Analysts See $0.13 EPS for NuVista Energy Ltd. (NVA); Ebix (EBIX) Shorts Raised By 7.49%

April 17, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Analysts expect NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA) to report $0.13 EPS on May, 9.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 30.00% from last quarter’s $0.1 EPS. T_NVA’s profit would be $22.65 million giving it 15.08 P/E if the $0.13 EPS is correct. After having $0.20 EPS previously, NuVista Energy Ltd.’s analysts see -35.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.29% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $7.84. About 209,254 shares traded. NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Ebix Inc (NASDAQ:EBIX) had an increase of 7.49% in short interest. EBIX’s SI was 4.03 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 7.49% from 3.75 million shares previously. With 310,100 avg volume, 13 days are for Ebix Inc (NASDAQ:EBIX)’s short sellers to cover EBIX’s short positions. The SI to Ebix Inc’s float is 15.8%. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $77.9. About 97,820 shares traded. Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) has risen 20.38% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.83% the S&P500.

Ebix, Inc. provides software and e-commerce solutions to insurance, finance, and healthcare industries. The company has market cap of $2.45 billion. It offers software development, customization, and consulting services to various entities in the insurance industry, including carriers, brokers, exchanges, and standard making bodies. It has a 24.57 P/E ratio. The firm operates data exchanges in the areas of life insurance, annuities, employee health benefits, risk management, workers compensation, insurance underwriting, and property and casualty insurance.

Among 2 analysts covering Ebix (NASDAQ:EBIX), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Ebix had 5 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, November 9, the company rating was maintained by Craig Hallum. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was initiated by William Blair with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Tuesday, August 11. The stock of Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) earned “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Monday, March 5.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 17 investors sold Ebix, Inc. shares while 46 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 19.76 million shares or 2.52% more from 19.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Quantitative Inv Mngmt Lc reported 0.02% stake. Parkside Comml Bank And Trust stated it has 195 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P stated it has 0.02% in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX). Moreover, Texas Permanent School Fund has 0.01% invested in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) for 14,884 shares. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 7,482 shares. 3,903 were accumulated by Victory Cap Mgmt. Ameriprise reported 397,384 shares stake. Wells Fargo And Company Mn, California-based fund reported 50,345 shares. Advsrs Asset Mgmt accumulated 1,214 shares. Walleye Trading Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX). Pinebridge Investments Lp holds 0.02% in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX) or 7,791 shares. Atwood And Palmer Inc reported 3.62% of its portfolio in Ebix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBIX). Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership accumulated 38,490 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0% or 4,864 shares. First Tru Ltd Partnership accumulated 787,289 shares or 0.15% of the stock.

Among 9 analysts covering Nuvista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Nuvista Energy Ltd. had 41 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital on Tuesday, January 17 with “Outperform”. Desjardins Securities maintained the shares of NVA in report on Thursday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. TD Securities maintained the shares of NVA in report on Monday, January 30 with “Buy” rating. The stock of NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA) earned “Buy” rating by Eight Capital on Wednesday, November 1. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Scotia Capital. The stock of NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA) has “Strong Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Raymond James. Raymond James maintained the shares of NVA in report on Monday, June 6 with “” rating. The rating was initiated by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, February 12 with “Market Perform”. The stock of NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 31. TD Securities maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 18 report.

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