TESSCO Technologies (TESS) EPS Estimated At $0.08; Aqua America (WTR) Shorts Decreased By 2.28%

January 14, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Aqua America Incorporated (NYSE:WTR) had a decrease of 2.28% in short interest. WTR’s SI was 6.86M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 2.28% from 7.02M shares previously. With 378,600 avg volume, 18 days are for Aqua America Incorporated (NYSE:WTR)’s short sellers to cover WTR’s short positions. The SI to Aqua America Incorporated’s float is 3.87%. The stock decreased 3.44% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $35.12. About 1.31 million shares traded or 119.00% up from the average. Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) has risen 0.64% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Analysts expect TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) to report $0.08 EPS on January, 29.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 46.67% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. TESS’s profit would be $670,253 giving it 66.41 P/E if the $0.08 EPS is correct. After having $0.21 EPS previously, TESSCO Technologies Incorporated’s analysts see -61.90% EPS growth. The stock increased 6.78% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $21.25. About 20,995 shares traded. TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) has risen 6.68% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.02% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.09 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.49, from 1.6 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 3 investors sold TESSCO Technologies Incorporated shares while 8 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 4.83 million shares or 0.59% less from 4.86 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund Advsr, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 1,910 shares. Wedge Capital Mngmt L Limited Partnership Nc invested 0.01% in TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS). Jpmorgan Chase Comm has 0% invested in TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) for 6,556 shares. 311,720 are owned by Blackrock Inc. 886,288 were accumulated by Royal Bankshares Of Canada. Macquarie Grp Limited reported 31,749 shares stake. Deprince Race & Zollo reported 792,932 shares. Tieton Mgmt Limited Company has 318,499 shares for 3.41% of their portfolio. 98,656 are owned by Fmr Ltd Com. Moreover, Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated has 0% invested in TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) for 10,909 shares. Moreover, Vanguard Group Inc Incorporated has 0% invested in TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS) for 270,578 shares. 2,081 are owned by Tower Rech Cap Lc (Trc). 76 are owned by Manufacturers Life Insur The. Crawford Invest Counsel accumulated 106,276 shares or 0.04% of the stock. California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 0% of its portfolio in TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ:TESS).

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated architects and delivers products and value chain solutions to support wireless systems in the United States. The company has market cap of $178.04 million. It offers base station infrastructure products, including base station antennas, cable and transmission lines, small towers, lightning protection devices, connectors, power systems, enclosures, grounding, jumpers, miscellaneous hardware products, and mobile antennas to build, repair, and upgrade wireless broadband systems; and connector installation, custom jumper assembly, site kitting, and logistics integration services. It has a 64.2 P/E ratio. The firm also offers network systems, such as fixed and mobile broadband radio equipment, wireless networking filtering and distributed antenna systems, two-way radios, and security and surveillance products; and training classes, technical support, and engineering design services.

Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The company has market cap of $6.24 billion. It offers water and wastewater services through operating and maintenance contracts with municipal authorities and other parties. It has a 26.43 P/E ratio. The firm also provides water and wastewater line repair services, and protection solutions to households; and non-utility raw water supply services for firms in the natural gas drilling industry.

Among 9 analysts covering Aqua America Inc. (NYSE:WTR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Aqua America Inc. had 21 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of WTR in report on Friday, March 18 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 17. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, September 29. Wells Fargo upgraded the shares of WTR in report on Thursday, October 19 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Argus Research with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 26. The stock of Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Boenning & Scattergood. The rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons on Thursday, December 21 to “Neutral”. Robert W. Baird initiated Aqua America, Inc. (NYSE:WTR) on Friday, October 14 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 22. On Thursday, May 25 the stock rating was initiated by Northcoast with “Neutral”.

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