Eagle Asset Management Has Trimmed Its Mercury Systems (MRCY) Position; Golar LNG Limited (GLNG) Had 9 Bullish Analysts

June 3, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Eagle Asset Management Inc decreased Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY) stake by 19.8% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Eagle Asset Management Inc sold 53,372 shares as Mercury Systems Inc (MRCY)’s stock declined 24.45%. The Eagle Asset Management Inc holds 216,152 shares with $10.44M value, down from 269,524 last quarter. Mercury Systems Inc now has $1.79B valuation. The stock increased 0.73% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $37.2. About 365,234 shares traded. Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) has declined 10.26% since June 3, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.83% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Golar LNG Limited had 32 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, October 22 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, April 29 the stock rating was downgraded by DNB Markets to “Hold”. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of GLNG in report on Friday, September 18 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 26 by Jefferies. The stock of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, August 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, November 30 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, August 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, June 26. ABN Amro upgraded Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) on Monday, October 3 to “Hold” rating. The stock of Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Cowen & Co. See Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) latest ratings:

01/06/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Buy New Target: $31.0000
01/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $35 New Target: $32 Maintain
19/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $42.0000 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $32 New Target: $36 Maintain
26/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain
18/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $39.0 Initiate
12/12/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $44.0 Maintain

Analysts await Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.36 EPS, up 33.33% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.27 per share. MRCY’s profit will be $17.35M for 25.83 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual EPS reported by Mercury Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 44.00% EPS growth.

Eagle Asset Management Inc increased Transunion stake by 144,711 shares to 1.43M valued at $81.36 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Stag Industrial Inc (NYSE:STAG) stake by 54,955 shares and now owns 672,822 shares. Martin Marietta Materials (NYSE:MLM) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.15 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.19, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 21 investors sold MRCY shares while 63 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 44.55 million shares or 2.50% more from 43.46 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Old National Bank In owns 5,294 shares. 56,174 are owned by Comerica Retail Bank. Aqr Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Waddell And Reed Incorporated invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Alps Advsr Inc accumulated 9,642 shares or 0% of the stock. Signaturefd Lc has 0% invested in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Gilder Gagnon Howe And holds 0.32% in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) or 537,715 shares. Invesco reported 0% in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY). Stone Ridge Asset Limited Com accumulated 4,700 shares. Aperio Grp Limited Liability holds 0% or 10,486 shares. Bamco holds 0.25% or 1.10 million shares. Products Prtn Limited Liability Corp stated it has 32,186 shares. Sector Pension Investment Board has 0.01% invested in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) for 31,201 shares. Gabelli Funds Llc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) for 20,000 shares. Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) for 1,165 shares.

More notable recent Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Mercury Systems Receives Four-Star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon” on May 29, 2018, also Profitconfidential.com with their article: “MRCY Stock: Riding High on This Powerful Trend” published on May 11, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Mercury Systems Unveils Defense Industry’s First Digital Transceiver Optimized for System Security Engineering using …” on May 24, 2018. More interesting news about Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Mercury Systems Receives $2.4M Order for Radar Subsystems for Missile Defense Application” published on May 16, 2018 as well as Digitaljournal.com‘s news article titled: “NASDAQ:MRCY Shareholder Alert: Investigation over Possible Securities Laws Violations of Mercury Systems, Inc” with publication date: May 07, 2018.

Among 9 analysts covering Mercury (NASDAQ:MRCY), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Mercury had 28 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 19 by Suntrust Robinson. SunTrust maintained the shares of MRCY in report on Monday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $56.0 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50 target in Thursday, February 8 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by Jefferies. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 25. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, July 7. Robert W. Baird maintained Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) on Monday, October 23 with “Buy” rating.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 15 sales for $3.80 million activity. THIBAUD DIDIER M C also sold $178,745 worth of Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) shares. 3,100 Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) shares with value of $101,234 were bought by Ruppert Michael. 9,600 Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) shares with value of $461,774 were sold by ASLETT MARK. Shares for $119,225 were sold by HAINES GERALD M II on Thursday, February 1.

Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas company, engages in the transportation, regasification, liquefaction, and trading of LNG. The company has market cap of $2.64 billion. The firm operates through Vessel Operations, LNG Trading, FLNG, and Power divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It is involved in the acquisition, ownership, operation, and chartering of LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs); and the development of LNG projects.

More important recent Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Golar LNG Dividend information” on May 31, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Higher; Abercrombie & Fitch Beats Q1 Expectations”, Nasdaq.com published: “Mid-Afternoon Market Update: J.Jill Climbs On Earnings Beat; Scpharmaceuticals Shares Fall” on May 31, 2018. More interesting news about Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Golar LNG Limited – Q1 2018 results presentation” with publication date: May 21, 2018.

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