Twitter (TWTR) “Hold” Rating Maintained by BMO Capital; The Price Objective is $28.0; Benchmark Electronics Has 1.2 Sentiment

Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.46 billion. The firm offers engineering services and solutions, including solution development, concept, and design services; new product design, prototype, testing, and related engineering services; and custom testing, and automation equipment design and build services. It has a 23.31 P/E ratio. It also provides electronics manufacturing and testing services, such as printed circuit board assembly and test solutions, assembly of subsystems, circuitry and functionality testing of printed assemblies, environmental and stress testing, and component reliability testing; component engineering services; manufacturing defect analysis, in-circuit testing, functional testing, flexible test solutions, environmental stress tests of assemblies of boards or systems; and failure analysis.

Among 54 analysts covering Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), 10 have Buy rating, 14 Sell and 30 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. Twitter has $56 highest and $1200 lowest target. $22.72’s average target is -27.90% below currents $31.51 stock price. Twitter had 223 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, December 18, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. Brean Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $42 target in Wednesday, October 28 report. Oppenheimer upgraded Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) on Friday, October 28 to “Perform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Aegis Capital. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, June 21 to “Sell”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna given on Friday, October 27. The stock of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Wednesday, October 28. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Friday, February 10 with “Underperform”.

Analysts await Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:BHE) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.36 EPS, down 20.00% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.45 per share. BHE’s profit will be $17.90M for 20.38 P/E if the $0.36 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.39 actual EPS reported by Benchmark Electronics, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.69% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.34% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $29.35. About 700,628 shares traded or 103.06% up from the average. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (BHE) has risen 60.40% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.70% the S&P500.

Engaged Capital Llc holds 3.23% of its portfolio in Benchmark Electronics, Inc. for 769,782 shares. Skyline Asset Management Lp owns 599,339 shares or 1.62% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Matarin Capital Management Llc has 1.26% invested in the company for 435,201 shares. The California-based Sensato Investors Llc has invested 1.26% in the stock. Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors Lp, a Texas-based fund reported 318,217 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $221,032 activity.

The stock increased 4.41% or $1.33 during the last trading session, reaching $31.51. About 67.18M shares traded or 170.10% up from the average. Twitter, Inc. (NYSE:TWTR) has risen 29.68% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.98% the S&P500.

Twitter, Inc. operates as a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. The company has market cap of $23.31 billion. The firm offers various services and products, including Twitter that allows users to create, distribute, and discover content; and Periscope, a mobile application that enables user to broadcast and watch video live with others. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides promoted services and products, such as promoted tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends, which enable its advertisers to promote their brands, products, and services.