CM Finance (CMFN) Reaches $8.55 Yearly Low; Circor International (CIR)’s Sentiment Is 1.18

November 14, 2017 - By Migdalia James

CIRCOR International, Inc. designs, makes and markets engineered products and sub-systems for markets, including gas and oil, aerospace, power and process, and industrial solutions. The company has market cap of $729.16 million. The Firm operates through two divisions: CIRCOR Energy (Energy segment (Energy)) and CIRCOR Advanced Flow Solutions (Advanced Flow Solutions segment (AFS)). It has a 48.25 P/E ratio. Energy provides engineered integrated flow control solutions, valves and services primarily in the gas and oil end market.

The stock of CM Finance Inc (NASDAQ:CMFN) hit a new 52-week low and has $7.78 target or 9.00% below today’s $8.55 share price. The 6 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $117.05 million company. The 1-year low was reported on Nov, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $7.78 price target is reached, the company will be worth $10.53M less. About 3,653 shares traded. CM Finance Inc (NASDAQ:CMFN) has risen 26.08% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.38% the S&P500.

CM Finance Inc is an externally managed, non-diversified closed-end management investment company. The company has market cap of $117.05 million. The Firm is a specialty finance firm that invests primarily in the debt of the United States middle-market companies. It has a 5.22 P/E ratio. The Company’s primary investment objective is to maximize total return to stockholders in the form of current income and capital appreciation by investing in debt and related equity of privately held lower middle-market companies.

Analysts await CM Finance Inc (NASDAQ:CMFN) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, down 30.56% or $0.11 from last year’s $0.36 per share. CMFN’s profit will be $3.42 million for 8.55 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual earnings per share reported by CM Finance Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 13.64% EPS growth.

Quantum Capital Management Llc Nj holds 3.19% of its portfolio in CIRCOR International, Inc. for 176,251 shares. Elk Creek Partners Llc owns 277,626 shares or 1.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Teton Advisors Inc. has 1.06% invested in the company for 181,600 shares. The Connecticut-based Prospector Partners Llc has invested 1.02% in the stock. Lapides Asset Management Llc, a Connecticut-based fund reported 68,300 shares.

About 991 shares traded. CIRCOR International, Inc. (CIR) has risen 18.27% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.57% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Circor’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Circor, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. CIR was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 20, 2016. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 17 report. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Tuesday, September 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Analysts await CIRCOR International, Inc. (NYSE:CIR) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.48 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.48 per share. CIR’s profit will be $7.92 million for 23.02 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by CIRCOR International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.63% EPS growth.

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