$0.01 EPS Expected for Questor Technology (QST), Southern Co (SO) Sentiment Is 1.12

May 22, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Analysts expect Questor Technology Inc (CVE:QST) to report $0.01 EPS on May, 30.V_QST’s profit would be $259,400 giving it 25.00 P/E if the $0.01 EPS is correct. After having $0.01 EPS previously, Questor Technology Inc’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. It closed at $1 lastly. It is down 6.00% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

The Southern Company is a holding company. The company has market cap of $49.75 billion. The Firm owns all of the stock of the traditional electric operating companies and the parent entities of Southern Power Company (Southern Power) and Southern Company Gas, and owns other direct and indirect subsidiaries. It has a 18.54 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Gas distribution operations, Gas marketing services, Wholesale gas services, Gas midstream activities and All other.

Questor Technology Inc. is an environmental cleantech company. The company has market cap of $25.94 million. The Firm is active in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia and is focused on clean air technologies that improves air quality, supports energy efficiency and greenhouse gas emission reductions. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm designs, makes and services waste gas combustion systems; as well as, power generation systems and water treatment solutions utilizing waste heat.

Ratings analysis reveals 15% of The Southern Company’s analysts are positive. Out of 13 Wall Street analysts rating The Southern Company, 2 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 9 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $43 while the high is $62. The stock’s average target of $51.50 is 3.25% above today’s ($49.88) share price. SO was included in 27 notes of analysts from July 21, 2015. The stock of Southern Co (NYSE:SO) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, May 13 by Howard Weil. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies on Friday, March 3 to “Buy”. Scotia Capital initiated the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, May 13 report. The stock of Southern Co (NYSE:SO) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 31 by BMO Capital Markets. SunTrust maintained Southern Co (NYSE:SO) rating on Monday, September 26. SunTrust has “Neutral” rating and $54 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, April 13 report. As per Sunday, August 16, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. As per Wednesday, January 25, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research to “Hold” on Friday, March 3. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 14 to “Overweight”.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $6.89 million activity.

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.11 on May 19, reaching $49.88. About shares traded. Southern Co (NYSE:SO) has risen 6.00% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Analysts await Southern Co (NYSE:SO) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.70 EPS, down 5.41% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.74 per share. SO’s profit will be $698.18 million for 17.81 P/E if the $0.70 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.66 actual EPS reported by Southern Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.06% EPS growth.

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