Plug Power Inc. (PLUG) Analysts See $-0.08 EPS; Last Week Equifax Inc. (EFX) Analysts

April 17, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Analysts expect Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) to report $-0.08 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 38.46% from last quarter’s $-0.13 EPS. After having $-0.09 EPS previously, Plug Power Inc.’s analysts see -11.11% EPS growth. The stock increased 4.73% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $1.97. About 3.74 million shares traded or 2.99% up from the average. Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) has risen 35.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.45% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering Equifax Inc (NYSE:EFX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Equifax Inc had 65 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 22 by Wells Fargo. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $127 target in Friday, September 15 report. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Friday, October 23. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $120 target. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, March 9 with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $149.0 target in Thursday, September 7 report. Morgan Stanley maintained Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) rating on Wednesday, January 31. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $119 target. The company was maintained on Friday, March 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, March 30. As per Monday, May 9, the company rating was initiated by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, March 5 with “Equal-Weight”. See Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) latest ratings:

10/04/2018 Broker: Bank of America Rating: Sell New Target: $115.0000 Initiate
09/03/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Maintain
07/03/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $122.0 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $128 New Target: $120 Maintain
05/03/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy New Target: $132.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $117.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $135.0 Maintain
31/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $112 New Target: $119 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $125.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $125.0 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.15, from 0.71 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 59 investors sold Equifax Inc. shares while 154 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 105.48 million shares or 2.69% less from 108.40 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Assetmark Inc owns 103 shares. Brown Advisory invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Washington Bancorp, Washington-based fund reported 1,017 shares. 2,543 are held by Gideon Capital Advisors. Johnson Fin accumulated 100 shares. Mufg Americas holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 30,218 shares. Artemis Invest Management Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 1.38% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Doheny Asset Mgmt Ca has invested 0.14% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System reported 170,048 shares stake. Shell Asset Mgmt Com reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). Ubs Asset Americas holds 0.03% in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) or 319,568 shares. Co Of Vermont owns 200 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) for 445,144 shares. Cantillon Lc has 2.73% invested in Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX). 14,627 were reported by Brinker Capital.

The stock increased 1.65% or $1.93 during the last trading session, reaching $118.59. About 185,086 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has declined 14.11% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.66% the S&P500.

Equifax Inc. provides information solutions and human resources business process outsourcing services for businesses, governments, and consumers. The company has market cap of $14.33 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: U.S. It has a 24.55 P/E ratio. Information Solutions , International, Workforce Solutions, and Global Consumer Solutions.

Among 7 analysts covering Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Plug Power had 24 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright on Monday, July 24. The stock has “Hold” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, March 7 by Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright on Wednesday, August 9. As per Friday, December 18, the company rating was initiated by FBR Capital. FBR Capital maintained the shares of PLUG in report on Thursday, November 9 with “Buy” rating. FBR Capital maintained Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG) on Friday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, July 28 by Craig Hallum.

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