Insider Sale: ePlus inc. (PLUS)’s Chief Financial Officer Elaine Marion Unloaded 3,000 shares; Shorts at BLACKBIRD ENERGY ORDINARY SHARES C (BKBEF) Raised By 0.48%

April 16, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC ORDINARY SHARES C (OTCMKTS:BKBEF) had an increase of 0.48% in short interest. BKBEF’s SI was 125,600 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 0.48% from 125,000 shares previously. With 535,300 avg volume, 0 days are for BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC ORDINARY SHARES C (OTCMKTS:BKBEF)’s short sellers to cover BKBEF’s short positions. The SI to BLACKBIRD ENERGY INC ORDINARY SHARES C’s float is 0.02%. The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.003 during the last trading session, reaching $0.315. About 307,525 shares traded or 40.84% up from the average. Blackbird Energy Inc. (OTCMKTS:BKBEF) has 0.00% since April 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering ePlus (NASDAQ:PLUS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. ePlus has $113 highest and $75.0 lowest target. $95.33’s average target is 17.55% above currents $81.1 stock price. ePlus had 15 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of PLUS in report on Friday, December 9 with “Hold” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and $95 target in Thursday, November 5 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. Sidoti downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 9 report. The company was upgraded on Friday, August 7 by Zacks. On Monday, October 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Sidoti to “Neutral”. As per Thursday, May 26, the company rating was maintained by Sidoti. Stifel Nicolaus maintained ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) rating on Sunday, September 10. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $75.0 target. On Sunday, October 15 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 30 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.63 million activity. Marion Elaine D sold $241,354 worth of stock. 17,973 shares were sold by MARRON MARK P, worth $1.35M. Shares for $37,236 were sold by Herman Lawrence S on Thursday, February 15.

The Chief Financial Officer of Eplus Inc, Elaine Marion is in the stock market news today. It was shown in a form filled by Elaine Marion and submitted to the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission on April 16, 2018, she unloaded 3,000 shares from the Pinksheet-listed company worth $240,000 U.S. Dollars. The shares average price was $80.0. Elaine Marion now holds 70,280 shares which are roughly 0.50% of the Virginia-based company’s total market capitalization.

ePlus inc., an engineering-centric technology solutions provider, provides information technology services and products, flexible leasing and financing solutions, and enterprise supply management in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.13 billion. It operates through two divisions, Technology and Financing. It has a 20.07 P/E ratio. The Technology segment sells IT products, such as hardware, software, maintenance, software assurance, and services; and offers advanced professional and managed services, including data center infrastructure, networking, security, cloud, and collaboration, as well as ePlus managed, professional, security, staff augmentation, server and desktop support, and project management services.

Analysts await ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) to report earnings on May, 23. They expect $0.95 EPS, up 20.25% or $0.16 from last year’s $0.79 per share. PLUS’s profit will be $13.25 million for 21.34 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual EPS reported by ePlus inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.06% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.19% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $81.1. About 33,193 shares traded. ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has risen 14.76% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.21% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.48 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 22 investors sold ePlus inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 12.27 million shares or 0.23% more from 12.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bank & Trust Of Montreal Can accumulated 1,126 shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Cap Management Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) for 5,208 shares. Ameriprise Financial owns 115,136 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 12,631 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Com Lc invested in 0.01% or 25,682 shares. Financial Bank Of New York Mellon invested in 0% or 192,414 shares. Loomis Sayles And Lp has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). California Pub Employees Retirement stated it has 66,661 shares. Intll Gp has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Tower Rech Capital Ltd Llc (Trc) holds 0% or 39 shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership owns 1.13M shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 16 were accumulated by Parkside Natl Bank. Parametric Port Associate Limited has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Ls Invest Advisors Limited Co has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Stratos Wealth Limited has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS).

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