Raja Petrakian Sold 860 Shares of Power Integrations, Inc. (POWI); Walthausen & Company Has Raised By $1.52 Million Its Orchids Paper Products Company (TIS) Holding

860 shares of Power Integrations Inc were unloaded by Raja Petrakian, the company’s VP of Operations. The insider shares are valued at about $66,349 which has been calculated on the basis of the average transactions stock price ($77.2 per share). At present, Raja Petrakian owns 30,128 shares which are roughly 0.10% of Power Integrations Inc’s total market capitalization. The stock transaction by Mr. Raja – was dated on January 30, 2018 and unveiled in a SEC’s Form 4 available here.

Walthausen & Company increased Orchids Paper Products Company (TIS) stake by 34.88% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Walthausen & Company acquired 108,720 shares as Orchids Paper Products Company (TIS)’s stock declined 54.86%. The Walthausen & Company holds 420,390 shares with $5.92 million value, up from 311,670 last quarter. Orchids Paper Products Company now has $159.98 million valuation. The stock decreased 1.03% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $15.34. About 49,314 shares traded. Orchids Paper Products Company (NYSEMKT:TIS) has declined 56.11% since January 31, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 72.81% the S&P500.

Analysts await Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) to report earnings on February, 7. They expect $0.52 EPS, up 4.00% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.5 per share. POWI’s profit will be $15.45M for 36.83 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.59 actual EPS reported by Power Integrations, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.86% negative EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering Power Integrations (NASDAQ:POWI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Power Integrations has $88.0 highest and $50 lowest target. $72.20’s average target is -5.74% below currents $76.6 stock price. Power Integrations had 18 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 13 report. Northland Capital maintained Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) rating on Thursday, July 30. Northland Capital has “Outperform” rating and $56 target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) on Friday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy” on Thursday, December 22. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, July 25. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8500 target in Friday, July 28 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of POWI in report on Friday, June 30 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, June 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Sidoti to “Neutral”. The stock of Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 23 by Sidoti.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. The company has market cap of $2.28 billion. The firm offers a range of alternating current to direct current power conversion products that address power supply ranging from less than 1 watt of output to approximately 500 watts of output for mobile-device chargers, consumer appliances, utility meters, LCD monitors, main and standby power supplies for desktop computers and TVs, LED lamps, and other consumer and industrial applications. It has a 40.1 P/E ratio. It also provides high-voltage diodes; and high-voltage gate-driver products under the SCALE and SCALE-2 product-family names.

The stock decreased 1.61% or $1.25 during the last trading session, reaching $76.6. About 104,940 shares traded. Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) has risen 41.25% since January 31, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.55% the S&P500.

Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $279,189 activity. On Wednesday, August 30 the insider Barsan Radu sold $28,728. Bailey Doug sold 149 shares worth $10,535. 172 shares were sold by Sutherland Ben, worth $12,184. On Tuesday, August 22 Petrakian Raja sold $156,518 worth of Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) or 2,272 shares. 1,000 Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) shares with value of $71,224 were sold by Matthews David MH.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.38, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 28 investors sold Power Integrations, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 28.33 million shares or 1.78% more from 27.83 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Quantitative Invest Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.01% in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Pinebridge Limited Partnership reported 3,694 shares stake. Panagora Asset Mngmt has invested 0.01% in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0.01% or 59,049 shares. Alliancebernstein L P reported 40,158 shares. Oppenheimer Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0% or 18,060 shares. Waddell Reed Fincl Inc, a Kansas-based fund reported 693,097 shares. Hussman Strategic Advisors has invested 0.89% in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Ny State Teachers Retirement has 0% invested in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI) for 18,014 shares. Iowa-based Principal Financial Group Incorporated has invested 0.02% in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Power Integrations, Inc. (NASDAQ:POWI). Metropolitan Life New York accumulated 19,453 shares. Nuveen Asset Management Ltd Co holds 0% or 5,933 shares in its portfolio.

Among 2 analysts covering Orchids Paper Products Co (NYSEMKT:TIS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Orchids Paper Products Co had 4 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, October 27 by Oppenheimer.

Walthausen & Company decreased Mgp Ingredients Inc (NASDAQ:MGPI) stake by 57,780 shares to 227,650 valued at $13.80 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Southside Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:SBSI) stake by 73,898 shares and now owns 348,417 shares. Vishay Intertechnology Inc (NYSE:VSH) was reduced too.