Splunk Inc. (SPLK) Analysts See $-0.59 EPS; Atlanticus Holdings (ATLC)’s Sentiment Is 1.25

May 16, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Atlanticus Holdings Corp (ATLC) investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.25, from 1 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 5 investment professionals increased and opened new stock positions, while 4 sold and decreased their stock positions in Atlanticus Holdings Corp. The investment professionals in our database now have: 2.33 million shares, down from 2.35 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Atlanticus Holdings Corp in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 3 Increased: 3 New Position: 2.

Analysts expect Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) to report $-0.59 EPS on May, 24 after the close.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 15.71% from last quarter’s $-0.7 EPS. After having $-0.11 EPS previously, Splunk Inc.’s analysts see 436.36% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.87% or $0.98 during the last trading session, reaching $113.08. About 1.02 million shares traded. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) has risen 63.75% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.20% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.41 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 31 investors sold Splunk Inc. shares while 97 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 138.84 million shares or 2.97% less from 143.10 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Covington Cap Management holds 480 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec invested in 7,000 shares or 0% of the stock. Mgmt Professionals Inc invested in 280 shares. Fairfield Bush & has 0.19% invested in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) for 8,500 shares. Walter & Keenan Fincl Consulting Mi Adv owns 7,800 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv stated it has 5,207 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Whittier Tru Commerce Of Nevada stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Swiss Bancshares has 510,000 shares. 144,005 are held by State Of Wisconsin Board. The Virginia-based Quantitative Invest Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.26% in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Paloma Mgmt invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt holds 0.33% or 228,530 shares in its portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale stated it has 84,668 shares. Utah Retirement Sys reported 25,800 shares. Captrust Advisors reported 271 shares stake.

Since December 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 sales for $19.16 million activity. 20,199 Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) shares with value of $1.98M were sold by CONTE DAVID F. Merritt Douglas had sold 10,126 shares worth $810,586 on Wednesday, December 13. 8,434 shares were sold by STEIN LEONARD R, worth $833,101. 4,750 shares were sold by St. Ledger Susan, worth $380,665 on Wednesday, December 13. Another trade for 8,750 shares valued at $941,503 was sold by SULLIVAN GODFREY. The insider SMITH GRAHAM sold $1.07 million. The insider Campione Richard sold $598,350.

More recent Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “A Different Take On Splunk” on April 27, 2018. Also Fool.com published the news titled: “3 Growth Stocks for In-the-Know Investors” on May 11, 2018. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Is Splunk Stock a Buy?” with publication date: April 22, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Among 46 analysts covering Splunk Inc (NASDAQ:SPLK), 39 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Splunk Inc had 187 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $90.0 target in Monday, December 18 report. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120 target in Friday, March 2 report. Oppenheimer maintained Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) on Wednesday, March 28 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, February 26. FBN Securities maintained Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) on Friday, November 17 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of SPLK in report on Friday, March 2 with “Outperform” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) on Thursday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, November 13 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) earned “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Thursday, March 8.

Splunk Inc. provides software solutions that enable organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $16.40 billion. The company's products enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor, and analyze data regardless of format or source. It currently has negative earnings. It offers Splunk Enterprise, a machine data platform with collection, indexing, search, reporting, analysis, alerting, monitoring, and data management capabilities; and Splunk Cloud service.

The stock decreased 1.21% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $2.05. About 1 shares traded. Atlanticus Holdings Corporation (ATLC) has declined 24.72% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.27% the S&P500.

Atlanticus Holdings Corporation provides credit and related financial services and products to financially underserved consumer credit market in the United States. The company has market cap of $31.41 million. It operates in two divisions, Credit and Other Investments, and Auto Finance. It currently has negative earnings. The Credit and Other Investments segment originates a range of consumer loan products, such as retail credit, personal loans, and credit cards through various channels, including retail point-of-sale, direct mail solicitation, Internet marketing, and partnerships with third parties; and offers point-of-sale financing by partnering with retailers and service providers to provide credit to their clients for the purchase of various goods and services.

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