net Income From Cont Ops Was $1.7 Billion; 09/03/2018 – IBM Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 12/03/2018 – IBM CEO 2017 TOTAL COMPENSATION $18.6M VS. $32.7M; 15/05/2018 – Veridium to Use IBM Blockchain Technology to Create Social and Environmental Impact Tokens; 19/03/2018 – Intersections Inc. Launches AI-Powered Identity Theft Protection with IBM Watson; 05/04/2018 – Rabobank Desensitizes Client Data for GDPR and DevOps with IBM
More notable recent International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “7 Years After Watson, IBM’s AI Turns Heads Again” on June 20, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Better Buy: Microsoft Corporation vs. IBM” published on June 19, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “IBM: Unimpressive And Overpriced” on June 05, 2018. More interesting news about International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “IBM Boosts Support of Cloud-Native Capabilities” published on June 21, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “IBM: Not Worth It” with publication date: June 14, 2018.
Since January 31, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 sales for $2.69 million activity. Clementi Erich sold $2.01M worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Friday, February 23. WADDELL FREDERICK H also bought $99,659 worth of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Wednesday, January 31. $780,000 worth of stock was sold by Gherson Diane J on Monday, February 26.
Among 33 analysts covering International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), 13 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 16 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. International Business Machines had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $160.0 target in Thursday, August 31 report. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $160 target in Tuesday, September 22 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 19 by Jefferies. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of IBM in report on Wednesday, April 26 with “Market Perform” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, July 19 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Sell” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, June 22. Guggenheim maintained International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold” rating. Drexel Hamilton initiated the shares of IBM in report on Friday, October 9 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale on Wednesday, April 19 to “Sell”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by J.P. Morgan.
International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $129.66 billion. The Company’s Cognitive Solutions segment includes Watson, a cognitive computing platform that interacts in natural language, processes big data, and learns from interactions with people and computers. It has a 23.17 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Cognitive Solutions segment also offers data and analytics solutions, including analytics and data management platforms, cloud data services, enterprise social software, talent management solutions, and solutions tailored by industry; and transaction processing software that runs mission-critical systems in banking, airlines, and retail industries.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.08, from 1.03 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 60 investors sold International Business Machines Corporation shares while 560 reduced holdings. 117 funds opened positions while 570 raised stakes. 501.15 million shares or 0.58% less from 504.07 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Chilton Capital Management Ltd Liability has 12,046 shares. Gradient Invs Ltd Company holds 0.47% of its portfolio in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) for 56,972 shares. Martingale Asset Management Ltd Partnership owns 461,960 shares. Abner Herrman And Brock Limited Co holds 0.04% or 1,671 shares in its portfolio. Brown Advisory Securities Limited Company owns 32,310 shares for 0.92% of their portfolio. Dubuque Bank And, a Iowa-based fund reported 22,657 shares. Hillsdale Invest Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.05% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Investors Asset Mngmt Of Georgia Ga Adv stated it has 3,383 shares. Evanston Invs Dba Evanston Advsrs holds 53,419 shares. Mycio Wealth Prtnrs Ltd Liability accumulated 0.11% or 6,112 shares. Rowland Counsel Adv has invested 0% in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Wetherby Asset has 0.34% invested in International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM). Shufro Rose & Ltd Liability Corp reported 16,257 shares stake. Wesbanco Retail Bank owns 119,612 shares or 0.94% of their US portfolio. Mariner Limited Liability Company invested in 50,793 shares or 0.28% of the stock.
Super Micro Computer, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and provides high performance server solutions based on modular and open architecture. The company has market cap of $1.22 billion. It offers a range of server, storage, blade, workstation, and full rack solutions, as well as networking devices, server management software, and technology support and services. It has a 18.69 P/E ratio. The firm also provides a range of application optimized server solutions, including rackmount and blade server systems; and server subsystems and accessories comprising server boards, and chassis and power supplies, as well as other system accessories, including microprocessors, and memory and disc drives.
The stock decreased 0.79% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $25.05. About 327,710 shares traded. Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI) has declined 3.27% since June 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.84% the S&P500. Some Historical SMCI News: 10/05/2018 – SMCI NEEDS ADDED TIME TO ANALYZE PREVIOUSLY DISCLOSED PROBE; 16/03/2018 – Supermicro® Receives Nasdaq Staff Determination Letter; Has Requested Hearing Before Hearings Panel; 14/03/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Super Micro Computer, Inc. Shareholders and a Lead Pl; 20/03/2018 – Report: Developing Opportunities within Super Micro Computer, Post, Reata Pharmaceuticals, Landstar System, Central Garden & Pe; 27/03/2018 – Supermicro’s New Scale-Up Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Systems with 8 NVIDIA Tesla V100 with NVLink GPUs Deliver Superior Performance and System Density; 13/03/2018 – SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC – ENTERED INTO AMENDMENT TO CO’S EXISTING LOAN AGREEMENT WITH BANK OF AMERICA MERRILL LYNCH; 05/04/2018 – SUPER MICRO COMPUTER INC – HEARING WILL TAKE PLACE ON APRIL 26, 2018; 13/03/2018 – Supermicro Accelerates IT Innovation with Resource Saving Datacenter Solutions at CloudFest 2018; 21/03/2018 – Supermicro Unleashes Innovative New Resource Saving Datacenter Solutions at Cloud Expo Europe 2018; 10/05/2018 – SUPER MICRO: AUDIT COMMITTEE HAS COMPLETED INVESTIGATION
Tieton Capital Management Llc holds 4.43% of its portfolio in Super Micro Computer, Inc. for 283,850 shares. Needham Investment Management Llc owns 669,750 shares or 3.25% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Nokomis Capital L.L.C. has 2.52% invested in the company for 772,001 shares. The United Kingdom-based Herald Investment Management Ltd has invested 0.94% in the stock. Fairfield Bush & Co., a Connecticut-based fund reported 168,458 shares.
Ratings analysis reveals 80% of Super Micro Computer’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Super Micro Computer, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $30.0 while the high is $34.0. The stock’s average target of $32.25 is 28.74% above today’s ($25.05) share price. SMCI was included in 5 notes of analysts from September 23, 2016. The firm has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group given on Friday, September 23. The rating was upgraded by DA Davidson to “Buy” on Wednesday, November 30. As per Friday, January 27, the company rating was maintained by Needham. As per Friday, January 20, the company rating was upgraded by Roth Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, January 27 by Stifel Nicolaus.
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