American Superconductor (AMSC) Forms $5.52 Double Bottom; 10 Analysts Are Bullish Hancock Holding Company (HBHC) Last Week

American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) formed double bottom with $5.19 target or 6.00% below today’s $5.52 share price. American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) has $115.51 million valuation. The stock increased 1.10% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $5.52. About 346,566 shares traded or 89.38% up from the average. American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) has declined 61.56% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 78.26% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Hancock Holding Company had 42 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of HBHC in report on Monday, January 8 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 3 by SunTrust. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wood given on Monday, August 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of HBHC in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) earned “Outperform” rating by FIG Partners on Monday, August 31. The stock of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, May 12 by PiperJaffray. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, November 28 report. The stock of Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, May 9 by Raymond James. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, September 15. Raymond James upgraded the stock to “Strong Buy” rating in Thursday, March 16 report. See Hancock Holding Company (NASDAQ:HBHC) latest ratings:

08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $57.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
27/12/2017 Broker: Hovde Group Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $54.0 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0 Maintain
19/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $54.0 Maintain

Analysts await American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $-0.41 EPS, down 70.83% or $0.17 from last year’s $-0.24 per share. After $-0.46 actual EPS reported by American Superconductor Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -10.87% EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering American Superconductor (NASDAQ:AMSC), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. American Superconductor had 13 analyst reports since January 13, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 9. As per Friday, May 26, the company rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright. The stock of American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:AMSC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Rodman & Renshaw. The company was initiated on Thursday, May 19 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Friday, May 26. The company was initiated on Wednesday, January 13 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 13 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Roth Capital. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, June 21 by Oppenheimer.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $101,041 activity. 2,300 shares were sold by Hanna Randall W, worth $101,041 on Thursday, August 10.

Hancock Holding Company operates as the bank holding firm for Whitney Bank that provides a range of community banking services to commercial, small business, and retail customers. The company has market cap of $4.58 billion. The firm offers various deposit products, including noninterest-bearing demand deposits, interest-bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and time deposit accounts. It has a 21.62 P/E ratio. It also provides commercial and industrial; commercial real estate; construction and land development; and residential mortgages, including fixed and adjustable rate loans; and consumer loans comprising second lien mortgage home loans, home equity lines of credit, and nonresidential consumer purpose loans.