Boothbay Fund Management Has Lowered Visteon (VC) Position; 6 Bullish Analysts Covering Enerplus (ERF)

December 16, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Among 6 analysts covering Enerplus Corp (NYSE:ERF), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Enerplus Corp had 14 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 17. As per Friday, February 10, the company rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets. Raymond James initiated Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) on Friday, December 18 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Friday, January 8 to “Neutral”. As per Monday, June 6, the company rating was reinitiated by Raymond James. The rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research on Monday, June 6 to “Outperform”. FirstEnergy Capital upgraded the stock to “Market Perform” rating in Monday, August 10 report. On Monday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. On Monday, November 9 the stock rating was upgraded by UBS to “Buy”. See Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) latest ratings:

Boothbay Fund Management Llc decreased Visteon Corp (VC) stake by 59.16% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Boothbay Fund Management Llc sold 6,880 shares as Visteon Corp (VC)’s stock rose 9.26%. The Boothbay Fund Management Llc holds 4,750 shares with $485,000 value, down from 11,630 last quarter. Visteon Corp now has $3.88 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.09% or $1.35 during the last trading session, reaching $124.9. About 331,023 shares traded or 45.25% up from the average. Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) has risen 41.15% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.45% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering Visteon (NYSE:VC), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Visteon had 44 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo on Monday, July 31. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Thursday, January 12 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) rating on Monday, October 16. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $143.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of VC in report on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, April 24 by Morgan Stanley. FBR Capital maintained Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) on Wednesday, January 18 with “Outperform” rating. On Monday, October 2 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, May 12 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, October 19 with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, October 30.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.14, from 0.97 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 24 investors sold VC shares while 88 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 30.76 million shares or 3.10% less from 31.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Legal General Grp Public Ltd Liability Corporation owns 0% invested in Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) for 39,905 shares. Teachers Retirement Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.01% invested in Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) for 10,772 shares. Century Capital Mgmt Llc accumulated 0.18% or 10,366 shares. Alyeska Investment Group Ltd Partnership accumulated 188,369 shares. Eagle Asset Management Inc holds 0.4% or 650,732 shares. Moreover, Toronto Dominion Bank & Trust has 0% invested in Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) for 829 shares. Zweig reported 2,690 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Schroder Inv Mngmt holds 0.01% or 30,017 shares in its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers has 37,151 shares. Parametric Assocs Lc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC). Comerica Bankshares, a Michigan-based fund reported 11,907 shares. Jefferies Gp Limited Co holds 0% or 5,729 shares. Pinebridge Investments Lp invested in 0% or 1,100 shares. Peak6 Lp stated it has 0% in Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC). Ubs Asset Management Americas Incorporated accumulated 0% or 33,381 shares.

Analysts await Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $1.72 EPS, down 5.49% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.82 per share. VC’s profit will be $53.49 million for 18.15 P/E if the $1.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.42 actual EPS reported by Visteon Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 21.13% EPS growth.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 insider sales for $864,314 activity. $61,307 worth of Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) was sold by Marianos Stephanie S. Vallance Robert R sold $133,959 worth of stock or 1,106 shares. Bilolikar Sunil K sold $265,564 worth of Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC) on Wednesday, August 2. 1,359 shares valued at $155,188 were sold by Cole Matthew M on Tuesday, August 22. Shares for $248,296 were sold by Lawande Sachin on Monday, October 16.

Boothbay Fund Management Llc increased Nuance Communications (NASDAQ:NUAN) stake by 23,218 shares to 38,331 valued at $667,000 in 2017Q2. It also upped Coca Cola (Call) (NYSE:KO) stake by 18,200 shares and now owns 37,400 shares. Alliance Data (NYSE:ADS) was raised too.

Enerplus Corporation, together with subsidiaries, engages in the exploration and development of natural gas and crude oil in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.02 billion. The companyÂ’s oil and natural gas properties are located primarily in North Dakota, Montana, and Pennsylvania; and Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. It has a 2.5 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had proved plus probable gross reserves of approximately 14.3 million barrels of light and medium crude oil; 39.0 MMbbls of heavy crude oil; 123.0 MMbbls of tight oil; 18.1 MMbbls of natural gas liquids; 126.3 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of conventional natural gas; and 1,002.8 Bcf of shale gas.

The stock decreased 2.71% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $8.25. About 1.46 million shares traded or 50.84% up from the average. Enerplus Corporation (NYSE:ERF) has risen 69.92% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.22% the S&P500.

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