Jefferies Reports Superior Energy Services (SPN) Upgrade and $4 Target; EISAI CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES (ESALF) Sellers Decreased By 7.46% Their Shorts

Jefferies raised Superior Energy Services (NYSE:SPN) ‘s stock to a “Hold” rating from “Underperform”. The ratings change was revealed to clients in a a note today. The firm from today has $4 price target on the stock.

EISAI CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:ESALF) had a decrease of 7.46% in short interest. ESALF’s SI was 489,100 shares in March as released by FINRA. Its down 7.46% from 528,500 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 4891 days are for EISAI CO LTD ORDINARY SHARES (OTCMKTS:ESALF)’s short sellers to cover ESALF’s short positions. It closed at $84.5 lastly. It is down 0.00% since March 15, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Eisai Co., Ltd. engages in the research and development, manufacture, sale, and import and export of pharmaceuticals worldwide. The company has market cap of $23.43 billion. The firm offers Halaven and Lenvima, an anticancer agent; Aloxi, an antiemetic agent; Aricept, a treatment for AlzheimerÂ’s disease; Fycompa, an antiepileptic agent; Methycobal for peripheral neuropathy treatment; BELVIQ for anti-obesity treatment; and LYRICA for neuropathic pain treatment. It has a 40.61 P/E ratio. It also provides Lunesta, a non-benzodiazepine hypnotic agent for insomnia treatment; Pariet, a proton pump inhibitor; HUMIRA, a human anti-TNF-a monoclonal antibody; and epilepsy franchise products, including Zonegran, Zebinix, Fycompa, and Inovelo, which are antiepileptic agents.

More notable recent Eisai Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:ESALF) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Eisai Co., Ltd. 2018 Q3 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on February 04, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Eisai’s lemborexant successful in late-stage sleep-wake disorder study – Seeking Alpha” published on October 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Eisai’s Belviq demonstrates favorable safety profile in large-scale CV outcomes study – Seeking Alpha” on July 17, 2018. More interesting news about Eisai Co., Ltd. (OTCMKTS:ESALF) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Merck teams up with Eisai to commercialize cancer med Lenvima in deal valued as high as $5.76B – Seeking Alpha” published on March 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com ‘s news article titled: “Halaven/Keytruda combo shows 26% response rate in TNBC study – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: December 08, 2017.

Superior Energy Services, Inc. provides specialized oilfield services and equipment to natural gas and crude oil exploration and production companies in the United States, the Gulf of Mexico, and internationally. The company has market cap of $721.97 million. It operates through four divisions: Drilling Products and Services; Onshore Completion and Workover Services; Production Services; and Technical Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Drilling Products and Services segment rents tubulars, including primary drill pipe strings, tubing landing strings, completion tubulars, and associated accessories; and makes and rents bottom hole tools, such as stabilizers, non-magnetic drill collars, and hole openers, as well as rents temporary onshore and offshore accommodation modules and accessories.

The stock increased 1.54% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $4.63. About 1.57 million shares traded. Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) has declined 42.52% since March 15, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 46.89% the S&P500. Some Historical SPN News: 24/04/2018 – Superior Energy 1Q Loss/Shr 39c; 04/05/2018 – Boston Partners Buys New 6.9% Position in Superior Energy; 11/05/2018 – SUPERIOR ENERGY- EXCHANGE OFFER, INITIALLY SCHEDULED TO EXPIRE ON MAY 11 AT 5 PM NEW YORK CITY TIME, NOW EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 23 AT 5 PM NEW YORK CITY TIME; 11/05/2018 – SUPERIOR ENERGY $500.0M EXCHANGE OFFER EXTENDED UNTIL MAY 23; 29/03/2018 SUPERIOR ENERGY SERVICES REPORTS 2018 1Q EARNINGS RELEASE & CAL; 24/04/2018 – Superior Energy 1Q Rev $482.3M; 04/05/2018 – Massachusetts Financial Services Exits Superior Energy; 29/03/2018 – MFS Mid Cap Value Fund Adds Adient, Exits Superior Energy; 18/04/2018 – Superior Energy Closes Above 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 23/04/2018 – DJ Superior Energy Services Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SPN)

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.10, from 0.91 in 2018Q3. It improved, as 35 investors sold Superior Energy Services, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 155.77 million shares or 3.18% more from 150.97 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Guggenheim Capital Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN). Northern, Illinois-based fund reported 1.90 million shares. Arosa Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership stated it has 1.02M shares. Aperio Group Ltd Company holds 0% in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) or 75,352 shares. Qs Investors Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% or 361,703 shares. Barclays Public Ltd invested in 0% or 76,989 shares. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 256,533 shares. Fifth Third Bancshares holds 280 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN). Gemmer Asset Limited Company invested in 973 shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys holds 0% of its portfolio in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) for 273,533 shares. Aqr Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.02% invested in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) for 5.79 million shares. Voya Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 66,014 shares stake. Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Llc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN). Quantitative Mngmt Llc holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) for 187,500 shares.

More notable recent Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Why Intercept Pharmaceuticals, PG&E, and Superior Energy Services Jumped Today – Motley Fool” on February 19, 2019, also Benzinga.com with their article: “71 Biggest Movers From Yesterday – Benzinga” published on February 20, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Microcaps dominate midday movers – Seeking Alpha” on February 19, 2019. More interesting news about Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Jeld-Wen Rises On Earnings Beat; Pernix Therapeutics Shares Tumble – Benzinga” published on February 19, 2019 as well as Benzinga.com ‘s news article titled: “54 Stocks Moving In Tuesday’s Mid-Day Session – Benzinga” with publication date: February 19, 2019.

Analysts await Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $-0.25 EPS, up 26.47% or $0.09 from last year’s $-0.34 per share. After $-0.20 actual EPS reported by Superior Energy Services, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 25.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 12 analysts covering Superior Energy Services ( NYSE:SPN ), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Superior Energy Services has $13 highest and $3 lowest target. $7.25’s average target is 56.59% above currents $4.63 stock price. Superior Energy Services had 15 analyst reports since September 17, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co on Thursday, January 17 to “Market Perform”. The stock of Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, January 10 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, February 19. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SPN in report on Wednesday, February 20 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, December 3, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. Cowen & Co maintained Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) rating on Friday, February 22. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $5 target. The rating was downgraded by Cleveland to “Neutral” on Thursday, October 18. The stock has “Market Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Thursday, December 13. Piper Jaffray maintained Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) on Tuesday, February 19 with “Buy” rating. Capital One downgraded Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) on Wednesday, January 16 to “Equal-Weight” rating.

Since October 24, 2018, it had 7 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $723,475 activity. 5,000 Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) shares with value of $39,875 were bought by FUNK JAMES M . 30,000 Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) shares with value of $124,674 were bought by Bouillion Harold J. 70,000 shares were bought by Moore Brian K, worth $280,700. $120,297 worth of Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) was bought by Kinnear Peter D.. Shares for $30,729 were bought by Ballard Westervelt T. JR on Wednesday, October 24. Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:SPN) Institutional Positions Chart

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