Amtech Systems, Inc. (ASYS) Reaches $13.39 After 9.00% Up Move; Motley Fool Wealth Management Decreased Mastercard (MA) Holding By $756,734

November 14, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Motley Fool Wealth Management Llc decreased Mastercard Inc (MA) stake by 4.56% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Motley Fool Wealth Management Llc sold 6,254 shares as Mastercard Inc (MA)’s stock rose 7.46%.

The Motley Fool Wealth Management Llc holds 130,941 shares with $15.90M value, down from 137,195 last quarter. Mastercard Inc now has $159.17B valuation. The stock rose 0.44% or $0.66 reaching $150.35. About 1.12M shares traded. Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has risen 24.16% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.46% the S&P500.

The stock of Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) is a huge mover today! About 126,708 shares traded. Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) has risen 41.37% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.67% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $192.60 million company. It was reported on Nov, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $14.60 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:ASYS worth $17.33M more.

Among 4 analysts covering Amtech Systems (NASDAQ:ASYS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Amtech Systems has $13.5000 highest and $5 lowest target. $11.88’s average target is -11.28% below currents $13.39 stock price. Amtech Systems had 13 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Roth Capital initiated Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) rating on Friday, August 4. Roth Capital has “Buy” rating and $1200 target. Zacks downgraded Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) on Wednesday, August 12 to “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, July 14 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, October 13. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Zacks. The stock of Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 20 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) earned “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 11. Benchmark downgraded Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) on Friday, November 18 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Benchmark given on Thursday, August 10.

Analysts await Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) to report earnings on November, 16. They expect $0.05 EPS, up 350.00% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. ASYS’s profit will be $719,193 for 66.95 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual EPS reported by Amtech Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -80.00% negative EPS growth.

Since June 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $40,800 activity. $40,800 worth of stock was sold by KING ROBERT F on Wednesday, June 7.

Amtech Systems, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture of capital equipment, including thermal processing, silicon wafer handling automation and related consumables used in fabricating solar cells, Light Emitting Diode and semiconductor devices. The company has market cap of $192.60 million. The Firm operates through three business divisions: solar, semiconductor and polishing. It has a 119.61 P/E ratio. The solar segment supplies thermal processing systems, including diffusion; plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD); atomic layer deposition (ALD), and related automation, parts and services to the solar/photovoltaic industry.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.27 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.36, from 2.63 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 4 investors sold Amtech Systems, Inc. shares while 7 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. 7.17 million shares or 4.84% more from 6.84 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tower Cap Limited Liability Corp (Trc) invested in 0% or 4,632 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 1,800 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & invested 0% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Neuberger Berman Lc stated it has 12,000 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc holds 0% or 28,545 shares in its portfolio. Acadian Asset Management Lc holds 0% or 5,927 shares. Bridgeway Cap holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS) for 57,500 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement Sys invested 0% of its portfolio in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Natl Bank Of America De accumulated 100 shares or 0% of the stock. Ironwood Investment Mngmt Lc reported 37,596 shares. Teton Advsrs invested 0.01% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Winslow Evans And Crocker invested 0% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). Ancora Advsr Ltd Liability Co reported 115,008 shares. Geode Capital Management Ltd Co stated it has 0% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS). The Pennsylvania-based Janney Montgomery Scott has invested 0.01% in Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS).

Analysts await Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.12 EPS, up 30.23% or $0.26 from last year’s $0.86 per share. MA’s profit will be $1.19 billion for 33.56 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.34 actual EPS reported by Mastercard Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.42% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.06, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 48 investors sold MA shares while 480 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 357 raised stakes. 790.40 million shares or 0.23% less from 792.22 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Pecaut And Com holds 1.03% or 10,200 shares. Shelton Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA). Ingalls Snyder invested in 0.11% or 17,174 shares. Lakewood Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership reported 1.20M shares stake. 2,870 were reported by Hartford Fincl Mngmt. 182,960 were reported by Glg Prns Ltd Partnership. 3,658 were reported by Great Lakes Advsr Limited Liability Corp. Honeywell Incorporated holds 1.29% or 281,600 shares. Winslow Evans And Crocker Inc invested in 67,335 shares. Smithfield Trust Com holds 0.19% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 10,804 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio holds 0.43% of its portfolio in Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) for 648,820 shares. Investment Services holds 2,269 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Seaward Mgmt LP holds 0.02% or 3,426 shares in its portfolio. Echo Street Capital Management Ltd Liability Com invested in 281,649 shares. Bank Of The Ozarks accumulated 0.55% or 12,628 shares.

Among 36 analysts covering Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA), 32 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 89 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of MA in report on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) rating on Thursday, September 28. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $165.0 target. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, September 8 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 1 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 31 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Top Pick” rating and $125 target in Wednesday, February 1 report. The stock of Mastercard Inc (NYSE:MA) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by Mizuho. As per Tuesday, October 31, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Wednesday, August 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Citigroup.

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