Craig-Hallum Keeps a Buy Rating on Westport Innov (WPRT) and $5.0 Target; MMC NORILSK NICKEL PJSC ADRS SPO (NILSY) Shorts Increased By 57.28%

Among 6 analysts covering Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Westport Innovations has $5.50 highest and $1.5000 lowest target. $4.43’s average target is 29.53% above currents $3.42 stock price. Westport Innovations had 14 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Lake Street maintained Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) on Wednesday, November 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 15 by H.C. Wainwright. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, September 18. The stock of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Outperform” on Wednesday, November 15. On Monday, June 20 the stock rating was initiated by Rodman & Renshaw with “Buy”. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 11. The stock of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) earned “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, November 15. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co given on Thursday, July 13. Oppenheimer initiated it with “Buy” rating and $3.0 target in Wednesday, August 16 report.

MMC NORILSK NICKEL PJSC ADRS SPO (OTCMKTS:NILSY) had an increase of 57.28% in short interest. NILSY’s SI was 2.06 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 57.28% from 1.31M shares previously. With 94,600 avg volume, 22 days are for MMC NORILSK NICKEL PJSC ADRS SPO (OTCMKTS:NILSY)’s short sellers to cover NILSY’s short positions. The stock increased 1.93% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $18.51. About 78,995 shares traded or 27.01% up from the average. Public Joint Stock Company Mining and Metallurgical Company Norilsk Nickel (OTCMKTS:NILSY) has 0.00% since December 22, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 1.09 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 11 investors sold Westport Fuel Systems Inc. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 7 raised stakes. 20.27 million shares or 75.28% more from 11.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hood River Cap Mgmt Ltd accumulated 0.5% or 2.43 million shares. Renaissance Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0% in Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT). Cypress Capital Ltd Llc (Wy) reported 0% of its portfolio in Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT). Gotham Asset Mngmt Limited Liability holds 0% or 13,928 shares. Raymond James Finance Service Advsr Incorporated has 21,191 shares. 14,204 were reported by Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada. Invesco Ltd holds 0% or 22,339 shares in its portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems owns 146,549 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bessemer Grp reported 400 shares. Everett Harris & Communication Ca reported 20,000 shares. Next Fin reported 1,000 shares. 11,000 are held by Walleye Trading. Oakworth invested in 0% or 200 shares. Pembroke Mgmt holds 1.57% or 3.95 million shares in its portfolio. Blackrock holds 0% or 33 shares.

The stock increased 16.78% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $3.42. About 2.82 million shares traded or 123.35% up from the average. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) has declined 16.22% since December 22, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.92% the S&P500.

Analysts await Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) to report earnings on March, 26. They expect $-0.13 EPS, up 45.83% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.24 per share. After $-0.12 actual EPS reported by Westport Fuel Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 8.33% negative EPS growth.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a transportation technology company, provides low-emission engine and fuel system technologies utilizing gaseous fuels in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company has market cap of $452.45 million. The firm operates in four divisions: Automotive, Industrial, Corporate and Technology Investments, and Cummins Westport Joint Venture. It currently has negative earnings. It designs, makes, and sells compressed natural gas , liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG) components and systems to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers.