Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has analysts on the Bullish side this week.

May 21, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.06 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 40 investors sold Synaptics Incorporated shares while 76 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 33.33 million shares or 4.46% less from 34.89 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Snow Cap Mngmt L P has invested 0.91% of its portfolio in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Art Advisors Ltd Liability holds 0.09% in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) or 52,900 shares. Century Cos reported 87,774 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life Com The has invested 0% in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans accumulated 7,399 shares. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.01% or 44,993 shares. Smith Graham Comm Invest L P invested in 0.99% or 263,855 shares. Price T Rowe Md stated it has 210,416 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Focused Wealth Mgmt owns 200 shares. Riverpoint Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) for 8,985 shares. Clearbridge Invs Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Alpine Woods Capital Lc has invested 0.01% in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA). Stone Ridge Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 14,018 shares. Cim Mangement holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) for 8,361 shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 0.01% or 61,364 shares.

Since January 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 sales for $4.30 million activity. The insider Ali Wajid sold $22,929. The insider McFarland John sold $28,845. The insider LEE FRANCIS F sold $2.05 million. On Friday, January 12 the insider Bergman Rick sold $1.00 million. KNITTEL RUSSELL J had sold 15,000 shares worth $651,720.

Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Synaptics Inc (NASDAQ:SYNA), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Synaptics Inc had 11 analyst reports since December 8, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) earned “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Wednesday, April 11. Needham upgraded Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) rating on Thursday, February 22. Needham has “Buy” rating and $55.0 target. Mizuho maintained the shares of SYNA in report on Thursday, May 10 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, January 16 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, December 13 report. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Thursday, February 8 with “Buy”. As per Tuesday, May 8, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, February 8 report. The rating was upgraded by Oppenheimer to “Hold” on Friday, December 8. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, February 5. Below is a list of Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/05/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0000 Maintain
08/05/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0000 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Mizuho Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
22/02/2018 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0 Upgrade
08/02/2018 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Buy New Target: $49.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $59 New Target: $57 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Sector Weight New Rating: Overweight Upgrade
13/12/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $58.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.92% or $0.8175 during the last trading session, reaching $41.7525. About 125,028 shares traded. Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) has declined 8.10% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.65% the S&P500.

Synaptics Incorporated develops, markets, and sells intuitive human interface solutions for electronic devices and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.45 billion. The firm offers its human interface products solutions for mobile product applications, including smartphones, tablets, and touchscreen applications, as well as mobile, handheld, wireless, and entertainment devices; notebook applications; and other personal computer product applications, such as keyboards, mice, and desktop product applications. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s products include ClearPad, which enables users to interact directly with the display on smartphones and tablets; ClearView products that provide advanced image processing and low power technology for entry-level smartphones; TouchView products, which integrate touch and display technologies to deliver performance and simplified design; and Natural ID, a fingerprint ID product that is used in smartphones, tablets, notebook PCs, PC peripherals, and other applications.

More notable recent Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within Synaptics, LSC Communications, Ion Geophysical, St. Joe, UMB Financial, and …” on April 25, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “Buy Synaptics (SYNA) on Pullback – Mizuho” published on May 14, 2018, Globenewswire.com published: “Synaptics Reports Results for Third Quarter Fiscal 2018” on May 09, 2018. More interesting news about Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “After-Hours Stock Movers 05/09: (HEAR) (VTVT) (RESN) Higher; (NUAN) (SYNA) (BKNG) Lower (more…)” published on May 09, 2018 as well as Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “JPMorgan Reiterates Overweight Rating on Synaptics (SYNA); Adding to the Analyst Focus List” with publication date: May 18, 2018.

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