Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT) At $24.65 Forms Bottom; 8 Analysts Are Bullish Ferroglobe PLC (GSM) Last Week

April 9, 2018 - By Danny Collins

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Among 10 analysts covering Globe Specialty Metals (NASDAQ:GSM), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Globe Specialty Metals had 32 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20 target in Monday, January 11 report. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of GSM in report on Wednesday, August 30 with “Buy” rating. B. Riley & Co maintained the shares of GSM in report on Monday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Monday, March 13. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 30 by Jefferies. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, August 9. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, August 18 with “Buy”. The stock of Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 25 by B. Riley & Co. The stock of Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, November 3. See Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) latest ratings:

26/03/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Buy New Target: $13.5000 Upgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $19.0 Maintain
26/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
29/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $18.25 Maintain
22/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $16.0
26/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $19 New Target: $22 Maintain

Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT) formed multiple bottom with $23.17 target or 6.00% below today’s $24.65 share price. Benefitfocus, Inc. (BNFT) has $772.32 million valuation. The stock increased 1.23% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $24.65. About 169,493 shares traded. Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) has declined 7.37% since April 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.92% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 3.75% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $10.28. About 340,205 shares traded. Ferroglobe PLC (NASDAQ:GSM) has risen 7.91% since April 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.64% the S&P500.

Ferroglobe PLC operates in the silicon and specialty metals industry in the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.77 billion. The firm offers silicon metals that are used in personal care items, construction-related products, health care products, and electronics, as well as used in the manufacture of silicone chemicals; silicomanganese, which is used as deoxidizing agent in the steel manufacturing process; and ferromanganese that is used as a deoxidizing, desulphurizing, and degassing agent in the removal of nitrogen and other harmful elements from steel. It has a 70.41 P/E ratio. It also provides ferrosilicon products that are used to produce stainless steel, carbon steel, and various other steel alloys, as well as to manufacture electrodes and aluminum; silico calcium, which is used in the deoxidation and desulfurization of liquid steel, and production of coatings for cast iron pipes, as well as in the welding process of powder metal; nodularizers and inoculants, which are used in the production of iron; and silica fume, a by-product of the electrometallurgical process of silicon metal and ferrosilicon.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 14 investors sold Benefitfocus, Inc. shares while 21 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 25.58 million shares or 3.69% more from 24.67 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Tru Lp accumulated 0% or 16,831 shares. Comml Bank Of Montreal Can reported 318 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Vanguard Inc has 0% invested in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) for 1.66M shares. Gofen And Glossberg Ltd Liability Corp Il invested 0.01% in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT). Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0% in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT). Products Limited Company stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 0% stake. Moreover, Schwab Charles Inv Management has 0% invested in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT) for 104,121 shares. New York-based American Gp has invested 0% in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT). California State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 25,052 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership reported 0% of its portfolio in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT). Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0% in Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ:BNFT). Swiss Bank & Trust reported 25,600 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Communications holds 5,546 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Com stated it has 3,428 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

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