American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) Forms $14.59 Double Top; Bio-key International (BKYI) Shorts Increased By 187.36%

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) formed double top with $15.03 target or 3.00% above today’s $14.59 share price. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL) has $1.62 billion valuation. The stock increased 2.17% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $14.59. About 1.36 million shares traded. American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) has risen 4.39% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.31% the S&P500.

Bio-key International Inc (NASDAQ:BKYI) had an increase of 187.36% in short interest. BKYI’s SI was 25,000 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 187.36% from 8,700 shares previously. With 12,500 avg volume, 2 days are for Bio-key International Inc (NASDAQ:BKYI)’s short sellers to cover BKYI’s short positions. The SI to Bio-key International Inc’s float is 0.5%. The stock decreased 1.52% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $1.95. About 16,164 shares traded. BIO-key International, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKYI) has 0.00% since March 6, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 38 investors sold American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. shares while 62 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 115.24 million shares or 4.03% more from 110.78 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 0.01% stake. Pacad Investment Limited reported 0.04% stake. Federated Incorporated Pa reported 0.01% in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). Aqr Management Ltd Liability Com has 0.01% invested in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). 2.39M were reported by Anchor Bolt Ltd Partnership. Cipher Capital Limited Partnership holds 0.09% of its portfolio in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) for 68,902 shares. Moreover, One Trading L P has 0.01% invested in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). Foundry Prtn reported 787,196 shares stake. Leuthold Gru Inc Lc stated it has 179,033 shares. Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd stated it has 1.07 million shares. Invesco Limited accumulated 0% or 86,892 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has invested 0% in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio invested in 8,381 shares. Sweden-based Nordea Mgmt Ab has invested 0.01% in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL). Hudson Bay Cap Limited Partnership stated it has 186,777 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings.

Since September 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $3.60 million activity. 123,901 shares were sold by Thanopoulos George, worth $1.88M on Tuesday, September 12.

Analysts await American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) to report earnings on May, 4. They expect $0.94 EPS, down 8.74% or $0.09 from last year’s $1.03 per share. AXL’s profit will be $104.63M for 3.88 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.89 actual EPS reported by American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.62% EPS growth.

Among 12 analysts covering American Axle & Manufacturing (NYSE:AXL), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. American Axle & Manufacturing had 40 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Northcoast with “Neutral” on Tuesday, March 22. The stock of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) earned “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, February 16. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Underperform” on Monday, February 13. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Tuesday, December 15 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $26 target in Monday, August 3 report. The stock of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AXL) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Wednesday, November 16 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Sunday, August 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital to “Overweight” on Friday, December 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, January 19. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Tuesday, August 2 by Barclays Capital.

BIO-key International, Inc. develops and markets fingerprint biometric identification and identity verification technologies, authentication-transaction security technologies, and related identity management and credentialing biometric hardware and software solutions. The company has market cap of $15.00 million. The Company’s solutions enable application developers, value added resellers, and channel partners to integrate fingerprint biometrics into their application. It currently has negative earnings. The company's products include Vector Segment Technology SDK, a biometric software development kit that provides developers the ability to incorporate its biometric capabilities into their respective product offerings or infrastructure; Intelligent Image Indexing, a biometric identification solution that offers one-to-many and one-to-one user identification; and Biometric Service Provider, which provides support for the BioAPI for a compliant interface to applications using biometrics for verification and identification.