$-0.01 EPS Expected for Newpark Resources (NR), 5 Bullish Analysts Covering Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (RBS)

June 29, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

Analysts expect Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) to report $-0.01 EPS on July, 27.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 83.33% from last quarter’s $-0.06 EPS. After having $-0.01 EPS previously, Newpark Resources Inc’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. About 2 shares traded. Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) has risen 85.19% since June 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 68.49% the S&P500.

Among 19 analysts covering Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (ADR) (NYSE:RBS), 5 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (ADR) had 30 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, April 19 report. Wood upgraded the shares of RBS in report on Monday, April 24 to “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, March 9 by Berenberg. The rating was upgraded by Natixis on Friday, March 17 to “Buy”. The stock of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, March 27 by Investec. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Underweight” on Monday, June 27. The rating was downgraded by Societe Generale to “Sell” on Monday, June 27. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Thursday, December 3. The stock of Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, January 17 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, June 27 by Jefferies. See Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC (NYSE:RBS) latest ratings:

24/04/2017 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
24/04/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
21/04/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Old Rating: Mkt Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
19/04/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
27/03/2017 Broker: Investec Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Hold Upgrade
17/03/2017 Broker: Natixis Old Rating: Reduce New Rating: Buy Upgrade
02/03/2017 Broker: Berenberg Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
21/02/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Equal Weight Upgrade
17/01/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade

Since April 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 insider sales for $2.34 million activity. Smith Bruce Campbell had sold 35,522 shares worth $293,057 on Monday, April 10. The insider Piontek Gregg sold $276,291. $1.12M worth of Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) was sold by Howes Paul L. Anderson David C sold $111,096 worth of Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) on Friday, June 2.

Among 5 analysts covering Newpark Resources (NYSE:NR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Newpark Resources had 9 analyst reports since September 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Cowen & Co to “Market Perform” on Thursday, January 19. As per Wednesday, June 15, the company rating was upgraded by Capital One. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, July 18 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, June 1 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, September 4 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) earned “Buy” rating by Loop Capital on Thursday, January 5. The stock of Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 2 by Tudor Pickering. Cowen & Co maintained Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR) rating on Tuesday, February 16. Cowen & Co has “Outperform” rating and $5.50 target.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.25, from 1.15 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 13 investors sold Newpark Resources Inc shares while 45 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. 84.56 million shares or 5.18% more from 80.39 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0% in Newpark Resources Inc (NYSE:NR). Tiaa Cref Invest Lc reported 478,188 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Parkside State Bank reported 1,023 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru holds 0% or 379,797 shares in its portfolio. Public Sector Pension Invest Board holds 58,016 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager L P reported 66,852 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 34,000 shares. Northern Trust holds 2.84M shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Legal And General Group Public Ltd Co reported 141,368 shares. Earnest Ptnrs Limited Company has 314,172 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Clearbridge Invs Ltd Liability reported 3.76 million shares. 235 are held by Howe And Rusling Incorporated. Adams Diversified Equity Fund accumulated 99,600 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Amalgamated Bank & Trust, New York-based fund reported 11,227 shares. 36,007 were reported by Raymond James & Assocs.

Newpark Resources, Inc. is a supplier providing services and products primarily to the gas and oil exploration and production industry. The company has market cap of $653.80 million. The Company’s divisions include Fluids Systems, and Mats and Integrated Services. It currently has negative earnings. The Fluids Systems segment provides drilling fluids products and technical services to clients in the North America; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; Latin America, and Asia Pacific regions.

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc is a banking and financial services company. The company has market cap of $39.66 billion. The Firm provides a range of services and products to personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers, through its subsidiaries, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc and National Westminster Bank Plc (NatWest), as well as through other brands, including Ulster Bank and Coutts. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include Personal & Business Banking (PBB), Commercial & Private Banking (CPB), NatWest Markets (NWM), Capital Resolution, Williams & Glyn (W&G), and Central items & other.

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