$1.20 EPS Expected for Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC); Sandy Spring Bancorp (SASR) Has 1.44 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By whatsonthorold

Analysts expect Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) to report $1.20 EPS on February, 13.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 7.14% from last quarter’s $1.12 EPS. GNRC’s profit would be $74.60 million giving it 10.26 P/E if the $1.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.93 EPS previously, Generac Holdings Inc.’s analysts see 29.03% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $49.27. About 252,764 shares traded. Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) has risen 0.51% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.19% the S&P500.

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Sandy Spring Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to individuals and businesses in central Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D. The company has market cap of $971.74 million. C. markets. It has a 16.8 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: Community Banking, Insurance, and Investment Management.

Analysts await Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) to report earnings on January, 18. They expect $0.61 earnings per share, up 10.91% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.55 per share. SASR’s profit will be $14.64 million for 16.60 P/E if the $0.61 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual earnings per share reported by Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.61% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.62% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $40.5. About 712,844 shares traded or 384.03% up from the average. Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. (SASR) has risen 42.32% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.62% the S&P500.

Forest Hill Capital Llc holds 3.04% of its portfolio in Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. for 255,512 shares. Lafayette Investments Inc. owns 98,459 shares or 1.52% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Banc Funds Co Llc has 1.51% invested in the company for 811,385 shares. The New York-based Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co has invested 1.42% in the stock. Systematic Financial Management Lp, a New Jersey-based fund reported 482,717 shares.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $3.06 billion. The firm offers engines, alternators, transfer switches, and other components fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel, and bi-fuel. It has a 25.9 P/E ratio. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 6kW to 60kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 6kW to 20kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 60kW; cellular remote monitoring system for home standby generators; and industrial diesel generators ranging in sizes up to 3,250kW.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $1.60 million activity. Jagdfeld Aaron sold $238,790 worth of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) on Monday, October 2.

Among 10 analysts covering Generac Holdings (NYSE:GNRC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Generac Holdings had 28 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold” on Friday, September 8. Canaccord Genuity maintained Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) rating on Monday, April 24. Canaccord Genuity has “Hold” rating and $40 target. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, October 2 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of GNRC in report on Monday, September 11 with “Hold” rating. Bank of America upgraded the shares of GNRC in report on Thursday, October 29 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. On Tuesday, November 3 the stock rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with “Neutral”. The company was maintained on Monday, October 23 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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