EP Energy (EPE) Forms $1.69 Double Bottom; Quantum (QTM) SI Increased By 41.93%

EP Energy Corporation (EPE) formed double bottom with $1.64 target or 3.00% below today’s $1.69 share price. EP Energy Corporation (EPE) has $425.06M valuation. The stock increased 3.05% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $1.69. About 493,564 shares traded. EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) has declined 9.47% since March 11, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.17% the S&P500.

Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) had an increase of 41.93% in short interest. QTM’s SI was 1.40M shares in March as released by FINRA. Its up 41.93% from 987,200 shares previously. With 268,800 avg volume, 5 days are for Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM)’s short sellers to cover QTM’s short positions. The SI to Quantum Corporation’s float is 5.02%. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $4.13. About 224,146 shares traded. Quantum Corporation (NYSE:QTM) has risen 151.14% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 134.44% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE), 3 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. EP Energy Corporation had 82 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. UBS downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, January 19 report. Bank of America maintained EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) rating on Thursday, March 8. Bank of America has “Underperform” rating and $2 target. SunTrust maintained EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) rating on Monday, October 19. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $11 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 15 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 11 by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, November 3 with “Hold”. The stock of EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, June 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, September 28 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold”. Nomura initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, December 3 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 10 investors sold EP Energy Corporation shares while 28 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 21 raised stakes. 175.66 million shares or 1.91% less from 179.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citigroup Incorporated holds 784 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 21,960 are held by Voya Inv Ltd Liability Corporation. Hbk Investments Limited Partnership owns 0% invested in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) for 31,400 shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 58,354 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Luminus Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 400,000 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Paloma Partners Mgmt holds 0.04% or 966,344 shares in its portfolio. American Century Incorporated reported 0% in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE). Bridgeway Capital Mngmt reported 640,000 shares. Moreover, D E Shaw & has 0% invested in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) for 64,019 shares. The Hong Kong-based Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd has invested 0% in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE). Geode Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Company accumulated 361,227 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 226,877 shares stake. The California-based California Employees Retirement has invested 0% in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE). Engineers Gate Manager Lp owns 0.02% invested in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) for 64,204 shares. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 0% invested in EP Energy Corporation (NYSE:EPE) for 187,162 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Quantum (NYSE:QTM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Quantum had 4 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, June 27, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by TH Capital on Tuesday, August 25. Roth Capital initiated the shares of QTM in report on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating.

Quantum Corporation provides scale-out storage, archive, and data protection solutions for small businesses and multi-national enterprises in the Americas, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $143.20 million. The firm offers StorNext 5 software and hardware that offer file sharing and archiving in purpose-built configurations of metadata controllers, expansion appliances, and disk and archive enabled libraries; Xcellis product, which optimizes workflow and shared access by combining functions into a compact, space, and energy-saving solution; and Lattus Object Storage solutions that enable high volumes of data to be available to extract valuable information. It currently has negative earnings. It also offers StorNext Storage Manager software; and StorNext AEL archives products, which provide near-line archiving with built-in data protection and self-healing capabilities.