Analysts See $1.40 EPS for Sempra Energy (SRE); PHH (PHH) Had 4 Bullish Analysts

February 21, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

Among 10 analysts covering PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. PHH Corporation had 17 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold”. The stock of PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, April 12 by Sterne Agee CRT. Wood downgraded PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) on Thursday, August 11 to “Market Perform” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, August 7. ValuEngine downgraded PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) on Friday, May 26 to “Strong Sell” rating. The rating was upgraded by Bruyette & Woods” on Monday, August 10 to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, August 10 by Wood. Wedbush upgraded PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) on Friday, March 3 to “Outperform” rating. See PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $12.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $13.0 Maintain
11/09/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $15.0 Maintain

Analysts expect Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) to report $1.40 EPS on February, 27 before the open.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 7.89% from last quarter’s $1.52 EPS. SRE’s profit would be $389.52 million giving it 19.20 P/E if the $1.40 EPS is correct. After having $1.04 EPS previously, Sempra Energy’s analysts see 34.62% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.35% or $1.47 during the last trading session, reaching $107.54. About 2.29M shares traded. Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) has risen 8.27% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.43% the S&P500.

Sempra Energy, together with its subsidiaries, engages in energy business worldwide. The company has market cap of $29.92 billion. The company's San Diego Gas & Electric Company segment transmits and distributes electricity and/or natural gas. It has a 23.82 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, this segment had approximately 1.4 million electric meters and 878,000 natural gas meters.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.18, from 1.01 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 28 investors sold Sempra Energy shares while 168 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 197.93 million shares or 1.07% less from 200.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ls Advsrs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 10,448 shares. Victory Capital Mngmt, a Ohio-based fund reported 573,805 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui accumulated 0.12% or 768,503 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag accumulated 6.25 million shares. Interest Ca accumulated 24,350 shares. Gulf National Bank & Trust (Uk) Ltd holds 0.12% or 76,196 shares in its portfolio. San Francisco Sentry Group (Ca) accumulated 0.06% or 1,647 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company reported 0.11% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Motco has 0.01% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Everence Mngmt owns 0.19% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 7,343 shares. Tiaa Cref Mgmt Ltd Liability Co owns 0.15% invested in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) for 1.93 million shares. Hanson Doremus Mngmt reported 351 shares stake. Fred Alger Mgmt has invested 0.01% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma invested 0% in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE). Martin Currie Ltd invested 0.92% of its portfolio in Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE).

Among 9 analysts covering Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Sempra Energy had 19 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Sunday, November 5. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, October 12. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Monday, January 25. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, May 11 report. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, July 23 with “Buy”. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Buy”. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of SRE in report on Tuesday, October 10 with “Outperform” rating. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 21 investors sold PHH Corporation shares while 28 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 30.18 million shares or 39.49% less from 49.87 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 21,375 are owned by Teacher Retirement Of Texas. Symphony Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation, California-based fund reported 17,564 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 56,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Engineers Gate Manager L P stated it has 52,428 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada holds 0% or 4,542 shares. 50 are owned by Huntington Bancorp. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) for 55,256 shares. Hbk Invests L P has invested 0% in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH). Voya Inv Mgmt Lc stated it has 0% in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH). Deutsche Comml Bank Ag holds 58,324 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn stated it has 46,824 shares. Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) for 136,860 shares. Meyer Handelman Communication has 70,000 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Geode Ltd Liability Co holds 0% or 343,332 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 0% invested in PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) for 7,618 shares.

The stock decreased 2.51% or $0.22 during the last trading session, reaching $8.54. About 384,185 shares traded. PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) has risen 6.41% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.29% the S&P500.

Since September 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $1.07 million activity. $299,250 worth of stock was sold by WETZEL CARROLL R on Monday, September 11. Another trade for 825 shares valued at $11,553 was sold by STEIN KEVIN. 8,844 PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) shares with value of $126,027 were sold by PIZZI CHARLES P. The insider EGAN JAMES O sold $548,739. Brown William F also sold $88,948 worth of PHH Corporation (NYSE:PHH) shares.

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