Analysts See $0.35 EPS for Catalent, Inc. (CTLT); Shorts at LM Funding America (LMFA) Lowered By 0.47%

April 18, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Analysts expect Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) to report $0.35 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 5.41% from last quarter’s $0.37 EPS. CTLT’s profit would be $46.66M giving it 30.21 P/E if the $0.35 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, Catalent, Inc.’s analysts see -14.63% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $42.3. About 92,197 shares traded. Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) has risen 39.51% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.96% the S&P500.

LM Funding America Inc (NASDAQ:LMFA) had a decrease of 0.47% in short interest. LMFA’s SI was 545,200 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 0.47% from 547,800 shares previously. With 215,600 avg volume, 3 days are for LM Funding America Inc (NASDAQ:LMFA)’s short sellers to cover LMFA’s short positions. The SI to LM Funding America Inc’s float is 26.79%. The stock increased 0.70% or $0.0047 during the last trading session, reaching $0.68. About 26,327 shares traded. LM Funding America, Inc. (NASDAQ:LMFA) has declined 77.86% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 89.41% the S&P500.

LM Funding America, Inc., through its subsidiary, LM Funding, LLC, operates as a specialty finance company. The company has market cap of $4.25 million. It provides funding to nonprofit community associations primarily located in the state of Florida, as well as in the states of Washington, Colorado, and Illinois. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers funding to Associations by purchasing their rights under delinquent accounts that are selected by the Associations arising from unpaid Association assessments.

Among 15 analysts covering Catalent (NYSE:CTLT), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Catalent had 37 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 8 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Stephens to “Hold” on Tuesday, February 6. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, October 20 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $48.0 target in Monday, February 5 report. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, September 21 to “Overweight”. The stock of Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, March 28 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 29 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Wednesday, December 9 by Raymond James. As per Tuesday, December 22, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo.

Catalent, Inc. provides delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, and consumer and animal health products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.64 billion. It operates through three divisions: Softgel Technologies, Drug Delivery Solutions, and Clinical Supply Services. It has a 77.19 P/E ratio. The Softgel Technologies segment offers formulation, development, and manufacturing services for softgels, which are used in a range of customer products, such as prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, dietary supplements, and unit-dose cosmetics.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.17, from 2.61 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 37 investors sold Catalent, Inc. shares while 68 reduced holdings. 41 funds opened positions while 110 raised stakes. 130.69 million shares or 0.15% less from 130.89 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 1.16M were reported by Eagle Asset Mngmt. 124,115 are owned by Sei Invests Com. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan owns 9,000 shares or 0.06% of their US portfolio. Cornerstone Capital Management Ltd has invested 0.05% in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT). Federated Pa has 0.01% invested in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT). Moreover, Jane Street Gp Limited Com has 0% invested in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT). Hartford Inv Mngmt Comm holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) for 78,360 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership owns 20,370 shares. Victory Mngmt Inc holds 0% or 33,366 shares in its portfolio. Argent Cap Management Llc has 0.02% invested in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) for 15,491 shares. Envestnet Asset reported 0% of its portfolio in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT). Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny stated it has 0.04% in Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT). Aperio Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company, California-based fund reported 25,905 shares. 65,456 are held by Mason Street Advsrs. Denver Advsrs Ltd Liability Co holds 16,042 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio.

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