Piedmont Investment Advsrs Llc reported 4,665 shs stake. Spark Investment Management Lc invested 0.11% of its capital in Abaxis, Inc.
Abaxis Inc (NASDAQ:ABAX) stock was flying high Wednesday on news that Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) is acquiring it. (NASDAQ:ABAX). 434 were accumulated by Bessemer Group Incorporated. Iowa-based Principal Fin Grp has invested 0.01% in Abaxis, Inc. Abaxis Inc (NASDAQ:ABAX)'s price sits 17.16% above from its SMA 50 of $70.36 and 46.65% far from the SMA 200 which is at $61.92. (NASDAQ:ABAX). 707,836 are held by Dimensional Fund Advsr L P. Citigroup has 4,999 shs for 0% of their capital. (NASDAQ:ABAX). Bridgeway Cap Mngmt Inc stated it has 15,300 shs. Manufacturers Life The reported 0% in Abaxis, Inc.
Since January 30, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 10 selling transactions for $2.85 million activity. Shares for $355,327 were sold by CASEY MICHAEL D. On Wednesday, January 31 $122,652 worth of stock was sold by TOCKMAN CRAIG. On Tuesday, May 8 Henkel Achim sold $408,356 worth of Abaxis, Inc. On Tuesday, January 30 the insider SINGH PRITHIPAL sold $149,255. On Tuesday, March 6 ARON KENNETH sold $98,266 worth of Abaxis, Inc.
Zoetis has offered $83 a share in cash for Abaxis, about a 16% premium to Abaxis's closing price Tuesday.
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ABAX hit $83.34 during the last trading session after $11.59 change.Abaxis, Inc.is uptrending after having risen 44.47% since May 17, 2017. ABAX has 4.19 million volume or 2804.89% up from normal. The stock outperformed the S&P500 by 32.92%.
Analysts await Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX) for 717 shares. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 25.00 % or $0.07 from last year's $0.28 per share. ABAX's profit will be $7.95 million for 59.53 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Abaxis, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.67 % negative EPS growth.
Abaxis Inc (NASDAQ:ABAX) has an ABR of 2.86 which is the combined stock view of 7 analysts poll results. As per Zacks simplified descending rating scale the ABR rank is displayed in the range of 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. 14% are bullish. With $90.0 highest and $48 lowest PT Abaxis has $65 average PT or -22.01% below the current ($83.34) price. (NASDAQ:ABAX) shs. $689,851 worth of Abaxis, Inc. On Thursday, January 25 the stock has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus. (NASDAQ:ABAX) for 34,936 shares. The stock rating was maintained by Northcoast with "Buy" on Monday, January 29. On Thursday, January 25 the firm has "Hold" rating given by Stifel Nicolaus.
5/16/2018-Sidoti was Downgraded by analysts at Sidoti from a "Buy ➝ Neutral" rating to a " rating. In Thursday, February 8 report Bank of America maintained the stock with "Underperform" rating. (NASDAQ:ABAX) earned "Hold" rating by Raymond James. The company rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, January 26.
More notable recent Abaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABAX) news brought out recently go to: Themiddlemarket.com, Businesswire.com, Benzinga.com, 247Wallst.com or Benzinga.com.
CEO and Chairman of Abaxis Inc., Clint Severson, has said that the global presence of Zoetis will be able "to deliver greater value to more customers around the world and accelerate the growth of [Abaxis'] worldwide operations". The titles are as follows: "A Preview Of Abaxis Q4 Earnings" published on April 26, 2018, "26 Stocks Moving In Wednesday's Pre-Market Session" on May 16, 2018, "Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Edge Higher; Macy's Tops Q1 Estimates" with a publish date: May 16, 2018, "Research Report Identifies Jaguar Animal Health, Dollar Tree, WPX Energy, Abaxis, Lear, and Baker Hughes with ..." and the last "Are Abaxis Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?" with publication date: May 16, 2018.
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