Analysts See $0.11 EPS for FormFactor, Inc. (FORM)

April 17, 2018 - By Vivian Park

FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.48 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.27 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 15 investors sold FormFactor, Inc. shares while 51 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 58.17 million shares or 1.01% less from 58.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Systematic Mgmt Lp owns 126,720 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. D E Shaw And holds 216,585 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Lc reported 20,210 shares. Teton Advisors holds 532,734 shares or 0.77% of its portfolio. Crosslink Cap owns 887,458 shares. Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability invested in 934,536 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insur Communications The reported 54,836 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gru One Trading L P invested 0% of its portfolio in FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM). Tower Rech Ltd Liability (Trc) has invested 0.01% in FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM). Illinois-based Advisory Rech has invested 0.02% in FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM). 1.48 million are owned by State Street. Rk Capital Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp invested 0.93% in FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM). Ellington Management Group Lc holds 24,900 shares. Hsbc Holdings Public Ltd accumulated 70,449 shares or 0% of the stock. Barclays Public Lc, United Kingdom-based fund reported 22,797 shares.

Since February 15, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $1.25 million activity. 20,867 shares valued at $283,290 were sold by St Dennis Thomas on Tuesday, March 6.

Analysts expect FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) to report $0.11 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 42.11 % from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. FORM’s profit would be $8.13 million giving it 33.69 P/E if the $0.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.18 EPS previously, FormFactor, Inc.’s analysts see -38.89 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.89% or $0.275 during the last trading session, reaching $14.825. About 164,293 shares traded. FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) has risen 17.95% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.40% the S&P500.

FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Formfactor (NASDAQ:FORM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Formfactor had 9 analyst reports since October 26, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, December 15 the stock rating was upgraded by Needham to “Strong Buy”. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, February 9 with “Neutral”. The rating was initiated by Northland Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 3. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, October 26 with “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ:FORM) on Wednesday, January 17 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 2 by Citigroup. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Needham with “Buy” on Thursday, January 18.

FormFactor, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells probe cards, analytical probes, probe stations, integrated measurement systems, thermal sub-systems, and reliability test systems. The company has market cap of $1.10 billion. The firm offers probe cards that are used to test various semiconductor device types, including system on a chip products, mobile application processors, microprocessors, microcontrollers, and graphic processors, as well as radio frequency, analog, mixed signal, image sensor, electro-optical, dynamic random access memory, NAND flash memory, and NOR flash memory devices; and analytical probes, which are used for a range of applications, including device characterization, electrical simulation model development, failure analysis, and prototype design debugging for universities, research institutions, semiconductor integrated device manufacturers, semiconductor foundries, and fabless semiconductor companies. It has a 26.95 P/E ratio. It also provides probing systems for semiconductor design engineers to capture and analyze accurate data; integrated measurement systems that include test instrumentation, probe, cabling configurations, and software to enable fast, accurate, and on-wafer data collection for complex application and measurement needs; thermal subsystems that produce thermal chucks and other test systems used in probe stations; and reliability test systems that enable clients to develop products that are less susceptible to various phenomenon that could degrade semiconductor device performance.

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