Diebold Inc Has Another Very Positive Options Trading Session

 Diebold Inc Has Another Very Positive Options Trading Session

In today’s session Diebold Inc (DBD) registered an unusually high (681) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the February, 2017 call, expecting serious DBD increase. With 681 contracts traded and 4364 open interest for the Feb, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: DBD170217C00025000 closed last at: $0.9 or 10% down. About 237,497 shares traded hands. Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) has declined 14.64% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.56% the S&P500.

Analysts await Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) to report earnings on February, 9. They expect $0.33 EPS, down 57.69% or $0.45 from last year’s $0.78 per share. DBD’s profit will be $24.97M for 16.82 P/E if the $0.33 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.34 actual EPS reported by Diebold Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -2.94% negative EPS growth.

Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) Ratings Coverage

Out of 4 analysts covering Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 75% are positive. $44 is the highest target while $29 is the lowest. The $35 average target is 57.66% above today’s ($22.2) stock price. Diebold Inc has been the topic of 10 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 4 by Wedbush. The stock has “Outperform” rating given by Wedbush on Friday, July 31. The stock of Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, September 26 by JP Morgan. TheStreet downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, January 25 by Northcoast. The company was maintained on Tuesday, May 3 by Imperial Capital. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 15 by JP Morgan. Imperial Capital maintained Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) on Wednesday, September 16 with “In-Line” rating.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Diebold Incorporated develops, manufactures, sells and services automated teller machines, electronic and physical security systems, various products used to equip bank facilities, software and integrated systems for global financial and commercial markets. Sales of systems and equipment are made directly to customers by the company’s sales personnel and by manufacturer’s representatives and distributors. The sales/support organization works closely with customers and their consultants to analyze and fulfill the customers’ needs.”

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.38 in Q2 2016. Its up 1.39, from 0.99 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 30 funds sold all Diebold Inc shares owned while 66 reduced positions. 21 funds bought stakes while 74 increased positions. They now own 60.41 million shares or 3.77% less from 62.77 million shares in 2016Q1.
Wfg Advsr Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 701 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has 0% invested in Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) for 34,633 shares. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 0% invested in Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) for 6,431 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System has 0.01% invested in the company for 125,249 shares. Northern Trust Corp last reported 0.01% of its portfolio in the stock. Tower Research Cap Llc (Trc) holds 5,926 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Point72 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership has 0.23% invested in the company for 1.37 million shares. Hudson Bay Capital Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.02% or 22,000 shares. The New York-based Daruma Capital Management Limited Company has invested 3.16% in Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD). Bank Of America De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 241,030 shares. Jpmorgan Chase And Com holds 0% of its portfolio in Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) for 2,746 shares. Creative Planning has invested 0% of its portfolio in Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD). Southernsun Asset Limited Liability has 1.87% invested in the company for 2.87 million shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp reported 1.37 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Capital World Investors accumulated 374,737 shares or 0% of the stock.

Diebold, Incorporated is engaged in the business of financial self-service and security solutions. The company has a market cap of $1.68 billion. The Company’s divisions include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). It currently has negative earnings. It offers an integrated line of self-service solutions and technology, including automated teller machine (ATM) outsourcing, ATM security, deposit automation, recycling and payment terminals and software.

DBD Company Profile

Diebold, Incorporated, incorporated on August 11, 1876, is engaged in the business of financial self-service (FSS) and security solutions, which it integrates based on its customers’ needs. The Company’s divisions include North America (NA), Asia Pacific (AP), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Latin America (LA). The Firm offers an integrated line of self-service solutions and technology, including automated teller machine (ATM) outsourcing, ATM security, deposit automation, recycling and payment terminals and software. The Firm also offers functionality terminals capable of supporting mobile card-less transactions and two-way video technology to support bank branch automation. The Firm supplies ATMs and related services across the world. The Firm through its divisions sells and services FSS and security systems around the globe, as well as elections, lottery and information technology solutions in Brazil other, through subsidiaries, joint ventures and independent distributors in various countries.

More recent Diebold Inc (NYSE:DBD) news were published by: Cleveland.com which released: “Diebold Inc. lost $21.1 million in 2nd quarter of 2016, says Wincor Nixdorf …” on July 29, 2016. Also Crainscleveland.com published the news titled: “Diebold Inc. completes $1.8 billion merger with Germany’s Wincor Nixdorf” on August 15, 2016. Moodys.com‘s news article titled: “Moody’s assigns B2 to Diebold, Inc. unsecured notes” with publication date: March 31, 2016 was also an interesting one.

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