$0.39 EPS Expected for KEMET (KEM); Profile of 3 Analysts Covering American Software, Inc. (AMSWA)

April 20, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Analysts expect KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) to report $0.39 EPS on May, 9.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 225.00% from last quarter’s $0.12 EPS. KEM’s profit would be $22.07 million giving it 12.05 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.48 EPS previously, KEMET Corporation’s analysts see -18.75% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.05% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $18.8. About 290,373 shares traded. KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) has risen 52.43% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.88% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering American Software (NASDAQ:AMSWA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. American Software had 6 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, August 29 the stock rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Buy”. On Friday, February 23 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”. Zacks upgraded American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. FBR Capital maintained American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) rating on Tuesday, November 28. FBR Capital has “Buy” rating and $12.25 target. The rating was upgraded by TheStreet to “Buy” on Friday, October 16. As per Friday, December 4, the company rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co. See American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) latest ratings:

23/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $14.5 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $12.25 Maintain

Since December 13, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 18 selling transactions for $1.82 million activity. 7,277 shares valued at $95,920 were sold by MCGUONE JAMES R on Wednesday, March 7. KLINGES VINCENT C had sold 234 shares worth $3,131 on Wednesday, March 7. EDENFIELD J MICHAEL had sold 2,278 shares worth $30,411 on Wednesday, March 14. MCKENNA MATTHEW G also bought $58,745 worth of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) on Tuesday, December 19. Shares for $143,062 were sold by NEWBERRY THOMAS L V on Thursday, December 14. $86,695 worth of stock was sold by EDENFIELD JAMES C on Wednesday, December 13.

American Software, Inc. develops, markets, and supports a portfolio of software and services worldwide. The company has market cap of $394.38 million. It operates in three divisions: Supply Chain Management , Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Information Technology (IT) Consulting. It has a 18.66 P/E ratio. The SCM segment provides supply chain management solutions, including sales and activities planning, demand and inventory optimization, manufacturing planning and scheduling, supply optimization, retail allocation and merchandise planning, and transportation optimization solutions to streamline and optimize the forecasting, inventory, production scheduling, production, supply, allocation, distribution, and management of products between trading partners.

The stock decreased 0.23% or $0.0299 during the last trading session, reaching $12.9701. About 17,482 shares traded. American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) has risen 22.74% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.19% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.73, from 1.56 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 16 investors sold American Software, Inc. shares while 37 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 22.50 million shares or 0.83% more from 22.32 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Citigroup holds 0% or 40,135 shares. Granite Inv Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% or 94,809 shares in its portfolio. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Lc holds 14,000 shares. Blair William Il reported 0% of its portfolio in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA). Strs Ohio reported 0% of its portfolio in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA). Barclays Public Limited Company accumulated 4,339 shares. Guggenheim Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 57,994 shares. Teton Advisors Inc holds 0.22% of its portfolio in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) for 200,913 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 36,168 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Manitoba – Canada-based Great West Life Assurance Can has invested 0% in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA). Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA). Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership holds 4,032 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pnc Fincl Service Grp Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMSWA) for 400 shares. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher holds 246,544 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Morgan Stanley holds 0% or 143,822 shares in its portfolio.

KEMET Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells passive electronic components under the KEMET brand worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.06 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Solid Capacitors, and Film and Electrolytic. It has a 3.97 P/E ratio. The Company’s products include tantalum, multilayer ceramic, film, electrolytic, paper, and solid aluminum capacitors, as well as EMI filters.

Among 3 analysts covering Kemet (NYSE:KEM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Kemet had 8 analyst reports since May 23, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital given on Friday, February 2. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was initiated on Monday, May 23 by B. Riley & Co. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of KEM in report on Wednesday, October 4 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, September 10 by Stifel Nicolaus.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in 2017 Q4. Its down 1.62, from 3.05 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 26 investors sold KEMET Corporation shares while 49 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 38.35 million shares or 49.61% less from 76.11 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can reported 274 shares. Public Sector Pension Board owns 118,900 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 0% or 87,347 shares. Lsv Asset Mngmt has 108,865 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Virginia Retirement System Et Al invested in 0.01% or 32,200 shares. Parametric Port Assoc Lc owns 0% invested in KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) for 111,343 shares. Navellier Inc has invested 0.37% in KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM). James Investment reported 71,630 shares stake. Suffolk Cap Mngmt Ltd invested in 0.14% or 73,477 shares. Systematic Finance Mngmt Lp holds 0.01% in KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) or 20,840 shares. Alps Advsr holds 0% or 21,356 shares. Employees Retirement Of Texas reported 0.02% in KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM). Cipher Cap Limited Partnership reported 0.03% in KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM). Qcm Cayman holds 0.85% or 13,670 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can invested in 0% or 68,106 shares.

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