Crow Point Partners Has Upped American Water Works Company (AWK) Position; Western Digital (WDC) Sentiment Is 1.12

Western Digital Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and sells data storage devices and solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $25.73 billion. It offers performance hard disk drives that are used in enterprise servers, data analysis, and other enterprise applications; capacity HDDs and drive configurations for use in data storage systems and tiered storage models; and enterprise solid state drives (SSDs), including NAND-flash SSDs and software solutions that are designed to enhance the performance in various enterprise workload environments. It has a 18.15 P/E ratio. The firm also provides system solutions that offer petabyte scalable capacity; data storage platforms and systems; datacenter software and systems; and HDDs and SSDs for desktop and notebook PCs, gaming consoles, security surveillance systems, and set top boxes.

Crow Point Partners Llc increased American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK) stake by 4.17% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Crow Point Partners Llc acquired 8,333 shares as American Water Works Company Inc. (AWK)’s stock rose 2.78%. The Crow Point Partners Llc holds 208,333 shares with $16.90 million value, up from 200,000 last quarter. American Water Works Company Inc. now has $14.94 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $83.75. About 853,493 shares traded. American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) has risen 3.35% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 83% of Western Digital’s analysts are positive. Out of 12 Wall Street analysts rating Western Digital, 10 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $54.0 while the high is $105.0. The stock’s average target of $79.88 is -8.15% below today’s ($86.97) share price. WDC was included in 12 notes of analysts from August 25, 2016. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was initiated by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating by Longbow given on Tuesday, September 13. On Wednesday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Outperform”. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 12 by Maxim Group. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, October 27. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, January 26. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, October 27 by Bank of America. On Tuesday, December 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Tuesday, January 31.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $6.56 million activity.

Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings (Hk) Ltd holds 8.43% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation for 141,840 shares. Harvest Capital Strategies Llc owns 325,000 shares or 5.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Villere St Denis J & Co Llc has 5.2% invested in the company for 1.03 million shares. The Florida-based Intrepid Capital Management Inc has invested 5.1% in the stock. Orca Investment Management Llc, a Oregon-based fund reported 58,405 shares.

The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $86.97. About 4.70 million shares traded or 15.66% up from the average. Western Digital Corporation (WDC) has risen 125.85% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.52 million activity. Another trade for 3,335 shares valued at $273,626 was sold by Lynch Walter.

Among 12 analysts covering American Water Works (NYSE:AWK), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. American Water Works has $105.0 highest and $66 lowest target. $86.50’s average target is 3.28% above currents $83.75 stock price. American Water Works had 27 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Thursday, May 25 by Northcoast. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, May 6 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, September 6 with “Overweight”. Robert W. Baird maintained American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) rating on Friday, August 25. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $82.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Janney Capital given on Tuesday, December 20. The rating was initiated by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 14 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Boenning & Scattergood with “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. Guggenheim downgraded American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) on Tuesday, January 2 to “Neutral” rating. Janney Capital downgraded the shares of AWK in report on Friday, November 3 to “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, April 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Neutral”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 35 investors sold AWK shares while 185 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 186 raised stakes. 139.87 million shares or 0.09% less from 140.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York-based Alliancebernstein Lp has invested 0.08% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Hanson Mcclain holds 0% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) or 601 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 76,744 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Parametric Lc accumulated 0.03% or 319,068 shares. Vanguard Grp reported 18.36 million shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. 51,832 are owned by Fjarde Ap. Ahl Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.05% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Moreover, Pub Sector Pension Investment Board has 0% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Charter owns 3,799 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt has 0.07% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK) for 9,253 shares. Comml Bank Of New York Mellon reported 1.31M shares. Hbk Sorce Advisory Ltd Liability Company owns 4,505 shares. X Mngmt Company has 0.02% invested in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Aviance Cap Limited Co has invested 0.01% in American Water Works Company, Inc. (NYSE:AWK). Security National Com holds 1,004 shares.

Crow Point Partners Llc decreased First Republic Bank (NYSE:FRC) stake by 3,732 shares to 1,500 valued at $155,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced E Trade Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:ETFC) stake by 12,497 shares and now owns 7,639 shares. Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd Sponsored Adr (NYSE:CHT) was reduced too.