An Insider Michael Hufnagel Unloaded 8500 shares of AVX (AVX); DSP Group (DSPG) Sentiment Is 1.32

May 18, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

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DSP Group Inc (DSPG) investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.26, from 1.58 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 41 active investment managers increased and started new positions, while 31 decreased and sold their stock positions in DSP Group Inc. The active investment managers in our database now possess: 16.86 million shares, up from 16.51 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding DSP Group Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 25 Increased: 27 New Position: 14.

Another recent and important DSP Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSPG) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “DSP Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” on April 30, 2018.

The stock increased 1.60% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $12.7. About 142,007 shares traded or 219.32% up from the average. DSP Group, Inc. (DSPG) has declined 1.68% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.23% the S&P500.

Raging Capital Management Llc holds 3.69% of its portfolio in DSP Group, Inc. for 2.17 million shares. Awm Investment Company Inc. owns 743,639 shares or 1.8% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.7% invested in the company for 201,927 shares. The California-based Sensato Investors Llc has invested 0.15% in the stock. Stone Ridge Asset Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 44,508 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $192,000 activity.

Analysts await DSP Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:DSPG) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.03 EPS, down 50.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.06 per share. DSPG’s profit will be $680,282 for 105.83 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.01 actual EPS reported by DSP Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 200.00% EPS growth.

DSP Group, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, provides wireless and audio chipset solutions for converged communications worldwide. The company has market cap of $287.99 million. It operates through three divisions: Home, Office, and Mobile. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides a portfolio of wireless chipsets that integrate DECT/CAT-iq, ULE, Wi-Fi, PSTN, HDClear, video, and VoIP technologies.

The stock increased 0.38% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $15.88. About 120,493 shares traded. AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) has risen 2.48% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500.

AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and supplies various passive electronic components, interconnect devices, and related products worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.67 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices , and Interconnect. It has a 397 P/E ratio. The Passive Components segment primarily offers surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, and resistive products.

Analysts await AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, down 5.26% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.19 per share. AVX’s profit will be $30.31M for 22.06 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.19 actual earnings per share reported by AVX Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.26% negative EPS growth.

Since January 26, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 1 insider sale for $72,292 activity. Sarvis John sold 6,000 shares worth $94,260. $4,348 worth of AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) was bought by Schmersal Jeff on Friday, January 26. Sturgeon Steve had bought 1,000 shares worth $17,620.

It was shown in a public report that has been filled with the Washington-based SEC that Michael Hufnagel, who works for Avx Corp, and is the shareholder completed an insider sale on 17-05-2018. He made a sale of 8,500 shares of the company based on a stock price of $16.3 U.S Dollars a share. As exposed in the report available for free here, the aggregate amount of the sale was $138,265 U.S Dollars. Michael Hufnagel at present has rights to 0.01% of Avx Corp’s market cap with ownership of 9,078 shares. 

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