Owens & Minor (NYSE:OMI) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.14

Lloyd Doyle
January 21, 2018

There are brokerage firms with lower targets than the average, including one setting a price target of $17. QS Investors LLC now owns 9,737 shares of the company's stock valued at $313,000 after buying an additional 1,803 shares during the period. United Therapeutics Corp now has $6.06 billion valuation. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.51 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Owens & Minor will post 1.77 earnings per share for the current year. It has underperformed by 7.71% the S&P500. Magnetar Fincl Ltd Com holds 45,564 shares. The Relative Volume value measured for Owens & Minor Inc. stands at 0.75. The stock decreased 2.05% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $34.34. Birmingham Cap Incorporated Al accumulated 8,953 shares or 0.28% of the stock. (NYSE:OMI) has seen its stock price gain 2.78, or +14.72%, so far in 2017. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts have given a mean recommendation of 3.50 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Owens & Minor's analysts are positive. Jefferies maintained the shares of OMI in report on Friday, July 7 with "Hold" rating. Trupanion, Inc. (NYSE:TRUP) has risen 8.99% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. Nomura maintained it with "Buy" rating and $81 target in Friday, May 20 report. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The rating was initiated by UBS on Thursday, October 6 with "Sell". The company was maintained on Monday, September 11 by Jefferies. The stock has "Underperform" rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, April 21. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an "underweight" rating and issued a $22.00 target price on shares of Owens & Minor in a research note on Tuesday, December 19th. The company had revenue of $2.33 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.40 billion. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann on Thursday, November 2 with "Hold". The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Monday, December 7 by RBC Capital Markets.

The Nebraska-based Cwm Llc has invested 1.13% in the stock. The company has a current ratio of 1.77, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.91. 33 funds opened positions while 101 raised stakes. Owens & Minor earned a news impact score of 0.14 on Accern's scale. About 118,570 shares traded. Broadfin Llc accumulated 133,700 shares. Sector Gamma As has 175,874 shares for 0.78% of their portfolio. Gemmer Asset Ltd Liability Company holds 0% or 112 shares in its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI). Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0.01% in Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI). First Tru Advsr LP owns 876,673 shares or 0.07% of their U.S. portfolio. State Street Corp grew its stake in Owens & Minor by 4.1% in the second quarter. River Road Asset Management Llc holds 0.73% of its portfolio in Owens & Minor, Inc. Comerica Natl Bank holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE:OMI) for 22,141 shares. (NYSE:OMI) is a good way of gaining insight into the stock's performance. It also reduced Mfa Finl Inc (NYSE:MFA) stake by 38,500 shares and now owns 797,552 shares.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 31 investors sold UTHR shares while 114 reduced holdings. Moreover, Abner Herrman And Brock Limited Company has 0.05% invested in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Raymond James Tru Na, Florida-based fund reported 19,942 shares. 129,568 are owned by Great West Life Assurance Can. Hexavest owns 2,600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt invested 0.01% in United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ:UTHR). Security Commercial Bank Of So Dak accumulated 16,978 shares. Narwhal Management reported 4,395 shares stake. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt holds 0.06% or 5,839 shares. Bancorporation Of America De invested in 0% or 276,067 shares. Northern Trust Corp now owns 2,110,016 shares of the company's stock worth $67,922,000 after buying an additional 421,202 shares during the period. Casey S General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) was raised too. The other 3, though not evenly; between analysts who think you should buy Owens & Minor, Inc. versus those who think you should sell it. Therefore 17% are positive. On Sunday, July 30 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with "Buy". Argus Research downgraded the stock to "Hold" rating in Tuesday, May 24 report. They issued a neutral rating for the company. OXM's profit will be $15.82 million for 21.76 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. The insider CAUSEY CHRISTOPHER sold $70,760. However the company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the same quarter during past year. After $0.40 actual EPS reported by Owens & Minor, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.50% EPS growth.

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