Vivint Solar (NYSE:VSLR): Positive Stock Sentiment

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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 is better, as 43 active investment managers started new or increased equity positions, while 18 sold and decreased equity positions in Vivint Solar. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 104.28 million shares, up from 103.84 million shares in 2018Q1. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Vivint Solar in their top 10 equity 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 EPS, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.43 per share. After $-0.61 actual EPS 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 buys, 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. The company was upgraded on Friday, June 22 by Guggenheim. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 24 by Bank of America. JMP Securities upgraded the shares of VSLR in report on Wednesday, August 8 to “Market Outperform” rating.

More notable recent Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Better Buy in Solar: Vivint Solar or Sunrun? – The Motley Fool” on November 25, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Vivint Solar: 30% Potential Upside – Seeking Alpha” published on February 23, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “First Solar upgraded to Buy at BAML on ‘most bullish’ IRS interpretation – Seeking Alpha” on June 25, 2018. More interesting news about Vivint Solar, Inc. (NYSE:VSLR) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “21 Stocks Moving In Friday’s Pre-Market Session – Benzinga” published on November 30, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “SunPower Is Gaining Steam In Residential Solar – Motley Fool” with publication date: August 22, 2018.

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

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