Hennessy Advisors Has Decreased Flushing Finl (FFIC) Holding; Synaptics (SYNA) Has 0.98 Sentiment

December 7, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Synaptics Incorporated develops, markets, and sells intuitive human interface solutions for electronic devices and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.21 billion. The firm offers its human interface products solutions for mobile product applications, including smartphones, tablets, and touchscreen applications, as well as mobile, handheld, wireless, and entertainment devices; notebook applications; and other personal computer product applications, such as keyboards, mice, and desktop product applications. It has a 66.29 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include ClearPad, which enables users to interact directly with the display on smartphones and tablets; ClearView products that provide advanced image processing and low power technology for entry-level smartphones; TouchView products, which integrate touch and display technologies to deliver performance and simplified design; and Natural ID, a fingerprint ID product that is used in smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, PC peripherals, and other applications.

Hennessy Advisors Inc decreased Flushing Finl Corp (FFIC) stake by 9.03% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Hennessy Advisors Inc sold 28,000 shares as Flushing Finl Corp (FFIC)’s stock declined 4.94%. The Hennessy Advisors Inc holds 282,000 shares with $7.95M value, down from 310,000 last quarter. Flushing Finl Corp now has $782.61M valuation. The stock decreased 0.58% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $27.58. About 87,870 shares traded or 35.27% up from the average. Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has risen 38.61% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.91% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 20% of Synaptics’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating Synaptics, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $61.0 while the high is $74.0. The stock’s average target of $66.67 is 88.33% above today’s ($35.4) share price. SYNA was included in 5 notes of analysts from October 13, 2016. Needham downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, October 28 report. The rating was downgraded by Craig Hallum to “Hold” on Friday, October 28. The rating was maintained by Lake Street on Friday, January 27 with “Hold”. Oppenheimer downgraded Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) on Monday, December 12 to “Underperform” rating. The stock of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 13 by Mizuho.

Crosslink Capital Inc holds 1.72% of its portfolio in Synaptics Incorporated for 216,640 shares. West Coast Financial Llc owns 89,877 shares or 1.49% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Snow Capital Management Lp has 1.37% invested in the company for 532,262 shares. The Maryland-based Profit Investment Management Llc has invested 1.15% in the stock. Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn, a Minnesota-based fund reported 1.01 million shares.

The stock decreased 3.99% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $35.4. About 873,275 shares traded. Synaptics Incorporated (SYNA) has declined 12.49% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 29.19% the S&P500.

Analysts await Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.69 earnings per share, down 34.91% or $0.37 from last year’s $1.06 per share. SYNA’s profit will be $23.49 million for 12.83 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual earnings per share reported by Synaptics Incorporated for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.45% EPS growth.

Analysts await Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.43 EPS, up 7.50% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.4 per share. FFIC’s profit will be $12.20M for 16.03 P/E if the $0.43 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.37 actual EPS reported by Flushing Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.22% EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering Flushing Financial (NASDAQ:FFIC), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Flushing Financial had 13 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 31 report. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, November 30 to “Hold”. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 11 by Gabelli. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 5 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 6 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, September 2 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Wednesday, August 2. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 1 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Tuesday, August 25, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks.

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