$-0.20 EPS Expected for Exa Corp (EXA)

September 3, 2017 – By Clifton Ray

 $ 0.20 EPS Expected for Exa Corp (EXA)
Investors sentiment decreased to 2 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.15, from 2.15 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Exa Corp shares while 15 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 11.11 million shares or 0.76% less from 11.19 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 28,580 shares or 0% of the stock. Fmr Limited Liability Com owns 905,642 shares. The Washington-based Parametric Limited Co has invested 0% in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA). Strs Ohio accumulated 17,900 shares. Globeflex Lp invested in 55,700 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Communications New York holds 0% of its portfolio in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) for 2,117 shares. Cap Research Global invested in 0.01% or 1.17M shares. Moreover, Bb&T Corp has 0% invested in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) for 11,955 shares. Moreover, Barclays Pcl has 0% invested in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA). Arrowpoint Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability invested 0.27% of its portfolio in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA). Northern Tru Corp reported 169,260 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 61,231 are held by Next Century Growth Investors Ltd Liability Corp. Blackrock holds 0% or 738 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup holds 17,530 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% in Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) or 191 shares.

Since April 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $40,441 activity.

Wall Street await Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) to release earnings on September, 4. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $-0.20, down exactly $0.16 or 400.00 % from 2014’s $-0.04 EPS. After posting $-0.17 EPS for the previous quarter, Exa Corp’s analysts now forecast 17.65 % negative EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.60% or $0.23 on September 1, reaching $14.12. About 61,933 shares traded or 35.05% up from the average. Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) has declined 1.23% since September 3, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.93% the S&P500.

Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Exa (NASDAQ:EXA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Exa has $18 highest and $13 lowest target. $16.33’s average target is 15.65% above currents $14.12 stock price. Exa had 8 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Tuesday, August 30. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, March 17 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 1 by Needham. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Monday, August 28. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 22 by Needham. The company was maintained on Monday, August 28 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, August 30.

Exa Corporation develops, sells and supports simulation software and services that manufacturers use in design and engineering processes. The company has market cap of $212.03 million. The Firm focuses primarily on the ground transportation market, including manufacturers in the passenger vehicle, highway truck, off-highway vehicle and train markets, as well as their suppliers. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s product, PowerFLOW, is a software solution for simulating fluid flow problems, including aerodynamics, thermal management and aeroacoustics, or wind noise.

More notable recent Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Exa Corp and BP sign multi-year commercial agreement for exa digitalrock …” on May 02, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Exa Corporation’s (EXA) CEO Steve Remondi on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call …” published on August 29, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Exa and BP sign Multi-Year Commercial Agreement for Exa DigitalROCK Relative …” on May 02, 2017. More interesting news about Exa Corp (NASDAQ:EXA) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Exa Corporation’s (EXA) CEO Steve Remondi on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on March 17, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Exa Corporation’s (EXA) CEO Steve Remondi on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call …” with publication date: May 25, 2017.

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