$0.31 EPS Expected for Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO); Tpg RE Finance Trust (TRTX) Shorts Up By 214.16%

May 23, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Analysts expect Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) to report $0.31 EPS on May, 24.They anticipate $0.38 EPS change or 55.07% from last quarter’s $0.69 EPS. PDCO’s profit would be $28.65 million giving it 17.59 P/E if the $0.31 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Patterson Companies, Inc.’s analysts see -27.91% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.31% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $21.81. About 1.64 million shares traded. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has declined 51.49% since May 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 63.04% the S&P500.

Tpg RE Finance Trust Inc (NYSE:TRTX) had an increase of 214.16% in short interest. TRTX’s SI was 1.05 million shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 214.16% from 334,100 shares previously. With 419,600 avg volume, 3 days are for Tpg RE Finance Trust Inc (NYSE:TRTX)’s short sellers to cover TRTX’s short positions. The SI to Tpg RE Finance Trust Inc’s float is 2.41%. The stock decreased 1.18% or $0.24 during the last trading session, reaching $20.17. About 204,024 shares traded. TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE:TRTX) has 0.00% since May 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

More news for TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE:TRTX) were recently published by: Seekingalpha.com, which released: “TPG RE Finance Trust’s (TRTX) CEO Greta Guggenheim on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 12, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Amateur Night At Apollo” and published on May 18, 2018 is yet another important article.

Among 2 analysts covering TPG RE Finance Trust (NYSE:TRTX), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. TPG RE Finance Trust had 2 analyst reports since August 18, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup reinitiated TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE:TRTX) on Tuesday, October 17 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Mkt Outperform” rating on Friday, August 18 by JMP Securities.

TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc., a commercial real estate finance company, originates, acquires, and manages commercial mortgage loans and other commercial real estate-related debt instruments in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.21 billion. It invests in commercial mortgage loans; and subordinate mortgage interests, mezzanine loans, secured real estate securities, note financing, preferred equity, and miscellaneous debt instruments secured by properties primarily in the office, mixed use, multifamily, industrial, retail, and hospitality real estate sectors. It has a 11.59 P/E ratio. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes.

Among 18 analysts covering Patterson Companies Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO), 3 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Patterson Companies Inc. had 46 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan downgraded Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) on Thursday, February 15 to “Sell” rating. The rating was upgraded by UBS on Friday, August 25 to “Hold”. The stock of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) earned “Market Perform” rating by William Blair on Friday, August 28. As per Tuesday, November 21, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating by Evercore given on Friday, May 27. As per Thursday, July 13, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, December 6. Bank of America reinitiated the shares of PDCO in report on Wednesday, August 24 with “Underperform” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by Evercore on Thursday, March 1. JP Morgan maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $26 target in Monday, March 5 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 57 investors sold Patterson Companies, Inc. shares while 113 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 87.24 million shares or 1.30% less from 88.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Comerica Bancorporation holds 0.01% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) or 21,357 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems holds 20,869 shares. First Allied Advisory Incorporated holds 0.01% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) or 8,624 shares. Whittier Trust Of Nevada has 280 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Laurion Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 0.01% or 38,100 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) or 9,864 shares. South Dakota Inv Council, South Dakota-based fund reported 78,200 shares. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky owns 7,650 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.01% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) or 149,219 shares. Westwood Group has 0.03% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 114,800 shares. State Of Wisconsin Invest Board holds 79,281 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Olstein Capital Mngmt Lp, New York-based fund reported 327,088 shares. Advisers Ltd Llc reported 7,451 shares stake. 293,629 were accumulated by California Pub Employees Retirement. Hsbc Public Ltd accumulated 72,878 shares or 0% of the stock.

Patterson Companies, Inc. distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.02 billion. It operates through Dental and Animal Health divisions. It has a 8.43 P/E ratio. The company's Dental segment offers consumable products, such as infection control, restorative materials, hand instruments, and sterilization products; basic and advanced technology dental equipment; patient education systems; and office forms and stationery.

More notable recent Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “FINAL DEADLINE ALERT: Brower Piven Reminds Shareholders Of Approaching Deadline In Class Action Lawsuit And …” on May 22, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “PATTERSON LEAD PLAINTIFF DEADLINE ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses …” published on May 22, 2018, Businesswire.com published: “Deadline Alert: Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Reminds Investors of the Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against …” on May 22, 2018. More interesting news about Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) were released by: Digitaljournal.com and their article: “The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against …” published on May 22, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “PDCO ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Patterson Companies, Inc. Investors of Important May 29 Deadline in Class …” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $27,285 activity. The insider GUGINO ANN B sold $27,285.

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