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Sentiment for Vivint Solar (VSLR)

Vivint Solar (VSLR) investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.40, from 1.65 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 30 funds increased or opened new equity positions, while 24 decreased and sold their holdings in Vivint Solar. The funds in our database reported: 106.38 million shares, up from 106.00 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Vivint Solar in top ten equity positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 7 Reduced: 17 Increased: 22 New Position: 8.

Quentec Asset Management Llc holds 2.57% of its portfolio in Vivint Solar, Inc. for 4.02 million shares. Blackstone Group L.P. owns 82.36 million shares or 1.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Firsthand Capital Management Inc. has 0.04% invested in the company for 12,000 shares. The Illinois-based Guggenheim Capital Llc has invested 0.02% in the stock. A.R.T. Advisors Llc, a New York-based fund reported 51,715 shares.

Vivint Solar, Inc. provides distributed solar energy to residential, commercial, and industrial clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $454.81 million. It operates through two divisions, Residential, and Commercial and Industrial. It has a 2.23 P/E ratio. The firm installs and owns solar energy systems through long-term customer contracts.

Analysts await Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $-0.37 EPS, up 26.00% or $0.13 from last year’s $-0.5 per share. After $-0.43 actual EPS reported by Vivint Solar, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.95% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 11 selling transactions for $1.76 million activity.

The stock increased 2.60% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $3.95. About 167,418 shares traded. Vivint Solar, Inc. (VSLR) has risen 38.89% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.34% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Vivint Solar’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Vivint Solar, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. VSLR was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 8, 2016. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, October 7. The stock of Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Thursday, September 8.

The stock increased 1.63% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $14.94. About 226 shares traded. Bank of the James Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOTJ) has risen 0.16% since April 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.39% the S&P500.

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