Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR): Stock Institutional Investors Like

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Sentiment for Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR)

Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR) institutional sentiment increased to 2.39 in Q2 2018. Its up 1.31, from 1.08 in 2018Q1. The ratio has improved, as 43 institutional investors increased or started new positions, while 18 trimmed and sold stakes in Vivint Solar. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 104.28 million shares, up from 103.84 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Vivint Solar in their top 10 positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 15 Increased: 22 New Position: 21.

Vivint Solar, Inc. provides distributed solar energy to residential, commercial, and industrial clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $622.83 million. It operates through two divisions, Residential, and Commercial and Industrial. It has a 3.37 P/E ratio. The firm installs and owns solar energy systems through long-term customer contracts.

The stock decreased 3.33% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $5.22. About 1.42 million shares traded or 130.14% up from the average. Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) has risen 7.61% since December 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.01% the S&P500.

Analysts await Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $-0.43 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.43 per share. After $-0.61 actual earnings per share reported by Vivint Solar, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -29.51 % EPS growth.

Blackstone Group L.P. holds 2.07% of its portfolio in Vivint Solar, Inc. for 82.36 million shares. Awm Investment Company Inc. owns 412,556 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ardsley Advisory Partners has 0.24% invested in the company for 320,000 shares. The New York-based Arosa Capital Management Lp has invested 0.2% in the stock. Firsthand Capital Management Inc., a California-based fund reported 12,000 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 19 selling transactions for $3.28 million activity.

Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Vivint Solar’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Vivint Solar, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. VSLR was included in 3 notes of analysts from June 22, 2018. As per Tuesday, July 24, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The rating was upgraded by JMP Securities to “Market Outperform” on Wednesday, August 8. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, June 22 by Guggenheim.

More notable recent Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Vivint Solar posts bigger than expected loss but unveils novel financing deal – Seeking Alpha” on August 08, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Vivint Solar sued by New Mexico AG for unfair business practices – Seeking Alpha” published on March 08, 2018, Fool.com published: “Vivint Solar Inc Plunged 14.8% in January on Trump’s Solar Tariffs – The Motley Fool” on February 05, 2018. More interesting news about Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) were released by: Streetinsider.com and their article: “After-Hours Movers 11/29: (AMBA) (WDAY) (SPLK) Higher; (ASYS) (VSLR) (GME) Lower (more…) – StreetInsider.com” published on November 29, 2018 as well as Stockhouse.com‘s news article titled: “Value Dramatically Increasing in Clean Energy Solutions While Waste to Energy Conversion Develops – Stockhouse” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) Institutional Positions Chart

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