Avx Corp (NYSE:AVX) Q4 2017 Sentiment Report

April 1, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Sentiment for Avx Corp (NYSE:AVX)

Avx Corp (NYSE:AVX) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.19, from 1.12 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 55 funds opened new and increased equity positions, while 59 sold and decreased stock positions in Avx Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now have: 41.14 million shares, down from 41.26 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Avx Corp in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 2 to 0 for a decrease of 2. Sold All: 18 Reduced: 41 Increased: 39 New Position: 16.

AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and supplies various passive electronic components, interconnect devices, and related products worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.79 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Passive Components, Kyocera Electronic Devices , and Interconnect. It has a 413.75 P/E ratio. The Passive Components segment primarily offers surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and leaded film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple passive integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, and resistive products.

The stock increased 1.04% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $16.55. About 169,475 shares traded. AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) has risen 2.48% since April 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.07% the S&P500.

Analysts await AVX Corporation (NYSE:AVX) to report earnings on April, 27. They expect $0.19 EPS, down 5.00 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.2 per share. AVX’s profit will be $31.98 million for 21.78 P/E if the $0.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual EPS reported by AVX Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.64 % negative EPS growth.

Jolley Asset Management Llc holds 2.72% of its portfolio in AVX Corporation for 246,665 shares. Sensato Investors Llc owns 821,831 shares or 1.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Semper Augustus Investments Group Llc has 1.34% invested in the company for 103,449 shares. The Texas-based Afam Capital Inc. has invested 0.25% in the stock. Foundry Partners Llc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 317,163 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 0 sales for $21,968 activity.

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