Analysts See $0.39 EPS for PolyOne (POL); Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (BETR) Covered By 5 Bulls

January 18, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Analysts expect PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) to report $0.39 EPS on January, 26.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.63% from last quarter’s $0.38 EPS. POL’s profit would be $31.51 million giving it 28.47 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.58 EPS previously, PolyOne Corporation’s analysts see -32.76% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.16% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $44.42. About 675,961 shares traded or 59.20% up from the average. PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL) has risen 5.26% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.44% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Amplify Snack Brands Inc (NYSE:BETR), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Amplify Snack Brands Inc had 13 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by Jefferies. Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of BETR in report on Friday, October 14 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by Jefferies on Monday, August 31 with “Buy”. Wedbush initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $9 target in Tuesday, December 20 report. Piper Jaffray initiated Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) rating on Monday, August 31. Piper Jaffray has “Overweight” rating and $18 target. William Blair initiated Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) on Monday, August 31 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was initiated by SunTrust on Monday, August 31 with “Buy”. Suntrust Robinson initiated the shares of BETR in report on Monday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 1 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, August 31. See Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) latest ratings:

19/12/2017 Broker: William Blair Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Mkt Perform Downgrade

Amplify Snack Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes better-for-you snack products in North America and internationally. The company has market cap of $908.99 million. The firm provides ready-to-eat popcorn in various flavors, including original, white cheddar, sea salt and black pepper, naturally sweet, dusted dark chocolate, and jalapeño, as well as microwaveable popcorn and popcorn cakes under the SkinnyPop brand name; kettle cooked potato chips or crisps, vegetable crisps, premium popcorn, and tortilla chips under the Tyrrells brand name; and tortilla chips in sea salt delights, nacho cheese especial, wild wild ranch, roasted jalapeño, grilled habanero, cool salsa verde, and haunted ghost pepper flavors under the Paqui brand name. It has a 87.61 P/E ratio. It also offers protein snack bars; and BFY cookies in peanut butter, chocolate chip, and white chocolate macadamia flavors under the Oatmega brand, as well as protein bars for kids in chocolate chip, chocolate peanut butter, cinnamon roll and peanut, and butter and jelly flavors under the Oatmega Kids brand name.

The stock increased 0.33% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $12.09. About 516,691 shares traded. Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (NYSE:BETR) has declined 24.38% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.08% the S&P500.

PolyOne Corporation provides specialized polymer materials, services and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $3.59 billion. The Company’s Color, Additives, and Inks segment offers specialized color and additive concentrates in solid and liquid form for thermoplastics; dispersions for thermosets; and specialty inks, plastisols, and vinyl slush molding solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s Specialty Engineered Materials segment provides specialty polymer formulations, services, and solutions for designers, assemblers, and processors of thermoplastic materials; and long glass and carbon fiber technology, and thermoset and thermoplastic composites.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 26 investors sold PolyOne Corporation shares while 74 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 72.65 million shares or 1.67% less from 73.89 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 265 were accumulated by Interactive Fin Advisors. Contravisory Investment Management has 18 shares. 767,512 are owned by Rothschild Asset Inc. Atwood Palmer, a Missouri-based fund reported 501 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru has invested 0% in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). Canada Pension Plan Invest Board invested in 119,900 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Aqr Management Lc owns 348,643 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Credit Agricole S A owns 9,547 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sterling Cap Mngmt Limited Co accumulated 735,000 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.03% or 59,712 shares in its portfolio. Stifel Fincl owns 289,680 shares. Federated Invsts Pa invested in 37,030 shares or 0% of the stock. Denver Advsr Ltd Liability Company invested in 0.05% or 24,488 shares. Moreover, Shell Asset has 0.06% invested in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). Keybank Association Oh reported 39,400 shares.

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