Westport Innovations Inc (NASDAQ:WPRT): Positive Stock Sentiment

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Sentiment for Westport Innovations Inc (NASDAQ:WPRT)

Westport Innovations Inc (NASDAQ:WPRT) institutional sentiment increased to 1.38 in Q4 2018. Its up 0.17, from 1.21 in 2018Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 33 institutional investors started new and increased stock positions, while 24 cut down and sold stakes in Westport Innovations Inc. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now possess: 33.68 million shares, down from 33.90 million shares in 2018Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Westport Innovations Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 15 Increased: 20 New Position: 13.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc., a transportation technology company, provides low-emission engine and fuel system technologies utilizing gaseous fuels in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company has market cap of $198.59 million. The firm operates in four divisions: Automotive, Industrial, Corporate and Technology Investments, and Cummins Westport Joint Venture. It currently has negative earnings. It designs, makes, and sells compressed natural gas , liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG) components and systems to original equipment manufacturers and aftermarket customers.

The stock increased 4.90% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $1.5. About 466,027 shares traded. Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) has declined 48.68% since March 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 53.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) to report earnings on March, 28. They expect $-0.04 earnings per share, up 66.67 % or $0.08 from last year’s $-0.12 per share. After $-0.09 actual earnings per share reported by Westport Fuel Systems Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -55.56 % EPS growth.

Pembroke Management Ltd holds 1.2% of its portfolio in Westport Fuel Systems Inc. for 4.86 million shares. Manatuck Hill Partners Llc owns 1.57 million shares or 1.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Trellus Management Company Llc has 0.95% invested in the company for 316,360 shares. The New York-based Grace & White Inc Ny has invested 0.66% in the stock. Rk Capital Management Llc, a Colorado-based fund reported 1.28 million shares.

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Westport Fuel Systems’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Westport Fuel Systems, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. WPRT was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 20, 2018. Lake Street downgraded the shares of WPRT in report on Tuesday, February 5 to “Hold” rating.

More notable recent Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Westport Fuel Systems, Inc. (WPRT) CEO Nancy Gougarty on Q2 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on August 10, 2018, also Fool.com with their article: “Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Stock Jumped 23% on a Huge Deal with Total: What Investors Should Know – The Motley Fool” published on May 10, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “The Dirt Cheap Value Portfolio – A Whole New Look – Seeking Alpha” on December 07, 2018. More interesting news about Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Westport Fuel +3% as Q1 loss edges lower than a year ago – Seeking Alpha” published on May 11, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Here’s Why Westport Fuel Systems Stock Rose 11.9% in May – The Motley Fool” with publication date: June 08, 2018.

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