July 21, 2018 – By Alex Paulin
Analysts expect ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) to report $-0.26 EPS on August, 1.They anticipate $0.62 EPS change or 70.45% from last quarter’s $-0.88 EPS. After having $-1.34 EPS previously, ION Geophysical Corporation’s analysts see -80.60% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.54% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $24.9. About 180,698 shares traded. ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) has risen 421.35% since July 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 408.78% the S&P500. Some Historical IO News: 05/04/2018 – Fidessa Confirms Approaches from SS&C Technologies, ION Investment Group; 20/04/2018 – ION SAYS FIDESSA DIRECTORS INTEND TO RECOMMEND DEAL UNANIMOUSLY; 29/05/2018 – ION BEAM APPLICATIONS SA IBAB.BR : KBC SECURITIES RAISES TO ACCUMULATE FROM HOLD; RAISES TARGET PRICE TO EUR 23.50 FROM EUR 20.0; 20/04/2018 – ION AND FIDESSA REACHED PACT; 22/03/2018 – NORGES BANK CUTS ION BEAM HOLDING TO 2.87% MARCH 20; 10/04/2018 – TAKEOVER PANEL: ION, SS&C MUST REPORT FIRM INTENTION BY 20 APR; 26/04/2018 – METECH INTERNATIONAL LTD METE.Sl – UNIT ENTERS MOU WITH TES-USA TO CO-OPERATE IN RECYCLING OF LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES; 20/04/2018 – ION BEAM FILES DATA CONCERNING TRANSPARENCY; 03/04/2018 – ION Investment Group and Strategic Treasurer team up to help corporate treasurers measure and improve treasury system ROI; 17/05/2018 – ION announces new 2D multi-client program offshore Canada
Carlson Capital LP decreased Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI) stake by 21.44% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Carlson Capital LP sold 17,076 shares as Ultimate Software Group Inc (ULTI)’s stock rose 8.98%. The Carlson Capital LP holds 62,552 shares with $15.24M value, down from 79,628 last quarter. Ultimate Software Group Inc now has $8.94 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $292.05. About 160,904 shares traded. The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) has risen 20.63% since July 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.06% the S&P500. Some Historical ULTI News: 16/05/2018 – Growing Non-Profit Healthcare Provider Uses UltiPro Perception to Build Trust, Support Employee Success; 26/04/2018 – Ultimate Software Ranked #4 Company for HR Worldwide by Workforce Magazine; 13/03/2018 – Ultimate Software Brings Mercer | Sirota Employee Engagement Benchmarking to UltiPro Customers; 02/05/2018 – Wells Capital Management Inc. Exits Ultimate Software; 07/05/2018 – Ultimate Software Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 27/04/2018 – Ultimate Software Ranked #2 on Best Workplaces in Canada List; 14/05/2018 – Ultimate Software Presenting at JPMorgan Conference Tomorrow; 15/05/2018 – Vista Equity Adds Dropbox, Exits Ultimate Software: 13F; 12/04/2018 – Los Angeles Dodgers Enlists Ultimate Software’s UltiPro to Help Resolve Complex Payroll, HR Challenges; 01/05/2018 – Ultimate Software Group 1Q Rev $276.8M
Another recent and important ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “ION Geophysical (IO) Says Federal Circuit Court denies WesternGeco’s petition for rehearing on cancelled patent claims” on July 17, 2018.
Among 2 analysts covering Ion Geophysical Corp (NYSE:IO), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Ion Geophysical Corp had 2 analyst reports since March 28, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 28 the stock rating was initiated by Oppenheimer with “Buy”.
ION Geophysical Corporation provides geoscience products, services, and solutions to the gas and oil industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $346.35 million. It operates through three divisions: E&P Technology & Services, E&P Operations Optimization, and Ocean Bottom Services. It currently has negative earnings. The E&P Technology & Services segment offers services to manage the entire seismic process, from survey planning and design to data acquisition and management, to final subsurface imaging and reservoir characterization.
Since February 8, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $56.99 million activity. $1.61M worth of The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) was sold by Phenicie John C on Friday, February 9. Another trade for 83,351 shares valued at $18.71M was sold by SCHERR MARC D. SCHERR SCOTT had sold 110,522 shares worth $24.82 million. $1.22 million worth of stock was sold by WILBER RICK on Wednesday, February 21. 2,968 shares were sold by Swick Gregory, worth $677,298. On Friday, February 9 the insider Rogers Adam sold $813,775. Another trade for 4,375 shares valued at $1.08 million was made by FITZPATRICK JAMES A JR on Thursday, May 3.
Carlson Capital LP increased Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) stake by 42,716 shares to 181,000 valued at $11.28 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Cubesmart (NYSE:CUBE) stake by 265,734 shares and now owns 943,831 shares. Aetna Inc New (NYSE:AET) was raised too.
Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.04, from 0.95 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 24 investors sold ULTI shares while 102 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 30.88 million shares or 3.34% less from 31.95 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys has 0.02% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Franklin Resource reported 54,835 shares. Us Financial Bank De holds 0.01% or 15,646 shares in its portfolio. First Republic Invest Mngmt Inc reported 0% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Utah Retirement Sys reported 0.03% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Michigan-based World Asset Management Incorporated has invested 0.02% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Summit Creek Advsr Ltd Liability Co holds 64,800 shares. Kennedy Capital owns 0.15% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) for 31,364 shares. Tiaa Cref Management Lc invested in 103,258 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Raymond James Advsrs stated it has 4,245 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. California State Teachers Retirement reported 0.02% in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Moreover, Zacks Invest Management has 0.06% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI). Moreover, Loomis Sayles & LP has 0.08% invested in The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) for 156,163 shares. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Communications Limited Liability Com stated it has 11,719 shares. X Mgmt Lc invested in 0% or 163 shares.
Another recent and important The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “National Healthcare Organization Achieves Measurable Business Improvements with UltiPro Business Intelligence …” on July 11, 2018.
Among 13 analysts covering Ultimate Software (NASDAQ:ULTI), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Ultimate Software had 16 analyst reports since January 29, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo given on Wednesday, January 31. Wedbush maintained the shares of ULTI in report on Wednesday, May 2 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, May 2. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 7 by Credit Suisse. Wedbush downgraded the shares of ULTI in report on Wednesday, March 14 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Thursday, February 8. JMP Securities maintained The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) on Tuesday, April 17 with “Market Outperform” rating. Wedbush maintained The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) on Wednesday, February 7 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) rating on Wednesday, February 7. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $235 target. MUFG Securities Americas Inc maintained The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTI) on Wednesday, February 7 with “Buy” rating.
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