Equity Commonwealth (EQC) Analysts See $0.20 EPS; 5 Analysts Covering Avery Dennison (AVY)

February 20, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

Among 10 analysts covering Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Avery Dennison had 34 analyst reports since October 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) earned “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, October 26. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan on Monday, February 12 to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, October 30. On Thursday, February 1 the stock rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight”. Bank of America upgraded Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) on Tuesday, June 20 to “Buy” rating. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $133 target in Thursday, February 1 report. Robert W. Baird maintained Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) rating on Wednesday, January 10. Robert W. Baird has “Buy” rating and $125.0 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, October 23. As per Friday, July 1, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. See Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) latest ratings:

12/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $135 New Target: $140 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Hold New Target: $113.0 Upgrade
12/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
02/02/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $132.0 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $128 New Target: $133 Maintain
01/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Underweight Downgrade
01/02/2018 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Sell New Target: $113.0 Downgrade
18/01/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $135 Initiates Coverage On
10/01/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0 Maintain

Analysts expect Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) to report $0.20 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 13.04% from last quarter’s $0.23 EPS. EQC’s profit would be $24.89M giving it 37.03 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.22 EPS previously, Equity Commonwealth’s analysts see -9.09% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.31% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $29.62. About 784,247 shares traded or 25.90% up from the average. Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) has risen 13.35% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.35% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Equity Commonwealth had 10 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 9 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 15 by Bank of America. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) on Friday, February 16 to “Buy” rating. Citigroup maintained Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) on Thursday, September 1 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Friday, September 11 to “Neutral”. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, November 6 report. Citigroup upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 14 report. Zacks upgraded Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) on Monday, August 10 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 18.

Equity Commonwealth is a Chicago based, internally managed and self-advised real estate investment trust (REIT) with commercial office properties throughout the United States. The company has market cap of $3.69 billion.

Avery Dennison Corporation produces and sells pressure-sensitive materials worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.46 billion. The companyÂ’s Label and Graphic Materials segment offers pressure-sensitive labeling materials; packaging materials and solutions; roll-fed sleeves; engineered films; graphic imaging media; and reflective materials under the Fasson, JAC, and Avery Dennison brands. It has a 37.98 P/E ratio. It serves label converters, package designers, packaging engineers and manufacturers, industrial and sign manufacturers, printers, distributors, designers, advertising and government agencies, and graphics vendors.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.05, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 34 investors sold Avery Dennison Corporation shares while 167 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 134 raised stakes. 70.08 million shares or 2.56% less from 71.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Chevy Chase Inc has 0.06% invested in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) for 133,036 shares. Cibc Asset Mngmt reported 8,732 shares stake. Macquarie Group Ltd reported 0% in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). California Public Employees Retirement System reported 255,120 shares stake. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). Fjarde Ap owns 22,869 shares. Ahl Partners Llp holds 0.18% of its portfolio in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) for 102,661 shares. Utah Retirement Sys has 0.04% invested in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). James Investment has invested 1.56% of its portfolio in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). Commonwealth Equity Svcs Incorporated owns 24,479 shares. Private Tru Na, a Ohio-based fund reported 9,907 shares. Brown Advisory accumulated 2,896 shares. Strategic Global Llc has invested 0.68% in Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY). Great Lakes Advisors reported 113,167 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.03% or 21,499 shares in its portfolio.

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $118.8. About 642,638 shares traded. Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has risen 10.91% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.79% the S&P500.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $2.84 million activity. SCARBOROUGH DEAN A had sold 20,000 shares worth $2.10M on Friday, October 27. The insider Anderson Anthony sold $325,466. $188,000 worth of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) shares were sold by PYOTT DAVID E I. BARKER PETER K sold $229,510 worth of stock.

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