TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL) Reaches $100.17 52-Week High; Ampio Pharmaceuticals (AMPE) Sentiment Is 0.55

January 14, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

The stock of TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) hit a new 52-week high and has $106.18 target or 6.00% above today’s $100.17 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $35.22B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $106.18 price target is reached, the company will be worth $2.11 billion more. The stock increased 0.92% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $100.17. About 1.50M shares traded or 0.80% up from the average. TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) has risen 29.30% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.60% the S&P500.

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a development stage biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of therapies for the treatment of prevalent inflammatory conditions in the United States. The company has market cap of $222.51 million. The firm is developing compounds that decrease inflammation by inhibiting specific pro-inflammatory compounds by affecting specific pathways at the protein expression and at the transcription level; activating specific phosphatase or depleting available phosphate needed for the inflammation process; and decreasing vascular permeability. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s product pipeline includes Ampion, an intra-articular injection for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee; and Optina, which has completed Phase II clinical trials for diabetic macular edema.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.03, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 26 investors sold TE Connectivity Ltd. shares while 200 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 164 raised stakes. 311.89 million shares or 0.86% more from 309.23 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Korea Investment Corp accumulated 0.28% or 722,079 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc reported 0.12% in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL). The Texas-based Linscomb Williams has invested 0.02% in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL). Svcs stated it has 0.01% in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL). Cibc Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) for 21,520 shares. Moreover, Quantitative Inv Management Limited Liability has 0.05% invested in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) for 47,500 shares. Ajo Limited Partnership has 0.34% invested in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) for 938,191 shares. Liberty Mutual Asset owns 14,377 shares. Shelton reported 0.49% stake. 2,435 were reported by Orrstown Financial Service Inc. Cwm Limited, Nebraska-based fund reported 1,415 shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Lc reported 3.50 million shares. 6,495 are owned by Qs Limited Liability Corp. Brown Advisory reported 18,204 shares. Stifel Financial reported 0.12% in TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL).

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $55.78 million activity. Another trade for 130,616 shares valued at $10.89 million was made by LYNCH THOMAS J on Monday, October 2. 6,300 TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) shares with value of $508,380 were sold by Donahue Joseph B. CALASTRI MARIO sold $481,357 worth of stock. 126,190 shares were sold by MERKT STEVEN T, worth $10.11M on Wednesday, August 2.

Among 12 analysts covering TE Connectivity (NYSE:TEL), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. TE Connectivity had 35 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 4. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, January 15. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, September 25. The stock of TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 7. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 3 by RBC Capital Markets. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $74 target in Thursday, July 23 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 3 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, January 14, the company rating was downgraded by Longbow.

Analysts await TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $1.25 EPS, up 8.70% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.15 per share. TEL’s profit will be $439.54 million for 20.03 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.25 actual EPS reported by TE Connectivity Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

TE Connectivity Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of connectivity and sensors solutions in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia–Pacific. The company has market cap of $35.22 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Transportation Solutions, Industrial Solutions, and Communications Solutions. It has a 21.32 P/E ratio. The Transportation Solutions segment primarily provides terminals and connector systems and components, sensors, and relays, as well as application tooling and wires, and heat shrink tubing for use in the automotive, commercial transportation, and sensor markets.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $2.93. About 1.02M shares traded. Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMPE) has declined 79.44% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 96.14% the S&P500.

Knoll Capital Management Lp holds 1.38% of its portfolio in Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for 2.60 million shares. Noven Financial Group Inc. owns 245,667 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cypress Capital Management Llc (Wy) has 0.05% invested in the company for 72,000 shares. The Colorado-based Ghp Investment Advisors Inc. has invested 0.01% in the stock. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 15,037 shares.

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