EPS for The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Expected At $3.08

August 13, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.57, from 1.38 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 48 investors sold The Cooper Companies, Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 46.37 million shares or 0.49% less from 46.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Td Asset holds 0.05% or 128,682 shares in its portfolio. Meeder Asset Management Incorporated stated it has 3,918 shares. Sta Wealth Mngmt Ltd Liability Company reported 2,796 shares. Fincl Pro owns 0% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 23 shares. Martingale Asset Mgmt Lp reported 0.47% stake. Natl Pension Serv has invested 0.07% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Polaris Greystone Gru Ltd Co accumulated 5,832 shares. Moreover, Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) has 0.01% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 400 shares. Suntrust Banks Inc accumulated 2,045 shares. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc holds 0% or 166 shares. Neuberger Berman Grp Inc, New York-based fund reported 123,005 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0.05% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). 141 were reported by First Personal Fin. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Sys accumulated 4,386 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 205,348 shares or 0.81% of the stock.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 insider sales for $14.94 million activity. McBride Daniel G also sold $504,820 worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Friday, June 29. $100,764 worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) was sold by PETERSMEYER GARY S on Friday, June 22. Shares for $3.26M were sold by KAUFMAN CAROL R. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $235,130 was made by RUBENSTEIN ALLAN E on Friday, June 15. On Thursday, July 5 the insider ZINBERG STANLEY MD sold $1.55 million. 36,769 shares valued at $8.91M were sold by WEISS ROBERT S on Monday, March 12.

Analysts expect The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report $3.08 EPS on August, 30 after the close.They anticipate $0.44 EPS change or 16.67 % from last quarter’s $2.64 EPS. COO’s profit would be $151.24M giving it 20.56 P/E if the $3.08 EPS is correct. After having $2.86 EPS previously, The Cooper Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 7.69 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.39% or $3.58 during the last trading session, reaching $253.26. About 367,143 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 4.32% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Cooper Co (NYSE:COO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Cooper Co had 8 analyst reports since March 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 9 by Robert W. Baird. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, June 5 by Raymond James. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 9 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 8 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, July 30 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) earned “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, March 29. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $285.0 target in Thursday, March 8 report.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.44 billion. It operates through CooperVision and CooperSurgical business units. It has a 95.71 P/E ratio. The firm develops, makes, and markets a range of contact lenses, including spherical lenses, and toric and multifocal lenses that correct near- and farsightedness, as well as addresses various complex visual defects, such as astigmatism and presbyopia.

More notable recent The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) news were published by: Bloomberg.com which released: “NYSE COO Sees ‘Strong Appetite’ in China to Raise Capital in US” on July 26, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “The Cooper Companies Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2018” published on July 25, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “3 Reasons Why Cooper Companies Landed A KeyBanc Upgrade” on July 30, 2018. More interesting news about The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs” published on August 07, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 30, 2018” with publication date: July 30, 2018.

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