$0.80 EPS Expected for Woodward, Inc. (WWD); Marco Investment Management Lowered Citigroup (C) Stake By $579,124

April 17, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Marco Investment Management Llc decreased Citigroup Inc (C) stake by 15.04% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Marco Investment Management Llc sold 7,826 shares as Citigroup Inc (C)’s stock declined 9.55%. The Marco Investment Management Llc holds 44,204 shares with $3.29M value, down from 52,030 last quarter. Citigroup Inc now has $179.40 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.94 during the last trading session, reaching $70.07. About 18.88M shares traded or 14.49% up from the average. Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has risen 17.06% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.51% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) to report $0.80 EPS on April, 23 after the close.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 33.33% from last quarter’s $0.6 EPS. WWD’s profit would be $49.01 million giving it 23.44 P/E if the $0.80 EPS is correct. After having $0.53 EPS previously, Woodward, Inc.’s analysts see 50.94% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.28% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $75. About 187,492 shares traded. Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) has risen 5.96% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.59% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering Woodward Governor (NASDAQ:WWD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Woodward Governor had 31 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, October 19 with “Hold”. On Monday, July 24 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. As per Wednesday, November 11, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group. The company was maintained on Friday, August 25 by Jefferies. The stock of Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, October 27. Oppenheimer maintained the shares of WWD in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Monday, August 14. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Monday, September 14. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Cowen & Co. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 23 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.20, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 9 investors sold Woodward, Inc. shares while 90 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. 43.80 million shares or 0.99% more from 43.37 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Gotham Asset Management Limited Liability owns 60,142 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Moreover, Nuance Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.31% invested in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD) for 61,432 shares. Moreover, Ledyard State Bank has 0.01% invested in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). Walleye Trading Limited Co invested in 7,374 shares or 0% of the stock. Hexavest holds 0% or 2,000 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Com accumulated 0.06% or 8,038 shares. Nicholas Prtnrs Lp accumulated 0.34% or 67,435 shares. The Hong Kong-based Parametrica Mgmt Limited has invested 0.27% in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). 187,515 are owned by Kennedy Capital Mgmt Inc. Gamco Inc Et Al holds 105,812 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Koch Inc invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Woodward, Inc. (NASDAQ:WWD). Tiaa Cref Invest Limited Liability Com holds 170,093 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Brown Advisory has 821,733 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. First Trust Advsrs L P reported 26,848 shares. 23,782 are owned by Federated Pa.

Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace, industrial, and energy markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.60 billion. The Company’s Aerospace segment provides fuel pumps, metering units, actuators, air valves, specialty valves, fuel nozzles, and thrust reverser actuation systems for turbine engines and nacelles; and flight deck controls, actuators, servocontrols, motors, and sensors for aircraft that are used on commercial and private aircrafts and helicopters, as well as in military fixed-wing aircrafts and rotorcrafts, weapons, and defense systems. It has a 27.58 P/E ratio. It also offers aftermarket repair, overhaul, and other services to commercial airlines, turbine original equipment maker repair facilities, military depots, third party repair shops, and other end users.

Among 40 analysts covering Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Citigroup Inc. had 124 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna with “Neutral” on Tuesday, October 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, July 13 by Berenberg. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 13 by Societe Generale. Macquarie Research maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, October 19 report. The rating was upgraded by Vining Sparks to “Buy” on Friday, April 6. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, January 17 by Wood. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, August 18. The stock of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, January 19 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, June 22.

Analysts await Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) to report earnings on July, 13. They expect $1.58 EPS, up 24.41% or $0.31 from last year’s $1.27 per share. C’s profit will be $4.05B for 11.09 P/E if the $1.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.68 actual EPS reported by Citigroup Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.95% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.28, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 58 investors sold C shares while 480 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 450 raised stakes. 1.99 billion shares or 2.45% less from 2.04 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Genesee Valley owns 22,712 shares or 0.71% of their US portfolio. Sonata Cap Group Inc owns 8,900 shares or 0.48% of their US portfolio. Blume Capital Mngmt has 13 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Dupont Capital Mgmt holds 539,052 shares. Blue Ridge Cap Limited Liability holds 1.15% or 465,000 shares. Cap Intll holds 0.05% or 600,000 shares. Advisor Prtn Ltd Com invested 0.85% in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C). Central Bancorporation holds 0% or 210 shares in its portfolio. Farmers Trust owns 41,418 shares for 0.91% of their portfolio. Bollard Grp Inc Ltd Liability Com stated it has 1,109 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 108,590 are held by Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Management. Accredited Investors owns 4,679 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.63% or 1.27 million shares in its portfolio. Ww Asset Mgmt invested in 0.55% or 221,045 shares. Burney Communications stated it has 0.63% of its portfolio in Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C).

Since February 27, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $4.97 million activity. Callahan Don also sold $536,410 worth of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shares. Fraser Jane Nind sold $2.51M worth of stock. On Tuesday, February 27 the insider Forese James A. sold $500,666. Gerspach John C sold $542,920 worth of stock. MURRAY JOSEPH MICHAEL sold 3,400 shares worth $263,126. $611,804 worth of stock was sold by Hu W. Bradford on Tuesday, February 27.

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