$14.29 EPS Expected for Priceline Group (PCLN); Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings LTD (BCRH) Has 1.7 Sentiment

July 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

Analysts expect Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) to report $14.29 EPS on August, 3.They anticipate $1.40 EPS change or 10.86% from last quarter’s $12.89 EPS. PCLN’s profit would be $705.89 million giving it 33.97 P/E if the $14.29 EPS is correct. After having $9.88 EPS previously, Priceline Group Inc’s analysts see 44.64% EPS growth. About 156,109 shares traded. Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) has risen 44.63% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500.

Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd. provides collateralized reinsurance in the property catastrophe market and invests in various insurance-linked securities. The company has market cap of $173.91 million. The Firm conducts its activities through its subsidiaries, including Blue Capital Re Ltd. , which provides collateralized reinsurance, and Blue Capital Re ILS Ltd. (Blue Capital Re ILS), which conducts hedging and other investment activities. It has a 12.77 P/E ratio. Blue Capital Re provides reinsurance to third-party insurance and reinsurance companies through reinsurance contracts, either directly with the cedant or on a fronted basis.

Groesbeck Investment Management Corp Nj holds 3.37% of its portfolio in Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd for 233,671 shares. Bedell Frazier Investment Counseling Llc owns 103,507 shares or 0.75% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Donald Smith & Co. Inc. has 0.26% invested in the company for 531,040 shares. The Illinois-based Ativo Capital Management Llc has invested 0.17% in the stock. Fca Corp Tx, a Texas-based fund reported 14,000 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. BCRH was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 19, 2016. As per Wednesday, October 19, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. As per Wednesday, November 23, the company rating was downgraded by UBS.

About 59,462 shares traded or 297.23% up from the average. Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd (BCRH) has risen 7.23% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.47% the S&P500.

Analysts await Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd (NYSE:BCRH) to report earnings on July, 31 after the close. They expect $0.50 earnings per share, up 127.27% or $0.28 from last year’s $0.22 per share. BCRH’s profit will be $4.45 million for 9.78 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.47 actual earnings per share reported by Blue Capital Reinsurance Holdings Ltd for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.38% EPS growth.

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $20.61 million activity. $1.57 million worth of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares were sold by Fogel Glenn D. Another trade for 122 shares valued at $221,308 was sold by Tans Gillian. 3,052 shares valued at $5.39 million were sold by MILLONES PETER J on Wednesday, March 15. BOYD JEFFERY H also sold $4.71M worth of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares. $2.79M worth of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) shares were sold by Docter Jan L. Finnegan Daniel J sold $5.28 million worth of stock.

Among 28 analysts covering Priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Priceline.com had 61 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Vetr on Wednesday, September 2 to “Strong-Buy”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 28 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Thursday, August 6. The company was initiated on Wednesday, January 4 by Needham. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 6 report. Jefferies maintained Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Wednesday, June 21 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, January 25 by Wells Fargo. Oppenheimer maintained Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) rating on Tuesday, November 10. Oppenheimer has “Outperform” rating and $1545 target. Piper Jaffray maintained Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by RBC Capital Markets.

The Priceline Group Inc. is a provider of travel and restaurant online reservation and related services. The company has market cap of $95.93 billion. The Company, through its online travel companies , connects clients wishing to make travel reservations with providers of travel services across the world. It has a 43.86 P/E ratio. It offers clients an array of accommodation reservations (including hotels, bed and breakfasts, hostels, apartments, vacation rentals and other properties) through its Booking.com, priceline.com and agoda.com brands.

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