EPS for Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR) Expected At $0.15; Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund Has 1.25 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Lawrence Diaz

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Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund (JLS) investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.42, from 1.67 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 15 investment professionals increased or started new equity positions, while 12 cut down and sold stakes in Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund. The investment professionals in our database now own: 4.53 million shares, down from 4.61 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund in top ten equity positions decreased from 1 to 0 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 3 Reduced: 9 Increased: 13 New Position: 2.

Analysts expect Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) to report $0.15 EPS on May, 9 after the close.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 36.36% from last quarter’s $0.11 EPS. BLDR’s profit would be $17.20M giving it 32.78 P/E if the $0.15 EPS is correct. After having $0.40 EPS previously, Builders FirstSource, Inc.’s analysts see -62.50% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.20% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $19.67. About 264,482 shares traded. Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) has risen 35.87% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.32% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.0152 during the last trading session, reaching $23.6248. About 22,214 shares traded. Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund (JLS) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

New Vernon Investment Management Llc holds 2.84% of its portfolio in Nuveen Mortgage Opportunity Term Fund for 110,390 shares. Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. owns 488,795 shares or 1.04% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Rivernorth Capital Management Llc has 0.66% invested in the company for 382,717 shares. The Massachusetts-based Athena Capital Advisors Llc has invested 0.42% in the stock. Altfest L J & Co Inc, a New York-based fund reported 42,429 shares.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $8.79 million activity. 50,000 shares were sold by Tolly Morris E, worth $1.06 million on Thursday, March 1. Shares for $256,680 were sold by Jackson Peter M.. Another trade for 100,000 shares valued at $2.12 million was sold by SHERMAN FLOYD F. On Monday, March 12 the insider MCALEENAN DONALD F sold $4.20 million. The insider CROW M CHAD sold $1.14M.

Among 11 analysts covering Builders Firstsource (NASDAQ:BLDR), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Builders Firstsource had 27 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Thursday, September 10. The stock of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Sunday, January 21. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 9 by SunTrust. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, June 27. The stock of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, January 6. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”. The stock of Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) earned “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Friday, November 10. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $14 target in Thursday, October 8 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 1 by FBR Capital.

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