Stock of the Day: How Analysts Feel About Imperva Inc After Today’s Significant Increase?

Stock of the Day: How Analysts Feel About Imperva Inc After Today's Significant Increase?

The stock of Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) is a huge mover today! About 263,369 shares traded hands. Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) has declined 19.82% since April 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.25% the S&P500.
The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $1.29 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 18 by Barchart.com. We have $58.22 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:IMPV worth $580.50M more.

Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) Ratings Coverage

Out of 20 analysts covering Imperva (NYSE:IMPV), 11 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 55% are positive. Imperva has been the topic of 48 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 2 by Buckingham Research. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Guggenheim on Monday, January 11. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Wunderlich. Oppenheimer maintained Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) rating on Thursday, February 4. Oppenheimer has “Outperform” rating and $70 price target. The rating was downgraded by BTIG Research on Monday, October 3 to “Neutral”. The stock of Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 5. The stock of Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Morgan Stanley. Needham maintained the shares of IMPV in a report on Friday, August 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Imperial Capital. Needham upgraded Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) rating on Friday, August 5. Needham has “Buy” rating and $64 price target.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Imperva Inc. is engaged in the development of protection software and services for business applications and databases. The Company delivers innovative technology to give full audit accountability and separation of duties to meet regulatory compliance. It offers SecureSphere Data Security Suite to protect sensitive data from hackers and malicious insiders along with providing a fast and cost-effective route to regulatory compliance and establishes a repeatable process for data risk management. The Company’s SecureSphere offers database security solutions to secure sensitive data stored in databases, File Security solutions to protect sensitive files on file servers, storage devices, content repositories, and meet regulatory compliance mandates and Web Application Security solutions to protect web applications from cyber attacks. Imperva Inc. is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment decreased to 0.96 in 2016 Q2. Its down 0.56, from 1.52 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 28 funds sold all Imperva Inc shares owned while 37 reduced positions. 39 funds bought stakes while 60 increased positions. They now own 27.14 million shares or 5.78% less from 28.80 million shares in 2016Q1.
Fil Limited last reported 0.03% of its portfolio in the stock. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) for 142,668 shares. Blair William & Il owns 22,349 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zacks Mngmt has 0.03% invested in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) for 22,093 shares. The Florida-based Voloridge Investment Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV). Parametrica Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.59% of its portfolio in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV). Moreover, Waddell & Reed Fincl has 0.01% invested in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) for 86,300 shares. Spot Trading Ltd Liability Co has 0.01% invested in the company for 15,616 shares. The New York-based Mutual Of America Mngmt has invested 0.03% in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV). Moreover, Retirement Of Alabama has 0.05% invested in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) for 197,034 shares. Nomura Inc reported 124,025 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sei Invs holds 0% or 1,871 shares in its portfolio. Meru Cap L P holds 9,500 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Moreover, First Trust Advsr Lp has 0.01% invested in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) for 78,315 shares. The Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV).

Another recent and important Imperva Inc (NYSE:IMPV) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Imperva Announces Third Quarter 2016 Financial Results” on November 03, 2016.

IMPV Company Profile

Imperva, Inc., incorporated on April 10, 2002, is designed to provide the visibility and control needed to neutralize attacks, theft and fraud from inside and outside the organization, mitigate risk, and streamline compliance. The Company’s SecureSphere platform provides database, file and web application security across physical and virtual systems in data centers, including traditional on-premise data centers as well as private, public and hybrid cloud computing environments. The Company’s cloud offerings are designed to protect against the unique threats created as enterprises increasingly shift to deploying their applications and storing their data in the cloud. The Firm has two divisions: Imperva, which is comprised of its financial position and results of activities and those of the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, and Incapsula, which is comprised of the financial position and results of activities of the Company’s majority owned subsidiary. The Company’s products include SecureSphere data security suite for enterprise data centers and its cloud security services that it provides through Incapsula for mid-market enterprises and small and medium business (SMBs). The Company’s solution includes database security, file security and Web application security.

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