Nikon (NINOY) EPS Estimated At $0.24; Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT) Had 24 Bulls

April 17, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Among 30 analysts covering Proofpoint Inc (NASDAQ:PFPT), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Proofpoint Inc had 95 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Dougherty & Company initiated Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) rating on Tuesday, November 10. Dougherty & Company has “Buy” rating and $85 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, February 7 by Northland Capital. Northland Capital maintained the shares of PFPT in report on Wednesday, September 6 with “Buy” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) rating on Wednesday, February 7. Robert W. Baird has “Neutral” rating and $110 target. Macquarie Research initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $75 target in Friday, July 8 report. On Friday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, March 1. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, January 30 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, March 16. The stock of Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, March 22 by Morgan Stanley. See Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) latest ratings:

16/04/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $118 New Target: $140 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $140.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Hold New Target: $112.0000 Upgrade
22/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $124 New Target: $135 Maintain
16/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $120 New Target: $140 Maintain
09/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $134.0 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Wedbush Rating: Buy New Target: $130.0 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: BTIG Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $110 New Target: $125 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $123.0 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $115.0 Maintain

Analysts expect Nikon Corporation (OTCMKTS:NINOY) to report $0.24 EPS on May, 10.They anticipate $0.22 EPS change or 47.83% from last quarter’s $0.46 EPS. NINOY’s profit would be $96.58M giving it 18.48 P/E if the $0.24 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Nikon Corporation’s analysts see 26.32% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $17.74. About 9,178 shares traded or 75.86% up from the average. Nikon Corporation (OTCMKTS:NINOY) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Nikon Corporation manufactures and sells optical instruments in Japan and internationally. The company has market cap of $7.14 billion. It operates through Imaging Products Business, Precision Equipment Business, Healthcare Business, and Industrial Metrology and Others divisions. It has a 27.63 P/E ratio. The Imaging Products Business segment develops, manufacture, sells and service of digital cameras??interchangeable lens type, interchangeable lenses and compact digital cameras, and other products.

The stock increased 1.10% or $1.37 during the last trading session, reaching $125.8. About 478,298 shares traded. Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) has risen 50.07% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.52% the S&P500.

Since October 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 12 selling transactions for $13.05 million activity. $568,185 worth of stock was sold by Hahn Eric on Tuesday, April 3. On Wednesday, January 3 the insider Steele Gary sold $3.68M. On Monday, December 18 the insider Newell Tracey sold $746,613. Shares for $256,405 were sold by Knight David on Thursday, December 7. Another trade for 3,077 shares valued at $361,271 was sold by Swaroop Bhagwat.

Proofpoint, Inc. operates as a security-as-a-service well-known provider that enables large and mid-sized organizations to defend, protect, archive, and govern their sensitive data worldwide. The company has market cap of $6.36 billion. It offers threat protection, incident response, regulatory compliance, archiving, governance, eDiscovery, and secure communication solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides email security products that include Enterprise Protection secure email gateway, Email Fraud Defense, Email Continuity, and Proofpoint Essentials, which are design to protect customers' mission-critical messaging infrastructure from outside threats, enable enterprises to authenticate their email to reduce consumer phishing, fight business email compromise attacks, and keep email operational in the event of a service well-known provider outage.

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