Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) At $62.12 Forms Bottom; Whale Rock Capital Management Has Trimmed Ellie Mae (ELLI) Position By $9.74 Million

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Whale Rock Capital Management Llc decreased Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI) stake by 12.18% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Whale Rock Capital Management Llc sold 109,455 shares as Ellie Mae Inc (ELLI)’s stock declined 0.57%. The Whale Rock Capital Management Llc holds 789,136 shares with $70.55 million value, down from 898,591 last quarter. Ellie Mae Inc now has $3.18B valuation. The stock decreased 1.73% or $1.63 during the last trading session, reaching $92.82. About 400,530 shares traded. Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) has declined 6.50% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.05% the S&P500.

Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) formed multiple bottom with $58.39 target or 6.00% below today’s $62.12 share price. Papa John's International, Inc. (PZZA) has $2.00 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.66% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $62.12. About 685,256 shares traded. Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has declined 27.44% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 38.99% the S&P500.

Analysts await Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $-0.11 EPS, down 466.67% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.03 per share. After $0.17 actual EPS reported by Ellie Mae, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -164.71% negative EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Elli Mae (NYSE:ELLI), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Elli Mae had 54 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, September 9. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $82.0 target in Thursday, October 29 report. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Friday, February 12 by FBR Capital. Barclays Capital maintained Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) rating on Friday, October 27. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $100 target. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $110 target in Friday, February 9 report. Barclays Capital maintained Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) on Friday, February 12 with “Overweight” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, January 12 by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The rating was upgraded by Stephens on Wednesday, January 6 to “Overweight”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, April 3 by William Blair.

Whale Rock Capital Management Llc increased Mulesoft Inc stake by 2.44 million shares to 2.54M valued at $58.99M in 2017Q4. It also upped Alphabet Inc stake by 41,352 shares and now owns 130,840 shares. Yy Inc (NASDAQ:YY) was raised too.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 23 investors sold ELLI shares while 62 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 37.95 million shares or 7.38% more from 35.35 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Teacher Retirement Of Texas reported 0.01% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Guggenheim Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Rhumbline Advisers reported 35,854 shares. Aqr Capital Management Limited Liability, Connecticut-based fund reported 14,220 shares. Df Dent And Co holds 0.11% or 48,802 shares in its portfolio. Calamos Ltd Co stated it has 201,219 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Van Berkom And Assoc has invested 2% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). 2.24 million are held by Blackrock. Wasatch Advisors invested in 0.03% or 25,384 shares. Eagle Asset Mgmt, Florida-based fund reported 582,982 shares. Millennium Mgmt Lc owns 5,938 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Tower Capital Lc (Trc) stated it has 120 shares. Northern Trust Corporation invested 0.01% in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI). Moreover, Lpl Ltd Liability Company has 0% invested in Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) for 6,878 shares. Jericho Asset Mngmt LP holds 395,000 shares.

Since October 9, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 26 insider sales for $10.06 million activity. 18,726 shares valued at $1.66M were sold by Anderman Sigmund on Tuesday, January 2. $206,808 worth of stock was sold by SCHREINER GATES CATHLEEN on Wednesday, February 21. 2,081 shares were sold by BROWN BRIAN E., worth $186,186. Shares for $315,804 were sold by TYRRELL JOSEPH P. on Wednesday, February 21. $288,161 worth of Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) shares were sold by Corr Jonathan. $15,697 worth of Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE:ELLI) was sold by LaVay Matthew. The insider HIRSCH PETER sold 2,256 shares worth $206,387.

Among 10 analysts covering Papa John'S International (NASDAQ:PZZA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Papa John'S International has $100.0 highest and $58 lowest target. $74.86’s average target is 20.51% above currents $62.12 stock price. Papa John'S International had 22 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 19 by Sidoti. Jefferies maintained Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $83.0 target. Stephens maintained Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) on Wednesday, October 11 with “Overweight” rating. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 18 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by BTIG Research. As per Friday, October 30, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Nomura maintained Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) rating on Friday, October 27. Nomura has “Neutral” rating and $71 target. The stock of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Tigress Financial on Monday, August 10. The stock of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by BTIG Research. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 1 by Nomura.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 39 investors sold Papa John's International, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 28.52 million shares or 1.80% less from 29.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Neuberger Berman Group Inc Limited Com invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). The New York-based Maplelane Capital Lc has invested 0.05% in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). 654,000 are held by Capital Ww. Hl Fincl Svcs Ltd Company invested in 4,447 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky has 0.01% invested in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). The New York-based Jpmorgan Chase has invested 0.02% in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA). Sg Americas Securities Ltd, New York-based fund reported 9,444 shares. Copeland Cap Mngmt Limited Co holds 190,242 shares or 0.68% of its portfolio. 651,800 are owned by Epoch Investment Prns. Credit Agricole S A accumulated 15,000 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement has 55,066 shares. Citigroup Incorporated invested in 21,128 shares or 0% of the stock. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 13,162 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd accumulated 125,867 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) for 945,873 shares.

Analysts await Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.63 earnings per share, down 18.18% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.77 per share. PZZA’s profit will be $20.29M for 24.65 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Papa John's International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.08% negative EPS growth.

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