Healthcare Value Capital Has Increased Its Stake in Fluidigm Del (FLDM) by $1.55 Million; Five9 (FIVN) Shareholder Timpani Capital Management Trimmed Position by $347,448

May 24, 2018 - By Neil V. Hobbs

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Timpani Capital Management Llc decreased its stake in Five9 Inc (FIVN) by 6.55% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Timpani Capital Management Llc sold 14,477 shares as the company’s stock rose 23.38% while stock markets declined. The institutional investor held 206,426 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $5.14 million, down from 220,903 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Timpani Capital Management Llc who had been investing in Five9 Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $1.91B market cap company. The stock increased 1.53% or $0.5 during the last trading session, reaching $33.16. About 537,778 shares traded or 14.46% up from the average. Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) has risen 62.41% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.86% the S&P500.

Healthcare Value Capital Llc increased its stake in Fluidigm Corp Del (FLDM) by 310.5% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Healthcare Value Capital Llc bought 310,500 shares as the company’s stock declined 1.47% with the market. The hedge fund held 410,500 shares of the laboratory analytical instruments company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.42M, up from 100,000 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Healthcare Value Capital Llc who had been investing in Fluidigm Corp Del for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $220.66 million market cap company. The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.67. About 27,965 shares traded. Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) has risen 7.86% since May 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.69% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Fluidigm (NASDAQ:FLDM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Fluidigm had 22 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, August 7. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 27 by Maxim Group. On Sunday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, December 20 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Friday, October 30. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock of Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 5 by Mizuho. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Friday, August 21 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Friday, October 2 by Cowen & Co.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 24 buys, and 0 insider sales for $6.00 million activity.

More important recent Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Fluidigm Announces Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)” on May 10, 2018, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Fluidigm, MaxLinear, Southern National Bancorp of Virginia, Power …”, Globenewswire.com published: “Fluidigm to Participate in Upcoming Investor Events” on May 09, 2018. More interesting news about Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Fluidigm Announces First Quarter Financial Results and Operational Progress” with publication date: May 03, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.61 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.58 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 9 investors sold FLDM shares while 19 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 32.56 million shares or 0.48% more from 32.41 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Morgan Stanley holds 79,417 shares. Fuller & Thaler Asset Management Incorporated, a California-based fund reported 233,761 shares. Fifth Third Savings Bank reported 516 shares. Sei Investments holds 0% or 19,618 shares in its portfolio. Citigroup invested 0% in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM). Jpmorgan Chase & stated it has 67,385 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Wells Fargo And Mn has 17,568 shares. Ameritas holds 0% of its portfolio in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM) for 2,221 shares. Employees Retirement System Of Ohio invested in 0% or 45,664 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt reported 0.01% in Fluidigm Corporation (NASDAQ:FLDM). 221,531 were accumulated by Wasatch Advsrs Inc. Vanguard Group Inc Incorporated owns 1.32 million shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 140,000 are owned by Weiss Multi. Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested in 0% or 32,851 shares. Perkins Capital Mgmt owns 132,650 shares for 0.75% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $-0.07 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.07 per share. After $-0.01 actual EPS reported by Five9, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 600.00% negative EPS growth.

Timpani Capital Management Llc, which manages about $202.98M and $277.89 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Children’s Place Inc (NASDAQ:PLCE) by 10,455 shares to 32,009 shares, valued at $4.65 million in 2017Q4, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Ceva Inc Com (NASDAQ:CEVA) by 6,889 shares in the quarter, for a total of 35,753 shares, and has risen its stake in Mastec Inc (NYSE:MTZ).

Among 11 analysts covering Five9 Inc (NASDAQ:FIVN), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Five9 Inc had 38 analyst reports since October 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Bank of America. The company was downgraded on Monday, January 8 by Barclays Capital. Needham maintained the shares of FIVN in report on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, January 31. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 8 by Canaccord Genuity. On Thursday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. As per Thursday, December 3, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 2.

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