Mixed Analyst Attention: TPG Specialty Lending Inc. (NYSE:TSLX), FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL)

The shares of TPG Specialty Lending Inc. (NYSE:TSLX) has been pegged with a rating of Mkt Perform by Raymond James in its latest research note that was published on February 21, 2020. Raymond James wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of TPG Specialty Lending Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. RBC Capital Mkts advised investors in its research note published on November 12, 2019, to Outperform the TSLX stock while also putting a $23 price target. The stock had earned Neutral rating from Ladenburg Thalmann Markets when it published its report on November 07, 2019. The stock was given Outperform rating by Wells Fargo in its report released on August 02, 2019, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at 21. Wells Fargo was of a view that TSLX is Market Perform in its latest report on May 06, 2019. BofA/Merrill thinks that TSLX is worth Buy rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on November 09, 2018 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to 22.

Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 0 have recommended investors to sell it, 2 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 7 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Buy while its average price target is $22.00. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 20.09% from its 52-Week high price while it is -42.77% than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 32.65.

The shares of the company added by 7.91% during the trading session on Wednesday, reaching a low of $12.55 while ending the day at $13.51. During the trading session, a total of 1.43 million shares were traded which represents a -191.35% decline from the average session volume which is 490420.0 shares. TSLX had ended its last session trading at $12.52. TSLX 52-week low price stands at $11.25 while its 52-week high price is $23.61.

The company in its last quarterly report recorded $0.51 earnings per share which is above the predicted by most analysts. In the second quarter last year, the firm recorded $0.55 earnings per share. Compared to the same quarter last year, the firm’s revenue was up by 19.61%. TPG Specialty Lending Inc. has the potential to record 1.99 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.

Investment analysts at Craig Hallum published a research note on March 16, 2020 where it informed investors and clients that FuelCell Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL) is now rated as Hold. Craig Hallum also rated FCEL as Downgrade on January 23, 2020, with its price target of $1.50 suggesting that FCEL could surge by 9.71% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $1.40/share, analysts expect it to surge by 12.86% to reach $1.75/share. It started the day trading at $1.70 and traded between $1.46 and $1.58 throughout the trading session.

A look at its technical shows that FCEL’s 50-day SMA is 1.8645 while its 200-day SMA stands at 0.8833. The stock has a high of $4.44 for the year while the low is $0.13. The stock, however, witnessed a rise in its short on 03/13/20. Compared to previous close which recorded 24.16 M shorted shares, the short percentage went higher by 39.79%, as 33.78M TSLX shares were shorted. At the moment, only 12.09% of FuelCell Energy Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 28.63M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 0.84 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 26.40%. Looking further, the stock has raised 87.45% over the past 90 days while it gained 366.08% over the last six months.

The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The The Vanguard Group, Inc. bought more FCEL shares, increasing its portfolio by 89.53% during the last quarter. This move now sees The The Vanguard Group, Inc. purchasing 4,427,551 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 9,372,738 shares of FCEL, with a total valuation of $18,276,839. BlackRock Fund Advisors meanwhile bought more FCEL shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $7,266,203 worth of shares.

Following these latest developments, around 5.23% of FuelCell Energy Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.