Goldman Sachs Downgrades Evertec (EVTC); 5 Analysts Bullish Etsy, Inc. (ETSY)

Among 7 analysts covering Evertec (NYSE:EVTC), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 14% are positive. Evertec has $24 highest and $13.0 lowest target. $17.63’s average target is 24.59% above currents $14.15 stock price. Evertec had 21 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $17 target in Wednesday, November 8 report. Cowen & Co downgraded the shares of EVTC in report on Monday, December 5 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by J.P. Morgan. Stifel Nicolaus maintained EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) on Tuesday, September 26 with “Hold” rating. The stock of EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, August 14. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of EVTC in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point given on Thursday, January 12. The firm has “Buy” rating by Compass Point given on Friday, July 29. On Thursday, February 25 the stock rating was initiated by Compass Point with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 17 to “Sell”.

Among 16 analysts covering Etsy (NASDAQ:ETSY), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Etsy had 40 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Brean Capital maintained Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) on Wednesday, November 4 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Wedbush on Tuesday, October 20 to “Neutral”. The stock has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, January 12. Monness Crespi & Hardt maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, November 4 report. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Morgan Stanley. Roth Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 2 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt given on Wednesday, November 11. On Friday, August 4 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by TH Capital. See Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) latest ratings:

12/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $13.5 Downgrade
20/12/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Overweight New Target: $26 Initiates Coverage On
07/11/2017 Broker: IFS Securities Rating: Inc 22.0
07/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $18.0 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $14.75 Maintain
12/10/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $14.5 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $14.5 Maintain
14/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
03/08/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $14.5000 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.74% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $14.15. About 1.18 million shares traded or 47.47% up from the average. EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) has risen 21.35% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.23 EPS, down 46.51% or $0.20 from last year’s $0.43 per share. EVTC’s profit will be $16.64 million for 15.38 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.33 actual EPS reported by EVERTEC, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.30% negative EPS growth.

EVERTEC, Inc. and its subsidiaries engage in transaction processing business serving financial institutions, merchants, firms, and government agencies in Latin America and the Caribbean. The company has market cap of $1.02 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Merchant Acquiring, Payment Processing, and Business Solutions. It has a 15.92 P/E ratio. The Merchant Acquiring segment provides merchant acquiring services, which enable point of sales and e-commerce merchants to accept and process electronic methods of payment, such as debit, credit, prepaid, and electronic benefit transfer cards.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.85 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.59, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 5 investors sold EVERTEC, Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 53.62 million shares or 2.79% less from 55.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Vanguard Grp has invested 0% of its portfolio in EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC). Voya Investment Management Limited Liability holds 28,618 shares. Ameritas Invest Prtnrs holds 0% or 5,077 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Ltd Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) for 312 shares. First Advsr Ltd Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC). Petrus Lta invested 0.1% in EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC). Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al has 17,100 shares. Hbk L P reported 13,400 shares. Verition Fund Management Limited Liability Com reported 37,657 shares. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability reported 9,212 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Liability Company reported 10,520 shares. Moreover, Advisory Service Net Ltd Liability Com has 0% invested in EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC) for 301 shares. Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.05% invested in EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE:EVTC). Federated Pa owns 672,979 shares. Qs Lc invested in 0.02% or 121,634 shares.

Etsy, Inc. operates as a commerce platform to make, sell, and buy goods online and offline worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.40 billion. The Company’s platform includes its markets, services, and technology, which enables to engage a community of sellers and buyers. It has a 147.31 P/E ratio. The firm offers approximately 45 million items across approximately 50 retail categories to buyers.

The stock increased 2.02% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $19.74. About 788,336 shares traded. Etsy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ETSY) has risen 61.92% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.22% the S&P500.