The shares of Sientra, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIEN) has been pegged with a rating of Market Perform by Wells Fargo in its latest research note that was published on March 14th, 2019. Wells Fargo wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Sientra, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Dougherty & Company advised investors in its research note published on March 13th, 2019, to Buy the SIEN stock while also putting a $27 price target. The stock had earned Mkt Perform rating from William Blair when it published its report on March 13th, 2019. The stock was given Buy rating by Maxim Group in its report released on December 19th, 2018. Dougherty & Company was of a view that SIEN is Buy in its latest report on August 30th, 2018 while giving it a price target of $31. Stifel thinks that SIEN is worth Buy rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on August 8th, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $25.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 2 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 4 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $19.38. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 15.49% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 48.20.
The shares of the company added by 9.04% during the trading session on Monday, reaching a low of $7.22 while ending the day at $8.20. During the trading session, a total of 2.91 million shares were traded which represents a -356068.72% decline from the average session volume which is 817.35K shares. SIEN had ended its last session trading at 7.52. Sientra, Inc. currently has a market cap of $244.03M while its P/E earnings growth sits at 3.58, with a beta of -0.13. Sientra, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.52, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.70. SIEN 52-week low price stands at $7.10 while its 52-week high price is $26.79.
The company in its last quarterly report recorded -$0.86 earnings per share which is below the -$0.68 predicted by most analysts. The Sientra, Inc. generated $19.02 million in revenue during the last quarter, which is slightly higher than the $18.83 million predicted by analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded -$0.72 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 16.28%. Sientra, Inc. has the potential to record -3.30 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Nomura published a research note on March 29th, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF) is now rated as Neutral. Their price target on the stock stands at $14. Dougherty & Company also rated RF as Reiterated on March 13th, 2019, with its price target of $27 suggesting that RF could surge by 12.51% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $15.25/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by -0.07% to reach $17.42/share. It started the day trading at $15.33 and traded between $15.06 and $15.24 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that RF’s 50-day SMA is 15.40 while its 200-day SMA stands at 16.62. The stock has a high of $19.99 for the year while the low is $12.39. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 11.45, while the P/B ratio is 1.11. At the moment, only of Regions Financial Corporation shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 12.82M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 1.34 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of -2.31%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -2.93% over the past 90 days while it lost -12.06% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc sold more RF shares, decreasing its portfolio by -2.95% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc selling -3,734,161 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 122,728,826 shares of RF, with a total valuation of $1,736,612,888. SSgA Funds Management Inc meanwhile sold more RF shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $755,871,223 worth of shares. BlackRock Fund Advisors followed the path by decreasing its RF portfolio by -4.44% in the quarter. This means that BlackRock Fund Advisors sold -2,429,984 shares in the last quarter and now controls 52,251,069 shares of the RF stock, with the valuation hitting $739,352,626.
Similarly, Boston Partners Global Investors decreased its Regions Financial Corporation shares by -13.34% during the recently filed quarter. After selling -4,174,320 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 27,124,223 shares of Regions Financial Corporation which are valued at $383,807,755. In the same vein, Geode Capital Management LLC increased its Regions Financial Corporation shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm bought 432,350 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 15,010,538 shares and is now valued at $212,399,113. Following these latest developments, around 0.30% of Regions Financial Corporation stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.