EPS for LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (LPLA) Expected At $0.41

Lloyd Doyle
January 13, 2018

American Assets Inc who had been investing in American Assets Tr Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $2.32 billion market cap company. The stock decreased 0.52% or $0.32 during the last trading session, reaching $61.29. Intact Investment Management Inc acquired 121,900 shares as Cenovus Energy Inc (CVE)'s stock declined 29.14%. Lpl Financial Holdings Inc. now has $5.49B valuation. (NYSE:AAT) has risen 1.63% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.53% the S&P500.

Tpg-Axon Management Lp increased its stake in Centene Corp Del (CNC) by 49.7% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Three Corner Global Investors Lp bought 37,505 shares as the company's stock declined 1.46% while stock markets rallied. The stock increased 1.02% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $61.44. About 652,297 shares traded. Centene Corporation (NYSE:CNC) has risen 32.56% since January 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 26.05% the S&P500. With 586,400 avg volume, 1 days are for Lpl Financial Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:LPLA)'s short sellers to cover LPLA's short positions. Therefore 50% are positive.

On average, analysts expect that LPL Financial will report full-year earnings of $2.27 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.22 to $2.34. JP Morgan maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, October 30 report. The stock of LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) earned "Sell" rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, April 5. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, September 15 by Citigroup. (NASDAQ:LPLA) on Friday, February 12 with "Neutral" rating. SunTrust Banks restated a "buy" rating and issued a $65.00 target price on shares of LPL Financial in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its holdings in shares of LPL Financial by 166.2% in the second quarter. (NASDAQ:LPLA) for 11,588 shares. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse on Monday, August 22 to "Neutral". The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Friday, October 6.

Investors sentiment increased to 2 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 18 investors sold LPLA shares while 46 reduced holdings.


Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. 5 analysts recommended Overweight these shares while 0 recommended Underweight, according to FactSet data. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.58 EPS. Apg Asset Management Nv reported 55,600 shares stake. Moreover, Principal has 0% invested in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA) for 16,176 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System owns 102,460 shares. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0.08% of its portfolio in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA). Virginia Retirement Et Al invested in 4,400 shares or 0% of the stock. Blackrock holds 0.01% in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. 14,736 were accumulated by Rafferty Asset Mgmt Limited Com.

Eam Investors Llc, which manages about $932.15M and $752.37M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Hudson Technologies Inc. Pdts Prns Limited Liability has invested 0.17% in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $3.39 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.79 to $4.03. Its down 62.5% from 2.04 million shares previously. France-based Natixis has invested 0.01% in LPL Financial Holdings Inc. The insider McSchooler Jeffrey L sold 785 shares worth $44,439. 83 funds opened positions while 160 raised stakes. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by DISH Network Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.51% negative EPS growth. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability Corp has 16,079 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. (NASDAQ:WETF) earned "Sell" rating by UBS on Wednesday, November 2. Brown Brothers Harriman And stated it has 8,400 shares. Aviva Public Ltd invested in 106,394 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Morgan Stanley reported 523,852 shares stake. Bush Odonnell Investment Advsr reported 45,110 shares. Columbus Circle Invsts holds 97,002 shares. Therefore 33% are positive. American Assets Trust had 12 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 10 by Pivotal Research. (NASDAQ:WETF) rating on Tuesday, November 14. Wunderlich maintained the stock with "Sell" rating in Monday, September 21 report. LPL Financial has a consensus rating of Buy and an average price target of $57.50. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, September 3 by Wood. (NASDAQ:LPLA) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, November 9 by Nomura. The stock has "Underweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, October 5. The firm has "Neutral" rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, December 13. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, June 21 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) earned "Sell" rating by Wunderlich on Friday, July 22.

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