$0.27 EPS Expected for Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (HWD); Accipiter Capital Management Boosted By $1.98 Million Its Shire Plc (SHPG) Stake

February 18, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

Analysts expect Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (TSE:HWD) to report $0.27 EPS on March, 16.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 6.90% from last quarter’s $0.29 EPS. T_HWD’s profit would be $5.78 million giving it 17.85 P/E if the $0.27 EPS is correct. After having $0.34 EPS previously, Hardwoods Distribution Inc.’s analysts see -20.59% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.37% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $19.28. About 1,930 shares traded. Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (TSE:HWD) has 0.00% since February 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Accipiter Capital Management Llc increased Shire Plc (SHPG) stake by 52.6% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Accipiter Capital Management Llc acquired 12,927 shares as Shire Plc (SHPG)’s stock rose 4.45%. The Accipiter Capital Management Llc holds 37,505 shares with $5.74 million value, up from 24,578 last quarter. Shire Plc now has $37.20B valuation. The stock decreased 0.92% or $1.24 during the last trading session, reaching $134.06. About 944,332 shares traded. Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) has risen 4.69% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.01% the S&P500.

Hardwoods Distribution Inc. distributes hardwood lumber, plywood, MDF, melamine, particleboards, and specialty products to the industrial and retail markets in North America. The company has market cap of $412.98 million. The firm distributes sheet goods consisting primarily of hardwood plywood and other non-structural sheet goods, such as medium-density fiberboards, particleboards, and decorative surfaces; and specialty products, including moldings and millwork, high pressure laminates, countertops, doors, and components. It has a 13.19 P/E ratio. It also sells reconstituted veneers, thermally fused laminates, vinyl and foil overlays, HPL bonded panels, composite panels, and hardboards.

Among 2 analysts covering Hardwoods Distribution (TSE:HWD), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Hardwoods Distribution had 2 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Among 25 analysts covering Shire plc (ADR) (NASDAQ:SHPG), 21 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 84% are positive. Shire plc (ADR) had 70 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, December 2 the stock rating was initiated by Societe Generale with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 14 by Liberum Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, October 14 by Northland Capital. Piper Jaffray maintained Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $15900 target. The stock of Shire plc (NASDAQ:SHPG) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, September 21. As per Monday, February 5, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. Bernstein downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, May 26 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Bank of America given on Monday, January 18. As per Thursday, May 26, the company rating was initiated by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Friday, June 30 with “Buy”.

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