The Insider Min Kao Unloaded 262611 shares of Garmin Ltd. (GRMN); Datawatch (DWCH) Shorts Up By 3.55%

March 21, 2018 - By Martha Paddon

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) had an increase of 3.55% in short interest. DWCH’s SI was 87,400 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 3.55% from 84,400 shares previously. With 94,900 avg volume, 1 days are for Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH)’s short sellers to cover DWCH’s short positions. The SI to Datawatch Corporation’s float is 1.06%. The stock decreased 1.66% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $8.9. About 41,122 shares traded. Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) has risen 56.31% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.61% the S&P500.

Garmin Ltd’s Executive Chairman Min Kao unloaded 262,611 shares of the ‘s company in an open market sale dated March 20, 2018. The unloaded shares were unloaded at an avg market stock price per share of $60.0, for a cumulative trade value of $15,766,537. The regulatory filing shows that Min Kao now holds around 20.29% of the Switzerland-based company’s market cap (share price times the number of shares outstanding)

Among 16 analysts covering Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN), 3 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Garmin Ltd. has $60 highest and $12 lowest target. $42.78’s average target is -28.69% below currents $59.99 stock price. Garmin Ltd. had 32 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, October 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, February 22 report. Goldman Sachs downgraded Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) rating on Wednesday, August 24. Goldman Sachs has “Sell” rating and $12 target. Morgan Stanley maintained Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) rating on Monday, July 31. Morgan Stanley has “Hold” rating and $5000 target. As per Friday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by DA Davidson. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Thursday, August 4 report. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Friday, January 15 to “Underperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on Thursday, July 30 with “Outperform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, November 2 report. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, July 19 by Longbow.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.29, from 1.37 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 16 investors sold Garmin Ltd. shares while 107 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 118 raised stakes. 74.22 million shares or 4.08% more from 71.31 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Fred Alger Inc accumulated 19,862 shares. California Public Employees Retirement System invested in 348,657 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Stephens Ar holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) for 15,156 shares. Moreover, Kornitzer Cap Ks has 0.43% invested in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Commonwealth Commercial Bank Of Aus holds 21,763 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Glg Limited Partnership holds 5,214 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Communications The has invested 0.01% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Credit Agricole S A owns 75,129 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Cambridge holds 0.08% or 3,860 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Summit Secs Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.04% invested in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) for 4,500 shares. 12,133 were reported by Oregon Employees Retirement Fund. New York-based Jane Street Group Ltd Liability Com has invested 0.02% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Citadel Advisors Ltd has invested 0.03% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). American Mngmt Commerce has 0% invested in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN). Employees Retirement System Of Texas has invested 0% in Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN).

The stock increased 0.25% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $59.99. About 934,685 shares traded. Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) has risen 28.63% since March 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.93% the S&P500.

Garmin Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, markets, and distributes a range of navigation, communication, and information devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $11.29 billion. It operates through five divisions: Auto, Aviation, Marine, Outdoor, and Fitness. It has a 16.3 P/E ratio. The Auto segment offers personal navigation devices; infotainment solutions; and action cameras, as well as mobile applications under the Garmin and NAVIGON names.

Analysts await Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.56 earnings per share, up 7.69% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.52 per share. GRMN’s profit will be $105.38 million for 26.78 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.79 actual earnings per share reported by Garmin Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.11% negative EPS growth.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 sales for $3.84 million activity. Biddlecombe Sean sold $45,904 worth of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) on Wednesday, December 13. Shares for $289,776 were sold by Huang Pao-Chang on Thursday, March 15. The insider ETKIND ANDREW R sold 1,929 shares worth $116,917. The insider Desbois Patrick sold $103,455. $599,708 worth of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN) shares were sold by Peffer Charles. Another trade for 4,066 shares valued at $223,630 was made by PEMBLE CLIFTON A on Friday, October 13.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $360,753 activity. Morrison Michael Anthony sold 35,687 shares worth $360,753.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.14 in 2017 Q3. Its up 1.24, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 8 investors sold Datawatch Corporation shares while 13 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 4.82 million shares or 2.37% less from 4.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Geode Cap Limited Company has invested 0% in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). California Public Employees Retirement System stated it has 64,643 shares. Teton Advsr Inc owns 28,000 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Dimensional Fund Lp invested 0% of its portfolio in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). The New Jersey-based State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D has invested 0.01% in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH). Macquarie Gru Limited accumulated 42,086 shares. Blackrock Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) for 309,601 shares. Fincl Bank Of New York Mellon owns 15,701 shares. 806,007 are owned by Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Corporation. Products Ptnrs Limited Liability Co owns 42,700 shares. Eam Investors Ltd Liability Co holds 0.37% or 240,709 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 20,464 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 19,355 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Deutsche Financial Bank Ag reported 231,675 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn, a California-based fund reported 100 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Datawatch Corporation has $18.0 highest and $5.75 lowest target. $11.25’s average target is 26.40% above currents $8.9 stock price. Datawatch Corporation had 4 analyst reports since November 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Sunday, October 29 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The stock of Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ:DWCH) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, July 19.

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