Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP) Trades at $16.45 After Triangle; Watts Water Tech Class A (WTS) Shorts Up By 2.09%

Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP) formed triangle with $17.11 target or 4.00% above today’s $16.45 share price. Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP) has $284.47M valuation. The stock increased 3.46% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $16.45. About 13,876 shares traded. Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) has risen 48.65% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.95% the S&P500.

Watts Water Tech Class A (NYSE:WTS) had an increase of 2.09% in short interest. WTS’s SI was 874,100 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 2.09% from 856,200 shares previously. With 142,900 avg volume, 6 days are for Watts Water Tech Class A (NYSE:WTS)’s short sellers to cover WTS’s short positions. The SI to Watts Water Tech Class A’s float is 3.42%. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $75.5. About 85,422 shares traded. Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) has risen 15.50% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.20% the S&P500.

Watts Water Technologies, Inc. designs, makes, and sells products and solutions that manage and conserve the flow of fluids and energy into, through and out of buildings in the residential and commercial markets. The company has market cap of $2.58 billion. It offers residential and commercial flow control products, including backflow preventers, water pressure regulators, temperature and pressure relief valves, and thermostatic mixing valves. It has a 27.96 P/E ratio. The firm also provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and gas products comprising commercial high-efficiency boilers, water heaters, and heating solutions; hydronic and electric heating systems for under-floor radiant applications; custom heat and hot water solutions; hydronic pump groups for boiler manufacturers and alternative energy control packages; and flexible stainless steel connectors for natural and liquid propane gas in commercial food service and residential applications.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.52, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 23 investors sold Watts Water Technologies, Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 25.81 million shares or 0.06% more from 25.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Daiwa Sb Limited owns 9,885 shares for 0.17% of their portfolio. The Texas-based Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has invested 0.03% in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Mason Street Ltd owns 7,043 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, a Minnesota-based fund reported 16,840 shares. Commonwealth Equity Services Inc has 0% invested in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Principal Fincl Grp Incorporated holds 251,245 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund has 29,700 shares. Ballentine Partners Limited Liability Corp accumulated 2,894 shares. Pacad Invest Ltd, British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 500 shares. Brinker Capital has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 5,227 shares stake. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdings Sa has 0.03% invested in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Schwab Charles Management has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS). Brown Brothers Harriman And accumulated 73,194 shares. Weik holds 0.2% or 6,000 shares in its portfolio.

Among 12 analysts covering Watts Water Technologies (NYSE:WTS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Watts Water Technologies had 31 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Seaport Global on Friday, June 10 to “Neutral”. Northcoast initiated the shares of WTS in report on Friday, July 8 with “Neutral” rating. Robert W. Baird maintained Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) rating on Tuesday, February 13. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $80.0 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of WTS in report on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, November 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, March 8 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Oppenheimer. The stock of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Boenning & Scattergood. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, February 14 by Janney Capital. On Monday, February 5 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold”.

Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $1.37 million activity. Pagano Robert J Jr sold $1.16M worth of stock or 15,803 shares. On Friday, August 25 Melhem Elie sold $205,323 worth of Watts Water Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:WTS) or 3,306 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.54, from 1.52 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 1 investors sold Simulations Plus, Inc. shares while 17 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. 5.43 million shares or 5.64% more from 5.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California State Teachers Retirement System, California-based fund reported 18,000 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn reported 0% of its portfolio in Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP). The California-based Rice Hall James And Limited Liability Com has invested 0.06% in Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP). Deutsche Bank & Trust Ag holds 0% or 19,301 shares. Prelude Capital Management Ltd Liability Corporation owns 3,400 shares. Northern Trust, a Illinois-based fund reported 146,924 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 32,818 shares. Gru reported 0% stake. Ameritas Prtn Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP). California Public Employees Retirement System holds 39,200 shares. Raymond James Assocs, Florida-based fund reported 20,355 shares. Cove Street Ltd Llc has 0.14% invested in Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) for 80,000 shares. Skylands Limited holds 0.25% or 122,950 shares in its portfolio. Telos Inc reported 0.06% in Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP). Millennium Ltd Liability Company accumulated 12,761 shares.

Since September 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $588,670 activity. The insider WOLTOSZ WALTER S sold 18,500 shares worth $285,825.