How Analysts Feel About Imperva, Inc. (IMPV) After Achieving 52-Week High?

June 14, 2018 - By Ash Ash

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.82 in 2018 Q1. Its up 0.88, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 14 investors sold Imperva, Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 30.52 million shares or 2.00% more from 29.92 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
13D Ltd Liability owns 2.64% invested in Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) for 219,776 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0.01% or 29,805 shares in its portfolio. Victory Capital holds 0% or 1,625 shares. Rhumbline Advisers reported 31,663 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Hbk Invs Lp, Texas-based fund reported 38,157 shares. Moreover, Matarin Limited Co has 0% invested in Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) for 7,003 shares. Art Advsr Ltd Liability Company reported 0.04% stake. Northern invested in 0% or 414,209 shares. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny owns 0% invested in Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) for 11,176 shares. Nuveen Asset Ltd Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV). Raymond James And owns 22,191 shares. Nordea Inv Mgmt owns 70,711 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. California Pub Employees Retirement Systems reported 5,625 shares. Indexiq Advsrs Ltd has invested 0.06% in Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV). Fund Mngmt Sa reported 13,900 shares.

The stock of Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) hit a new 52-week high and has $57.12 target or 9.00 % above today’s $52.40 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1.82 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 14 by Barchart.com. If the $57.12 price target is reached, the company will be worth $163.62 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

The stock increased 2.04% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $52.4. About 241,481 shares traded. Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) has declined 4.14% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $-0.71 earnings per share, down 610.00 % or $0.61 from last year’s $-0.1 per share. After $-0.16 actual earnings per share reported by Imperva, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 343.75 % negative EPS growth.

Another recent and important Imperva, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMPV) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Imperva Unveils Attack Analytics to Speed Identification of the Most Critical Attacks” on May 29, 2018.

Imperva, Inc. engages in the development, market, sale, and support of cyber security solutions that protect business critical data and applications in the cloud or on premises worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.82 billion. The company's SecureSphere product line provides database, file, and Web application security in various data centers, including on-premise data centers, as well as private, public, and hybrid cloud computing environments. It has a 78.21 P/E ratio. The Company’s SecureSphere product also secures business-critical applications and data; and provides an accelerated route to address regulatory compliance and establishes a repeatable process for data risk management.

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