EPS for Mitek Systems, Inc. (MITK) Expected At $-0.03; Atrion (ATRI) Shorts Decreased By 3.41%

January 14, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) had a decrease of 3.41% in short interest. ATRI’s SI was 19,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 3.41% from 20,500 shares previously. With 2,600 avg volume, 8 days are for Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI)’s short sellers to cover ATRI’s short positions. The SI to Atrion Corporation’s float is 1.41%. The stock decreased 1.53% or $9.1 during the last trading session, reaching $584.35. About 2,184 shares traded. Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) has risen 35.67% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.97% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK) to report $-0.03 EPS on February, 1.After having $0.07 EPS previously, Mitek Systems, Inc.’s analysts see -142.86% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.73% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $9.4. About 327,957 shares traded. Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK) has declined 2.93% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.63% the S&P500.

Atrion Corporation develops, manufactures, and sells fluid delivery devices, and ophthalmic and cardiovascular products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.08 billion. The companyÂ’s fluid delivery products include valves that promote infection control and needle safety, as well as for use in intubation, intravenous, catheter, and other applications in the fields of anesthesia and oncology. It has a 32.38 P/E ratio. The Company’s cardiovascular products comprise MPS2 myocardial protection system that delivers fluids and medications, and mixes drugs, as well as controls temperature, pressure, and other variables; cardiac surgery vacuum relief valves; silicone vessel loops for retracting and occluding vessels; and inflation devices for balloon catheter dilation, stent deployment, and fluid dispensing, as well as products that are used in heart bypass surgery.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 5 investors sold Atrion Corporation shares while 32 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 1.08 million shares or 0.47% less from 1.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Raymond James Fincl Ser reported 2,684 shares. Blackrock invested 0% of its portfolio in Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI). Comml Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 0% in Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI). Invesco holds 0% or 3,947 shares in its portfolio. 8,159 were accumulated by Morgan Stanley. Bessemer Grp Incorporated holds 2,400 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Creative Planning reported 4,615 shares. Panagora Asset Management accumulated 106 shares. Barclays Public Ltd owns 333 shares. Moreover, Amer Inc has 0% invested in Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) for 937 shares. Crawford Invest Counsel Incorporated holds 0.13% in Atrion Corporation (NASDAQ:ATRI) or 5,795 shares. Hudson Valley Investment Advisors Inc Adv owns 900 shares. Neuberger Berman Gp Limited Liability reported 86,185 shares. State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 0% or 1,600 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys holds 0% or 4,188 shares.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $919,304 activity. 1,408 shares were sold by BATTAT EMILE A, worth $919,304.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.54, from 1.97 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 10 investors sold Mitek Systems, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 14.02 million shares or 2.95% more from 13.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Invesco invested 0% of its portfolio in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK). Meeder Asset Management reported 683 shares. State Street Corporation holds 513,657 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Oklahoma-based Prescott Group Mngmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.21% in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK). Malaga Cove Capital Ltd holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK) for 19,575 shares. 10,660 were accumulated by Prudential. Moreover, Highbridge Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK). Virtu Financial Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK) for 27,242 shares. Teachers Insurance & Annuity Association Of America holds 0.03% or 98,658 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo Mn holds 604,162 shares. Fincl Bank Of Montreal Can stated it has 21,162 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Geode Cap Limited Liability Company owns 264,378 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Paloma Ptnrs Mngmt has 13,945 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Illinois-based Driehaus Mgmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.21% in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK). Essex Mgmt Co Limited Liability Company reported 0.47% in Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK).

Among 4 analysts covering Mitek Systems (NASDAQ:MITK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Mitek Systems had 11 analyst reports since January 8, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, June 9 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, November 2. The company was initiated on Friday, January 8 by Benchmark. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Tuesday, July 25 with “Buy”. Benchmark maintained the shares of MITK in report on Wednesday, March 23 with “Buy” rating. Northland Capital initiated Mitek Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MITK) on Monday, January 25 with “Outperform” rating. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 30 report. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Wednesday, October 4 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Friday, July 28. Roth Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 19 report.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $870,936 activity. 50,000 shares were sold by DEBELLO JAMES B, worth $445,806 on Tuesday, January 2.

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