$0.27 EPS Expected for Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (HWD); Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Covered By 6 Bullish Analysts Last Week

February 14, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

Among 33 analysts covering Fifth Third (NASDAQ:FITB), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 24 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. Fifth Third had 103 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 4 by Susquehanna. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, October 5 by Stephens. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, January 25 by Hilliard Lyons. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 25 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, July 21. The firm has “Sell” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, January 2. Bernstein downgraded the shares of FITB in report on Wednesday, November 16 to “Mkt Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, October 3 with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Tuesday, October 4 report. See Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) latest ratings:

26/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $34 New Target: $35 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $37.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $32.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Hold New Target: $34.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $35.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $32 New Target: $35 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Vining Sparks Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0

Analysts expect Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (TSE:HWD) to report $0.27 EPS on March, 16.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 6.90% from last quarter’s $0.29 EPS. T_HWD’s profit would be $5.78 million giving it 17.75 P/E if the $0.27 EPS is correct. After having $0.34 EPS previously, Hardwoods Distribution Inc.’s analysts see -20.59% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $19.17. About 11,758 shares traded. Hardwoods Distribution Inc. (TSE:HWD) has 0.00% since February 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Hardwoods Distribution Inc. distributes hardwood lumber, plywood, MDF, melamine, particleboards, and specialty products to the industrial and retail markets in North America. The company has market cap of $410.62 million. The firm distributes sheet goods consisting primarily of hardwood plywood and other non-structural sheet goods, such as medium-density fiberboards, particleboards, and decorative surfaces; and specialty products, including moldings and millwork, high pressure laminates, countertops, doors, and components. It has a 13.11 P/E ratio. It also sells reconstituted veneers, thermally fused laminates, vinyl and foil overlays, HPL bonded panels, composite panels, and hardboards.

Among 2 analysts covering Hardwoods Distribution (TSE:HWD), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Hardwoods Distribution had 2 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Fifth Third Bancorp operates as a diversified financial services firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $23.03 billion. It operates through four divisions: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth and Asset Management. It has a 11.73 P/E ratio. The Commercial Banking segment offers credit intermediation, cash management, and financial services; lending and depository products; and foreign exchange and international trade finance, derivatives and capital markets services, asset lending, real estate finance, public finance, commercial leasing, and syndicated finance for business, government, and professional customers.

The stock increased 2.47% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $33.19. About 2.70 million shares traded. Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) has risen 33.30% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.60% the S&P500.

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $678,998 activity. On Friday, August 18 Forrest Frank R. sold $183,540 worth of Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) or 7,004 shares. 7,500 shares were sold by Hazel Mark D, worth $246,098 on Monday, February 5. Shares for $432,900 were sold by Spence Timothy on Thursday, October 26.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.65 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 0.81 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 45 investors sold Fifth Third Bancorp shares while 234 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. 575.67 million shares or 0.33% more from 573.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Robeco Institutional Asset Mngmt Bv reported 561,254 shares. 47,325 are held by Suntrust Banks Inc. The Massachusetts-based Commonwealth Equity Svcs has invested 0.05% in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Calamos Llc stated it has 0.03% in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Manchester Capital Ltd stated it has 2,945 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. State Treasurer State Of Michigan accumulated 223,604 shares. Ancora Advsrs Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Tci Wealth Advsr Incorporated reported 524 shares stake. Monetary Management Group Inc Inc owns 0% invested in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) for 200 shares. Diversified Co owns 10,862 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Portland Advsr Ltd has 0.31% invested in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Robecosam Ag holds 0.01% or 6,750 shares in its portfolio. Marco Inv Management Lc has invested 0.03% in Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB). Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.02% stake. Amalgamated Comml Bank holds 0.07% or 85,978 shares in its portfolio.

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