Sonic Foundry, Inc. (SOFO) Forms $2.44 Double Bottom; Lydall (LDL) SI Increased By 17.5%

January 19, 2018 - By Annabelle Johnson

Sonic Foundry, Inc. (SOFO) formed double bottom with $2.27 target or 7.00% below today’s $2.44 share price. Sonic Foundry, Inc. (SOFO) has $10.87M valuation. The stock decreased 2.05% or $0.051 during the last trading session, reaching $2.439. About 10,417 shares traded. Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) has declined 37.02% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.72% the S&P500.

Lydall Incorporated (NYSE:LDL) had an increase of 17.5% in short interest. LDL’s SI was 126,900 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 17.5% from 108,000 shares previously. With 74,900 avg volume, 2 days are for Lydall Incorporated (NYSE:LDL)’s short sellers to cover LDL’s short positions. The SI to Lydall Incorporated’s float is 0.76%. The stock decreased 1.70% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $49.15. About 65,647 shares traded. Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) has risen 30.69% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.99% the S&P500.

Lydall, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, and automotive thermal and acoustical barriers for filtration/separation and thermal/acoustical applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $847.44 million. It operates through Performance Materials, Technical Nonwovens, Thermal/Acoustical Metals, and Thermal/Acoustical Fibers divisions. It has a 21.44 P/E ratio. The Performance Materials segment offers filtration media solutions for air, fluid power, and industrial applications, such as clean-space, commercial, HVAC, power generation, and industrial processes.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.16, from 1.25 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 9 investors sold Lydall, Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 15.13 million shares or 1.19% more from 14.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Prudential Financial holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) for 129,341 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associate Ltd Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL). Kbc Grp Inc Nv holds 0.01% or 9,815 shares in its portfolio. Grace And White Inc stated it has 1.54% in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL). Renaissance Technology holds 398,500 shares. Principal Group Incorporated reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL). Us Bancshares De holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) for 39,479 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 0.01% in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) or 27,189 shares. Moreover, Alps has 0% invested in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) for 9,895 shares. Advisory Svcs Networks Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 0% or 52 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability Co reported 4,365 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0% in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) or 23,675 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company owns 4,708 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Rice Hall James & Associate Limited Liability Corporation has 0.13% invested in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL). Moreover, Atlantic Trust Group Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL).

Among 3 analysts covering Lydall (NYSE:LDL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Lydall had 6 analyst reports since August 29, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Monday, June 26. Roth Capital initiated Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) on Wednesday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 9 by TH Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by Roth Capital. The stock of Lydall, Inc. (NYSE:LDL) earned “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Wednesday, September 13. Sidoti downgraded the shares of LDL in report on Monday, August 29 to “Neutral” rating.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $147,352 activity. 2,795 shares were sold by Abbruzzi Joseph A., worth $147,352 on Friday, September 15.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.43, from 0.57 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 1 investors sold Sonic Foundry, Inc. shares while 3 reduced holdings. 2 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 686,622 shares or 7.90% less from 745,535 shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Vanguard Grp Inc stated it has 46,275 shares. Pnc Financial Serv Grp Inc has 20 shares. Blackrock Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) for 7,382 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys holds 0% of its portfolio in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) for 13,487 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) or 2,400 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Llc stated it has 0.56% of its portfolio in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO). 28,943 were reported by Thompson. Royal Bankshares Of Canada reported 1 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Renaissance Technologies Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO). State Bank Of America Corp De owns 0% invested in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO) for 1,776 shares. Geode Cap Limited Company stated it has 57,646 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Johnson Financial Gp Inc has invested 0% in Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ:SOFO). Dimensional Fund Advsr L P stated it has 25,231 shares.