$1.91 EPS Expected for Lincoln National (LNC); Last Week Bristow Group Inc. (BRS) Analysts

January 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Among 8 analysts covering Bristow Group (NYSE:BRS), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Bristow Group had 29 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 16 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, February 9 by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Market Perform” on Friday, December 18. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of BRS in report on Friday, October 6 with “Hold” rating. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, November 9 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, June 6 by Barclays Capital. Iberia Capital Partners maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, February 18 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, September 15. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, December 7 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock of Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Credit Suisse. See Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) latest ratings:

14/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $10 New Target: $16 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $7.0 Maintain
30/08/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $7.0 Maintain

Analysts expect Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) to report $1.91 EPS on January, 31 after the close.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 7.91% from last quarter’s $1.77 EPS. LNC’s profit would be $417.97 million giving it 11.04 P/E if the $1.91 EPS is correct. After having $2.03 EPS previously, Lincoln National Corporation’s analysts see -5.91% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.56% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $84.37. About 1.39 million shares traded or 13.60% up from the average. Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has risen 47.27% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.57% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.84% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $16.58. About 755,679 shares traded. Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) has risen 0.93% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.77% the S&P500.

Bristow Group Inc. provides industrial aviation services to the offshore energy industry in Africa, the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe Caspian. The company has market cap of $586.36 million. The Company’s helicopters are used principally to transport personnel between onshore bases and offshore production platforms, drilling rigs, and other installations, as well as to transport time-sensitive equipment to these offshore locations. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also offers helicopter flight training services to commercial pilots and flight instructors, as well as military training services through its Bristow Academy.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 1.02 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 14 investors sold Bristow Group Inc. shares while 32 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 38.86 million shares or 2.01% more from 38.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Landscape Management invested in 13,368 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Insurance invested 0% of its portfolio in Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS). Winslow Asset Mngmt has 0.03% invested in Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) for 16,670 shares. Comerica Retail Bank holds 33,838 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers invested in 69,854 shares or 0% of the stock. Boston Prtn invested in 0.01% or 882,802 shares. 16,965 are held by Voya Inv Limited Liability Co. Tudor Inv Corporation Et Al has 0.01% invested in Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS). Federated Invsts Pa holds 604 shares. Aperio Gru Limited Company holds 20,170 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc owns 11,433 shares. Geode Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 253,404 shares. Mackenzie Financial Corporation has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS). Dimensional Fund Advsr L P has 0.01% invested in Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS) for 1.90M shares. Moreover, Glenmede Trust Na has 0% invested in Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE:BRS).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold Lincoln National Corporation shares while 232 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 171.85 million shares or 0.51% less from 172.72 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Paragon Cap Limited, Colorado-based fund reported 3,994 shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag holds 0.03% or 551,056 shares in its portfolio. North Mgmt reported 3,500 shares. Moreover, Denali Advisors Limited Liability Corporation has 2.1% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) for 172,700 shares. Ims Cap Mngmt invested in 0.14% or 2,879 shares. Stevens L P owns 42,273 shares. 1.41M were accumulated by Wells Fargo & Mn. Moreover, Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor De Media Pno has 0.19% invested in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Baystate Wealth Limited Liability Company stated it has 0% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Canada Pension Plan Invest Board holds 426,545 shares. Bessemer Grp, New Jersey-based fund reported 20,706 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has invested 0.04% in Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC). Franklin Resource holds 116,816 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 23,545 were accumulated by Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland). Mufg Americas Corporation invested in 4,160 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Lincoln National (NYSE:LNC), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Lincoln National had 48 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Strong Buy” on Friday, January 22. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was initiated by Sandler O’Neill. On Friday, February 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, September 29. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, April 6 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, April 14 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 24 with “Buy”. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 18 by FBR Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of LNC in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, August 11 by Barclays Capital.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $18.46 billion. It operates through four divisions: Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection. It has a 13.15 P/E ratio. The firm sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions.

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