Belden Inc. (BDC) Forms $85.66 Double Top; Financial Engines (FNGN) Sellers Decreased By 5.55% Their Shorts

Financial Engines Incorporated (NASDAQ:FNGN) had a decrease of 5.55% in short interest. FNGN’s SI was 7.82M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 5.55% from 8.28M shares previously. With 477,300 avg volume, 16 days are for Financial Engines Incorporated (NASDAQ:FNGN)’s short sellers to cover FNGN’s short positions. The SI to Financial Engines Incorporated’s float is 13.57%. The stock increased 2.07% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $29.6. About 1.29M shares traded or 133.57% up from the average. Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) has risen 53.10% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.40% the S&P500.

Belden Inc. (BDC) formed double top with $89.09 target or 4.00% above today’s $85.66 share price. Belden Inc. (BDC) has $3.61 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.04% or $1.71 during the last trading session, reaching $85.66. About 149,046 shares traded. Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) has risen 12.57% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.13% the S&P500.

Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 18 selling transactions for $409.67 million activity. 269 shares were sold by Antone Lewis JR, worth $9,778 on Wednesday, October 18. Another trade for 7,783 shares valued at $286,656 was made by GRACE JEFFREY C on Monday, October 16. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $73,560 was sold by Campbell Michael Jerome. Jones Christopher L. also sold $432,793 worth of Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) shares. The insider Cruse Gina M sold $132,677. On Tuesday, August 22 Warburg Pincus Private Equity X – L.P. sold $135.81 million worth of Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) or 4.11M shares. Shares for $135.81M were sold by WARBURG PINCUS LLC.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.46 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 23 investors sold Financial Engines, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 67.53 million shares or 4.29% less from 70.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Principal Fin holds 483,180 shares. Ameriprise Fin reported 406,424 shares. Comml Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation reported 0.01% in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN). Granite Invest Ptnrs Ltd owns 31,368 shares. Wellington Group Inc Llp accumulated 0.04% or 4.69M shares. Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 0% in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN). Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Com reported 0.01% in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN). Bessemer Grp holds 0% of its portfolio in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) for 2 shares. Gabelli Funds Lc has 0% invested in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) for 8,000 shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited reported 0% of its portfolio in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN). Piedmont Invest Advisors Llc has 13,758 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Fifth Third Natl Bank has invested 0% in Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN). Comerica Financial Bank holds 83,391 shares. Tudor Investment Corporation Et Al reported 28,398 shares. Mogy Joel R Counsel Inc reported 264,366 shares stake.

Among 7 analysts covering Financial Engines (NASDAQ:FNGN), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Financial Engines had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) rating on Wednesday, October 11. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $47.0 target. Jefferies maintained Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) rating on Monday, November 20. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $35.0 target. The stock of Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, March 15 by Northland Capital. Raymond James downgraded Financial Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNGN) on Thursday, August 6 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Tuesday, May 17. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, January 8. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Hold” on Friday, November 3. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 9 by Jefferies. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Raymond James given on Friday, November 3. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FNGN in report on Monday, November 6 with “Overweight” rating.

Financial Engines, Inc. provides independent technology-enabled financial advisory, discretionary portfolio management, personalized investment advice, financial and retirement income planning, and financial education and guidance services in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.87 billion. The firm assists individuals to develop a strategy to reach investing and retirement goals by offering a set of services, including personalized plans for saving and investing, assessments of retirement income, and the option to meet face-to-face with a financial advisor. It has a 38.95 P/E ratio. The Company’s services and products include Professional Management that provides discretionary portfolio management service for individuals in the workplace who want affordable and personalized portfolio management for their retirement accounts; Personal Advisor, which offers discretionary portfolio management for 401, IRA, and taxable accounts for defined contribution (DC) plan participants and individuals outside the workplace; Online Advice, an Internet investment advisory service designed for individuals who wish to take an active role in personally managing their portfolios; Income Planning that provides access to retirement income planning services, including social security guidance; and Financial Wellness, which offers a range of financial education and guidance through multiple channels, including on-site events, online content, and phone advisors.

Analysts await Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $1.77 earnings per share, up 24.65% or $0.35 from last year’s $1.42 per share. BDC’s profit will be $74.66 million for 12.10 P/E if the $1.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.49 actual earnings per share reported by Belden Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.79% EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Belden Inc. had 24 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, August 16. The company was maintained on Tuesday, December 8 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by Guggenheim. The rating was reinitiated by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, April 4. On Wednesday, September 7 the stock rating was downgraded by Suntrust Robinson to “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, December 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. Deutsche Bank maintained Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Monday, July 10. The stock of Belden Inc. (NYSE:BDC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 2 by Guggenheim. Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Buy” rating and $93 target in Friday, June 23 report.

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