Boston, MA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/13/2013 -- At winstonsmallcap.com we focus on undervalued companies trading under $5. Right now the markets are surging and we are seeing an opportunity in micro-cap companies like we have never seen before. Let have a Look on: (Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:KEG), AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI), First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE:AG), Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS)
Key Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE:KEG) shares decreased 7.58% to $7.32. The company was scheduled to present at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference, Thursday, September 12, 2013 in New York, NY. Dick Alario, Key's Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at 3:45 p.m. EDT (2:45 p.m. CDT).
Additionally, Barclays analyst James C. West upgraded the shares to "Overweight," from "Equal Weight." He raised his price target to $10 from $7. Separately, Equities researchers at Howard Weil dropped their price target on shares of KEG from $11.00 to $10.00 in a research report issued on August 29. The firm currently has a “sector perform” rating on the stock.
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AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI) shares decreased 7.54% to $76. The company on Sept. 9 reported a decrease in third-quarter net income, reflecting higher cost of sales, despite nearly flat sales.
For the three-month period, the company reported net income of $1.8 million or $0.32 per share, down from $12.3 million or $2.20 per share last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $14.4 million, down from prior year's $16.4 million. Net sales for the quarter was almost flat at $291.9 million. The company attributed this to a decline in average selling price, which were offset by a 0.3 percent increase in sales volume from the previous year.
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First Majestic Silver Corp (NYSE:AG) stock decreased 7.45% to $12.68. BMO Capital Markets lowered shares of First Majestic Silver from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report released on Sept. 6. BMO Capital Markets currently has $17.50 price objective on the stock, up from their previous price objective of $16.00. Separately, stock analysts at TD Securities upped their price objective on shares of First Majestic Silver from C$17.50 to C$18.00 in a report issued on August 14. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock.
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Qualys Inc (NASDAQ:QLYS) shares declined 7.42% to $20.72. The company on Sept. 12 announced the agenda for its 11th Annual Qualys Security Conference (#qsc2013) in Las Vegas -- showcasing effective strategies for IT security and compliance. The conference, to be held at Aria Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, September 19-20, will focus on effective strategies for continuous monitoring and mitigation helping global enterprises and government agencies become more effective to fend off cyber attacks and streamline GRC efforts. The conference provides an open forum for Qualys customers, partners and industry experts to share best practices, as well as to provide live feedback to Qualys engineers working on the QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions.
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