Is Control4 (CTRL) Stock a Sell after Greg Bishop’s Insider Sale?; 12 Bullish Analysts Covering Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

Among 35 analysts covering Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), 12 have Buy rating, 10 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 34% are positive. Tesla Motors Inc had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Thursday, August 17 with “Neutral”. Dougherty & Company maintained the shares of TSLA in report on Thursday, February 23 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by S&P Research on Tuesday, October 13 to “Hold”. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by Guggenheim. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Monday, February 27 report. Global Equities Research maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Sunday, August 16 report. S&P Research maintained Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) rating on Friday, August 14. S&P Research has “Sell” rating and $225 target. On Thursday, February 8 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Sell”. As per Tuesday, February 9, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) rating on Monday, October 23. Jefferies has “Sell” rating and $240.0 target. See Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) latest ratings:

09/03/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Hold New Target: $379.0 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $347.0 Maintain
13/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: $425 Initiates Coverage On
08/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Sell New Target: $195.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Dougherty Rating: Buy New Target: $400.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Guggenheim Rating: Buy New Target: $430.0 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $385.0 Maintain
08/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Sell New Target: $210.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $380.0 Maintain

As published in a public document which was filled with the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission on March 08, 2018, Greg Bishop an insider in Control4 Corp and currently GC – Chief Compl. Officer – Sec, made a sale of shares worth $1,703,320 U.S Dollars in the Pinksheet-listed company. He sold 67,985 shares, at average $25.1 per share. In the last 30 days, he also sold 41,184 shares worth $1,030,329 USD. This is a major sell, and one that is unlikely to remain a secret, as it decreased his ownership of Control4 Corp to 0.01% total market capitalization, for a total of 1,638 shares.

Analysts await Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.03 earnings per share, up 400.00% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.01 per share. CTRL’s profit will be $775,005 for 212.17 P/E if the $0.03 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Control4 Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -90.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.79, from 1.88 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 16 investors sold Control4 Corporation shares while 34 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 19.12 million shares or 7.32% more from 17.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Prudential Fincl owns 35,600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Schwab Charles Investment Management reported 101,652 shares. Thrivent For Lutherans has invested 0% in Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL). Usa Portformulas Corporation holds 0.14% or 19,607 shares in its portfolio. D E Shaw & invested in 0% or 21,321 shares. 15,450 are owned by Metropolitan Life Company New York. Spark Management Ltd holds 0.38% of its portfolio in Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) for 242,600 shares. Pennsylvania-based Nationwide Fund Advsr has invested 0.01% in Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL). Advisory Limited accumulated 1,500 shares. Northern Trust holds 0% or 267,059 shares. Comerica State Bank reported 0% stake. Walleye Trading Ltd has 0% invested in Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL). Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.01% in Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL). Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 0.17% stake. Essex Investment Management Limited Liability Corporation invested 0.26% in Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL).

The stock increased 1.39% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $25.46. About 410,883 shares traded. Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) has risen 139.51% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 122.81% the S&P500.

Among 7 analysts covering Control4 (NASDAQ:CTRL), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Control4 has $36.0 highest and $7.50 lowest target. $24.60’s average target is -3.38% below currents $25.46 stock price. Control4 had 21 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained the shares of CTRL in report on Wednesday, May 31 with “Buy” rating. Maxim Group maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, December 21 report. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with “In-Line” rating in Friday, August 12 report. Imperial Capital maintained the stock with “In-Line” rating in Tuesday, February 14 report. Needham maintained the shares of CTRL in report on Friday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. Cowen & Co upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, September 8 report. Maxim Group maintained it with “Hold” rating and $33.0 target in Friday, November 3 report. The stock of Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) earned “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Monday, November 7. Maxim Group upgraded Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) rating on Friday, February 9. Maxim Group has “Buy” rating and $36.0 target. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”.

Since February 13, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 selling transactions for $4.17 million activity. $1.02M worth of Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) was sold by PLAEHN MARTIN. Another trade for 28,302 shares valued at $706,831 was made by Novakovich Mark on Tuesday, February 20. $55,713 worth of Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) was sold by Bishop Greg. 678 Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ:CTRL) shares with value of $17,343 were sold by Judd Bryce. Cashen Susan sold 15,582 shares worth $389,238.

Control4 Corporation provides smart home and business solutions for the connected home or business in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $657.72 million. It offers Control4 solution that functions as the operating system of the home, integrating audio, video, lighting, temperature, security, communications, and other devices in the home automation market. It has a 42.43 P/E ratio. The company??s Control4 product line comprises the Control4 home operating system and the associated application software, and software development kits .

The stock decreased 0.59% or $1.93 during the last trading session, reaching $327.17. About 5.51M shares traded. Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) has risen 44.43% since March 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.73% the S&P500.

Tesla, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and energy storage products in the United States, China, Norway, and internationally. The company has market cap of $55.27 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Automotive, and Energy Generation and Storage. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily offers sedans and sport utility vehicles.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 93 investors sold Tesla, Inc. shares while 134 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 223 raised stakes. 93.25 million shares or 1.29% more from 92.06 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Peddock Advsr Ltd Llc accumulated 0.01% or 82 shares. Guggenheim Capital Lc stated it has 36,595 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Citadel Ltd Liability reported 0.01% stake. Eaton Vance Mngmt has 7,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Co reported 233,092 shares. Da Davidson & has 0.02% invested in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) for 3,661 shares. Missouri-based Buckingham Asset Mgmt Limited Liability has invested 0.14% in Tesla, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA). Edgestream Prns Limited Partnership holds 3% or 16,499 shares in its portfolio. Mirador Prtnrs L P holds 1% or 5,000 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 217,458 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. 12,705 were accumulated by Rathbone Brothers Public Ltd. Baldwin Brothers Incorporated Ma reported 0% stake. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv reported 149,149 shares. Huntington Bankshares reported 505 shares. Vantage Invest Advsrs Ltd Co holds 0.17% or 1,995 shares in its portfolio.

Since October 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 8 selling transactions for $4.17 million activity. The insider Branderiz Eric sold 401 shares worth $141,754. Musk Kimbal sold $748,311 worth of stock or 2,190 shares. FIELD JOHN DOUGLAS sold $330,056 worth of stock.