American Water Works Company (AWK) EPS Estimated At $0.80, Aperio Group Has Cut Its Molson Coors Brewing (TAP) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Aperio Group Llc decreased Molson Coors Brewing (TAP) stake by 5.61% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Aperio Group Llc sold 4,039 shares as Molson Coors Brewing (TAP)’s stock declined 7.34%. The Aperio Group Llc holds 68,015 shares with $6.62 million value, down from 72,054 last quarter. Molson Coors Brewing now has $19.11B valuation. The stock rose 0.15% or $0.13 reaching $88.02. About 358,149 shares traded. Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) has declined 3.45% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.15% the S&P500.

Analysts expect American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) to report $0.80 EPS on August, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 3.90% from last quarter’s $0.77 EPS. AWK’s profit would be $144.16M giving it 24.71 P/E if the $0.80 EPS is correct. After having $0.52 EPS previously, American Water Works Company Inc’s analysts see 53.85% EPS growth. About 204,185 shares traded. American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) has risen 3.35% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.35% the S&P500.

Aperio Group Llc increased Coca Cola European Pa stake by 17,162 shares to 254,527 valued at $7.99 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Eversource Energy Com stake by 14,637 shares and now owns 143,419 shares. Martin Marietta Matls (NYSE:MLM) was raised too.

Analysts await Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) to report earnings on August, 2 before the open. They expect $2.07 earnings per share, up 86.49% or $0.96 from last year’s $1.11 per share. TAP’s profit will be $449.42 million for 10.63 P/E if the $2.07 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual earnings per share reported by Molson Coors Brewing Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 172.37% EPS growth.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $220,667 activity. 1,806 shares were sold by Tabolt Brian, worth $177,223 on Thursday, March 16. $43,444 worth of Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) shares were sold by Cox Simon.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.14, from 1.19 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 63 investors sold TAP shares while 157 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 169 raised stakes. 162.78 million shares or 0.31% more from 162.27 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Meridian Invest Counsel invested in 2.16% or 33,176 shares. Fifth Third Bancorporation stated it has 0% in Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP). Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc reported 0.11% stake. Macquarie Group Incorporated owns 0.02% invested in Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) for 100,236 shares. Clarivest Asset Management Lc owns 306,707 shares. Tudor Invest Et Al, Connecticut-based fund reported 3,452 shares. Weiss Multi stated it has 140,466 shares or 0.66% of all its holdings. Illinois-based Alyeska Inv Gp Lp has invested 0.68% in Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP). Burney Communications invested in 0.04% or 5,716 shares. Sterling Ltd Llc invested in 7,404 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Pictet Asset Management holds 0.08% or 232,064 shares in its portfolio. Plante Moran Fin Ltd Co owns 113 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Legal General Grp Inc Public Limited owns 715,150 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Capital Guardian Communications owns 698 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sandy Spring Retail Bank stated it has 0% in Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP).

Among 11 analysts covering Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Molson Coors Brewing Company had 28 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) earned “Buy” rating by Bryan Garnier & Cie on Tuesday, November 17. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, July 29. Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, October 10 report. Susquehanna maintained Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) rating on Thursday, June 8. Susquehanna has “Buy” rating and $11700 target. The stock of Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 19 by Citigroup. The rating was upgraded by Bryan Garnier & Cie on Friday, July 8 to “Buy”. The stock of Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) earned “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, June 2. The rating was initiated by UBS with “Neutral” on Monday, December 12. The company was downgraded on Friday, May 5 by Societe Generale. The stock of Molson Coors Brewing Co (NYSE:TAP) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Monday, January 23.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 52 investors sold American Water Works Company Inc shares while 197 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 188 raised stakes. 140.42 million shares or 2.14% more from 137.48 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Brinker invested 0.04% in American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK). Stephens Ar holds 7,254 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Macquarie Gru Limited stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK). Moreover, State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.02% invested in American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) for 55,541 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) owns 458 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Gulf Commercial Bank (Uk) Ltd holds 0.06% or 56,982 shares. Ameritas Investment Partners holds 0.02% or 4,253 shares in its portfolio. Tradewinds Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 232 shares. Moreover, Pictet Asset Management has 1.06% invested in American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK). Btim Corp invested in 29,295 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Rand Wealth Ltd Liability owns 7,200 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Loomis Sayles & Lp invested in 0.06% or 344,086 shares. Wellington Mgmt Gru Limited Liability Partnership holds 0% in American Water Works Company Inc (NYSE:AWK) or 35,420 shares. Ing Groep Nv holds 0.01% or 10,255 shares in its portfolio. Bb&T Limited Company holds 72,855 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio.

American Water Works Company, Inc. is a holding firm for regulated and market subsidiaries throughout the United States and Ontario, Canada. The company has market cap of $14.25 billion. The Company’s Regulated Businesses segment provides water and wastewater services as public utilities in 16 states in the United States as of December 31, 2016. It has a 29.45 P/E ratio. The Market-Based Businesses consists of four divisions, including Military Services Group, which conducts operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems for military bases; Contract Operations Group, which conducts O&M of water and wastewater facilities for municipalities and the food and beverage industry; Homeowner Services Group, which primarily provides water and sewer line protection plans for homeowners, and Keystone, which provides water services for natural gas exploration and production companies.

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