Nimble Storage Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NMBL)
Nimble Storage (NASDAQ:NMBL) was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Investors purchased 534 call options on the stock, Stock Ratings News reports. This is an increase of 296% compared to the typical volume of 135 call options.
In other Nimble Storage news, CTO Umesh Maheshwari sold 32,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.78, for a total transaction of $824,960.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Wells Fargo & Co. initiated coverage on shares of Nimble Storage in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $33.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Pacific Crest raised their price target on shares of Nimble Storage from $42.00 to $44.00 in a research note on Monday, July 21st. Finally, analysts at Roth Capital initiated coverage on shares of Nimble Storage in a research note on Friday, July 18th. They set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, thirteen have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $38.88.
Shares of Nimble Storage (NASDAQ:NMBL) traded up 2.84% on Wednesday, hitting $27.14. 679,979 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Nimble Storage has a 1-year low of $19.17 and a 1-year high of $58.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.38 and its 200-day moving average is $33.38. The company’s market cap is $1.940 billion.
Nimble Storage (NASDAQ:NMBL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May 29th. The company reported ($0.14) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.16) by $0.02. The company had revenue of $46.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $43.70 million. Nimble Storage’s revenue was up 110.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Nimble Storage will post $-0.58 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Nimble Storage, Inc provides its customers with data storage platform. The Company focuses on research and development of its technology platform, developing new products and enhancing its cloud-based management services.
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