MTS Systems (MTSC) EPS Estimated At $0.35; Klx (KLXI) Shorts Lowered By 3.02%

November 15, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

Klx Incorporated (NASDAQ:KLXI) had a decrease of 3.02% in short interest. KLXI’s SI was 3.18 million shares in November as released by FINRA. Its down 3.02% from 3.28 million shares previously. With 217,800 avg volume, 15 days are for Klx Incorporated (NASDAQ:KLXI)’s short sellers to cover KLXI’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.07% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $54.75. About shares traded. KLX Inc (NASDAQ:KLXI) has risen 43.74% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.04% the S&P500.

Analysts expect MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) to report $0.35 EPS on November, 27 after the close.They anticipate $0.54 EPS change or 60.67% from last quarter’s $0.89 EPS. MTSC’s profit would be $5.93M giving it 37.21 P/E if the $0.35 EPS is correct. After having $0.56 EPS previously, MTS Systems Corporation’s analysts see -37.50% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.29% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $52.1. About shares traded. MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) has risen 15.65% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.05% the S&P500.

Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.37 million activity. On Tuesday, June 13 the insider GRAVES JEFFREY A sold $1.29 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.16, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 17 investors sold MTS Systems Corporation shares while 38 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 17.21 million shares or 2.23% more from 16.84 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase reported 274,751 shares stake. Pennsylvania-based Guyasuta Investment Advsr has invested 0.13% in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC). New York-based D E Shaw Co has invested 0% in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC). 78,874 were reported by Eaton Vance. Moreover, Welch & Forbes Ltd Co has 0.01% invested in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) for 6,900 shares. Thomson Horstmann Bryant Incorporated holds 0.11% in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) or 16,314 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans owns 10,160 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.04% or 788,885 shares. Suntrust Banks reported 8,473 shares. Fernwood Management Lc has invested 0.15% in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC). Moreover, Paloma Prns Mngmt has 0% invested in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) for 6,400 shares. California-based Assetmark has invested 0% in MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC). Aperio Grp Inc Llc, California-based fund reported 4,996 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Inc reported 175 shares or 0% of all its holdings. National Bank & Trust Of America De invested in 0% or 285,608 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering MTS Systems (NASDAQ:MTSC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. MTS Systems had 5 analyst reports since June 23, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, August 17 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Thursday, October 13. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Thursday, June 23. The stock of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, February 10.

MTS Systems Corporation is a supplier of test systems and position sensors. The company has market cap of $883.39 million. The Firm operates through two divisions: Test and Sensors. It has a 39.75 P/E ratio. The Test segment provides testing solutions, including hardware, software and services to ground vehicles, materials and structures markets.

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