NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) At $26.72 Forms Top; Ethan Allen Interiors (ETH) Shorts Increased By 1.35%

January 18, 2018 - By Danny Collins

Ethan Allen Interiors Incorporated (NYSE:ETH) had an increase of 1.35% in short interest. ETH’s SI was 3.71M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 1.35% from 3.66 million shares previously. With 300,700 avg volume, 12 days are for Ethan Allen Interiors Incorporated (NYSE:ETH)’s short sellers to cover ETH’s short positions. The SI to Ethan Allen Interiors Incorporated’s float is 14.52%. The stock increased 1.92% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $26.6. About 104,648 shares traded. Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) has declined 12.50% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.20% the S&P500.

NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) formed multiple top with $28.06 target or 5.00% above today’s $26.72 share price. NRG Energy, Inc. (NRG) has $8.46 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.59% or $0.71 during the last trading session, reaching $26.72. About 1.46M shares traded. NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has risen 1.42% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 26.16 million shares or 1.14% more from 25.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. D E Shaw And has invested 0% in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH). Advisory Ntwk Lc holds 97 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Principal Financial Grp invested in 0.01% or 190,428 shares. Tower Research Ltd Liability Corporation (Trc) holds 421 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Lc has 86,726 shares. Karpas Strategies Limited Liability Company holds 0.12% or 8,750 shares in its portfolio. Gagnon Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 25,272 shares or 0.29% of the stock. Jpmorgan Chase And Company reported 183,258 shares stake. Deutsche Bancorp Ag reported 128,021 shares. Bluecrest Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH). Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc has 0.05% invested in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) for 26,200 shares. Massachusetts-based Numeric Investors Limited Liability has invested 0.01% in Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 846 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 7,144 shares. Sg Capital Management holds 1.46 million shares or 5.1% of its portfolio.

Among 6 analysts covering Ethan Allen (NYSE:ETH), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ethan Allen had 19 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, January 26. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) rating on Thursday, April 27. Telsey Advisory Group has “Outperform” rating and $33 target. The stock has “Strong Buy” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, March 14. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 26 by Dougherty & Company. The stock of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Thursday, September 17 by Telsey Advisory Group. On Thursday, October 12 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock of Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by Dougherty & Company. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of ETH in report on Monday, November 20 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold”.

Since September 8, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $12,375 activity. Bedford John S II sold 406 shares worth $12,375.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. operates as an interior design company, and maker and retailer of home furnishings in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The company has market cap of $730.73 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Wholesale and Retail. It has a 23.13 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include case goods items, such as beds, dressers, armoires, tables, chairs, buffets, entertainment units, home office furniture, and wooden accents; upholstery items comprising sleepers, recliners, chairs, ottomans, custom pillows, sofas, loveseats, cut fabrics, and leather; and home accents and other items, including window treatments and drapery hardware, wall decors, florals, lighting, clocks, mattresses, bedspreads, throws, pillows, decorative accents, area rugs, wall coverings, and home and garden furnishings.

Among 14 analysts covering NRG Yield (NYSE:NRG), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. NRG Yield has $36 highest and $11 lowest target. $23.36’s average target is -12.57% below currents $26.72 stock price. NRG Yield had 31 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, August 10. The stock of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) earned “Buy” rating by Williams Capital Group on Thursday, June 1. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, September 21. The stock of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Friday, January 29. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was downgraded by Wolfe Research. The firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, December 1. On Friday, February 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, March 18 report. SunTrust maintained NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) on Friday, November 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 29 by Goldman Sachs.