EPS for Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL) Expected At $0.97; Vicor (VICR) Shorts Up By 22.94%

June 18, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

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Analysts expect Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) to report $0.97 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 27.63% from last quarter’s $0.76 EPS. WAL’s profit would be $102.68M giving it 15.85 P/E if the $0.97 EPS is correct. After having $0.96 EPS previously, Western Alliance Bancorporation’s analysts see 1.04% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.63% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $61.49. About 1.01M shares traded or 74.93% up from the average. Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) has risen 34.12% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.55% the S&P500. Some Historical WAL News: ; 20/04/2018 – DJ Western Alliance Bancorporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (WAL); 09/05/2018 – ADESTO TECHNOLOGIES CORP – ADESTO TERMINATED ITS FORMER CREDIT FACILITY WITH WESTERN ALLIANCE BANK; 06/03/2018 FIRST REPUBLIC BANK FRC.N : BARCLAYS ADDS TO TOP PICK LIST; REPLACES WESTERN ALLIANCE BANCORP; 19/04/2018 – Western Alliance Bancorp 1Q Net $100.9M; 20/04/2018 – Western Alliance Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 18/04/2018 – S&PGR Revises Western Alliance Bank Otlk To Pos, Affirms Rtgs; 19/04/2018 – Western Alliance Bancorp 1Q EPS 96c; 19/04/2018 – Western Alliance Reports First Quarter 2018 Financial Performance; 26/04/2018 – Western Alliance Bancorporation Names Barbara J. Kennedy Chief Human Resources Officer; 16/04/2018 – Lightstone And Western Alliance Bank Strengthen Relationship With $140 Million Credit Facility And $35 Million Financing

Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) had an increase of 22.94% in short interest. VICR’s SI was 444,300 shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 22.94% from 361,400 shares previously. With 174,800 avg volume, 3 days are for Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR)’s short sellers to cover VICR’s short positions. The SI to Vicor Corporation’s float is 2.58%. The stock decreased 2.18% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $47.15. About 223,417 shares traded. Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) has risen 130.97% since June 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 118.40% the S&P500. Some Historical VICR News: ; 08/03/2018 Vicor Forms Golden Cross: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – Vicor 1Q Rev $65.3M; 23/04/2018 – DJ Vicor Technologies Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VCRTQ); 19/04/2018 – DJ Vicor Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VICR); 27/03/2018 – Vicor Launches 12V to 48V NBM Module at GTC 2018; 24/04/2018 – Vicor Sees 2Q Rev Increasing Nearly 10% Sequentially; 24/04/2018 – Vicor 1Q EPS 10c

Since January 26, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 11 selling transactions for $6.54 million activity. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $123,880 was made by MCAUSLAN ROBERT REOCH on Friday, March 9. Another trade for 9,824 shares valued at $606,436 was made by Guedry John on Tuesday, March 6. 2,500 Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) shares with value of $150,000 were sold by Sohn Sung Won. $375,553 worth of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) shares were sold by Sarver Robert Gary. $32,441 worth of Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) was sold by Ardrey J. Kelly Jr.. 2,942 shares were sold by Theisen Randall S, worth $173,578. CADY GERALD A sold $330,000 worth of stock or 5,500 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Western Alliance Bancorp (NYSE:WAL), 14 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Western Alliance Bancorp had 52 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of WAL in report on Friday, October 20 with “Buy” rating. Wells Fargo maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) on Tuesday, January 9 with “Hold” rating. Sandler O’Neill maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) rating on Monday, January 29. Sandler O’Neill has “Buy” rating and $69.0 target. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) rating on Monday, February 26. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $74.0 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Sunday, August 27. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. As per Monday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, December 12. RBC Capital Markets maintained Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy” rating.

Western Alliance Bancorporation operates as the holding firm for Western Alliance Bank that provides various banking products and related services primarily in Arizona, California, and Nevada. The company has market cap of $6.51 billion. The firm offers deposit products, including checking accounts, savings accounts, and money market accounts, as well as fixed-rate and fixed maturity certificates of deposit accounts. It has a 19.84 P/E ratio. It also offers commercial and industrial loan products, such as working capital lines of credit, inventory and accounts receivable lines, mortgage warehouse lines, equipment loans and leases, and other commercial loans; commercial real estate loans, which are secured by multi-family residential properties, professional offices, industrial facilities, retail centers, hotels, and other commercial properties; construction and land development loans for single family and multi-family residential projects, industrial/warehouse properties, office buildings, retail centers, medical office facilities, and residential lot developments; and consumer loans.

Another recent and important Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) news was published by Streetinsider.com which published an article titled: “Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL)” on May 25, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.21, from 1.26 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 33 investors sold Western Alliance Bancorporation shares while 99 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 92 raised stakes. 85.68 million shares or 0.37% more from 85.36 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Hennessy Advisors owns 0.09% invested in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) for 43,590 shares. Eaton Vance Mgmt owns 0.03% invested in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) for 206,137 shares. Fifth Third Bank holds 14,189 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Moreover, Us Bancorp De has 0.01% invested in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) for 41,510 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt owns 0.06% invested in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) for 252,246 shares. Avalon Advisors Limited Liability holds 49,759 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. Boston Advisors Llc owns 25,110 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). Wellington Management Gru Llp reported 0.02% stake. Manufacturers Life Insur Co The has 999,696 shares. Switzerland-based Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0.01% in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL). Moreover, Ny State Common Retirement Fund has 0.04% invested in Western Alliance Bancorporation (NYSE:WAL) for 487,721 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 34,778 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Co holds 1.78M shares. Millennium Mgmt invested in 0.19% or 2.45M shares.

More recent Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Vicor announces bidirectional 48V/12V NBM Converter for data center and automotive applications” on June 05, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Vicor: AI’s ‘Pure Play’ Datacenter Acceleration Power Arms Dealer” on June 05, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Rosenblatt Sees Longer Lead Times For Power IC Suppliers Reducing Double Ordering Concerns (MPWR) (VSH) (IFX …” with publication date: May 29, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.36 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.55, from 0.81 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 6 investors sold Vicor Corporation shares while 33 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 9.42 million shares or 4.69% less from 9.88 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Susquehanna Intll Llp reported 41,649 shares. Barclays Public Ltd reported 18,699 shares. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans reported 10,600 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp owns 531,229 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Atlantic Tru Gru Ltd Liability Co owns 118,300 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Parkside Financial Bank, a Missouri-based fund reported 25 shares. Brown Advisory has invested 0% in Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR). Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) for 36,690 shares. Natl Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 836 shares in its portfolio. Parallax Volatility Advisers L P owns 0% invested in Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) for 9,371 shares. Eqis Cap Management stated it has 0.06% in Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR). Jpmorgan Chase & Com accumulated 31,939 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Limited Liability reported 163,311 shares. State Street invested in 0% or 438,878 shares. Pnc Fincl Services Gp Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) for 151 shares.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $3.11 million activity. Shares for $335,975 were sold by GRIFFIN LIAM on Monday, May 21. $116,550 worth of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) shares were sold by Tuozzolo Claudio. Shares for $1.06M were sold by SIMMS JAMES A. Another trade for 621 shares valued at $22,398 was sold by RUSSELL ROBERT F. Another trade for 292 shares valued at $10,377 was made by GENDRON ROBERT on Friday, April 27. Gusinov Alex also sold $43,948 worth of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) shares. KELLEHER BARRY also sold $816,072 worth of Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) on Thursday, April 26.

Vicor Corporation designs, develops, makes, and markets modular components and power systems for converting, regulating, and controlling electric current worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.87 billion. It operates through Brick Business Unit, VI Chip, and Picor divisions. It has a 383.33 P/E ratio. The firm offers modular direct current -DC converters and complementary components, open-frame intermediate bus converters, configurable products, and custom power systems, as well as cool-power high density zero voltage soft switching DC-DC converters.

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