$-0.16 EPS Expected for QEP Resources, Inc. (QEP); Seacor Holdings (CKH) Has 1.06 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Analysts expect QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) to report $-0.16 EPS on April, 25 after the close.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 14.29% from last quarter’s $-0.14 EPS. After having $1.13 EPS previously, QEP Resources, Inc.’s analysts see -114.16% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $11.37. About 4.07 million shares traded. QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) has declined 22.78% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.33% the S&P500.

Seacor Holdings Inc (CKH) investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.02, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 56 funds opened new or increased stock positions, while 53 reduced and sold their equity positions in Seacor Holdings Inc. The funds in our database now hold: 33.44 million shares, down from 33.76 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Seacor Holdings Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 19 Reduced: 34 Increased: 36 New Position: 20.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $1.08 million activity.

Analysts await Seacor Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CKH) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.11 EPS, down 54.17% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.24 per share. CKH’s profit will be $1.97 million for 130.91 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.42 actual EPS reported by Seacor Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -73.81% negative EPS growth.

Oppenheimer & Close Llc holds 6.83% of its portfolio in Seacor Holdings Inc. for 151,782 shares. Walthausen & Co. Llc owns 434,782 shares or 1.9% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Foundation Resource Management Inc has 1.31% invested in the company for 157,334 shares. The New York-based Robotti Robert has invested 1.02% in the stock. Adirondack Research & Management Inc., a New York-based fund reported 53,752 shares.

The stock decreased 1.96% or $1.15 during the last trading session, reaching $57.6. About 202,884 shares traded or 82.96% up from the average. Seacor Holdings Inc. (CKH) has risen 33.23% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.68% the S&P500.

SEACOR Holdings Inc. owns, operates, invests in, and markets equipment in the offshore gas and oil, shipping, and logistics industries worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.03 billion. The companyÂ’s Offshore Marine Services segment operates support vessels to deliver cargo and personnel to offshore installations; provides field security services; handles anchors and mooring equipment; carries and launches remote operated vehicles; and provides tow rigs. It has a 17.39 P/E ratio. This segment also provides accommodations for technicians and specialists, as well as standby safety support and emergency response services; and operates lift boats supporting well intervention, work-over, decommissioning, and diving operations, as well as operates vessels used to move personnel and supplies to offshore wind farms.

Among 26 analysts covering QEP Resources (NYSE:QEP), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. QEP Resources had 66 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, June 14 report. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Williams Capital Group with “Buy”. As per Thursday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. FBR Capital initiated the shares of QEP in report on Monday, February 5 with “Hold” rating. FBR Capital maintained QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) on Friday, March 9 with “Hold” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, October 11 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, March 21. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 14. Barclays Capital maintained QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) rating on Thursday, July 14. Barclays Capital has “Equalweight” rating and $17 target. The firm has “Sell” rating by Credit Suisse given on Monday, December 11.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.20, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 33 investors sold QEP Resources, Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 207.43 million shares or 5.41% less from 219.29 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.01% invested in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP). Caymus Prns L P accumulated 2.89 million shares or 3.86% of the stock. Huntington Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP). Los Angeles Management & Equity Research Inc holds 283,525 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Tiaa Cref Investment Limited Liability Corp reported 1.02M shares. Gamco Incorporated Et Al invested in 0% or 60,000 shares. Bancorp Of New York Mellon owns 2.65M shares. The Wisconsin-based Mason Street Limited Liability has invested 0.03% in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP). Wedge Mgmt L L P Nc owns 2.32M shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. Fdx accumulated 0.01% or 19,770 shares. Millennium Mgmt Ltd stated it has 0.08% in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP). The Michigan-based Ww Asset Mgmt has invested 0.01% in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP). Invesco Limited holds 0.03% of its portfolio in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP) for 9.26 million shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 0.01% in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP). River Road Asset Ltd Liability Company invested 0.05% of its portfolio in QEP Resources, Inc. (NYSE:QEP).

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