Casey's General Stores, Inc. (CASY) Reaches $97.53 After 4.00% Down Move; Cogentix Medical (CGNT) Shorts Increased By 317.76%

May 24, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Cogentix Medical Inc (NASDAQ:CGNT) had an increase of 317.76% in short interest. CGNT’s SI was 235,200 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 317.76% from 56,300 shares previously. With 329,500 avg volume, 1 days are for Cogentix Medical Inc (NASDAQ:CGNT)’s short sellers to cover CGNT’s short positions. The SI to Cogentix Medical Inc’s float is 1.24%. It closed at $3.85 lastly. It is down 110.93% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 99.38% the S&P500.

The stock of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) is a huge mover today! The stock decreased 2.33% or $2.325 during the last trading session, reaching $97.525. About 600,267 shares traded or 18.15% up from the average. Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has declined 3.24% since May 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.79% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $3.66 billion company. It was reported on May, 24 by Barchart.com. We have $93.62 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:CASY worth $146.44M less.

Cogentix Medical, Inc., a medical device company, designs, develops, makes, and markets fiberoptic and video endoscopy products under the PrimeSight brand worldwide. The company has market cap of $234.56 million. The firm offers endoscopes, such as cystoscopes, laryngoscopes, transnasal esophagoscopes, and bronchoscopes for medical use; and borescopes for industrial use, as well as digital processing units for medical use. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides EndoSheath Protective Barrier, a sterile, single-use microbial barrier for use with flexible endoscopes.

Among 4 analysts covering Cogentix Medical (NASDAQ:CGNT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Cogentix Medical had 10 analyst reports since November 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 2 report. The stock of Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:CGNT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Roth Capital. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, March 13 by Aegis Capital. On Friday, March 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Roth Capital to “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by TH Capital to “Buy” on Thursday, November 5. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 6 by Roth Capital. The stock of Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:CGNT) earned “Buy” rating by JMP Securities on Friday, October 6. On Tuesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”.

Among 14 analysts covering Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Casey’s General Stores had 61 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $137 target in Thursday, December 8 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, September 1. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 9 with “Sector Perform”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 12 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 28 report. Deutsche Bank upgraded Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) rating on Wednesday, March 30. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $130 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $122.0 target in Wednesday, March 7 report. On Friday, July 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, February 16 by Gabelli.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.32, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 28 investors sold Casey's General Stores, Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 34.66 million shares or 2.38% less from 35.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. The New York-based Adirondack Company has invested 0.01% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Atlanta Management L L C reported 442,705 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board reported 112,440 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership reported 473,351 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Moreover, Lorber David A has 0.26% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Florida-based Raymond James Financial Services Advisors has invested 0% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). World Asset Management accumulated 0.01% or 2,552 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt Co Ltd accumulated 90,102 shares. 3,083 were reported by Umb National Bank N A Mo. 89,591 are owned by Proshare Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation. Lpl Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0% in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Manufacturers Life Insur Co The reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda holds 0.06% or 3,513 shares in its portfolio. Eagle Asset invested in 599,019 shares.

Analysts await Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) to report earnings on June, 4. They expect $0.75 earnings per share, down 1.32% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.76 per share. CASY’s profit will be $28.15 million for 32.51 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.48 actual earnings per share reported by Casey's General Stores, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 56.25% EPS growth.

CaseyÂ’s General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's and CaseyÂ’s General Store names. The company has market cap of $3.66 billion. The companyÂ’s stores offer a selection of food, including freshly prepared foods, such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches; beverage and tobacco products; health and beauty aids; automotive products; school supplies, housewares, and pet supplies; and other nonfood items. It has a 11.45 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores also offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis.

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