The shares of Amyris, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRS) has been pegged with a rating of Buy by B. Riley FBR in its latest research note that was published on November 14th, 2018. The research company has also assigned a $8 price target. B. Riley FBR wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Amyris, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. B. Riley FBR, Inc. advised investors in its research note published on January 25th, 2018, to Buy the AMRS stock while also putting a $8 price target. The stock had earned Hold rating from Stifel when it published its report on May 28th, 2014. The stock was given Hold rating by Deutsche Bank in its report released on February 10th, 2012, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $9. Robert W. Baird was of a view that AMRS is Neutral in its latest report on November 2nd, 2011 while giving it a price target of $16. Stifel Nicolaus thinks that AMRS is worth Hold rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on January 28th, 2011.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 0 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 0 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $11.00. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 48.13% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 41.55.
The shares of the company dipped by -4.48% during the trading session on Friday, reaching a low of $2.61 while ending the day at $2.77. During the trading session, a total of 4.81 million shares were traded which represents a -33.85% decline from the average session volume which is 3.59M shares. AMRS had ended its last session trading at 2.90. Amyris, Inc. currently has a market cap of $208.50M while its P/E earnings growth sits at 2.59, with a beta of 0.36. AMRS 52-week low price stands at $1.87 while its 52-week high price is $9.28.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded -$0.66 earnings per share which is below the $0.44 predicted by most analysts. The Amyris, Inc. generated $19.36 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly lower than the $98.52 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded -$1.13 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was down by -71.21%. Amyris, Inc. has the potential to record -3.44 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Wells Fargo published a research note on February 13th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) is now rated as Market Perform. B. Riley FBR, Inc. also rated FDC as Initiated on January 25th, 2018, with its price target of $200 suggesting that FDC could down by -0.75% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $26.79/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -0.26% to reach $26.52/share. It started the day trading at $26.99 and traded between $26.68 and $26.72 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that FDC’s 50-day SMA is 25.46 while its 200-day SMA stands at 22.50. The stock has a high of $27.15 for the year while the low is $14.73. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 25.47, while the P/B ratio is 5.96. At the moment, only of First Data Corporation shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 14.54M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 2.12 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 1.71%. Looking further, the stock has raised 58.86% over the past 90 days while it gained 9.24% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc bought more FDC shares, increasing its portfolio by +4.11% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc purchasing 1,911,602 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 48,410,943 shares of FDC, with a total valuation of $1,217,051,107. Glenview Capital Management LLC meanwhile bought more FDC shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $648,038,632 worth of shares. Fidelity Management Research Co followed the path by increasing its FDC portfolio by +20.32% in the quarter. This means that Fidelity Management Research Co bought 3,870,088 shares in the last quarter and now controls 22,911,352 shares of the FDC stock, with the valuation hitting $575,991,389.
Similarly, Steadfast Capital Management LP increased its First Data Corporation shares by +22.69% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 3,557,018 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 19,230,837 shares of First Data Corporation which are valued at $483,463,242. In the same vein, Canada Pension Plan Investment Bo decreased its First Data Corporation shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm sold -620,347 shares during the quarter which decreased its stakes to 18,108,357 shares and is now valued at $455,244,095. Following these latest developments, around 2.50% of First Data Corporation stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.