Analysts Swing to Diverse Views for Callidus Software Inc. (CALD), Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) – Post Analyst

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Shares of Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) opened at $23.65, and ended 2.34% higher at $24.05. Nearly 0.3 million shares were traded by the close, lower than its average daily volume of 0.42 million shares.

Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) Analyst Opinion

Callidus Software Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 10 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 4.04% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 5.25% last month and is up 43.15 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 9 of analysts who cover CALD having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $26.69 price target on Callidus Software Inc., suggesting a 10.98% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -3.22% below its 52-week high.

Callidus Software Inc. Earnings Surprise

Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.06 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.06. Its revenue totaled $56.95 million up 1.55% from the previous quarter.

Callidus Software Inc. (NASDAQ:CALD) Intraday View

This stock (CALD) is ahead of its 52-week low with 58.75%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.19% which for the week stands at 3.2%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 3.5% and stays 7.35% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have managed 4.34% gains and now is up 24.02% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $20.04. Callidus Software Inc. (CALD) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 15.9%.

Turning to Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX), its shares were trading at $8.08 a gain of $0.11, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $8.01, touched a high of $8.25 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.5. Himax Technologies, Inc. has 1 buy ratings, 5 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -26.21% from its high of $10.95 to a $1.37 billion market value through last close.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (HIMX) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.4 to 2.4 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $8.26 a share. The target implies a 2.23% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 25% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 3.17 million shares versus an average volume of 4.45 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.61% which for the week approaches 4.29%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $7.95 and compares with the $4.88 52-week low. The stock recovered 65.57% since its low point and has performed 33.77% year-to-date.