H.C. Wainwright Reaffirmed Check-Cap (CHEK) as “Buy”; New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) Shorts Increased By 5.58%

January 11, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Among 4 analysts covering Check-Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Check-Cap has $18 highest and $4 lowest target. $5.13’s average target is 503.53% above currents $0.85 stock price. Check-Cap had 10 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHEK) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by Maxim Group. As per Thursday, January 19, the company rating was initiated by Rodman & Renshaw. The rating was initiated by Maxim Group with “Buy” on Thursday, October 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, September 28 by H.C. Wainwright. The stock has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright on Friday, August 11. The stock of Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHEK) earned “Buy” rating by Chardan Capital Markets on Wednesday, March 16. As per Wednesday, July 22, the company rating was maintained by Chardan Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, May 20 by Chardan Capital Markets. On Tuesday, May 30 the stock rating was maintained by Maxim Group with “Buy”.

New York Community Bancorp Incorporated (NYSE:NYCB) had an increase of 5.58% in short interest. NYCB’s SI was 37.23 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 5.58% from 35.26M shares previously. With 3.71 million avg volume, 10 days are for New York Community Bancorp Incorporated (NYSE:NYCB)’s short sellers to cover NYCB’s short positions. The SI to New York Community Bancorp Incorporated’s float is 7.87%. The stock increased 3.20% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $13.55. About 10.77M shares traded or 168.63% up from the average. New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) has declined 13.57% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHEK) to report earnings on March, 8. They expect $-0.14 earnings per share, up 6.67% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.15 per share. After $-0.13 actual earnings per share reported by Check-Cap Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.69% negative EPS growth.

Check-Cap Ltd., a clinical stage medical diagnostics company, engages in the development of an ingestible imaging capsule that utilizes low-dose X-rays for screening of the colon to detect polyps, masses, and colorectal cancers. The company has market cap of $16.37 million. The Company’s C-Scan system consists of C-Scan Cap, an X-ray scanning capsule, which is designed to measure, collect, and transmit structural information; C-Scan Track, a biocompatible unit that is designed to track the capsule and record imaging and positioning data; and C-Scan View, a personal computer software package, which is designed to retrieve and process clinical data from the C-Scan Track, and to reconstruct and produce 3D visualization of the colon??s inner surface. It currently has negative earnings.

The stock decreased 4.49% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $0.85. About 989,128 shares traded or 390.30% up from the average. Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHEK) has declined 2.26% since January 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.96% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 37 investors sold New York Community Bancorp, Inc. shares while 97 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 278.63 million shares or 0.22% more from 278.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Voya Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 133,279 shares. The Oregon-based Ims Management has invested 0.57% in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB). Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 183,596 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 28,256 are owned by Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Limited. Engineers Gate Manager L P holds 0.34% or 316,694 shares. Moreover, One Trading Limited Partnership has 0% invested in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB) for 32,535 shares. Macquarie Group Ltd, Australia-based fund reported 13,415 shares. Private Asset reported 761 shares. First Heartland Consultants Incorporated, Missouri-based fund reported 14,802 shares. Endeavour Cap has invested 1.55% of its portfolio in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB). Peoples Svcs Corporation has 404 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sigma Planning owns 15,083 shares. Ftb Advsrs holds 5,252 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 0.04% stake. Dreman Value L L C invested 0.22% in New York Community Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:NYCB).

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding firm for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in Metro New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Florida, and Arizona. The company has market cap of $6.63 billion. The firm offers various deposit products that include checking and savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, NOW and money market accounts, and non-interest-bearing accounts. It has a 15.57 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio comprises one-to-four family loans; multi-family loans; commercial real estate loans; acquisition, development, and construction loans; specialty finance loans and leases; and other C&I loans consist primarily of home equity loans and lines of credit, as well as various consumer loans.

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