Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) Forms $74.37 Double Top; Shorts at Viad (VVI) Raised By 16.36%

Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) had an increase of 16.36% in short interest. VVI’s SI was 423,100 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 16.36% from 363,600 shares previously. With 134,400 avg volume, 3 days are for Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI)’s short sellers to cover VVI’s short positions. The SI to Viad Corp’s float is 2.37%. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $54.9. About 45,531 shares traded. Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) has risen 17.05% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.50% the S&P500.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) formed double top with $78.09 target or 5.00% above today’s $74.37 share price. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has $43.21 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $74.37. About 2.48 million shares traded. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has risen 20.88% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.33% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Intercontinental Exchange has $314 highest and $60 lowest target. $144.92’s average target is 94.86% above currents $74.37 stock price. Intercontinental Exchange had 69 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Argus Research given on Monday, November 2. Jefferies maintained Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) on Monday, July 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research on Sunday, August 9. UBS maintained Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was reinitiated by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 15 with “Overweight”. Deutsche Bank maintained Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) on Friday, January 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, October 19. The stock of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. RBC Capital Markets reinitiated Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) rating on Friday, March 31. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $60 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, November 3 by Citigroup.

Analysts await Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) to report earnings on May, 3 before the open. They expect $0.88 earnings per share, up 18.92% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.74 per share. ICE’s profit will be $511.26 million for 21.13 P/E if the $0.88 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual earnings per share reported by Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 20.55% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.28 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.23, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 33 investors sold Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. shares while 214 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 235 raised stakes. 496.95 million shares or 0.82% less from 501.06 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Groesbeck Management Nj, a New Jersey-based fund reported 12,980 shares. Ingalls & Snyder Lc holds 0.33% or 101,000 shares. 183,982 were accumulated by Boston Private Wealth Lc. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 81,785 shares. Tocqueville Asset Management Limited Partnership has 35,585 shares. Zacks Mgmt owns 127,719 shares. Bankshares Of Ny Mellon Corp holds 0.13% or 7.25 million shares. Westpac reported 102,682 shares. First Manhattan Co holds 0.1% of its portfolio in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) for 250,533 shares. Advsrs Ltd Lc, a Ohio-based fund reported 690 shares. Moreover, Riverpoint Capital Mngmt Lc has 0.03% invested in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE). Wall Street Access Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 50,631 shares. Greenwich Wealth Mngmt Limited Company holds 0.22% or 18,702 shares in its portfolio. Hennessy Advsr Inc holds 12,470 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. The Missouri-based Stifel Fincl Corporation has invested 0.13% in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE).

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