$0.14 EPS Expected for Avista (AVA); Ternium SA (ADR) (TX) Covered By 3 Bulls

October 25, 2017 - By wolcottdaily

Analysts expect Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) to report $0.14 EPS on November, 7.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 26.32% from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. AVA’s profit would be $9.01 million giving it 93.18 P/E if the $0.14 EPS is correct. After having $0.34 EPS previously, Avista Corp’s analysts see -58.82% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.19% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $52.18. About 354,262 shares traded. Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) has risen 5.40% since October 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.30% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Ternium (NYSE:TX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Ternium had 11 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs with “Buy” on Monday, August 10. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, December 7 by Morgan Stanley. The rating was initiated by HSBC on Friday, May 13 with “Buy”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 9 by HSBC. As per Monday, May 9, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, February 24 by Citigroup. See Ternium SA (ADR) (NYSE:TX) latest ratings:

02/08/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0000
29/06/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0000

Since May 5, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $143,216 activity. Rosentrater Heather Lynn sold $112,548 worth of Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) on Friday, May 5. KENSOK JAMES M also sold $30,668 worth of Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) on Friday, May 5.

Among 5 analysts covering Avista (NYSE:AVA), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Avista had 7 analyst reports since March 18, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Thursday, February 23. As per Thursday, February 23, the company rating was maintained by Williams Capital Group. As per Thursday, September 22, the company rating was maintained by Williams Capital Group. Mizuho initiated the shares of AVA in report on Thursday, March 31 with “Neutral” rating. On Friday, March 18 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell”.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.10, from 1.3 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 28 investors sold Avista Corp shares while 61 reduced holdings. 37 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 44.49 million shares or 0.33% more from 44.35 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 21,481 shares or 0% of all its holdings. First Citizens National Bank & Trust Trust holds 0.03% or 5,451 shares in its portfolio. Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.06% or 322,218 shares in its portfolio. Schwab Charles Mgmt reported 0.02% stake. Naples Lc holds 22,325 shares or 0.34% of its portfolio. 41,594 are owned by Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio. Hanson Mcclain reported 170 shares. Millennium Mgmt holds 0.03% or 370,544 shares in its portfolio. Hancock Holding invested in 0.1% or 56,815 shares. Suntrust Banks owns 49,360 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Moreover, South Dakota Council has 0.02% invested in Avista Corp (NYSE:AVA). Tcw Grp invested in 20,437 shares. Convergence Investment Ptnrs Limited Co invested in 99,016 shares or 0.61% of the stock. Credit Agricole S A holds 35,180 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Pinebridge Investments Lp reported 69,929 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings.

Avista Corporation is an electric and natural gas utility company. The company has market cap of $3.36 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Avista Utilities, and Alaska Electric Light and Power Company . It has a 24.68 P/E ratio. The Company’s regional services include government and higher education, medical services, retail trade and finance.

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