Barclays Restated Overweight Rating For South32 Limited (LON:S32); 8 Bullish Analysts Covering Veeco Instruments Inc. (VECO)

Among 13 analysts covering Veeco Instruments (NASDAQ:VECO), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Veeco Instruments had 31 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Benchmark maintained the shares of VECO in report on Wednesday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, October 14. On Monday, September 12 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy”. Benchmark maintained Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) rating on Friday, December 8. Benchmark has “Buy” rating and $23.0 target. Needham maintained the shares of VECO in report on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, August 18 with “Overweight”. On Thursday, October 29 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Tuesday, June 13 to “Overweight”. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 29 report. UBS maintained it with “Buy” rating and $24.50 target in Thursday, October 6 report. See Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) latest ratings:

08/12/2017 Broker: Benchmark Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $22.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Benchmark Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Sector Weight Old Target: $31 Downgrade
12/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $31.0 Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0
18/08/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Overweight Old Target: $34 New Target: $31 Maintain
07/08/2017 Broker: Benchmark Rating: Buy New Target: $33.0000 Maintain
04/08/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold New Target: $30.0000 Downgrade
03/08/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Hold Maintain

Barclays reiterated their Overweight rating on South32 Limited (LON:S32)‘s stock in a research report made public on Thursday morning.

Veeco Instruments Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, makes, markets, and supports thin film process equipment to make light emitting diodes , micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), power electronics, wireless devices, hard disk drives (HDDs), and semiconductor devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $792.15 million. It offers metal organic chemical vapor deposition systems; precision surface processing systems; ion beam etch and deposition systems; molecular beam epitaxy systems; and other deposition and industrial products, as well as support services. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells its products to LED, MEMS, outsourced semiconductor assembly and test, HDD, and semiconductor manufacturers, as well as research centers and universities.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. Its down 1.69, from 2.73 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 33 investors sold Veeco Instruments Inc. shares while 43 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 46.24 million shares or 2.00% more from 45.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Barclays Plc holds 0% of its portfolio in Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) for 1,093 shares. Pacad Invest invested in 5,900 shares or 0.03% of the stock. 134,433 are owned by Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Llc. Invesco holds 0% or 497,431 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Ptnrs stated it has 4,143 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Daruma Cap Mgmt Llc has 2.87% invested in Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO). Verition Fund Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.03% in Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO). Shelton Cap Management holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) for 22,330 shares. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon Corporation owns 617,893 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys owns 35,243 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Baillie Gifford invested in 927,683 shares. Howe And Rusling invested in 17 shares. Columbus Circle stated it has 77,169 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Company, New York-based fund reported 993,187 shares. Aqr Capital Management Lc reported 18,876 shares stake.

The stock increased 1.86% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $16.4. About 499,480 shares traded. Veeco Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:VECO) has risen 94.55% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 77.85% the S&P500.

South32 Limited operates as a diversified metals and mining firm primarily in Australia, Southern Africa, and South America. The company has market cap of 11.98 billion GBP. The firm has a portfolio of assets producing alumina, aluminum, bauxite, energy and metallurgical coal, manganese ore and alloy, ferronickel, silver, lead, and zinc. It has a 9.61 P/E ratio. It also exports its products.