Insiders Selling, Short Interest Growing Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT)

It has underperformed by 17.70% the S&P500. As of writing, Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc.'s RSI stands at 53.55. On average, analysts predict that Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. will post $2.29 EPS for the current fiscal year. About 256,910 shares traded. (NASDAQ:UCTT) tinted gains of +8.25% (+1.84 points) to US$24.15. It has outperformed by 304.16% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $785.14M company.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2016 Q4.

Currently, the stock carries a price to earnings ratio of 0, a price to book ratio of 1.69, and a price to sales ratio of 0.75. It fall, as 54 investors sold DUK shares while 359 reduced holdings. 104 funds opened positions while 652 raised stakes. The semiconductor company reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.11. Ashford Capital Management Inc owns 57,511 shares or 0.25% of their USA portfolio. (NYSE:CBU). Paloma Ptnrs invested 0.06% in Community Bank System, Inc. Silver Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.92% or 2,216 shares. Invesco Limited stated it has 94,675 shares. 279,719 were reported by Eam Invsts Ltd Liability. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund invested in 0.12% or 71,911 shares. Blackrock Ltd reported 23,036 shares stake. The company has market cap of $6.57 billion.

As of the end of the quarter Smith, Graham & Co., Investment Advisors, Lp had sold 199,029 shares trimming its holdings by 18.5%. Wall Street Associates holds 0.16% or 25,100 shares in its portfolio. The target implies a -6.61% decrease from where the shares are now trading. It also reduced Eagle Materials Inc (NYSE:EXP) stake by 30,032 shares and now owns 672,549 shares. Cobalt Intl Energy Inc (NYSE:CIE) was reduced too. On Thursday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with "Buy". The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 25 by Dougherty & Company. As per Monday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, July 8 to "Hold". As per Tuesday, September 15, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Thursday, July 13 report. This is based on a 1-5 numeric scale where Rating Scale: 1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $46.35 and compares with the $36.04 52-week low. The company has a 50 day moving average of $22.88 and a 200 day moving average of $19.95.

Ratings analysis reveals 57% of Ultra Clean Holdings's analysts are positive. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Needham has "Buy" rating and $18 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 4 by Jefferies. The stock has "Buy" rating by Craig Hallum on Friday, July 24. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with "Hold" on Thursday, July 27. Ultra Clean Holdings Inc now has $764.18 million valuation.

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Among 7 analysts covering Ultra Clean Holdings (NASDAQ:UCTT), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. has a 52-week low of $6.58 and a 52-week high of $26.21. Shares for $462,000 were sold by HAYWARD DEBORAH E. Also, the number of funds holding Ultra Clean Holdings Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 3 to 3 for the same number. On Wednesday, May 31 the insider D'Ercole Ronald sold $421,792. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.95, for a total transaction of $229,500.00. (NASDAQ:UCTT) market capitalization at present is $857.32M at the rate of $24.15 a share. The insider Mezhvinsky Leonid sold $158,146.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2016 Q4. Raymond James Finance Service Advsr Inc holds 0.81% or 1.08M shares. Sold All: 8 Reduced: 25 Increased: 38 New Position: 31. (NASDAQ UCTT) opened at 22.31 on Friday. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement reported 0% stake. Department Mb State Bank N A invested in 0.56% or 58,400 shares. Dougherty & Company maintained Ultra Clean Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:UCTT) rating on Thursday, July 23.

Based on the latest filings with the SEC, investors are looking at Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCTT) has been the object of insider selling activity recently. Wetherby Asset Management holds 1.78% or 100,695 shares.

Millennium Management Ltd Company invested in 381,136 shares. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.10 earnings per share. Lumbard Kellner Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 8,856 shares. The Oregon-based Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc has invested 1.94% in the stock. Credit Suisse Ag has 22,885 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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