EPS for Calpine (CPN) Expected At $0.20; Alyeska Investment Group LP Has Increased Altria Group (MO) Stake

January 13, 2018 - By Stephen Andrade

Analysts expect Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) to report $0.20 EPS on February, 9.They anticipate $0.60 EPS change or 150.00% from last quarter’s $-0.4 EPS. CPN’s profit would be $72.12 million giving it 18.84 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, Calpine Corporation’s analysts see -68.25% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $15.07. About 2.46M shares traded. Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has declined 5.37% since January 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.07% the S&P500.

Alyeska Investment Group Lp increased Altria Group Inc (MO) stake by 41.97% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Alyeska Investment Group Lp acquired 129,789 shares as Altria Group Inc (MO)’s stock declined 2.84%. The Alyeska Investment Group Lp holds 439,053 shares with $27.85M value, up from 309,264 last quarter. Altria Group Inc now has $132.83B valuation. The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $69.61. About 7.41 million shares traded or 9.68% up from the average. Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) has risen 11.92% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.78% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Calpine Corporation had 42 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 31. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CPN in report on Sunday, July 23 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, August 24 by SunTrust. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. The stock of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Wednesday, August 24. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, July 31 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Evercore to “Buy” on Friday, July 31. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, November 22 by Bank of America.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.31, from 0.64 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 51 investors sold Calpine Corporation shares while 76 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 272.79 million shares or 16.22% less from 325.61 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Natixis holds 0.4% or 2.92 million shares. Barclays Public Limited Com has invested 0% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Northern Tru Corp holds 1.98M shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md reported 0% stake. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt System has invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Assetmark holds 0% or 337 shares. Gsa Prns Llp invested in 0.02% or 16,019 shares. Tower Research Capital Ltd (Trc) stated it has 100 shares. 7,765 were reported by Pnc Financial Serv Group. Verition Fund Ltd Com accumulated 12,531 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Soros Fund Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.26% in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN). Moreover, Rhumbline Advisers has 0.01% invested in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) for 347,277 shares. Aqr Mngmt Limited Liability Corp stated it has 50,471 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Aviva Public Limited Company holds 0.02% or 228,907 shares in its portfolio. Tt invested 0.74% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN).

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. The company has market cap of $5.43 billion. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities and other governmental entities, and power marketers, as well as retail commercial, industrial, and residential customers.

Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $17.24 million activity. The insider Fusco Jack A sold $13.98 million. MILLER W. THADDEUS had sold 177,627 shares worth $2.69M. On Tuesday, December 12 Hill Thad sold $577,624 worth of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) or 38,304 shares.

Since August 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $2.95 million activity. On Thursday, August 10 the insider Barrington Martin J. sold $994,909. $1.96 million worth of Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO) was sold by DEVITRE DINYAR S.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.02, from 0.91 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 91 investors sold MO shares while 516 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes. 1.17 billion shares or 0.77% more from 1.16 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Utd National Bank has invested 0.31% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Signaturefd Limited Liability Corporation, a Georgia-based fund reported 35,253 shares. Paragon Cap Mngmt Lc accumulated 3,900 shares. Fin Advisory Serv accumulated 11,690 shares. Moreover, Guyasuta Investment Advsr Inc has 0.14% invested in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Institute For Wealth Management Limited Liability Co holds 24,645 shares. Arrow Fincl holds 9,481 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Exxonmobil Invest Mngmt Tx has invested 0.56% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Ancora Limited Liability accumulated 21,890 shares. Legal & General Group Inc Pcl has invested 0.43% in Altria Group, Inc. (NYSE:MO). Atlantic Trust Gru Limited Liability Com invested in 208,401 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Eqis Capital Mgmt Inc, California-based fund reported 18,035 shares. Clinton Group has 55,875 shares for 0.39% of their portfolio. Cibc Mkts Corporation holds 0.27% or 451,776 shares in its portfolio. 106,227 were reported by Motco.

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