NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) At $26.70 Forms Bottom; Zafgen, Inc. (ZFGN) Covered By 2 Bulls

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Among 8 analysts covering Zafgen Inc (NASDAQ:ZFGN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Zafgen Inc had 19 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, July 20. The firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given on Monday, October 19. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the shares of ZFGN in report on Wednesday, December 2 to “Sector Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 15 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Friday, November 13. Suntrust Robinson downgraded the shares of ZFGN in report on Thursday, December 3 to “Neutral” rating. Cowen & Co maintained Zafgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZFGN) rating on Tuesday, August 25. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $60 target. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, October 15 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 10 by Canaccord Genuity. The company was upgraded on Friday, January 6 by JMP Securities. See Zafgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZFGN) latest ratings:

07/03/2018 Broker: JMP Securities Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0
05/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold

NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) formed multiple bottom with $25.10 target or 6.00% below today’s $26.70 share price. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NTCT) has $2.33B valuation. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $26.7. About 808,880 shares traded. NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has declined 32.32% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 28 investors sold NetScout Systems, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 93.87 million shares or 0.37% less from 94.23 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Thrivent For Lutherans accumulated 18,905 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Tdam Usa has 0.08% invested in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 117,688 shares. Peak6 Limited Partnership accumulated 16,501 shares or 0% of the stock. 15,159 were accumulated by Jane Street Gru Inc Ltd Com. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) for 130,714 shares. Panagora Asset holds 132,862 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Comerica Bank & Trust reported 69,192 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc stated it has 56,913 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt reported 0.01% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). Retirement Systems Of Alabama invested in 0.06% or 392,939 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt has invested 0% in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT). North Star Asset has 0.49% invested in NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) for 179,051 shares. Atlantic Tru Gru Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 4.82M shares. Nokota Management Lp owns 996,856 shares.

Analysts await NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, down 53.45% or $0.31 from last year’s $0.58 per share. NTCT’s profit will be $23.56M for 24.72 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual earnings per share reported by NetScout Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.24% negative EPS growth.

Since February 2, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $225,440 activity. On Friday, February 2 the insider SZABADOS MICHAEL sold $140,830. Another trade for 3,000 shares valued at $84,610 was sold by DOWNING JOHN.

Among 13 analysts covering NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. NetScout Systems has $48 highest and $23.0 lowest target. $28.75’s average target is 7.68% above currents $26.7 stock price. NetScout Systems had 29 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, January 11 report. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by DA Davidson. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) earned “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Wednesday, January 31. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by RBC Capital Markets. Stephens maintained NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) rating on Wednesday, January 31. Stephens has “Hold” rating and $28.0 target. As per Monday, February 12, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, January 30 report. The stock of NetScout Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTCT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Craig Hallum. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 19.

The stock decreased 10.40% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $6.89. About 338,675 shares traded or 63.75% up from the average. Zafgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZFGN) has risen 54.27% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 42.72% the S&P500.

Zafgen, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development of therapeutics for patients suffering from metabolic diseases comprising type 2 diabetes and obesity. The company has market cap of $189.88 million. The companyÂ’s lead product candidate is ZGN-1061, a fumagillin-class MetAP2 inhibitor administered by subcutaneous injection, which is in Phase 1 clinical trial and profiled for its utility in the treatment of metabolic diseases. It currently has negative earnings.

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