NOW (DNOW) Reaches $10.49 52-Week Low; Imperva (IMPV) Sentiment Is 1.6

November 14, 2017 - By Michael Collier

The stock of NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) hit a new 52-week low and has $9.76 target or 7.00% below today’s $10.49 share price. The 5 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $1.13B company. The 1-year

low was reported on Nov, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $9.76 price target is reached, the company will be worth $79.10M less. About 111,130 shares traded. NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) has risen 9.86% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.84% the S&P500.

Imperva, Inc. provides cyber-security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications whether in the cloud or on premises. The company has market cap of $1.38 billion. The Firm is engaged in the development, marketing, sales, service and support of cyber-security solutions. It has a 151.09 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include its Imperva SecureSphere Paltform, Imperva CounterBreach and Imperva Camouflage for enterprise data centers, and Imperva Incapsula offering for cloud security services.

Analysts await NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $-0.04 EPS, up 86.21% or $0.25 from last year’s $-0.29 per share. After $-0.03 actual EPS reported by NOW Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% negative EPS growth.

Since May 24, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $87,650 activity. The insider Crandell James bought 5,000 shares worth $87,650.

NOW Inc. is a global distributor to the gas and oil and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. The Firm operates under the DistributionNOW and Wilson Export brands. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include the United States, Canada and International.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.12, from 1.01 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 33 investors sold NOW Inc shares while 76 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. 106.30 million shares or 2.16% more from 104.05 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Hutchinson Ca invested in 2.5% or 547,867 shares. 52,596 were reported by Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability. Black Creek Inv Mngmt owns 2.33 million shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr invested 0.03% in NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW). Jacobs Levy Equity Incorporated owns 75,600 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Paloma Prtn Management Communications holds 0% or 21,750 shares. D E Shaw And owns 670,200 shares. Greenwich Wealth Ltd Company holds 11,308 shares. Montgomery Mngmt holds 17,770 shares. J Goldman And Ltd Partnership holds 265,500 shares or 0.23% of its portfolio. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 6,966 shares. Wellington Management Llp reported 643,832 shares. Cornerstone Advsr Incorporated owns 32 shares. Peak Asset Ltd Liability reported 50,251 shares or 0.3% of all its holdings. Fifth Third Bancshares has 13 shares.

Among 11 analysts covering Now Inc (NYSE:DNOW), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Now Inc has $23 highest and $10.0 lowest target. $17’s average target is 62.06% above currents $10.49 stock price. Now Inc had 32 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, April 26 by Robert W. Baird. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”. Stephens upgraded NOW Inc (NYSE:DNOW) rating on Friday, May 5. Stephens has “Overweight” rating and $23 target. Robert W. Baird maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20.0 target in Monday, October 9 report. The company was maintained on Monday, May 29 by KeyCorp. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Friday, December 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Tuesday, September 12, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, July 7. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 8 by Robert W. Baird. Susquehanna downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $11.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report.

It is down 38.26% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.56% the S&P500.

Analysts await Imperva Inc (NASDAQ:IMPV) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $-0.19 EPS, up 36.67% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.3 per share. After $-0.01 actual EPS reported by Imperva Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 1,800.00% negative EPS growth.

North Run Capital Lp holds 13% of its portfolio in Imperva Inc for 510,000 shares. 13D Management Llc owns 224,811 shares or 3.81% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Eminence Capital Lp has 2.67% invested in the company for 3.28 million shares. The Minnesota-based Kopp Investment Advisors Llc has invested 2.18% in the stock. Broadview Advisors Llc, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 162,000 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Imperva’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Imperva, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $52.0 while the high is $55.0. The stock’s average target of $53.50 is 31.61% above today’s ($40.65) share price. IMPV was included in 6 notes of analysts from August 30, 2016. Pacific Crest downgraded the shares of IMPV in report on Tuesday, August 30 to “Sector Weight” rating. On Thursday, September 29 the stock rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to “Neutral”. Nomura downgraded the shares of IMPV in report on Monday, September 26 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, February 10 by Imperial Capital. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Friday, November 4 to “Outperform”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $52.0 target in Thursday, February 9 report.

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