Stephens Investment Management Group Cut Power Integrations (POWI) Position; Cannell Capital Increased By $2.05 Million Its Build A Bear Workshop (BBW) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Cannell Capital Llc increased Build A Bear Workshop (BBW) stake by 25.81% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Cannell Capital Llc acquired 157,313 shares as Build A Bear Workshop (BBW)’s stock rose 7.00%. The Cannell Capital Llc holds 766,728 shares with $10.54 million value, up from 609,415 last quarter. Build A Bear Workshop now has $157.89M valuation. The stock rose 0.49% or $0.05 reaching $10.3 per share. About 25,644 shares traded. Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) has declined 19.91% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.61% the S&P500.

Stephens Investment Management Group Llc decreased Power Integrations Inc (POWI) stake by 2.67% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Stephens Investment Management Group Llc sold 16,140 shares as Power Integrations Inc (POWI)’s stock declined 0.68%. The Stephens Investment Management Group Llc holds 588,581 shares with $39.94 million value, down from 604,721 last quarter. Power Integrations Inc now has $2.38 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.73% or $0.58 reaching $79.05. About 47,635 shares traded. Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) has risen 41.25% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) to report earnings on July, 27 after the close. They expect $0.48 EPS, up 11.63% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.43 per share. POWI’s profit will be $14.45M for 41.17 P/E if the $0.48 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.50 actual EPS reported by Power Integrations Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -4.00% negative EPS growth.

Since January 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 47 sales for $11.38 million activity. Shares for $180,433 were sold by Bailey Doug on Wednesday, February 1. The insider BALAKRISHNAN BALU sold $2.52 million. $779,904 worth of Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) was sold by Barsan Radu on Tuesday, January 31. The insider WALKER CLIFFORD sold 560 shares worth $39,846. NAYYAR SANDEEP also sold $187,300 worth of Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) shares. 504 shares valued at $35,874 were sold by Matthews David MH on Wednesday, February 1. $51,157 worth of Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) was sold by Sutherland Ben on Monday, January 30.

Stephens Investment Management Group Llc increased Parexel Intl Corp (NASDAQ:PRXL) stake by 11,283 shares to 488,101 valued at $32.08M in 2016Q4. It also upped Oceaneering Intl Inc (NYSE:OII) stake by 105,326 shares and now owns 751,164 shares. Msc Indl Direct Inc (NYSE:MSM) was raised too.

Among 4 analysts covering Power Integrations (NASDAQ:POWI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Power Integrations had 12 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 30 by Northland Capital. On Friday, January 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Sidoti to “Buy”. Sidoti downgraded Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) on Monday, November 23 to “Neutral” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) rating on Friday, November 13. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $58 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) rating on Thursday, July 30. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $56 target. On Thursday, June 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Sidoti to “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, June 30. The stock of Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Thursday, December 22. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, October 13. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Thursday, October 29 with “Outperform”.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.09, from 1.15 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 14 investors sold POWI shares while 71 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 27.62 million shares or 0.37% less from 27.73 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated Llc has invested 0.26% of its portfolio in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Co holds 184 shares. 6,736 were reported by Hightower Advsr Limited Liability Corporation. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department stated it has 22,736 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Kalmar Invests De reported 0.22% stake. National Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0% in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI) or 19,523 shares. Da Davidson & invested in 2,058 shares or 0% of the stock. Ohio-based Bahl & Gaynor has invested 0.01% in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI). First Advisors LP owns 57,308 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, Comerica State Bank has 0.02% invested in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI). Riverhead Capital Ltd Co stated it has 1,500 shares. Geode Mgmt Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI). Fdx, a California-based fund reported 5,892 shares. Sit Invest Assoc Inc holds 3,000 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Power Integrations Inc (NASDAQ:POWI).

Since February 24, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 insider sales for $7.29 million activity. Point72 Asset Management – L.P. bought $7.29 million worth of stock.

Cannell Capital Llc decreased Jernigan Cap Inc stake by 51,053 shares to 144,747 valued at $3.05M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Berkshire Hathaway Inc Del (BRKB) stake by 3,350 shares and now owns 10,680 shares. Biotelemetry Inc (NASDAQ:BEAT) was reduced too.

Among 4 analysts covering Build-A-Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Build-A-Bear Workshop had 7 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Dougherty & Company. The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Sidoti. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of BBW in report on Friday, February 17 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Sidoti on Thursday, December 31 with “Buy”. The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 14 by Guggenheim. The stock of Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc (NYSE:BBW) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 17 by Dougherty & Company.

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