SSR Mining Inc. (SSRM) At $8.64 Forms Bottom; Granite Construction (GVA) Shorts Down By 1.87%

SSR Mining Inc. (SSRM) formed multiple bottom with $8.21 target or 5.00% below today’s $8.64 share price. SSR Mining Inc. (SSRM) has $1.02 billion valuation. The stock decreased 2.04% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $8.64. About 1.29M shares traded or 24.46% up from the average. SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRM) has 0.00% since February 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) had a decrease of 1.87% in short interest. GVA’s SI was 2.57M shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 1.87% from 2.62 million shares previously. With 192,800 avg volume, 13 days are for Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA)’s short sellers to cover GVA’s short positions. The SI to Granite Construction Incorporated’s float is 6.58%. The stock increased 4.66% or $2.69 during the last trading session, reaching $60.36. About 795,216 shares traded or 201.53% up from the average. Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) has risen 16.24% since February 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.46% the S&P500.

Analysts await SSR Mining Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRM) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.06 EPS, down 76.92% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.26 per share. SSRM’s profit will be $7.08M for 36.00 P/E if the $0.06 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual EPS reported by SSR Mining Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 50.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1.4 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 17 investors sold Granite Construction Incorporated shares while 63 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 38.81 million shares or 2.12% more from 38.01 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Liberty Mutual Gru Asset Mgmt invested in 10,415 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Nationwide Fund holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) for 140,621 shares. Vanguard Group accumulated 3.38M shares or 0.01% of the stock. Barclays Public Ltd Company holds 0% or 6,189 shares. American holds 108,132 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Principal Financial Gp Inc holds 168,812 shares. Deutsche Bankshares Ag reported 0% stake. Moors Cabot Inc holds 9,351 shares. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma reported 25,078 shares. Retail Bank Of America Corp De accumulated 410,302 shares or 0% of the stock. Foundry Ptnrs Limited Liability Company, a Minnesota-based fund reported 9,145 shares. Auxier Asset Mngmt reported 0.04% stake. Pier Lc holds 127,529 shares or 1.28% of its portfolio. Alliancebernstein L P reported 0.05% stake. Dorsey Whitney Trust reported 5,122 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Granite Constr (NYSE:GVA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 88% are positive. Granite Constr had 22 analyst reports since November 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. M Partners initiated Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) on Wednesday, June 29 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of GVA in report on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Tuesday, August 1. The company was maintained on Monday, October 30 by Canaccord Genuity. As per Wednesday, December 2, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The rating was initiated by Maxim Group with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 24. Stifel Nicolaus initiated Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) rating on Wednesday, December 9. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $50 target. The company was initiated on Thursday, April 14 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 26 by Cowen & Co.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $301,695 activity. 1,264 shares valued at $79,695 were sold by Bjork Claes on Wednesday, December 13. 4,000 Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE:GVA) shares with value of $222,000 were sold by Richards James D..

Granite Construction Incorporated operates as a heavy civil contractor and a construction materials producer in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.41 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Construction, Large Project Construction, and Construction Materials. It has a 46.43 P/E ratio. The Construction segment undertakes various construction projects focusing on new construction and improvement of streets, roads, highways, bridges, site work, underground, power-related facilities, utilities, and other infrastructure projects.