Codexis, Inc. (CDXS)’s Insider Dennis Wolf Sells 41,666 Shares; Flushing Financial (FFIC) Shorts Down By 12.6%

The director of Codexis Inc, Dennis Wolf is in the stock market news today. It was made public in a report filled by Dennis Wolf and submitted to the DC-based SEC on March 28, 2018, he sold 41,666 shares from the public company having an approx. value of $464,384 USD. The unloaded shares average price was $11.1. Now, Dennis Wolf owns 116,254 shares which are roughly 0.24% of the Company’s total market cap.

Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) had a decrease of 12.6% in short interest. FFIC’s SI was 324,600 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 12.6% from 371,400 shares previously. With 63,700 avg volume, 5 days are for Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC)’s short sellers to cover FFIC’s short positions. The SI to Flushing Financial Corporation’s float is 1.17%. The stock increased 1.60% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $27.25. About 24,840 shares traded. Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) has risen 2.88% since March 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.67% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Flushing Financial (NASDAQ:FFIC), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Flushing Financial had 17 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, February 26. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, August 31. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Tuesday, February 6. The stock of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, August 8. The rating was downgraded by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 29 to “Neutral”. Zacks downgraded the shares of FFIC in report on Wednesday, September 2 to “Sell” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, November 30. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 6 with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $34.5 target in Thursday, December 21 report. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Since February 5, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $160,954 activity. On Monday, February 5 the insider Obrien Donna M sold $166,380. Cullen Susan bought $5,426 worth of Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC) on Thursday, March 1.

Flushing Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for Flushing Bank that provides banking services and products primarily to consumers, businesses, and governmental units. The company has market cap of $768.04 million. The firm offers various deposit products, including checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, demand accounts, NOW accounts, and certificates of deposit. It has a 19.33 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio comprises mortgage loans secured by multi-family residential, commercial real estate, one-to-four family mixed-use property, one-to-four family residential property, and commercial business loans; construction loans; small business administration loans and other small business loans; mortgage loan surrogates, such as mortgage-backed securities; the United States government securities, corporate fixed-income securities, and other marketable securities; and consumer loans, including overdraft lines of credit.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.45, from 1.45 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Flushing Financial Corporation shares while 31 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 22.21 million shares or 0.14% less from 22.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 2,160 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc holds 0.01% or 1.14M shares. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 0% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas stated it has 9,562 shares or 0% of all its holdings. State Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Clarivest Asset Management Limited Co invested in 0.01% or 27,400 shares. Cornercap Inv Counsel invested in 23,090 shares or 0.09% of the stock. 42,968 were reported by Prudential Financial. Grp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems accumulated 22,573 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Company invested 0% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag holds 71,829 shares. Washington-based Parametric Portfolio Assoc Ltd Com has invested 0% in Flushing Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:FFIC). Swiss Bancshares accumulated 0% or 44,823 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers stated it has 82,750 shares.

The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $10.9. About 113,562 shares traded. Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) has risen 125.77% since March 28, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.22% the S&P500.

Since March 21, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $384,511 activity. 22,465 shares valued at $259,828 were sold by NICOLS JOHN J on Thursday, March 22. 10,206 Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) shares with value of $124,683 were sold by KELLEY BERNARD J.

Among 4 analysts covering Codexis (NASDAQ:CDXS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Codexis has $11.5 highest and $3.75 lowest target. $7.94’s average target is -27.16% below currents $10.9 stock price. Codexis had 9 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Ladenburg Thalmann upgraded Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) on Wednesday, January 4 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 6 by H.C. Wainwright. The rating was downgraded by First Analysis on Thursday, January 26 to “Equal-Weight”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 13 by Jefferies. H.C. Wainwright maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 12 report. Zacks upgraded Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) rating on Wednesday, August 26. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $3.75 target. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks.

Codexis, Inc. discovers, develops, and sells protein catalysts. The company has market cap of $527.93 million. It also offers intermediate chemicals products that are used for further chemical processing; and Codex biocatalyst panels and kits that enable clients to perform chemistry screening. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides protein catalyst screening and protein engineering services.

Analysts await Codexis, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDXS) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $-0.10 earnings per share, up 44.44% or $0.08 from last year’s $-0.18 per share. After $0.02 actual earnings per share reported by Codexis, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -600.00% negative EPS growth.