It’s been a crucial week for Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI); here’s what analysts have to say.

November 7, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 It's been a crucial week for Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI); here's what analysts have to say.
Investors sentiment increased to 2.45 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.38, from 2.07 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 5 investors sold Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 9.76 million shares or 8.11% more from 9.03 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Retail Bank Of America De reported 1,705 shares. Acadian Asset Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.07% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Oppenheimer & Inc reported 0.06% stake. Walleye Trading Ltd reported 0% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Sphera Funds Mngmt invested in 13,844 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Clal Ins accumulated 841,385 shares. Wells Fargo And Company Mn holds 0% or 3,500 shares in its portfolio. Tower Research Cap Ltd Liability (Trc) accumulated 870 shares. Barclays Public Limited Com holds 3,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Westwood Corporation Il holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) for 22,000 shares. Driehaus Cap Mngmt Limited Co holds 11,287 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Ghp Invest Advisors reported 9,500 shares. Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership reported 0.02% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI). Ativo Capital Management Lc accumulated 93,989 shares or 0.57% of the stock. The Ontario – Canada-based Royal Bancorp Of Canada has invested 0% in Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI).

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Nova Measuring (NASDAQ:NVMI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Nova Measuring had 12 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Benchmark. Benchmark maintained Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) on Wednesday, February 15 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Friday, September 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 9 by Needham. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 29. The company was downgraded on Monday, February 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, October 16. The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 30 by Benchmark. The stock of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, October 19. Benchmark maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 27 report. Below is a list of Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) latest ratings and price target changes.

19/10/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $29 New Target: $32 Maintain
01/09/2017 Broker: Needham Rating: Buy New Target: $32.0 Maintain
03/08/2017 Broker: Benchmark Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0000 Maintain

About 149,030 shares traded. Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) has risen 118.55% since November 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 101.85% the S&P500.

Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. provides metrology solutions for the semiconductor manufacturing industry. The company has market cap of $765.51 million. The Firm offers in-line Optical and x-ray stand-alone metrology systems, as well as integrated optical metrology systems, which are attached directly to wafer fabrication process equipment. It has a 16.81 P/E ratio. The Company’s metrology systems measure various film thickness and composition properties, as well as critical-dimension variables during various front-end and back-end of line steps in the semiconductor wafer fabrication process.

More notable recent Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) news were published by: Zacks.com which released: “Why Nova Measuring Instruments (NVMI) Could Be Positioned for a Surge June 06 …” on June 06, 2017, also Globes.Co.Il with their article: “Nova Measuring Instruments raises guidance” published on January 26, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Nova Measuring Instruments’ (NVMI) CEO Eitan Oppenhaim on Q3 2017 Results …” on November 01, 2017. More interesting news about Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd. (NASDAQ:NVMI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Nova Measuring Instruments – Great GARP Opportunity” published on February 21, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Nova Measuring Instruments’ (NVMI) CEO Eitan Oppenhaim on Q4 2016 Results …” with publication date: February 14, 2017.

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