Employers Holdings, Inc. (EIG) EPS Estimated At $0.50; Lone Pine Capital Has Lifted Electronic Arts (EA) Position By $322.78 Million

April 7, 2018 - By mmahotstuff

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Lone Pine Capital Llc increased Electronic Arts Inc (EA) stake by 72.6% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Lone Pine Capital Llc acquired 3.07M shares as Electronic Arts Inc (EA)’s stock rose 13.17%. The Lone Pine Capital Llc holds 7.31 million shares with $767.80 million value, up from 4.23M last quarter. Electronic Arts Inc now has $36.30B valuation. The stock decreased 2.37% or $2.87 during the last trading session, reaching $118.36. About 2.47 million shares traded. Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) has risen 34.78% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.23% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) to report $0.50 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 12.28% from last quarter’s $0.57 EPS. EIG’s profit would be $16.36M giving it 20.45 P/E if the $0.50 EPS is correct. After having $1.06 EPS previously, Employers Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -52.83% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.97% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $40.9. About 76,958 shares traded. Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) has risen 8.87% since April 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.68% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Electronic Arts had 93 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 25 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Wednesday, November 2 with “Neutral”. The company was initiated on Friday, September 23 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) earned “Long-Term Buy” rating by Hilliard Lyons on Wednesday, March 30. The rating was maintained by Buckingham Research with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 31. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy”. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities. Piper Jaffray maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) rating on Friday, September 8. Piper Jaffray has “Buy” rating and $128.0 target. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) on Sunday, November 19 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird on Wednesday, November 1 with “Buy”.

Lone Pine Capital Llc decreased Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX) stake by 151,123 shares to 1.12 million valued at $508.75M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Broadcom Ltd stake by 2.63 million shares and now owns 2.46M shares. Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ:MSFT) was reduced too.

Since October 5, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 26 selling transactions for $12.00 million activity. Miele Laura also sold $81,113 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares. The insider Wilson Andrew sold 9,000 shares worth $978,201. Singh Vijayanthimala also sold $24,908 worth of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) shares. $793,015 worth of stock was sold by HOAG JAY C on Thursday, February 22. Another trade for 10,500 shares valued at $1.25M was sold by Jorgensen Blake J. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $614,841 was made by Soderlund Patrick on Thursday, March 1. Another trade for 1,500 shares valued at $162,767 was made by Bruzzo Chris on Tuesday, January 2.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.30, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 82 investors sold EA shares while 234 reduced holdings. 85 funds opened positions while 184 raised stakes. 280.71 million shares or 0.12% less from 281.04 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Asset Management One Limited has 506,756 shares for 0.12% of their portfolio. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale has 0.07% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 72,994 shares. Conning Incorporated stated it has 7,301 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. State Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 689,278 shares. Tci Wealth Advisors Inc owns 267 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Parkside Bancshares And Tru has 0.01% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 230 shares. Crosslink Capital Incorporated holds 2.94% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 145,610 shares. Fiduciary invested 0.01% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Eagle Asset Mgmt owns 669,719 shares. Moreover, Dana Inv has 0.26% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 56,103 shares. Mirae Asset Glob Ltd reported 0.02% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Communication owns 0% invested in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) for 1,116 shares. Citadel Limited Liability Company reported 0.03% stake. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mgmt stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA). Deltec Asset Lc has invested 0.66% in Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $892,774 activity. Nelson John P had sold 3,000 shares worth $129,000 on Thursday, January 11.

Employers Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the commercial property and casualty insurance industry primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.34 billion. It offers workers' compensation insurance to small businesses in low to medium hazard industries. It has a 13.37 P/E ratio. The firm markets its products through independent local, regional, and national agents and brokers; and alternative distribution channels comprising its partners, as well as through national, regional, and local trade groups and associations.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 13 investors sold Employers Holdings, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 24.94 million shares or 0.21% less from 25.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Brandywine Glob Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 79,884 shares stake. Numeric Limited Liability Corp accumulated 0.01% or 19,115 shares. 21,922 were accumulated by Texas Permanent School Fund. 376 are held by Mufg Americas Hldg. Bancshares Of New York Mellon Corporation owns 427,552 shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Corp holds 8,904 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Capital One National Association reported 8,808 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp reported 6,018 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman And reported 50 shares stake. 104 were accumulated by Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Limited Liability Company. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P owns 2.51M shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 0% or 2,008 shares. Deutsche Commercial Bank Ag stated it has 0.01% in Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG). Moreover, Martingale Asset Mgmt Ltd Partnership has 0.05% invested in Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG). Stone Ridge Asset Limited invested in 13,449 shares.

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