Meritage Homes (MTH) Forms $52.40 Double Top; Keystone Automotive Industries (KEYS)’s Sentiment Is 0.93

Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH) formed double top with $57.12 target or 9.00% above today’s $52.40 share price. Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH) has $2.11 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.10% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $52.4. About 379,816 shares traded. Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) has risen 18.92% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.22% the S&P500.

Keysight Technologies, Inc. provides electronic design and test solutions to communications and electronics industries in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $8.62 billion. The Company’s Communications Solutions Group segment provides radio frequency and microwave test instruments and related software, and electronic design automation software tools; oscilloscopes, logic and serial protocol analyzers, logic-signal sources, arbitrary waveform generators, and bit error rate testers; optical modulation analyzers, component analyzers, power meters, and laser source products, as well as optical amplifier, filter, and other passive component solutions; and related software solutions. It has a 82.2 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Electronic Industrial Solutions Group segment offers design tools; design verification solutions; and general purpose test and measurement products, such as digital multi-meters, function generators, waveform synthesizers, counters, data acquisition products, audio analyzers, LCR Meters, thermal imaging solutions, low-cost USB modular units, precision source measurement units, ultra-high precision device current analyzers, test executive software platforms, and a range of power supplies.

Among 17 analysts covering Meritage (NYSE:MTH), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Meritage has $60 highest and $28 lowest target. $45.45’s average target is -13.26% below currents $52.4 stock price. Meritage had 49 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, April 28 the stock rating was maintained by Wood with “Hold”. The stock of Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Monday, November 2. The stock of Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) earned “Sector Perform” rating by FBN Securities on Monday, April 18. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 30 by Barclays Capital. FBN Securities upgraded the shares of MTH in report on Tuesday, January 5 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Hold” on Monday, January 30. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Monday, September 7 by Zacks. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 30 by Evercore. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 30 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 19 report.

Analysts await Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $1.25 earnings per share, up 2.46% or $0.03 from last year’s $1.22 per share. MTH’s profit will be $50.41M for 10.48 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual earnings per share reported by Meritage Homes Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 22.55% EPS growth.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $605,640 activity. Sarver Robert Gary sold $605,640 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.18 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 14 investors sold Meritage Homes Corporation shares while 41 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 55 raised stakes. 40.81 million shares or 4.31% more from 39.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citigroup has invested 0% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). The Manitoba – Canada-based Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0.01% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). 269,968 are held by Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt. 100 were accumulated by Pinnacle Holding Lc. Ruane Cunniff & Goldfarb stated it has 315,000 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Riverhead Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.01% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH) or 3,969 shares. Thomson Horstmann Bryant Inc holds 0.08% or 12,689 shares in its portfolio. Prudential Financial has invested 0.01% in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Cibc Asset Management Inc stated it has 4,845 shares. Ameriprise Incorporated reported 212,639 shares stake. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH). Manufacturers Life Insurance Company The holds 0% or 28,971 shares. Us Bancshares De holds 1,037 shares. Quantitative Invest Management Limited Liability Company accumulated 24,200 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Meritage Homes Corporation (NYSE:MTH).

Analysts await Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) to report earnings on February, 15. They expect $0.31 earnings per share, down 32.61% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.46 per share. KEYS’s profit will be $58.06M for 37.12 P/E if the $0.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Keysight Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -52.31% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.12% or $0.52 during the last trading session, reaching $46.03. About 780,146 shares traded or 2.53% up from the average. Keysight Technologies, Inc. (KEYS) has risen 44.25% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.55% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Keysight’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Keysight, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $33.0 while the high is $45.0. The stock’s average target of $39 is -15.27% below today’s ($46.03) share price. KEYS was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 19, 2016. The stock of Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:KEYS) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, April 5. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Thursday, April 6 with “Outperform”. Deutsche Bank upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, September 19 report.

Hahn Capital Management Llc holds 4.21% of its portfolio in Keysight Technologies, Inc. for 1.02 million shares. Foundation Asset Management Lp owns 274,968 shares or 3.57% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lateef Investment Management L.P. has 3.28% invested in the company for 878,217 shares. The Rhode Island-based Weybosset Research & Management Llc has invested 3.27% in the stock. Underhill Investment Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 141,750 shares.