Archon Capital Management Boosted Bovie Medical (BVX) Holding By $4.27 Million; Spartan Motors (SPAR)’s Sentiment Is 1.18

May 25, 2018 - By Sarah Hamilton

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Spartan Motors Inc (SPAR) investors sentiment increased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.33, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 60 active investment managers opened new or increased holdings, while 51 sold and decreased their stakes in Spartan Motors Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 22.44 million shares, down from 22.47 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Spartan Motors Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 46 Increased: 27 New Position: 33.

Archon Capital Management Llc increased Bovie Medical Corp (BVX) stake by 2841.74% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Archon Capital Management Llc acquired 2.13 million shares as Bovie Medical Corp (BVX)’s stock rose 6.57%. The Archon Capital Management Llc holds 2.21 million shares with $5.74 million value, up from 75,076 last quarter. Bovie Medical Corp now has $124.93M valuation. The stock increased 0.62% or $0.0232 during the last trading session, reaching $3.7832. About 22,441 shares traded. Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEMKT:BVX) has risen 10.19% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.36% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $367,903 activity.

Analysts await Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) to report earnings on August, 1. They expect $0.12 earnings per share, up 71.43% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.07 per share. SPAR’s profit will be $4.24M for 33.54 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.09 actual earnings per share reported by Spartan Motors, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% EPS growth.

Silver Capital Management Llc holds 3.01% of its portfolio in Spartan Motors, Inc. for 53,267 shares. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Llc owns 401,716 shares or 1.67% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zuckerman Investment Group Llc has 1.01% invested in the company for 255,258 shares. The Wisconsin-based Timpani Capital Management Llc has invested 0.75% in the stock. Eam Investors Llc, a California-based fund reported 349,421 shares.

Spartan Motors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engineers, makes, and sells heavy-duty and custom vehicles in the United States, Canada, South America, and Asia. The company has market cap of $568.23 million. It operates through three divisions: Emergency Response Vehicles, Fleet Vehicles and Services, and Specialty Chassis and Vehicles. It has a 35.31 P/E ratio. The Emergency Response Vehicles segment offers emergency response chassis and vehicles, and aerial ladder components, as well as aftermarket repair parts and accessories under the Spartan ERV brand name.

The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $16.1. About 74,828 shares traded. Spartan Motors, Inc. (SPAR) has risen 125.83% since May 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.28% the S&P500.

More important recent Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Spartan Motors updates on tech and new warranty” on May 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “More on Spartan Motors’ Q1 beat”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Tesla Semi: It’s Climate Change, Stupid” on May 21, 2018. More interesting news about Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR) was released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Spartan Motors Receives Grant for Job Creation and Long-term Investment in Ephrata, Pennsylvania Truck Body …” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

Another recent and important Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Bovie Medical Corporation Announces Appointment of Diane I. Duncan, MD, FACS to Medical Advisory Board” on May 01, 2018.

Investors sentiment is 1.21 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It has no change, as 8 investors sold BVX shares while 6 reduced holdings. only 9 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 9.94 million shares or 20.51% more from 8.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement System reported 28,177 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt accumulated 3,150 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group Incorporated has invested 0% in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX). State Street Corporation holds 0% in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) or 13,468 shares. Bridgeway Management Incorporated invested in 156,470 shares or 0% of the stock. Morgan Stanley reported 0% in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX). Horizon Kinetics Ltd Llc accumulated 0.05% or 615,000 shares. Moreover, Atria Invests Limited Liability Corp has 0% invested in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) for 10,000 shares. Raymond James Associate accumulated 118,000 shares. 58 were accumulated by Barclays Public Limited Liability Corp. Archon Mgmt Limited Liability holds 2.88% or 2.21M shares in its portfolio. Perkins Cap Mngmt Incorporated holds 1.17% or 466,300 shares in its portfolio. 103,728 are held by Geode Cap Ltd Liability Company. Two Sigma Secs Ltd owns 15,306 shares. Keybank National Association Oh holds 0% of its portfolio in Bovie Medical Corporation (NYSEAMERICAN:BVX) for 13,000 shares.

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