Compass Point Cuts Callaway Golf (ELY) To “Sell”; Shorts at Virtu Financial Class A (VIRT) Lowered By 5.16%

Virtu Financial Class A (NASDAQ:VIRT) had a decrease of 5.16% in short interest. VIRT’s SI was 7.69 million shares in December as released by FINRA. Its down 5.16% from 8.11 million shares previously. With 513,300 avg volume, 15 days are for Virtu Financial Class A (NASDAQ:VIRT)’s short sellers to cover VIRT’s short positions. The SI to Virtu Financial Class A’s float is 28.27%. The stock increased 0.83% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $18.3. About 247,098 shares traded. Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) has declined 9.54% since December 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.24% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Callaway Golf (NYSE:ELY), 12 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Callaway Golf has $19.0 highest and $10 lowest target. $15.64’s average target is 11.55% above currents $14.02 stock price. Callaway Golf had 35 analyst reports since August 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, December 14, the company rating was initiated by J.P. Morgan. Compass Point downgraded Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) on Monday, August 7 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 23 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) earned “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital on Tuesday, March 15. Cowen & Co maintained Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) rating on Thursday, August 3. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $1400 target. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, October 26. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, May 23 by Wunderlich. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. The stock of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) earned “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, August 31.

Virtu Financial, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides market making and liquidity services to the financial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.43 billion. The firm offers a technology platform through which it provides quotations to buyers and sellers in equities, commodities, currencies, options, fixed income, and other securities on various exchanges, markets, and liquidity pools. It currently has negative earnings.

Among 7 analysts covering Virtu Financial (NASDAQ:VIRT), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Virtu Financial has $26 highest and $16 lowest target. $18.20’s average target is -0.55% below currents $18.3 stock price. Virtu Financial had 17 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Thursday, August 6. The stock of Virtu Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:VIRT) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by Citigroup. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Friday, August 21. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Wednesday, October 18 to “Underweight”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 15 by Rosenblatt. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Thursday, August 10. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Saturday, August 8 to “Sell”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Wednesday, October 18 by J.P. Morgan. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 4 by UBS. UBS maintained the shares of VIRT in report on Tuesday, October 13 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.44 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 20 investors sold Callaway Golf Company shares while 64 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 82.05 million shares or 4.77% more from 78.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Florida-based Finemark Financial Bank Tru has invested 0.04% in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) for 133,273 shares. Sanctuary Wealth Advisors Lc reported 571 shares. Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) for 48,982 shares. Verition Fund Management Limited Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) for 10,446 shares. Thompson Davis &, a Virginia-based fund reported 250 shares. 47,410 are held by Systematic Fincl Mngmt L P. Morgan Stanley has 966,934 shares. Oppenheimer & holds 0.03% or 66,000 shares in its portfolio. Kennedy Mngmt Inc reported 0.09% of its portfolio in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0% or 16,450 shares. Kbc Group Nv invested 0% in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY). Invesco Limited holds 0% in Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) or 152,857 shares. Fortaleza Asset Mgmt Incorporated reported 8,705 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa accumulated 65,498 shares or 0% of the stock.

Analysts await Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $-0.18 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.18 per share. After $0.05 actual EPS reported by Callaway Golf Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -460.00% negative EPS growth.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 sales for $4.14 million activity. On Friday, August 4 the insider BREWER OLIVER G III sold $1.76M. Shares for $443,674 were sold by Leposky Mark F on Thursday, August 31. Lynch Brian P. sold 6,277 shares worth $96,791. Hocknell Alan also sold $125,535 worth of Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) on Thursday, October 26. $127,120 worth of stock was sold by Thomas Jennifer L. on Thursday, October 26.

Callaway Golf Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and sells golf clubs, golf balls, golf bags, and other golf-related accessories in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.33 billion. It offers drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, and putters. It has a 7.4 P/E ratio. The firm also accessories, such as packaged sets, golf gloves, golf footwear, golf apparel, travel gear, headwear, towels, umbrellas, eyewear, and other accessories under the Callaway Golf, Odyssey, and Strata brand names.