Power Integrations Inc Sentiment Improves on Better Stock Potential

May 16, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Sentiment for Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI)

Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) institutional sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.30, from 0.86 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 93 hedge funds increased and opened new holdings, while 80 cut down and sold their stock positions in Power Integrations Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now have: 27.55 million shares, down from 28.33 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Power Integrations Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 15 Reduced: 65 Increased: 55 New Position: 38.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. The company has market cap of $2.13 billion. The firm offers a range of alternating current to direct current power conversion products that address power supply ranging from less than 1 watt of output to approximately 500 watts of output for mobile-device chargers, consumer appliances, utility meters, LCD monitors, main and standby power supplies for desktop computers and TVs, LED lamps, and other consumer and industrial applications. It has a 79.89 P/E ratio. It also provides high-voltage diodes; and high-voltage gate-driver products under the SCALE and SCALE-2 product-family names.

The stock increased 1.05% or $0.75 during the last trading session, reaching $71.9. About 31,060 shares traded. Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) has risen 5.91% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.64% the S&P500.

Analysts await Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.50 EPS, down 1.96 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.51 per share. POWI’s profit will be $14.79M for 35.95 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.51 actual EPS reported by Power Integrations, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.96 % negative EPS growth.

Grandeur Peak Global Advisors Llc holds 3.37% of its portfolio in Power Integrations, Inc. for 353,040 shares. Impax Asset Management Ltd owns 976,678 shares or 1.98% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Snyder Capital Management L P has 1.81% invested in the company for 493,732 shares. The Minnesota-based Disciplined Growth Investors Inc Mn has invested 1.76% in the stock. Copeland Capital Management Llc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 265,644 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 50 selling transactions for $7.95 million activity.

Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Power Integrations’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Power Integrations, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $72.0 while the high is $88.0. The stock’s average target of $79 is 9.87% above today’s ($71.9) share price. POWI was included in 7 notes of analysts from December 12, 2017. As per Friday, December 29, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, February 2, the company rating was downgraded by Sidoti. Drexel Hamilton maintained Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) rating on Friday, April 27. Drexel Hamilton has “Buy” rating and $8400 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, February 1. Susquehanna maintained the shares of POWI in report on Friday, February 2 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Friday, February 2.

Another recent and important Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Fluidigm, MaxLinear, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Power …” on April 30, 2018.

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