Analog Devices (ADI) Buy Rating Reconfirmed by Stifel Nicolaus; With $100.0 Target; Ekso Bionics Holdings (EKSO) Shorts Raised By 7.53%

Ekso Bionics Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:EKSO) had an increase of 7.53% in short interest. EKSO’s SI was 2.71 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 7.53% from 2.52 million shares previously. With 6.47 million avg volume, 0 days are for Ekso Bionics Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:EKSO)’s short sellers to cover EKSO’s short positions. The SI to Ekso Bionics Holdings Incorporated’s float is 14.12%. The stock decreased 2.29% or $0.051 during the last trading session, reaching $2.179. About 95,869 shares traded. Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:EKSO) has declined 70.28% since December 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 86.98% the S&P500.

Among 30 analysts covering Analog Devices (NASDAQ:ADI), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Analog Devices has $112.0 highest and $50 lowest target. $84.37’s average target is -5.13% below currents $88.93 stock price. Analog Devices had 110 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, January 11 by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 30 by Oppenheimer. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Monday, June 27 to “Neutral”. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 17 by Oppenheimer. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of ADI in report on Thursday, July 23 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, August 6 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was upgraded by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Wednesday, November 22. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 2 with “Buy”. The stock of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by RBC Capital Markets.

Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc. designs, develops, and sells exoskeletons for use in the healthcare, industrial, military, and consumer markets in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company has market cap of $130.53 million. The firm operates through Medical Devices, Industrial Sales, and Engineering Services divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily offers Ekso GT, a bionic suit that provides the ability to stand and walk over ground with a reciprocal gait using a cane, crutches, or a walker to individuals with spinal cord injuries, hemiplegia due to stroke, and lower limb paralysis or weakness.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.14 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 45 investors sold Analog Devices, Inc. shares while 232 reduced holdings. 100 funds opened positions while 234 raised stakes. 315.41 million shares or 0.53% more from 313.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. North Star Investment Mgmt Corporation holds 0.03% or 2,500 shares in its portfolio. Stevens Cap Management Lp holds 162,859 shares. The Arkansas-based Ifrah Finance Services has invested 0.16% in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Greenleaf Trust stated it has 499 shares. 166,172 are owned by Guardian L P. Hall Laurie J Trustee has invested 0.88% in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Legal And General Public Ltd Co stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Wellington Mngmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership invested 0.25% of its portfolio in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). 2,423 were reported by Renaissance Invest Gp Inc Lc. Charter Communications owns 13,826 shares or 0.14% of their US portfolio. Colorado-based Rocky Mountain Advisers Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Moreover, Andra Ap has 0.03% invested in Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI). Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.01% or 33,929 shares in its portfolio. Dudley & Shanley Ltd Llc holds 22,254 shares. Advisory Ser Networks Limited Com reported 0.03% stake.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 14 sales for $13.17 million activity. Shares for $785,759 were sold by NOVICH NEIL S. The insider Hassett Joseph sold 18,400 shares worth $1.57 million. Another trade for 4,505 shares valued at $402,882 was made by Real Peter on Monday, October 23. 12,500 shares were sold by CHAMPY JAMES, worth $1.13 million. On Monday, August 21 SEIF MARGARET K sold $233,430 worth of Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADI) or 3,000 shares. Henderson Gregory N. sold $539,439 worth of stock or 6,396 shares. The insider STATA RAY sold $2.09 million.

Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a portfolio of solutions that leverage analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing technology, including integrated circuits , algorithms, software, and subsystems. The company has market cap of $32.78 billion. It offers data converter products, which translate real-world analog signals into digital data, as well as translates digital data into analog signals; high-performance amplifiers to condition analog signals; and radio frequency ICs to support cellular infrastructure. It has a 42.96 P/E ratio. The firm also provides MEMS technology solutions, including accelerometers used to sense acceleration, gyroscopes to sense rotation, and inertial measurement units to sense multiple degrees of freedom.