EPS for Ardelyx, Inc. (ARDX) Expected At $-0.39; Orion Energy Systems (OESX) Shorts Down By 1.29%

January 19, 2018 - By reb123z

Orion Energy Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:OESX) had a decrease of 1.29% in short interest. OESX’s SI was 637,500 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 1.29% from 645,800 shares previously. With 67,300 avg volume, 10 days are for Orion Energy Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:OESX)’s short sellers to cover OESX’s short positions. The SI to Orion Energy Systems Incorporated’s float is 2.6%. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.0045 during the last trading session, reaching $0.8392. About 28,234 shares traded. Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) has risen 9.45% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.25% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) to report $-0.39 EPS on February, 16.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 40.91% from last quarter’s $-0.66 EPS. After having $-0.44 EPS previously, Ardelyx, Inc.’s analysts see -11.36% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.47% or $0.175 during the last trading session, reaching $7.275. About 132,586 shares traded. Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) has declined 19.22% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.92% the S&P500.

Ardelyx, Inc. develops and sells therapeutics for the treatment of cardio renal and gastrointestinal diseases in the United States. The company has market cap of $345.82 million. The Company’s lead product candidate is tenapanor, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with constipation, as well as in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in end-stage renal disease patients on dialysis. It currently has negative earnings. The firm is also developing RDX7675, which is in Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of people with hyperkalemia; and RDX8940 in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of patients with NASH and other gastrointestinal indications.

Among 7 analysts covering Ardelyx Inc (NASDAQ:ARDX), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Ardelyx Inc had 15 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JMP Securities maintained the shares of ARDX in report on Wednesday, March 9 with “Market Outperform” rating. The stock of Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Wedbush. The company was maintained on Monday, August 28 by Cantor Fitzgerald. BTIG Research initiated the shares of ARDX in report on Friday, December 18 with “Buy” rating. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1200 target in Wednesday, August 9 report. The rating was maintained by BTIG Research on Friday, October 13 with “Buy”. BTIG Research initiated Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) on Tuesday, September 22 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, May 31 with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Thursday, October 12. Ladenburg Thalmann initiated Ardelyx, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARDX) rating on Thursday, March 31. Ladenburg Thalmann has “Buy” rating and $21 target.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $76,578 activity. 20,500 shares were sold by Scribante John H, worth $21,748 on Wednesday, August 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.76 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 4 investors sold Orion Energy Systems, Inc shares while 9 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 12.79 million shares or 0.47% less from 12.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wells Fargo Mn reported 59,165 shares stake. United Cap Advisers Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 65,245 shares. Ifc Hldgs Inc Fl holds 100,000 shares. Creative Planning stated it has 0% in Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX). Ariel Invs Ltd holds 0.07% in Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) or 5.03M shares. Raymond James Financial Services Inc has 0% invested in Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX). North Star Invest Management accumulated 2.89 million shares. State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) for 570,230 shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada accumulated 26 shares. Barclays Pcl holds 0% in Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) or 156 shares. Optimum Invest Advsrs stated it has 40,000 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Prudential Financial accumulated 103,000 shares. Geode Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0% stake. Renaissance Techs Limited Liability reported 0% in Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX). Grace White Incorporated New York holds 15,883 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering Orion Energy Systems (NASDAQ:OESX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Orion Energy Systems had 9 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) earned “Buy” rating by Rodman & Renshaw on Monday, July 18. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold”. Roth Capital downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 4 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, September 2. H.C. Wainwright maintained Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) on Monday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, June 9 by Roth Capital. TH Capital downgraded Orion Energy Systems, Inc (NASDAQ:OESX) rating on Tuesday, August 4. TH Capital has “Buy” rating and $2.0 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 9 by H.C. Wainwright. The firm has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright given on Friday, May 26.

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. researches, designs, develops, makes, implements, markets, and sells energy management systems for the commercial office and retail, area lighting, and industrial markets in North America. The company has market cap of $24.26 million. The firm operates in three divisions: Orion U.S. It currently has negative earnings. Markets Division, Orion Engineered Systems Division, and Orion Distribution Services Division.

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