Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) Forms $206.45 Double Top; Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO) Shorts Lowered By 0.94%

January 15, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:FMAO) had a decrease of 0.94% in short interest. FMAO’s SI was 421,700 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 0.94% from 425,700 shares previously. With 10,200 avg volume, 41 days are for Farmers & Merchants Bancorp Incorporated (NASDAQ:FMAO)’s short sellers to cover FMAO’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.36% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $38.48. About 6,530 shares traded. Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) has 0.00% since January 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) formed double top with $220.90 target or 7.00% above today’s $206.45 share price. Littelfuse, Inc. (LFUS) has $4.69 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.91% or $3.86 during the last trading session, reaching $206.45. About 126,966 shares traded. Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has risen 46.71% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.01% the S&P500.

Analysts await Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.67 earnings per share, up 6.37% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.57 per share. LFUS’s profit will be $37.93M for 30.91 P/E if the $1.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.12 actual earnings per share reported by Littelfuse, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.23% negative EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Littelfuse had 16 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, September 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, August 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, September 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. Robert W. Baird maintained Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) on Monday, October 16 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 18 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) earned “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, September 13. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, February 3. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of LFUS in report on Friday, August 26 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti to “Neutral” on Monday, November 21. CL King initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, December 1 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.49 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 13 investors sold Littelfuse, Inc. shares while 77 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 21.90 million shares or 0.08% more from 21.88 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 200,601 shares in its portfolio. 19,599 were reported by Congress Asset Communications Ma. Origin Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 56,350 shares. Nordea Inv Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS). Moreover, Raymond James And Assocs has 0.01% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 30,257 shares. Ls Investment Advsrs Lc holds 2,279 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt Systems reported 0.01% stake. 188,137 were reported by New York State Common Retirement Fund. 29,344 are held by Hamilton Point Inv Ltd Liability Corporation. Brinker Cap holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 7,676 shares. Hanseatic Mgmt Ser has 18 shares. 13,828 were reported by Eam Ltd Liability Corp. Moreover, Tygh Management has 0.75% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) for 19,210 shares. Usca Ria Ltd Llc invested in 0.15% or 7,162 shares. Moreover, Eulav Asset Mngmt has 0.07% invested in Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS).

Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding firm for The Farmers & Merchants State Bank that provides commercial banking, retail banking, and other financial services to individuals and small businesses in Northwest Ohio and Northeast Indiana. The company has market cap of $355.37 million. The firm offers checking accounts; savings and time deposits, including certificates of deposits; and custody services for individual retirement accounts and health savings accounts. It has a 28.5 P/E ratio. It also provides commercial, agricultural, and residential mortgage, as well as consumer and credit card lending services; loans for farm land, farm equipment, and livestock; operating loans for seeds, fertilizers, and feeds; home improvements loans; and loans for autos, trucks, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles.

Investors sentiment decreased to 8.25 in Q3 2017. Its down Infinity, from Infinity in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 2 investors sold Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 23 raised stakes. 2.50 million shares or 254.47% more from 704,450 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal National Bank Of Canada invested in 709 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Co holds 0.02% or 388 shares in its portfolio. 119,738 were reported by State Street. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0% of its portfolio in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) for 14,600 shares. Legal & General Gru Public Limited Company reported 0% stake. Renaissance Technology Ltd Company invested in 16,300 shares or 0% of the stock. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% or 1,654 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 5,986 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Panagora Asset has 0% invested in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO). Retail Bank Of Montreal Can reported 0% of its portfolio in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO). Moreover, Geode Cap Ltd Liability has 0% invested in Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO). Tiaa Cref Invest Mgmt Limited Company has 24,264 shares. 6,160 are held by Keybank Association Oh. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny stated it has 5,688 shares. 9,600 were accumulated by State Common Retirement Fund.

Since September 7, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $439,792 activity. 625 shares were sold by Stamm K. Brad, worth $50,625 on Thursday, September 7. On Wednesday, September 13 the insider RUPP ANTHONY sold $180,470. 2,230 Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) shares with value of $159,713 were sold by LEININGER EDWARD A. $48,984 worth of Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMAO) was sold by EVERHART STEVEN on Tuesday, October 10.