Reasons for Travis Reese’s Shares Unload of FireEye, Inc. (FEYE)’s Stock; Df Dent & Co Has Trimmed By $5.26 Million Its Exponent (EXPO) Stake

A public document filed with the (SEC) on March 07, 2018 informed us that Travis Reese, the President of Fireeye Inc, ‘s company unloaded 100,000 shares. With avg cost per share of $17.5 the considerable deal’s worth is $1,750,240 U.S Dollars. It seems he is very active lately as in the last month, he quietly sold additional 74,962 shares of the company, worth $1,214,347 USD. Travis Reese right now owns 913,852 shares which are equivalent to around 0.48% of the California-based company’s total market capitalization.

Df Dent & Co Inc decreased Exponent Inc (EXPO) stake by 15.01% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Df Dent & Co Inc sold 72,080 shares as Exponent Inc (EXPO)’s stock rose 3.17%. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 408,061 shares with $30.16M value, down from 480,141 last quarter. Exponent Inc now has $2.03B valuation. The stock increased 1.88% or $1.45 during the last trading session, reaching $78.7. About 76,460 shares traded. Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) has risen 21.10% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.40% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.72, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 13 investors sold EXPO shares while 64 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 22.66 million shares or 1.77% more from 22.27 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Principal Financial accumulated 207,292 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd has invested 0% in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). Us Bank De holds 7,200 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage invested in 0% or 13,614 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio owns 0.02% invested in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) for 63,541 shares. Bb&T Corporation accumulated 4,635 shares. Timessquare Cap reported 579,900 shares or 0.29% of all its holdings. 16,230 were reported by Public Sector Pension Invest Board. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). Jpmorgan Chase reported 0% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO). Lord Abbett And Company reported 50,000 shares. Zacks Investment Mngmt holds 0.01% or 3,704 shares in its portfolio. Jefferies Ltd Liability has 3,536 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Grp holds 0% of its portfolio in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) for 1,278 shares. Regions Fincl has 0% invested in Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) for 4,634 shares.

Analysts await Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.62 EPS, up 58.97% or $0.23 from last year’s $0.39 per share. EXPO’s profit will be $15.98 million for 31.73 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual EPS reported by Exponent, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.91% EPS growth.

Df Dent & Co Inc increased Sba Communications Corp Cl A stake by 6,587 shares to 190,466 valued at $27.44M in 2017Q3. It also upped Pros Holdings Inc (NYSE:PRO) stake by 385,329 shares and now owns 2.70M shares. Heico Corp New Cl A (NYSE:HEI.A) was raised too.

Among 2 analysts covering Exponent (NASDAQ:EXPO), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Exponent had 4 analyst reports since August 26, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 26 by SunTrust. Cantor Fitzgerald initiated Exponent, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPO) on Friday, August 26 with “Buy” rating.

Since September 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $1.27 million activity. 4,000 shares valued at $289,682 were sold by JOHNSTON PAUL R on Thursday, September 21.

Analysts await FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $-0.27 EPS, up 20.59% or $0.07 from last year’s $-0.34 per share. After $-0.21 actual EPS reported by FireEye, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.57% negative EPS growth.

FireEye, Inc. provides cybersecurity solutions that allow organizations to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and remediate cyber-attacks. The company has market cap of $3.48 billion. The firm provides vector-specific appliance and cloud solutions detect and block known and unknown cyber-attacks. It currently has negative earnings. It offers threat detection and prevention solutions, including network security products; email security solutions; endpoint security solutions; and content security products; and security management and orchestration products, such as Central Management System, FireEye Security Orchestrator, Threat Analytics Platform; Malware Analysis series of appliances; and Enterprise Forensics series of appliances.

Among 34 analysts covering Fireeye Inc (NASDAQ:FEYE), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Fireeye Inc has $65 highest and $11 lowest target. $22.48’s average target is 23.93% above currents $18.14 stock price. Fireeye Inc had 117 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital downgraded FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) on Thursday, November 5 to “Mkt Perform” rating. As per Wednesday, July 29, the company rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, February 6 report. As per Friday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. BMO Capital Markets initiated the shares of FEYE in report on Thursday, January 5 with “Market Perform” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of FEYE in report on Thursday, September 17 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Thursday, February 8. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, November 5. Bank of America upgraded the shares of FEYE in report on Monday, September 25 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Evercore given on Friday, August 11.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $6.35 million activity. 11,555 FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) shares with value of $202,213 were sold by Reese Travis M.. $1.77 million worth of stock was sold by King Alexa on Friday, February 16. VERDECANNA FRANK also sold $548,803 worth of FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) shares. 113,130 shares were sold by Mandia Kevin R., worth $1.83M.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 29 investors sold FireEye, Inc. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 119.98 million shares or 3.47% more from 115.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Voya Inv Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 49,107 shares. Trexquant Invest L P has 25,356 shares. Amalgamated Savings Bank holds 0.02% or 31,674 shares in its portfolio. Edge Wealth Management Ltd Co, a New York-based fund reported 5,089 shares. 22,900 were reported by Benjamin F Edwards Com Incorporated. Price T Rowe Assoc Md holds 0% or 47,110 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Capital Mngmt Inc holds 0.11% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE) for 365,245 shares. Citadel Advsrs Lc holds 1.47M shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Plante Moran Fincl Advsr Limited Liability owns 2,000 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Sei Invs stated it has 87,387 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Susquehanna Grp Inc Llp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). 32,700 were accumulated by Canada Pension Plan Invest Board. Nine Masts Cap Limited has 63,991 shares for 0.16% of their portfolio. Commercial Bank Of America Corporation De has invested 0.01% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE). Millennium Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.02% in FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ:FEYE).