LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) At $2.21 Forms Bottom; KURITA WATER INDS LTD ORDINARY SHARES (KTWIF) Shorts Lowered By 49.01%

April 15, 2018 - By John Hoffman

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KURITA WATER INDS LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:KTWIF) had a decrease of 49.01% in short interest. KTWIF’s SI was 71,900 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 49.01% from 141,000 shares previously. With 200 avg volume, 360 days are for KURITA WATER INDS LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:KTWIF)’s short sellers to cover KTWIF’s short positions. The SI to KURITA WATER INDS LTD ORDINARY SHARES’s float is 0.07%. It closed at $32.046 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) formed multiple bottom with $2.10 target or 5.00% below today’s $2.21 share price. LightPath Technologies, Inc. (LPTH) has $56.86 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.21. About 31,446 shares traded. LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) has declined 5.63% since April 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.18% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.64 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.36, from 3 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 7 investors sold LightPath Technologies, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 6.98 million shares or 9.69% less from 7.73 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bank Of Mellon owns 26,469 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Jane Street Group Limited Co stated it has 11,922 shares. Vanguard Gru holds 792,671 shares. 998,500 were reported by Manatuck Hill Ptnrs Ltd Company. Wells Fargo And Mn has 0% invested in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md holds 0% or 54,400 shares. Wellington Grp Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% or 2.43 million shares. 15,000 are held by Creative Planning. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership reported 444,369 shares stake. The New York-based Penbrook Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.14% in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Vertex One Asset Mgmt reported 0.17% in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Natl Bank Of Montreal Can has 62 shares. New York-based Blackrock has invested 0% in LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH). Virtu Lc holds 0.01% or 82,052 shares in its portfolio. 64,367 were accumulated by Goldman Sachs Gp.

Among 4 analysts covering LightPath Technologies (NASDAQ:LPTH), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. LightPath Technologies has $3.2500 highest and $2.50 lowest target. $2.64’s average target is 19.46% above currents $2.21 stock price. LightPath Technologies had 8 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by TH Capital given on Thursday, December 22. Roth Capital initiated it with “Buy” rating and $2.50 target in Thursday, December 22 report. Dougherty & Company initiated LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) on Tuesday, January 10 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by Roth Capital. The stock of LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) earned “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, April 4. The rating was downgraded by Zacks on Tuesday, August 4 to “Buy”. Roth Capital maintained LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPTH) rating on Sunday, August 13. Roth Capital has “Buy” rating and $3.2500 target. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, November 13 report.

Kurita Water Industries Ltd. provides various water treatment solutions in Japan, other countries in Asia, North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.71 billion. The Water Treatment Chemicals segment offers boiler water treatment chemicals, cooling water treatment chemicals, wastewater treatment chemicals, process treatment chemicals, petroleum process chemicals, iron and steel related chemicals, paper and pulp related chemicals, RO membrane water treatment chemicals, automobile paint booth chemicals, biomass generation related chemicals, civil engineering and construction related chemicals, marine vessel related water treatment chemicals, chemical dosing systems/chemical dosing control systems, and packaged contract services. It has a 21.45 P/E ratio. The Water Treatment Facilities segment makes and sells water treatment equipment and facilities; provides ultrapure water, chemical cleaning, tool cleaning, and soil and groundwater remediation services; and offers maintenance services that encompass operation, maintenance, and management of water treatment facilities.

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