Weatherford (WFT) “Buy” Rating Reaffirmed at RBC Capital; With $5.0 Target; OMRON CORPORATION ORD (OMRNF) Sellers Increased By 46.26% Their Shorts

OMRON CORPORATION ORD (OTCMKTS:OMRNF) had an increase of 46.26% in short interest. OMRNF’s SI was 433,800 shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 46.26% from 296,600 shares previously. With 500 avg volume, 868 days are for OMRON CORPORATION ORD (OTCMKTS:OMRNF)’s short sellers to cover OMRNF’s short positions. It closed at $59.1 lastly. It is down 0.00% since December 22, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 31 analysts covering Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. Weatherford International Ltd. has $20 highest and $4.2 lowest target. $7.51’s average target is 90.61% above currents $3.94 stock price. Weatherford International Ltd. had 99 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, March 7 by Capital One. The stock of Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 13 by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, October 6 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, January 11 by Wells Fargo. Jefferies maintained Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) rating on Friday, September 1. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $5.0 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Friday, June 3. On Thursday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, March 24 by Tudor Pickering. Citigroup downgraded Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) rating on Monday, November 6. Citigroup has “Hold” rating and $4.2 target. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was upgraded by TD Securities to “Buy”.

The stock increased 1.55% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $3.94. About 9.42M shares traded. Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) has risen 2.15% since December 22, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 41 investors sold Weatherford International plc shares while 94 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 1.10 billion shares or 1.67% more from 1.09 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Co reported 4.81M shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Co has 0.11% invested in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) for 447,470 shares. Alexandria Cap Limited Com stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). 36,797 are owned by Crawford Invest Counsel. Marshall Wace Llp owns 2.27 million shares or 0.53% of their US portfolio. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability has 6.63M shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Amg Trust Savings Bank has 0.04% invested in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) for 132,633 shares. 5.45 million were reported by Northern Trust. Fmr Ltd Llc owns 15.57 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Commonwealth Equity Services has invested 0% of its portfolio in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Harris Assoc Ltd Partnership owns 0.44% invested in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) for 56.56 million shares. 1.93 million are held by Oppenheimer Asset Inc. State Bank Of New York Mellon stated it has 0.01% in Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT). Aqr Mngmt Limited Liability accumulated 65,732 shares. Brown Advisory Limited Liability Com, a Maryland-based fund reported 25,000 shares.

Weatherford International public limited company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a multinational oilfield service firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.91 billion. It offers equipment and services used in the drilling, evaluation, completion, production, and intervention of oil and natural gas wells. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates through three business groups: Formation Evaluation and Well Construction, Completion and Production, and Land Drilling Rigs.

Analysts await Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $-0.20 EPS, up 37.50% or $0.12 from last year’s $-0.32 per share. After $-0.22 actual EPS reported by Weatherford International plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.09% EPS growth.