Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (BXMT) EPS Estimated At $0.57; Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Has Raised Its Kosmos Energy LTD (KOS) Stake

February 12, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Analysts expect Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) to report $0.57 EPS on February, 13.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.57 EPS. BXMT’s profit would be $61.13 million giving it 13.09 P/E if the $0.57 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc.’s analysts see -9.52% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $29.84. About 1.14M shares traded or 16.22% up from the average. Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) has risen 12.11% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.59% the S&P500.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc increased Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS) stake by 25.77% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc acquired 1.41M shares as Kosmos Energy Ltd (KOS)’s stock rose 28.43%. The Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc holds 6.88M shares with $54.75 million value, up from 5.47 million last quarter. Kosmos Energy Ltd now has $2.14B valuation. The stock increased 2.61% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $5.51. About 4.21M shares traded or 63.43% up from the average. Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has risen 49.41% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 32.71% the S&P500.

Among 9 analysts covering Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc (NYSE:BXMT), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc had 18 analyst reports since January 26, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 6 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, December 15 by Bank of America. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) rating on Thursday, December 7. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $33.0 target. Credit Suisse initiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, April 18 report. J.P. Morgan downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, February 6 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wood on Friday, April 7. As per Monday, January 9, the company rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo reinitiated the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, December 6 report. The stock of Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Thursday, February 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, May 29.

Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc., a real estate finance company, originates and purchases senior loans collateralized by properties in North America and Europe. The company has market cap of $3.20 billion. The firm qualifies as a real estate investment trust for federal income tax purposes. It has a 13.29 P/E ratio. It generally would not be subject to U.S. federal income taxes if it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders.

Since August 31, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $30,150 activity. Armer Douglas N. also sold $19,261 worth of Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) shares. Another trade for 221 shares valued at $6,935 was made by Marone Anthony F. JR on Thursday, August 31. Ruffing Thomas C had sold 126 shares worth $3,954 on Thursday, August 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 13 investors sold Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. shares while 59 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 55.19 million shares or 1.38% less from 55.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dean has 1.63% invested in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT). Barnett And has invested 0.07% in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT). 1832 Asset Lp accumulated 0.14% or 1.29M shares. Huntington Bancshares holds 0% of its portfolio in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) for 800 shares. Boston reported 787,939 shares. Financial Bank Of New York Mellon Corp invested in 131,237 shares. 1,050 are held by Evercore Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Company. Gruss And Inc stated it has 125,694 shares. Swiss Bancorp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT). Grs Advsrs Ltd Llc holds 3.75% or 253,700 shares. Suntrust Banks Inc reported 9,175 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Tradition Mngmt Limited Co holds 0.47% or 46,853 shares. Stephens Ar owns 37,760 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Golub Ltd Llc stated it has 0.14% in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT). Garrison Bradford Assocs holds 10.24% of its portfolio in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BXMT) for 394,599 shares.

Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Llc decreased Target Corp (NYSE:TGT) stake by 150,384 shares to 1.98M valued at $116.59M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC) stake by 87,317 shares and now owns 1.51M shares. Trex Co Inc (NYSE:TREX) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.76, from 2.05 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 12 investors sold KOS shares while 37 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 401.77 million shares or 0.82% less from 405.09 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Reilly Fincl Advisors Ltd Liability, California-based fund reported 460 shares. 230 are held by Winfield Associate. Prudential Fincl reported 0% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Fincl Bank Of America De stated it has 0% in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Woodstock reported 16,618 shares. Zebra Lc holds 0.32% or 123,312 shares. State Of Wisconsin Investment Board has invested 0% of its portfolio in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS). Glob X Communications Limited Com has 0% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 8,338 shares. Northern Tru owns 1.09M shares for 0% of their portfolio. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Ltd Llc has 0.03% invested in Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) for 14,762 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas holds 1.72M shares. Creative Planning invested in 0% or 20,000 shares. Blackrock invested in 0.01% or 17.83 million shares. Lord Abbett Company Ltd Liability Company accumulated 2.54 million shares. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% or 731,100 shares.

Among 15 analysts covering Kosmos Energy (NYSE:KOS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Kosmos Energy has $13.0 highest and $4.50 lowest target. $9.40’s average target is 70.60% above currents $5.51 stock price. Kosmos Energy had 46 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, October 4. Citigroup maintained Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) on Monday, September 14 with “Neutral” rating. On Monday, April 24 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets downgraded Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) on Monday, February 5 to “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of KOS in report on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $10 target in Thursday, March 9 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) rating on Thursday, September 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $13.0 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Tuesday, March 29. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 26 by Scotia Capital. The stock of Kosmos Energy Ltd. (NYSE:KOS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Goldman Sachs.

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