Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE) Forms $12.40 Double Bottom; Simulations Plus (SLP) Has 2.06 Sentiment

Simulations Plus, Inc. develops and sells drug discovery and development software for mechanistic modeling and simulation. The company has market cap of $278.29 million. The firm offers GastroPlus, which simulates the absorption, pharmacokinetics , and pharmacodynamics of drugs administered to humans and animals; DDDPlus that simulates in vitro laboratory experiments, which measure the rate of dissolution of the drug and additives in a dosage form; and MembranePlus, which simulates laboratory experiments. It has a 48.79 P/E ratio. It also provides PKPlus, a standalone program that provides the functionality needed by pharmaceutical industry scientists to perform the analyses and generate the outputs needed to satisfy regulatory agency requirements for NCA and compartmental PK modelling; ADMET Predictor, a chemistry computer program, which takes molecular structures as inputs and predicts their properties; and MedChem Designer, a molecule drawing program or sketcher that integrates with MedChem Studio and ADMET Predictor.

Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE) formed double bottom with $12.03 target or 3.00% below today’s $12.40 share price. Spark Energy, Inc. (SPKE) has $429.42M valuation. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $12.4. About 300,240 shares traded or 64.57% up from the average. Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) has risen 28.31% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.61% the S&P500.

Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. holds 0.56% of its portfolio in Simulations Plus, Inc. for 407,790 shares. Stanley owns 77,364 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ranger Investment Management L.P. has 0.26% invested in the company for 221,455 shares. The Wisconsin-based Skylands Capital Llc has invested 0.25% in the stock. North Star Investment Management Corp., a Illinois-based fund reported 123,550 shares.

Analysts await Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) to report earnings on January, 8. They expect $0.09 earnings per share, up 12.50% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.08 per share. SLP’s profit will be $1.56M for 44.72 P/E if the $0.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual earnings per share reported by Simulations Plus, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $588,670 activity.

The stock decreased 1.83% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $16.1. About 37,184 shares traded. Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP) has risen 48.65% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.95% the S&P500.

Analysts await Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) to report earnings on March, 1. They expect $0.31 EPS, down 40.38% or $0.21 from last year’s $0.52 per share. SPKE’s profit will be $10.74 million for 10.00 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual EPS reported by Spark Energy, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 181.82% EPS growth.

Among 7 analysts covering Spark Energy (NASDAQ:SPKE), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Spark Energy had 19 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wunderlich downgraded the shares of SPKE in report on Thursday, December 24 to “Hold” rating. As per Wednesday, November 1, the company rating was upgraded by Janney Capital. The stock of Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Guggenheim. As per Thursday, April 7, the company rating was reinitiated by Wunderlich. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Zacks. B. Riley & Co downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. Wunderlich maintained it with “Buy” rating and $30 target in Friday, May 6 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital on Friday, June 10. Janney Capital initiated Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) on Thursday, September 24 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Monday, July 10.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 7 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.70 million activity. 21,900 shares were bought by Maxwell W Keith III, worth $345,144 on Tuesday, September 12. Melman Gil sold $63,565 worth of stock or 4,000 shares. $18,054 worth of Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) was bought by Jones James G II.