Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI) At $18.10 Forms Bottom; Shorts at Yuma Energy (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA) Raised By 6.85%

Yuma Energy Incorporated (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA) had an increase of 6.85% in short interest. YUMA’s SI was 246,600 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 6.85% from 230,800 shares previously. With 227,900 avg volume, 1 days are for Yuma Energy Incorporated (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA)’s short sellers to cover YUMA’s short positions. The stock decreased 6.09% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1.08. About 172,889 shares traded. Yuma Energy, Inc. (NYSEAMERICAN:YUMA) has declined 63.15% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 79.85% the S&P500.

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI) formed multiple bottom with $16.47 target or 9.00% below today’s $18.10 share price. Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (FRGI) has $485.93 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $18.1. About 236,431 shares traded. Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) has declined 2.73% since February 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.43% the S&P500.

Analysts await Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) to report earnings on February, 26. They expect $0.13 EPS, down 51.85% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.27 per share. FRGI’s profit will be $3.49 million for 34.81 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.06 actual EPS reported by Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 116.67% EPS growth.

Since August 9, 2017, it had 8 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $16.53 million activity. FRIEDMAN BRIAN P bought $1.22 million worth of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) on Wednesday, September 13.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.23, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 14 investors sold Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 26.84 million shares or 8.78% more from 24.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase & accumulated 582 shares or 0% of the stock. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 22,243 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Prudential Financial Incorporated stated it has 335,092 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Price T Rowe Assocs Incorporated Md, a Maryland-based fund reported 4.86M shares. Blackrock Inc holds 3.32M shares. Oaktree Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 276,714 shares. Sei Invests Communication reported 1,119 shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada has 2,534 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Gruss And Com reported 0.27% of its portfolio in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI). Moreover, Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans has 0% invested in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI). Art Advisors Ltd holds 12,300 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Courage Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Co owns 112,925 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc Inc holds 0% or 80,071 shares. Citadel Advsrs Lc holds 0% in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) or 166,588 shares. California Employees Retirement Systems holds 0% of its portfolio in Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) for 24,400 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc (NASDAQ:FRGI), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 11% are positive. Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc has $37.50 highest and $14.0 lowest target. $25.50’s average target is 40.88% above currents $18.1 stock price. Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc had 14 analyst reports since November 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, May 10 report. On Tuesday, July 26 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Mkt Perform” on Tuesday, February 28. The stock of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) earned “Neutral” rating by Piperjaffray on Monday, August 29. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Outperform” on Tuesday, March 7. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens given on Tuesday, May 9. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Raymond James. The rating was downgraded by Sterne Agee CRT to “Neutral” on Tuesday, May 10. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, September 7 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 28 by Wedbush.