Electro Scientific Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ESIO) 2018 Q4 Sentiment Report

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Sentiment for Electro Scientific Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ESIO)

Electro Scientific Industries Inc (NASDAQ:ESIO) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2018 Q4. Its down -0.27, from 1.13 in 2018Q3. The ratio worsened, as 88 active investment managers increased or started new positions, while 102 sold and reduced their equity positions in Electro Scientific Industries Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 26.72 million shares, down from 29.72 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Electro Scientific Industries Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 59 Reduced: 43 Increased: 35 New Position: 53.

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies laser microfabrication solutions for the microtechnology industry worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.03 billion. It provides printed circuit boards, including laser via drilling systems for electrical interconnect applications; micro via drilling technology that addresses the changing applications in integrated circuit packages, multichip modules, and high density interconnect circuit boards; and ultraviolet laser processing systems comprising single-beam and multi-beam systems. It has a 8.35 P/E ratio. It also offers semiconductor manufacturing products comprising wafer marking equipment for use in serialization and wafer identification; wafer and circuit trim tools that adjust the electrical performance of semiconductor devices or hybrid circuits; and liquid crystal display repair tools; and laser LCD repair systems to enhance the manufacture of flat panel displays.

The stock decreased 0.03% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $29.99. About 5.67 million shares traded or 508.54% up from the average. Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) has 0.00% since March 17, 2018 and is . It has underperformed by 4.37% the S&P500.

Penbrook Management Llc holds 4.51% of its portfolio in Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. for 131,920 shares. First Washington Corp owns 203,430 shares or 3.33% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tieton Capital Management Llc has 2.26% invested in the company for 67,240 shares. The New York-based S. Muoio & Co. Llc has invested 1.85% in the stock. Magnetar Financial Llc, a Illinois-based fund reported 2.22 million shares.

More notable recent Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “ESI’s New Allegro LC Extends High-Volume Test Capability to Larger MLCCs – GlobeNewswire” on October 01, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Deloitte Lists MKS Instruments (MKSI) in Technology Fast 500 – Nasdaq” published on December 27, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “UAA, WFT, AKAM and SN among midday movers (10/30/2018) – Seeking Alpha” on October 30, 2018. More interesting news about Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Electro Scientific Industries’ (ESIO) CEO Michael Burger on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “With ESI sale, Michael Burger really is Portland tech’s Mr. Fix-It – Portland Business Journal” with publication date: October 30, 2018.

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