iRobot (IRBT) Reaches $104.17 After 8.00% Up Move; Veritex Holdings (VBTX) Shorts Up By 4.55%

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Veritex Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VBTX) had an increase of 4.55% in short interest. VBTX’s SI was 1.98 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 4.55% from 1.89M shares previously. With 261,600 avg volume, 8 days are for Veritex Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:VBTX)’s short sellers to cover VBTX’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $26.85. About 327,807 shares traded or 10.66% up from the average. Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) has declined 14.60% since February 10, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.60% the S&P500. Some Historical VBTX News: 23/04/2018 – Veritex Holdings 1Q EPS 42c; 23/04/2018 – Veritex Holdings 1Q Adj EPS 37c; 23/04/2018 – VERITEX HOLDINGS INC – QTRLY SHR $0.42; 22/03/2018 Veritex Holdings Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 02/04/2018 – Veritex Holdings Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average; 22/04/2018 – DJ Veritex Holdings Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VBTX); 24/04/2018 – Veritex Holdings Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/04/2018 – VERITEX HOLDINGS INC – QTRLY NON-GAAP SHR $0.37; 11/05/2018 – Frost National Bank Buys New 2.8% Position in Veritex Holdings

The stock of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 6.25% or $6.13 during the last trading session, reaching $104.17. About 2.60M shares traded or 267.18% up from the average. iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) has risen 36.14% since February 10, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.14% the S&P500. Some Historical IRBT News: 24/04/2018 – iRobot 1Q Rev $217.1M; 26/04/2018 – IROBOT CORP IRBT.O : JP MORGAN RAISES TARGET PRICE TO $62 FROM $61; 25/04/2018 – It’s telling that $IRBT iRoomba is down even when they claim strong earnings; 16/03/2018 – Spruce Point knows over-hyped drone and robotics companies very well ( $IRBT and $AVAV ). $KTOS is the worse of breed, spending almost nothing on capex and R&D #skeptic #bearish; 24/05/2018 – iRobot Short-Interest Ratio Rises 189% to 18 Days; 24/04/2018 – IROBOT CORP IRBT.O SEES FY 2018 REVENUE UP 19 TO 22 PCT; 22/04/2018 – DJ iRobot Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (IRBT); 07/03/2018 Norges Bank Buys New 1.4% Position in iRobot; 10/05/2018 – iRobot Presenting at Conference Jun 5; 14/05/2018 – Old Mutual Global Investors Uk Exits Position in iRobotThe move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $2.88 billion company. It was reported on Feb, 10 by Barchart.com. We have $112.50 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ:IRBT worth $230.72M more.

Veritex Holdings, Inc. operates as the holding firm for Veritex Community Bank that provides various commercial banking services and products to small and medium-sized businesses, and professionals. The company has market cap of $1.44 billion. The companyÂ’s deposit products include checking, demand, savings, money market, and time accounts, as well as commercial deposit and financial institution money market accounts. It has a 16.78 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio consists of commercial real estate and general commercial loans, residential real estate loans, and consumer loans.

More notable recent Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Veritex Holdings, Inc. (VBTX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 06, 2019 – Nasdaq” on February 05, 2019, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Veritex Holdings, Inc. Announces Stock Buyback Program – GlobeNewswire” published on January 28, 2019, Zacks.com published: “Veritex Holdings (VBTX) Earnings Expected to Grow: What to Know Ahead of Next Week’s Release – Zacks.com” on January 21, 2019. More interesting news about Veritex Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:VBTX) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Validea Martin Zweig Strategy Daily Upgrade Report – 1/30/2019 – Nasdaq” published on January 30, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Veritex Holdings, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Green Bank and Is Now One of the 10 Largest Banks Headquartered in Texas – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 01, 2019.

Among 4 analysts covering iRobot (NASDAQ:IRBT), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. iRobot had 4 analyst reports since September 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. PiperJaffray downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 8 report. Canaccord Genuity reinitiated iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) on Monday, November 5 with “Buy” rating. Needham upgraded iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) on Wednesday, October 24 to “Buy” rating. Sidoti downgraded iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) on Tuesday, September 4 to “Neutral” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.1 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.16, from 1.26 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 23 investors sold iRobot Corporation shares while 67 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 54 raised stakes. 26.15 million shares or 14.08% less from 30.44 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. 120 are held by Synovus Financial Corp. Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has 0.03% invested in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability holds 0.01% or 6,714 shares in its portfolio. Optimum Investment Advisors has invested 0.01% in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Jpmorgan Chase And holds 0% or 8,580 shares in its portfolio. 118,276 were reported by Voloridge Inv Mgmt Ltd Llc. Raymond James Fincl Serv Incorporated holds 0.01% or 13,396 shares. 21,049 are held by Amer Interest Grp. Aurora Inv Counsel owns 16,858 shares. Macquarie Gp reported 18,900 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0% of its portfolio in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Piedmont Invest Advsr invested 0.03% of its portfolio in iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT). Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com reported 150 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Us State Bank De has 12,099 shares. Lpl Financial Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 11,539 shares or 0% of the stock.

More notable recent iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “March 29th Options Now Available For iRobot (IRBT) – Nasdaq” on February 07, 2019, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “iRobot (IRBT) to Report Q4 Earnings: What’s in the Cards? – Nasdaq” published on February 04, 2019, Nasdaq.com published: “IRobot (IRBT) Q4 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates – Nasdaq” on February 06, 2019. More interesting news about iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “5 Top Stock Trades for Friday: CMG, GRUB, IRBT, FEYE, MTCH – Nasdaq” published on February 07, 2019 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “iRobot Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average – Notable for IRBT – Nasdaq” with publication date: January 14, 2019.

Since August 21, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 sales for $27.95 million activity. On Thursday, August 23 Bell Michael sold $458,235 worth of iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) or 4,355 shares. Shares for $5.68 million were sold by Angle Colin M on Wednesday, November 28. CAMPANELLO RUSSELL J had sold 48,582 shares worth $5.37M. 59,441 iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ:IRBT) shares with value of $6.39M were sold by Cerda Christian. Weinstein Glen Daniel had sold 11,408 shares worth $1.27 million on Monday, August 27. On Monday, September 24 the insider Dean Alison sold $1.92 million. Another trade for 743 shares valued at $82,547 was sold by ALI MOHAMAD.

iRobot Corporation designs, builds, and sells robots for the consumer market worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.88 billion. It offers Roomba floor vacuuming robots; Braava family of automatic floor mopping robots; Mirra Pool Cleaning Robot to clean residential pools and removes debris as small as two microns from pool floors, walls, and stair; and Looj Gutter Cleaning Robot. It has a 33.93 P/E ratio.

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