Reasons for Thomas Girschweiler’s Shares Unload of BioLife Solutions, Inc. (BLFS)’s Stock; Last Week PROS Holdings, Inc. (PRO) Coverage

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Among 8 analysts covering Pros Holdings (NYSE:PRO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Pros Holdings had 17 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 27 by Northland Capital. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, November 11, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The stock of PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, September 12. The stock of PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, August 4. As per Friday, August 7, the company rating was downgraded by Northland Capital. JMP Securities downgraded the shares of PRO in report on Friday, August 7 to “Mkt Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Thursday, February 23. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 11 by Needham. See PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) latest ratings:

02/02/2018 Broker: DA Davidson Rating: Neutral New Target: $28 Initiates Coverage On
11/12/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0 Upgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $28.0 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0 Maintain

The stock increased 1.91% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $33. About 113,358 shares traded. PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) has risen 45.48% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 33.93% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.14, from 1.51 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 14 investors sold PROS Holdings, Inc. shares while 24 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 31.37 million shares or 5.56% more from 29.71 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Next Century Growth Invsts Ltd Liability holds 130,183 shares. Citigroup has 5,292 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Greenleaf Trust reported 1,639 shares. United Automobile Association reported 93,028 shares. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% of its portfolio in PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System stated it has 25,740 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stifel Fincl Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) for 28,078 shares. Geode Management Limited Liability Corporation reported 215,898 shares stake. Brown Advisory Inc owns 107,017 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO). Bancshares Of Ny Mellon invested in 0% or 174,991 shares. Retail Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0% of its portfolio in PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO). 873,207 were accumulated by New York State Common Retirement Fund. Rhumbline Advisers reported 25,060 shares stake. Riverbridge Prtnrs Limited Company holds 2.51M shares or 1.28% of its portfolio.

PROS Holdings, Inc. provides revenue and profit realization software solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.08 billion. The Company’s solutions allow clients to experience revenue growth, sustained profitability, and modernized business processes across a range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, services, and travel. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers SellingPRO solutions, which include configuration, quoting, and eCommerce capabilities with data science; and PricingPRO solutions that provides pricing recommendations services, as well as controls pricing execution.

Since February 14, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $1.11 million activity. Reiner Andres also sold $615,600 worth of PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PRO) on Wednesday, February 14.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $201,894 activity. 12,540 BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) shares with value of $65,960 were sold by Rice Michael.

Biolife Solutions Inc director Thomas Girschweiler on the April 10, 2018 sold a total of 1,025,000 shares of the Pinksheet-listed Biolife Solutions Inc worth around $5,391,500 U.S. Dollars. This is based on an average share price of $5.3 U.S. Dollars. The sale, dated April 10, 2018, is recorded on a filing that was filed with the Security Exchange Commission and is freely available here. Thomas Girschweiler owns around 12.72% of Biolife Solutions Inc’s total market cap or 1.80 million shares. Considering the size of the deal, it is difficult to remain a secret.

Analysts await BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) to report earnings on May, 10. They expect $-0.03 earnings per share, up 57.14% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.07 per share. After $-0.05 actual earnings per share reported by BioLife Solutions, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -40.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 2.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 5.17, from 8 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 2 investors sold BioLife Solutions, Inc. shares while 4 reduced holdings. 8 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. 1.37 million shares or 30.77% less from 1.98 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Perkins Capital Mgmt has 11,000 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Millennium Mgmt Limited invested in 0% or 182,550 shares. 18,513 were accumulated by Wells Fargo And Mn. Royal Bancorp Of Canada reported 507 shares. 20,500 are held by Janney Montgomery Scott Lc. Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Price T Rowe Assocs Md owns 24,800 shares. Salem Invest Counselors has invested 0% in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Pnc Fincl Serv Grp Inc Inc has invested 0% in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Granite Investment Partners Ltd Com, California-based fund reported 211,030 shares. Eam Investors Ltd Liability reported 97,077 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag stated it has 0% of its portfolio in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Moreover, Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability has 0% invested in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Thompson Davis & Incorporated has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS). Geode Mngmt Ltd Llc holds 69,384 shares.

The stock decreased 5.24% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $7.05. About 267,112 shares traded or 259.45% up from the average. BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLFS) has risen 143.54% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 131.99% the S&P500.

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