$2.59 EPS Expected for The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (PNC); CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) Covered By 6 Bullish Analysts Last Week

June 22, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

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Among 7 analysts covering CGI Group (TSE:GIB.A), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. CGI Group had 15 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) rating on Friday, January 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $75 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, November 3 by Scotia Capital. The stock of CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) earned “Outperform” rating by Scotia Capital on Wednesday, July 20. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by National Bank Canada with “Outperform”. TD Securities maintained CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) rating on Tuesday, January 31. TD Securities has “Buy” rating and $77 target. The stock of CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, December 16 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, February 2. Scotia Capital maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, January 31 report. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of GIB.A in report on Friday, September 9 with “Outperform” rating. Desjardins Securities maintained CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) rating on Thursday, March 30. Desjardins Securities has “Buy” rating and $74 target. See CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) latest ratings:

Analysts expect The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC) to report $2.59 EPS on July, 13.They anticipate $0.49 EPS change or 23.33% from last quarter’s $2.1 EPS. PNC’s profit would be $1.22 billion giving it 13.64 P/E if the $2.59 EPS is correct. After having $2.43 EPS previously, The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc.’s analysts see 6.58% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $141.34. About 3.40 million shares traded or 51.30% up from the average. The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC) has risen 21.98% since June 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.41% the S&P500. Some Historical PNC News: 22/05/2018 – PNC Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 13/04/2018 – PNC SEES 2Q 2018 NON-INTEREST INCOME $225M TO $275M; 13/04/2018 – PNC FINANCIAL SERVICES GROUP INC – QTRLY PROVISION FOR CREDIT LOSSES WAS $92 MLN VS $88 MLN LAST YEAR; 13/04/2018 – PNC Financial 1Q Return on Average Common Equity 11.04%; 13/04/2018 – PNC 1Q PROVISION FOR CREDIT LOSSES $92M, EST. $133.8M; 07/05/2018 – Post-Gazette: Beefing up the Promise: A big donation from PNC Foundation bodes well; 13/04/2018 – PNC Financial 1Q Return on Average Assets 1.34%; 21/03/2018 – Citizens Voice: PNC branch in Avoca to close in June; 16/05/2018 – PNC Chief Executive To Speak At Deutsche Bank Investor Conference; 23/03/2018 – PNC Bank Becomes Official Bank of Nascar With Five-Year Agreement

The stock increased 0.04% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $83.84. About 438,208 shares traded or 1.42% up from the average. CGI Group Inc. (TSE:GIB.A) has 0.00% since June 22, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

CGI Group Inc. provides information technology and business process services in Canada and internationally. The company has market cap of $23.37 billion. It offers agile, business transformation, change management, CIO advisory, cybersecurity, data analytics, digital enterprise, project management, and industry-specific business consulting services; application development and maintenance, portfolio management, quality assurance and testing, modernization, and migration services; business-to-business and customer activities support, purchase management, revenue management, and supplier payment services; and data center facilities and management, technical service desk, printing and document management, remote infrastructure, transformation, storage as a service, data vaulting, disaster recovery and archiving as a service, bottomless edge-to-core storage, and file sync and share as a service, as well as infrastructure solutions and consulting services. It has a 23.72 P/E ratio. The firm also provides IT outsourcing services; and data analytics, enterprise application integration, enterprise architecture and content management, enterprise resource planning , and geospatial solutions.

Among 34 analysts covering PNC Financial Services (NYSE:PNC), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 20 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. PNC Financial Services had 109 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Friday, July 14 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill given on Friday, January 12. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by Bruyette & Woods;KBW; KBW” on Wednesday, September 2. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Monday, April 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of PNC in report on Wednesday, June 14 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Wells Fargo. Hilliard Lyons initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, October 2 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, August 27 by Piper Jaffray. The company was maintained on Monday, October 16 by Barclays Capital. The stock of The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, January 6.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.72 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.32, from 1.04 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 54 investors sold The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. shares while 421 reduced holdings. 91 funds opened positions while 253 raised stakes. 373.26 million shares or 0.84% less from 376.44 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Chicago Equity Prtn Limited Co owns 3,905 shares. Valley Advisers invested in 4,651 shares or 0.26% of the stock. Banque Pictet & Cie Sa reported 11,685 shares. Enterprise Financial Corp invested 0.12% of its portfolio in The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC). Optimum Advsr holds 0.01% or 128 shares. Moreover, Park Natl Corporation Oh has 0.16% invested in The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC) for 18,218 shares. Griffin Asset Mgmt stated it has 31,808 shares or 0.88% of all its holdings. 11,900 were reported by Peoples Financial Service Corp. Prentiss Smith And Com holds 2,800 shares. Moreover, Etrade Capital Mgmt Lc has 0.01% invested in The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC). Aperio Group Llc owns 301,967 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Whittier holds 13,970 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Wright Invsts Serv Inc accumulated 15,630 shares. Synovus Corporation reported 0.03% in The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC). Burt Wealth Advsrs owns 764 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services firm in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $66.36 billion. The companyÂ’s Retail Banking segment offers deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management, and cash management services to consumer and small business clients through branch network, ATMs, call centers, online banking, and mobile channels. It has a 13.05 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, this segment operated a network of 2,520 branches and 9,024 ATMs.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.24 million activity. HANNON MICHAEL J sold $1.24 million worth of stock or 8,011 shares.

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