NIKE, Inc. (NKE) Analysts See $0.45 EPS

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 0.83 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.18, from 0.65 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 43 investors sold NIKE, Inc. shares while 480 reduced holdings. 123 funds opened positions while 313 raised stakes. 982.71 million shares or 1.47% less from 997.42 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Motco reported 0.69% stake. 9,251 are held by Appleton Partners Incorporated Ma. Artemis Investment Mngmt Llp holds 211,978 shares. First Midwest Financial Bank Trust Division holds 0.42% or 37,596 shares in its portfolio. Dsam Partners (London) Ltd holds 1.02% or 63,500 shares. Summit Fincl Strategies has invested 0.13% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Exane Derivatives holds 0% of its portfolio in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) for 3,761 shares. Arete Wealth Ltd Co invested 0.26% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). The Connecticut-based Columbus Circle Invsts has invested 0.64% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Highbridge Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 66,193 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Usca Ria Limited invested in 0.07% or 8,679 shares. Howard Cap Management, a New York-based fund reported 9,265 shares. 4,780 are owned by Gabelli Advisers Inc. Semper Augustus Investments Gru Limited Liability Company invested 1.98% in NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE). Drexel Morgan And accumulated 4,938 shares.

Since June 5, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 9 insider sales for $28.37 million activity. The insider Matheson Monique S. sold 17,000 shares worth $1.45 million. The insider RODGERS JOHNATHAN A sold $1.36M. On Tuesday, June 5 SPRUNK ERIC D sold $3.33M worth of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) or 45,000 shares. $448,774 worth of NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) shares were sold by Hill Elliott. Another trade for 40,000 shares valued at $3.06M was sold by Krane Hilary K.

Analysts expect NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) to report $0.45 EPS on December, 20 after the close.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.17 % from last quarter’s $0.46 EPS. NKE’s profit would be $714.65 million giving it 41.97 P/E if the $0.45 EPS is correct. After having $0.67 EPS previously, NIKE, Inc.’s analysts see -32.84 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.33% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $75.54. About 9.69 million shares traded or 27.62% up from the average. NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) has risen 55.43% since December 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.81% the S&P500.

NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering Nike (NYSE:NKE), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Nike had 33 analyst reports since June 11, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, September 11. Morgan Stanley maintained NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) on Wednesday, September 26 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Pivotal Research given on Tuesday, June 26. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Monday, August 20 by Susquehanna. As per Wednesday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, June 20. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Monday, September 10 report. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 20 by PiperJaffray. UBS downgraded the shares of NKE in report on Thursday, June 21 to “Neutral” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Friday, June 29 report.

NIKE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessories worldwide. The company has market cap of $119.97 billion. It offers NIKE brand products in nine categories: running, NIKE basketball, the Jordan brand, football, menÂ’s training, womenÂ’s training, action sports, sportswear, and golf. It has a 59.86 P/E ratio. The firm also markets products designed for kids, as well as for other athletic and recreational uses, such as cricket, lacrosse, tennis, volleyball, wrestling, walking, and outdoor activities.

More notable recent NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “2 Dividend Stocks That Just Boosted Their Payouts – The Motley Fool” on December 04, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “The Nike Carhartt Sneaker Collection Launches Today – Nasdaq” published on December 06, 2018, Streetinsider.com published: “Nike (NKE) PT Jumps 5% To $85 At JPMorgan – StreetInsider.com” on December 03, 2018. More interesting news about NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE) were released by: Fool.com and their article: “3 Top Stocks That Are Cash Cows – Motley Fool” published on November 20, 2018 as well as Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “Footwear Expert: Tariffs Hurt Nike (NYSE:NKE) In A Different Manner Than You Think – Benzinga” with publication date: December 04, 2018.

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