Simulations Plus Inc (NASDAQ:SLP) Sentiment Falls in 2018 Q1

July 14, 2018 - By Elizabeth Bryant

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Sentiment for Simulations Plus Inc (NASDAQ:SLP)

Simulations Plus Inc (NASDAQ:SLP) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.5 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.06, from 1.56 in 2017Q4. The ratio has worsened, as 39 active investment managers increased or started new holdings, while 26 cut down and sold positions in Simulations Plus Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 5.63 million shares, up from 5.50 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Simulations Plus Inc in their top 10 holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 21 Increased: 27 New Position: 12.

Simulations Plus, Inc. develops and sells drug discovery and development software for mechanistic modeling and simulation. The company has market cap of $312.73 million. The firm offers GastroPlus, which simulates the absorption, pharmacokinetics , and pharmacodynamics of drugs administered to humans and animals; DDDPlus that simulates in vitro laboratory experiments, which measure the rate of dissolution of the drug and additives in a dosage form; and MembranePlus, which simulates laboratory experiments. It has a 38.32 P/E ratio. It also provides PKPlus, a standalone program that provides the functionality needed by pharmaceutical industry scientists to perform the analyses and generate the outputs needed to satisfy regulatory agency requirements for NCA and compartmental PK modelling; ADMET Predictor, a chemistry computer program, which takes molecular structures as inputs and predicts their properties; and MedChem Designer, a molecule drawing program or sketcher that integrates with MedChem Studio and ADMET Predictor.

The stock increased 5.56% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $18.05. About 167,947 shares traded or 121.38% up from the average. Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) has risen 69.10% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 56.53% the S&P500.

Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. holds 0.51% of its portfolio in Simulations Plus, Inc. for 388,765 shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P. owns 269,420 shares or 0.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Menta Capital Llc has 0.22% invested in the company for 69,485 shares. The Alabama-based Stanley has invested 0.21% in the stock. Ancora Advisors Llc, a Us-based fund reported 296,837 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $1.29 million activity.

More notable recent Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Lower; Fastenal Profit Tops Views” on July 11, 2018, also Streetinsider.com with their article: “After-Hours Stock Movers 7/10: (VSAR) (SCYX) (SLP) Higher; (VOXX) (ARQL) (SRE) Lower (more…)” published on July 10, 2018, Fool.com published: “Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” on July 11, 2018. More interesting news about Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Mid-Day Market Update: Crude Oil Down Over 2%; Simulations Plus Shares Plunge” published on July 11, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Simulations Plus, Inc. (SLP) CEO Shawn O’Connor on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” with publication date: July 11, 2018.

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