EPS for Xylem Inc. (XYL) Expected At $0.76; Last Week Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA) Analysts

January 18, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Analysts expect Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) to report $0.76 EPS on February, 1.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 15.15% from last quarter’s $0.66 EPS. XYL’s profit would be $136.49 million giving it 23.36 P/E if the $0.76 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Xylem Inc.’s analysts see 16.92% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $71.02. About 957,295 shares traded or 24.09% up from the average. Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) has risen 20.76% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.06% the S&P500.

Among 33 analysts covering Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (NASDAQ:FOXA), 21 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc had 97 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, August 14. The rating was maintained by Wedbush on Tuesday, February 9 with “Outperform”. Telsey Advisory Group downgraded the shares of FOXA in report on Monday, December 12 to “Market Perform” rating. The stock of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 25 by Jefferies. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 3 by Wells Fargo. On Tuesday, January 9 the stock rating was downgraded by Pivotal Research to “Hold”. As per Thursday, May 11, the company rating was upgraded by Rosenblatt. The rating was maintained by Topeka Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 3 with “Hold”. The stock of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) earned “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research on Tuesday, October 20. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, August 21. See Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) latest ratings:

16/01/2018 Broker: B. Riley & Co Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
09/01/2018 Broker: Pivotal Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
22/12/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $37.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $43.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Loop Capital Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Sell Downgrade
18/12/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Downgrade
15/12/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain
15/12/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Sector Weight Downgrade
07/12/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $40.0 Maintain
22/11/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0 Maintain

Since August 9, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $5.14 million activity. LORANGER STEVEN R also sold $13,604 worth of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) shares. Shares for $544,578 were sold by Napolitano Kenneth. Brannemo Tomas sold 2,260 shares worth $153,108.

Among 20 analysts covering Xylem (NYSE:XYL), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Xylem had 66 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, October 4. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, October 12. The rating was maintained by IBC with “Buy” on Thursday, May 11. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of XYL in report on Thursday, July 27 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 15 by Boenning & Scattergood. The rating was upgraded by Janney Capital on Wednesday, November 2 to “Buy”. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 6 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, November 1. The firm has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global given on Thursday, January 21. On Monday, July 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 25 investors sold Xylem Inc. shares while 179 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 146.94 million shares or 0.93% less from 148.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 4,809 were accumulated by Insight 2811 Incorporated. Amf Pensionsforsakring has 0.31% invested in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt accumulated 3,438 shares. State Treasurer State Of Michigan invested 0.03% in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL). Hall Laurie J Trustee has 12,525 shares. Pnc Fincl Gp stated it has 182,713 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Westport Asset Management Incorporated, a Connecticut-based fund reported 6,000 shares. Pennsylvania Company accumulated 13,500 shares or 0.04% of the stock. Cap Ltd Limited Liability has 108 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fjarde Ap has 0.05% invested in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) for 45,181 shares. Boston Private Wealth Limited Liability Company reported 5,880 shares. Stifel Corp holds 54,256 shares. Brinker Cap holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) for 30,434 shares. Amica Mutual Ins Com accumulated 9,086 shares. Caxton L P holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) for 50,000 shares.

Xylem Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and service of engineered solutions for the water and wastewater applications. The company has market cap of $12.76 billion. It operates through three divisions: Water Infrastructure, Applied Water, and Sensus. It has a 41.29 P/E ratio. The Water Infrastructure segment offers various products, including water and wastewater pumps, treatment and testing equipment, and controls and systems, as well as filtration, disinfection, and biological treatment equipment under the Flygt, WEDECO, Godwin, WTW, Sanitaire, YSI, and Leopold names for the transportation, treatment, and testing of water and wastewater for public utilities and industrial applications.

The stock increased 2.26% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $37.11. About 6.23 million shares traded. Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) has declined 2.90% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.60% the S&P500.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified media and entertainment firm primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $68.22 billion. It operates through Cable Network Programming, Television, and Filmed Entertainment divisions. It has a 23.08 P/E ratio. The firm produces and licenses news, business news, sports, general entertainment, factual entertainment, and movie programming for distribution primarily through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunication companies, and online video distributors.

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