Alkermes Plc (ALKS) Reaches $47.79 1 Year Low; Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (SWIR) Covered By 3 Bullish Analysts Last Week

November 15, 2017 - By reb123z

Among 12 analysts covering Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Sierra Wireless had 38 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James upgraded the shares of SWIR in report on Monday, January 23 to “Outperform” rating. Macquarie Research upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $2300 target in Friday, August 4 report. Northland Capital maintained Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:SWIR) on Friday, August 7 with “Market Perform” rating. Northland Capital maintained Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:SWIR) on Friday, November 6 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:SWIR) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, September 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 1. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 13 by Northland Capital. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, June 28 by Northland Capital. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform”. TD Securities initiated it with “Hold” rating and $3000 target in Tuesday, May 30 report. See Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:SWIR) latest ratings:

02/11/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $27.0 Maintain
21/09/2017 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0 Upgrade
13/09/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
07/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $29.0 Maintain
04/08/2017 Broker: Inc. – Common Stock Rating: Macquarie
04/08/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Hold New Target: $23.0000 Upgrade
02/08/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0000 Maintain
01/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $27.0000 Maintain

The stock of Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) hit a new 52-week low and has $44.92 target or 6.00% below today’s $47.79 share price. The 7 months bearish chart indicates high risk for the $7.35B company. The 1-year low was reported on Nov, 15 by Barchart.com. If the $44.92 price target is reached, the company will be worth $441.00 million less. About 167,262 shares traded. Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) has risen 47.50% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.80% the S&P500.

Sierra Wireless, Inc. is engaged in building the Internet of Things with wireless solutions for organizations. The company has market cap of $613.14 million. The Company’s OEM Solution segment offers cellular embedded wireless modules for IoT connectivity, including an embedded application framework to support customer applications. It has a 26.89 P/E ratio. The Company’s Enterprise Solution segment offers intelligent routers and gateways, including management tools and applications that enable cellular connectivity.

About 52,826 shares traded. Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:SWIR) has risen 42.10% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.40% the S&P500.

Alkermes plc is a biopharmaceutical company. The company has market cap of $7.35 billion. The Firm is engaged in the researching, developing and commercializing pharmaceutical products that are designed to address medical needs of patients in therapeutic areas. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm has a portfolio of marketed drug products and a clinical pipeline of products that address central nervous system disorders, such as schizophrenia, depression, addiction and multiple sclerosis (MS).

Among 13 analysts covering Alkermes (NASDAQ:ALKS), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. Alkermes has $85 highest and $35 lowest target. $64.25’s average target is 34.44% above currents $47.79 stock price. Alkermes had 33 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, October 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 24. The firm has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan given on Thursday, June 29. Leerink Swann maintained Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) on Friday, October 21 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Thursday, January 21 with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 21 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 6 report. Cowen & Co upgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Tuesday, July 26 report. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5300 target in Thursday, July 27 report. As per Monday, October 16, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital.

Analysts await Alkermes Plc (NASDAQ:ALKS) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $-0.01 earnings per share, up 75.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $-0.04 per share. After $-0.09 actual earnings per share reported by Alkermes Plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -88.89% EPS growth.

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