Dana (DAN) Analysts See $0.65 EPS; Catalent (CTLT) Has 1.44 Sentiment

April 19, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

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Analysts expect Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) to report $0.65 EPS on April, 30 before the open.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 3.17% from last quarter’s $0.63 EPS. DAN’s profit would be $94.54M giving it 10.23 P/E if the $0.65 EPS is correct. After having $0.62 EPS previously, Dana Incorporated’s analysts see 4.84% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $26.6. About 1.94 million shares traded or 4.97% up from the average. Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) has risen 38.03% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.48% the S&P500.

Catalent (CTLT) investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in Q4 2017. It’s down -1.17, from 2.61 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 151 institutional investors opened new and increased equity positions, while 105 decreased and sold stakes in Catalent. The institutional investors in our database reported: 130.69 million shares, down from 130.89 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Catalent in top ten equity positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 37 Reduced: 68 Increased: 110 New Position: 41.

Analysts await Catalent, Inc. (NYSE:CTLT) to report earnings on May, 3. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, down 5.41% or $0.02 from last year’s $0.37 per share. CTLT’s profit will be $46.66M for 30.23 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual earnings per share reported by Catalent, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -14.63% negative EPS growth.

Bernzott Capital Advisors holds 4.45% of its portfolio in Catalent, Inc. for 818,290 shares. Atika Capital Management Llc owns 116,000 shares or 1.84% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bluemar Capital Management Llc has 1.54% invested in the company for 78,754 shares. The California-based Redmile Group Llc has invested 1.49% in the stock. Champlain Investment Partners Llc, a Us-based fund reported 3.04 million shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Catalent’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Catalent, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. CTLT was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 20, 2016. On Thursday, December 1 the stock rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. KeyBanc Capital Markets initiated the shares of CTLT in report on Thursday, October 20 with “Overweight” rating.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $7.57 million activity.

The stock increased 1.03% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $42.32. About 1.08M shares traded or 18.29% up from the average. Catalent, Inc. (CTLT) has risen 39.51% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.96% the S&P500.

Catalent, Inc. provides delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, and consumer and animal health products worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.64 billion. It operates through three divisions: Softgel Technologies, Drug Delivery Solutions, and Clinical Supply Services. It has a 77.23 P/E ratio. The Softgel Technologies segment offers formulation, development, and manufacturing services for softgels, which are used in a range of customer products, such as prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, dietary supplements, and unit-dose cosmetics.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.40, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Dana Incorporated shares while 79 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 80 raised stakes. 137.75 million shares or 0.01% less from 137.76 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Creative Planning has invested 0.01% in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN). Clearbridge Invs Limited Company has invested 0% in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN). Profund Limited Company invested in 20,910 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Metropolitan Life Ins Ny holds 0.04% in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) or 82,347 shares. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN) for 21,860 shares. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Com holds 19,120 shares. Parametrica Mngmt Limited stated it has 10,859 shares. Martingale Asset Mngmt Lp reported 78,475 shares. Clark Mgmt Grp stated it has 18,905 shares. 5,700 were accumulated by Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Ltd. State Teachers Retirement System accumulated 0.01% or 81,900 shares. State Common Retirement Fund owns 505,540 shares. Stratos Wealth Partners Limited holds 1,070 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Aqr Mgmt Llc reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN). Horizon Investment Ser Limited Liability has 1.08% invested in Dana Incorporated (NYSE:DAN).

Among 11 analysts covering Dana Holding Corp (NYSE:DAN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Dana Holding Corp had 48 analyst reports since September 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, February 14. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, December 1. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equalweight” rating in Monday, January 25 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, November 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, February 14 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, October 23. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, June 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3500 target in Monday, April 16 report. The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 19 by UBS.

Dana Incorporated manufactures and sells driveline, sealing, and thermal-management products for vehicle manufacturers in North America, Europe, South America, and the Asia Pacific. The company has market cap of $3.87 billion. The firm operates in four divisions: Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies, Commercial Vehicle Driveline Technologies, Off-Highway Driveline Technologies, and Power Technologies. It has a 37.46 P/E ratio. The Light Vehicle Driveline Technologies segment offers front axles, rear axles, driveshafts/propshafts, differentials, torque couplings, and modular assemblies for use in light trucks, sport utility vehicles, crossover utility vehicles, vans, and passenger cars.

Since January 23, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $2.87 million activity. Shares for $1.10M were sold by Matthews Dwayne on Tuesday, January 23. The insider Aghili Aziz sold 12,624 shares worth $418,092. Wallace Mark E had sold 40,339 shares worth $1.35 million.

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