Analysts See $1.26 EPS for WGL Holdings, Inc. (WGL); Kamunting Street Capital Management LP Has Upped Platform Specialty Prods Cor (PAH) Holding

January 17, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

Analysts expect WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL) to report $1.26 EPS on February, 14.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.61% from last quarter’s $1.24 EPS. WGL’s profit would be $64.70 million giving it 16.92 P/E if the $1.26 EPS is correct. After having $-0.17 EPS previously, WGL Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -841.18% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $85.26. About 48,522 shares traded. WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL) has risen 28.20% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.50% the S&P500.

Kamunting Street Capital Management Lp increased Platform Specialty Prods Cor (PAH) stake by 108.93% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Kamunting Street Capital Management Lp acquired 74,709 shares as Platform Specialty Prods Cor (PAH)’s stock rose 0.60%. The Kamunting Street Capital Management Lp holds 143,291 shares with $1.60 million value, up from 68,582 last quarter. Platform Specialty Prods Cor now has $3.18B valuation. The stock decreased 2.98% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $11.08. About 997,820 shares traded. Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has risen 48.23% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.53% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.34, from 1.33 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 23 investors sold WGL Holdings, Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 34.93 million shares or 1.83% more from 34.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Schwab Charles Invest Management, a California-based fund reported 400,913 shares. P Schoenfeld Asset Management L P owns 50,000 shares. Neuberger Berman Gru Limited Liability Corporation owns 6,620 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 0.01% or 96,376 shares. Brown Advisory Inc reported 10,228 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.01% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Davidson Garrard Inc has invested 0.08% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Of Vermont invested in 752 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Earnest Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 1.06% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Commonwealth Equity Services owns 36,211 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. The Missouri-based Parkside Natl Bank & has invested 0.01% in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL). Advsr Asset Mngmt Incorporated accumulated 809 shares. Glenmede Trust Na owns 0% invested in WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL) for 145 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 0.05% or 13,700 shares in its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Limited Company holds 0% or 6,632 shares in its portfolio.

Among 6 analysts covering WGL Holdings (NYSE:WGL), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. WGL Holdings had 7 analyst reports since January 6, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, November 29, the company rating was downgraded by Janney Capital. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 2 by Seaport Global. UBS upgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $82 target in Thursday, January 26 report. Wells Fargo initiated the shares of WGL in report on Wednesday, January 6 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL) has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, March 15 by Hilliard Lyons. On Wednesday, March 30 the stock rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with “Hold”.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $178,237 activity. $178,237 worth of stock was sold by LEE DEBRA L on Friday, September 15.

WGL Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, sells and delivers natural gas; and provides energy-related services and products. The company has market cap of $4.38 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Regulated Utility, Retail Energy-Marketing, Commercial Energy Systems, and Midstream Energy Services. It has a 22.8 P/E ratio. The Regulated Utility segment sells and delivers natural gas to retail customers; and owns full and partial interests in underground natural gas storage facilities, including pipeline delivery facilities located in and around Hampshire County, West Virginia.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.52, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 27 investors sold PAH shares while 51 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 243.56 million shares or 1.34% more from 240.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Nationwide Fund holds 43,467 shares. 72,269 were reported by Voya Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca owns 41,758 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas reported 192,926 shares. Arrowmark Colorado Hldgs Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 24,276 shares in its portfolio. First Tru Ltd Partnership invested in 0.03% or 926,580 shares. The California-based California Public Employees Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Northern Trust Corporation invested 0% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Price T Rowe Assocs Md invested in 0% or 84,618 shares. Petrus Trust Lta reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Savings Bank Of New York Mellon accumulated 720,880 shares. State Common Retirement Fund reported 532,432 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Private Mgmt Grp holds 1.05% or 1.78 million shares. Barclays Plc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 90,987 shares. Axa reported 879,466 shares stake.

Among 10 analysts covering Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Platform Specialty Products Corporation had 25 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. The rating was initiated by TH Capital on Monday, August 22 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 18 by SunTrust. Credit Suisse reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, May 2 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nomura given on Monday, November 7. SunTrust maintained the shares of PAH in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) rating on Tuesday, August 16. Barclays Capital has “Equal-Weight” rating and $11 target. The stock of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, September 29. Bank of America initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, March 9 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Thursday, December 3.

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