Alliant Energy (LNT) Analysts See $0.86 EPS; 4 Bullish Analysts Covering Greenbrier Companies (GBX)

October 12, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Analysts expect Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) to report $0.86 EPS on November, 2.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 7.50% from last quarter’s $0.8 EPS. LNT’s profit would be $197.94 million giving it 12.49 P/E if the $0.86 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, Alliant Energy Corporation’s analysts see 109.76% EPS growth. About 868,777 shares traded. Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT) has risen 11.22% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.48% the S&P500.

Among 13 analysts covering Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 31% are positive. Greenbrier Companies had 25 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of GBX in report on Friday, October 14 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Monday, September 21. The stock of Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) earned “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, October 26. The firm has “Sell” rating by CLSA given on Thursday, January 19. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $50 target in Tuesday, January 10 report. As per Thursday, March 17, the company rating was downgraded by BBT. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, April 7 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 28 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) rating on Thursday, September 7. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $51.0 target. See Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) latest ratings:

05/10/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: $45 New Target: $53 Maintain
15/09/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain
07/09/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $51.0 Maintain
28/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0 Maintain
27/07/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $57.0000 Maintain
17/07/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
21/06/2017 Broker: Longbow Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0000 Initiate

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.49, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold Greenbrier Companies Inc shares while 76 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 30.47 million shares or 1.80% more from 29.93 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Pub Employees Retirement System Of Ohio owns 13,108 shares. Daiwa Secs Group Inc has invested 0.03% in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). Virginia Retirement System Et Al reported 0% of its portfolio in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). Olstein Capital Mngmt Ltd Partnership owns 198,574 shares for 1.17% of their portfolio. Aqr Capital Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 114,530 shares. Cim Invest Mangement has 0.08% invested in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) for 4,603 shares. Pennsylvania-based Vantage Inv Advsr Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). Ftb Advisors reported 0% of its portfolio in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). Petrus Trust Lta invested in 4,543 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Walleye Trading Ltd Co owns 0% invested in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) for 3,055 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys accumulated 0% or 23,701 shares. Alpha Windward Lc reported 0.3% of its portfolio in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). Barclays Public Ltd Company invested 0% in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX). Point72 Asset Management L P holds 182,230 shares. North Carolina-based Bancshares Of America De has invested 0.01% in Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX).

Since May 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $17.64 million activity. Another trade for 1,300 shares valued at $57,980 was made by RITTENBAUM MARK J on Wednesday, May 10. 104,491 shares valued at $4.50M were sold by FURMAN WILLIAM A on Friday, May 5.

About 270,583 shares traded. Greenbrier Companies Inc (NYSE:GBX) has risen 66.79% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.09% the S&P500.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. is a designer, maker and marketer of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe; a maker and marketer of marine barges in North America; a well-known provider of wheel services, parts, leasing and other services to the railroad and related transportation industries in North America, and a well-known provider of railcar repair, refurbishment and retrofitting services in North America through a joint venture partnership. The company has market cap of $1.41 billion. It operates in four divisions: Manufacturing; Wheels & Parts; Leasing & Services, and GBW Joint Venture. It has a 12.65 P/E ratio. It also produces rail castings and tank heads through unconsolidated joint ventures.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. It fall, as 24 investors sold Alliant Energy Corporation shares while 135 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 122 raised stakes. 149.82 million shares or 0.56% less from 150.67 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Lombard Odier Asset Mgmt (Switzerland) Sa holds 76,890 shares. Pnc Fincl Svcs Group holds 0% or 57,096 shares in its portfolio. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada invested in 0% or 204,733 shares. 8,725 are owned by Stifel. Kentucky Retirement System holds 0.04% or 14,604 shares. Hills Natl Bank Trust Company holds 0.32% or 24,505 shares in its portfolio. Tru Of Vermont invested in 0.02% or 4,431 shares. Kbc Gru Nv invested in 0.01% or 21,528 shares. Howe Rusling Incorporated reported 58 shares. Airain Limited accumulated 56,257 shares or 0.1% of the stock. State Street holds 11.78M shares. Nippon Life has 38,642 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. North Star Asset Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 0.03% or 7,000 shares. Com Financial Bank, a Missouri-based fund reported 18,577 shares. The Ontario – Canada-based Td Asset Mgmt has invested 0.02% in Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE:LNT).

Alliant Energy Corporation operates as a regulated investor-owned public utility holding company. The company has market cap of $9.89 billion. The Company’s divisions include Utility and Non-regulated, Parent and Other. It has a 25.42 P/E ratio. The Utility segment includes the activities of Interstate Power and Light Company and Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), which serve retail clients in Iowa and Wisconsin.

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