EPS for Cohu, Inc. (COHU) Expected At $0.30; Franklin Resources Lifted Mosaic Co New (MOS) Position

July 17, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

Analysts expect Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) to report $0.30 EPS on July, 27 after the close.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 76.47% from last quarter’s $0.17 EPS. COHU’s profit would be $8.66M giving it 15.01 P/E if the $0.30 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Cohu, Inc.’s analysts see -3.23% EPS growth. The stock increased 5.60% or $0.95 on July 14, reaching $18.01. About shares traded. Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has risen 64.54% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500.

Franklin Resources Inc increased Mosaic Co New (MOS) stake by 0.2% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Franklin Resources Inc acquired 37,600 shares as Mosaic Co New (MOS)’s stock declined 29.59%. The Franklin Resources Inc holds 19.01 million shares with $557.56M value, up from 18.97 million last quarter. Mosaic Co New now has $8.28 billion valuation. It closed at $23.72 lastly. It is down 7.87% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

Since February 10, 2017, it had 4 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $758,708 activity. MACK RICHARD L bought $175,121 worth of stock or 7,500 shares. $97,038 worth of stock was bought by Koenig Emery N. on Friday, February 10. 803 shares were bought by Johnson Denise C, worth $18,933 on Friday, May 5. 21,000 shares were bought by EBEL GREGORY L, worth $493,340 on Friday, May 5. Another trade for 1,100 shares valued at $25,724 was sold by COOPER NANCY E.

Among 20 analysts covering The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. The Mosaic Company had 61 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 24 the stock rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Market Perform”. Morgan Stanley downgraded the shares of MOS in report on Wednesday, March 16 to “Equal-Weight” rating. On Wednesday, July 13 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform”. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, July 12. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Tuesday, May 9. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Atlantic Securities given on Friday, March 11. Scotia Capital downgraded Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) on Monday, December 12 to “Sector Underperform” rating. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, October 13 by Bernstein. The stock of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) earned “Outperform” rating by CLSA on Wednesday, February 8. The stock of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, April 19 by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.35, from 1.15 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 57 investors sold MOS shares while 192 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 297.50 million shares or 1.30% less from 301.41 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Chevy Chase has invested 0.07% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Kcg Hldgs has 0.01% invested in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Int Group Inc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) for 196,728 shares. Amica Retiree Medical holds 0.06% or 2,418 shares in its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsrs owns 95,484 shares. Minnesota-based Windsor Grp Inc Limited has invested 1.04% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Llc owns 38,975 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Voya Mgmt Lc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Sei Invests holds 0.01% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) or 93,248 shares. Mirae Asset stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Hudock Capital Gru Ltd Company stated it has 1,799 shares. Aberdeen Asset Public Limited Com Uk invested 0.01% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Oslo Asset Mngmt As stated it has 566,048 shares. Virtus Invest Advisers invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). 4.07M were reported by Blackrock.

Franklin Resources Inc decreased Keyw Hldg Corp (NASDAQ:KEYW) stake by 583,459 shares to 2.38 million valued at $28.09M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Deckers Outdoor Corp (NYSE:DECK) stake by 9,563 shares and now owns 144,377 shares. Carlisle Cos Inc (NYSE:CSL) was reduced too.

Among 4 analysts covering Cohu (NASDAQ:COHU), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Cohu had 4 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by B. Riley & Co. The stock of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 25 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Dougherty & Company. The stock of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) earned “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Wednesday, August 19.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.23 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.10, from 1.33 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 11 investors sold Cohu, Inc. shares while 29 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 21.12 million shares or 0.43% more from 21.03 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Franklin Resource stated it has 2.20 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Tfs Limited Co reported 0.24% of its portfolio in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU). Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 0.01% in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) or 10,000 shares. Moreover, Prudential Incorporated has 0% invested in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU). Geode Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0% in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU). Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Company, Massachusetts-based fund reported 171,651 shares. Schwab Charles Inv Management owns 86,525 shares. Moreover, Pinebridge Invests L P has 0% invested in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) for 3,155 shares. Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 23,600 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd accumulated 94 shares or 0% of the stock. Citigroup Inc holds 0% in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) or 81,965 shares. Millennium Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU). Moreover, Deprince Race Zollo Inc has 0.51% invested in Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) for 1.88M shares. Ameriprise stated it has 162,552 shares. Blackrock Advisors Ltd Llc invested in 0% or 14,032 shares.

Since February 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 11 insider sales for $5.38 million activity. Muller Luis A had sold 120,721 shares worth $2.34M on Wednesday, May 3. Chiang Hock Woo had sold 6,000 shares worth $113,280. Shares for $323,623 were sold by DONAHUE JAMES A. BENDUSH WILLIAM also sold $93,600 worth of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) on Thursday, May 11. Jones Jeffrey D also sold $451,488 worth of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) shares. $48,054 worth of Cohu, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHU) was sold by von Fellenberg IAN.

Cohu, Inc. is a supplier of semiconductor test and inspection handlers, micro-electro mechanical system test modules, test contactors and thermal sub-systems used by global semiconductor manufacturers and test subcontractors. The company has market cap of $519.79 million. It develops, makes, sells and services a line of equipment capable of handling a range of integrated circuits and light-emitting diodes. It has a 42.19 P/E ratio. It operates through semiconductor equipment segment.

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