EPS for Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC) Expected At $0.14; Northern Capital Management Has Lowered Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) Stake

October 12, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Northern Capital Management Llc decreased Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) stake by 77.84% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Northern Capital Management Llc sold 10,185 shares as Whirlpool Corp. (WHR)’s stock rose 1.07%. The Northern Capital Management Llc holds 2,900 shares with $556,000 value, down from 13,085 last quarter. Whirlpool Corp. now has $12.90 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.06% or $0.1 reaching $177.05. About 48,052 shares traded. Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) has risen 6.81% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.89% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) to report $0.14 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 6.67% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. ISBC’s profit would be $43.08 million giving it 24.38 P/E if the $0.14 EPS is correct. After having $0.14 EPS previously, Investors Bancorp, Inc.’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. About 168,472 shares traded. Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) has risen 13.02% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.18, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 22 investors sold Investors Bancorp, Inc. shares while 70 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 226.80 million shares or 1.51% less from 230.28 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. The Illinois-based Equitec Proprietary Markets Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Price Michael F accumulated 0.89% or 500,000 shares. Fj Capital Limited Liability Corp has invested 9.62% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Denver Investment Advsrs Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Brandywine Glob Mngmt Ltd Co has invested 0.1% in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC). Federated Investors Incorporated Pa holds 0% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) for 4,793 shares. Proshare Lc holds 0.01% or 76,568 shares in its portfolio. Empyrean Prns Lp invested in 4.00M shares or 2.27% of the stock. Canada Pension Plan Invest Board holds 0% or 7,400 shares. Westpac Bk holds 0% or 46,354 shares in its portfolio. Amalgamated Fincl Bank holds 32,506 shares. Segall Bryant Hamill Limited Liability Co holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) for 925,682 shares. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.01% or 153,668 shares. 875,344 were reported by Deutsche Savings Bank Ag. Clinton Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) for 16,867 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Investors Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:ISBC), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Investors Bancorp Inc had 13 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) earned “Sell” rating by Compass Point on Friday, January 29. Piper Jaffray upgraded the shares of ISBC in report on Friday, August 19 to “Overweight” rating. On Thursday, June 1 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 7 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, December 6 to “Underweight”. The stock of Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC) earned “Neutral” rating by Compass Point on Friday, October 30. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy”. On Friday, July 28 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 30.

Among 7 analysts covering Whirlpool (NYSE:WHR), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Whirlpool had 20 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, June 1. M Partners maintained Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) on Friday, April 1 with “Buy” rating. JP Morgan upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $205 target in Tuesday, March 15 report. M Partners maintained the shares of WHR in report on Monday, December 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by M Partners on Monday, October 17 to “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, August 13. The company was downgraded on Monday, September 12 by Gabelli. The firm earned “Top Pick” rating on Monday, October 26 by RBC Capital Markets. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, October 6.

Analysts await Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) to report earnings on October, 24. They expect $3.99 EPS, up 9.02% or $0.33 from last year’s $3.66 per share. WHR’s profit will be $290.71M for 11.09 P/E if the $3.99 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.35 actual EPS reported by Whirlpool Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.10% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.26, from 1.14 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 46 investors sold WHR shares while 226 reduced holdings. 73 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 65.69 million shares or 3.63% less from 68.16 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Great Lakes Advisors Ltd Liability Co holds 0.02% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) or 4,113 shares. Moreover, Amer National Bank & Trust has 0.01% invested in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) for 117 shares. Wetherby Asset Mgmt owns 1,076 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Westwood Incorporated stated it has 0% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Parkside Savings Bank Trust reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Pnc Fincl Svcs Gru Incorporated holds 0.03% or 135,049 shares in its portfolio. Anchor Bolt Ltd Partnership has 1.4% invested in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Retirement System Of Alabama accumulated 35,865 shares. Institute For Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Corp invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Private Co Na owns 4,783 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Cibc Ww Markets has invested 0.03% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). First Washington reported 1.42% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Raymond James Finance Advsr reported 8,970 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Pillar Pacific Capital Management Lc invested 0.54% in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR). Cullen Frost Bankers Incorporated reported 0.51% of its portfolio in Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR).

Northern Capital Management Llc increased Doubleline Total Return stake by 18,025 shares to 38,179 valued at $1.88M in 2017Q2. It also upped Vg (VBR) stake by 3,005 shares and now owns 34,213 shares. Vg (VCSH) was raised too.

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