Crow Point Partners Trimmed Euronet Worldwide (EEFT) Position; Shorts at Harmonic (HLIT) Raised By 2.78%

December 30, 2017 - By Shannon Black

Harmonic Incorporated (NASDAQ:HLIT) had an increase of 2.78% in short interest. HLIT’s SI was 9.37M shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 2.78% from 9.12M shares previously. With 494,600 avg volume, 19 days are for Harmonic Incorporated (NASDAQ:HLIT)’s short sellers to cover HLIT’s short positions. The SI to Harmonic Incorporated’s float is 13.22%. The stock decreased 2.33% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $4.2. About 277,663 shares traded. Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT) has risen 101.17% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 84.47% the S&P500.

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased Euronet Worldwide Inc. (EEFT) stake by 82.86% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Crow Point Partners Llc sold 7,149 shares as Euronet Worldwide Inc. (EEFT)’s stock rose 1.88%. The Crow Point Partners Llc holds 1,479 shares with $139,000 value, down from 8,628 last quarter. Euronet Worldwide Inc. now has $4.44B valuation. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $84.27. About 239,274 shares traded. Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) has risen 8.96% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.74% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.3 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.30, from 1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 12 investors sold EEFT shares while 87 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 47.88 million shares or 0.66% more from 47.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Putnam Invests Limited Liability Company reported 40,258 shares. Pnc Group, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 26,464 shares. Axiom Investors Limited Liability Co De holds 123,429 shares or 0.26% of its portfolio. Pittenger & Anderson owns 31,360 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% in Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT). 128,582 are owned by Redwood Investments Ltd Liability Company. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT). First Interstate Bank & Trust holds 0.02% or 770 shares. Renaissance Group Incorporated Lc invested 0.01% in Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT). Moreover, Fdx Incorporated has 0.04% invested in Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) for 14,763 shares. Virginia Retirement Systems Et Al holds 0.01% or 6,200 shares. Fincl Bank Of Mellon accumulated 0.01% or 260,231 shares. 1.24M were accumulated by Invesco. Bb&T Secs Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT). Geode Mngmt Ltd Co reported 0.02% in Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT).

Among 10 analysts covering Euronet Worldwide (NASDAQ:EEFT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Euronet Worldwide has $120.0 highest and $76 lowest target. $101’s average target is 19.85% above currents $84.27 stock price. Euronet Worldwide had 19 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 13 by Northland Capital. SunTrust initiated Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) on Wednesday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. Avondale maintained Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Market Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, September 8. DA Davidson initiated Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) on Wednesday, July 19 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Monness Crespi & Hardt to “Neutral” on Friday, July 31. The rating was reinitiated by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 25 with “Overweight”. Monness Crespi downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, June 10 report. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Monday, December 18. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, December 23 by Monness Crespi & Hardt.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $31.28 million activity. $7.47 million worth of stock was sold by WELLER RICK on Wednesday, August 30. Shares for $6.36M were sold by Brown Michael J. $2.01 million worth of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) was sold by Fountas Nikos. $999,867 worth of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) shares were sold by OLECHOWSKI ANDREJ. On Monday, September 11 Caponecchi Kevin J sold $4.81 million worth of Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) or 49,238 shares.

Analysts await Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ:EEFT) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $1.06 EPS, up 13.98% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.93 per share. EEFT’s profit will be $55.84 million for 19.88 P/E if the $1.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.56 actual EPS reported by Euronet Worldwide, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -32.05% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.36, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 11 investors sold Harmonic Inc. shares while 36 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 77.73 million shares or 4.11% less from 81.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life Insur The has 68,893 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 49,992 shares. Raymond James Financial Svcs has 0% invested in Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT). National Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT). Moreover, Parkside Finance Retail Bank has 0% invested in Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT). Nationwide Fund Advisors accumulated 646,047 shares. Rgm Capital Limited Liability Company has 2.1% invested in Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT). Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% or 57,059 shares. Paloma Prtnrs Management Communication holds 0% or 24,888 shares. Comerica Retail Bank accumulated 84,599 shares or 0% of the stock. Citigroup Inc invested in 0% or 47,635 shares. Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT) for 177,355 shares. Menta Cap Llc owns 64,960 shares. 15 are held by Fuller And Thaler Asset Mgmt. Arizona-based Arizona State Retirement has invested 0% in Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT).

Harmonic Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells video infrastructure products and system solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $342.80 million. The Company’s products enable clients to create, prepare, and deliver a range of video and broadband services to consumer devices, including televisions, personal computers, laptops, tablets, and smart phones. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates in two divisions, Video and Cable Edge.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $47,264 activity. 7,979 shares were sold by HARSHMAN PATRICK, worth $27,717. Spriester Bart sold $9,515 worth of stock. The insider Haltmayer Neven sold $10,032.