$-0.14 EPS Expected for Check-Cap Ltd. (CHEK); Cato (CATO) Has 1.16 Sentiment

February 14, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

The Cato Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of fashion apparel and accessories in the southeastern United States. The company has market cap of $278.64 million. It operates through two divisions, Retail and Credit. It has a 26.9 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s stores and e-commerce Website offer a range of apparel and accessories, including dressy, career, and casual sportswear; and dresses, coats, shoes, lingerie, costume jewelry, and handbags for women.

Analysts expect Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHEK) to report $-0.14 EPS on March, 8.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 6.67% from last quarter’s $-0.15 EPS. After having $-0.13 EPS previously, Check-Cap Ltd.’s analysts see 7.69% EPS growth. The stock increased 4.44% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $0.79. About 18,340 shares traded. Check-Cap Ltd. (NASDAQ:CHEK) has declined 2.26% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.96% the S&P500.

Check-Cap Ltd., a clinical stage medical diagnostics company, engages in the development of an ingestible imaging capsule that utilizes low-dose X-rays for screening of the colon to detect polyps, masses, and colorectal cancers. The company has market cap of $15.21 million. The Company’s C-Scan system consists of C-Scan Cap, an X-ray scanning capsule, which is designed to measure, collect, and transmit structural information; C-Scan Track, a biocompatible unit that is designed to track the capsule and record imaging and positioning data; and C-Scan View, a personal computer software package, which is designed to retrieve and process clinical data from the C-Scan Track, and to reconstruct and produce 3D visualization of the colon's inner surface. It currently has negative earnings.

Among 4 analysts covering Check-Cap (NASDAQ:CHEK), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Check-Cap had 11 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by Maxim Group. H.C. Wainwright maintained it with “Buy” rating and $600 target in Friday, August 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Chardan Capital Markets given on Friday, May 20. The stock has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright on Thursday, January 11. Chardan Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, July 22 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 19 by Rodman & Renshaw. Maxim Group initiated the shares of CHEK in report on Thursday, October 8 with “Buy” rating. On Tuesday, November 28 the stock rating was maintained by H.C. Wainwright with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by H.C. Wainwright on Thursday, September 28. As per Tuesday, January 19, the company rating was maintained by Maxim Group.

Dean Capital Management holds 0.71% of its portfolio in The Cato Corporation for 113,985 shares. Lawson Kroeker Investment Management Inc Ne owns 115,999 shares or 0.48% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Investment Associates Llc has 0.34% invested in the company for 170,190 shares. The North Carolina-based Kdi Capital Partners Llc has invested 0.2% in the stock. Trexquant Investment Lp, a Connecticut-based fund reported 26,379 shares.

The stock increased 3.16% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $11.51. About 75,803 shares traded. The Cato Corporation (CATO) has declined 41.89% since February 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 58.59% the S&P500.

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