$0.24 EPS Expected for Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (FGP), Sherwin Williams Co (SHW)’s Sentiment Is 0.95

May 26, 2017 - By Vivian Park

The Sherwin-Williams Company is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paint, coatings and related products. The company has market cap of $31.19 billion. The Company’s divisions are Paint Stores Group, Consumer Group, Global Finishes Group, Latin America Coatings Group and Administrative. It has a 26.21 P/E ratio. The Paint Stores Group markets and sells Sherwin-Williams branded architectural paint and coatings, protective and marine products, original equipment maker (OEM) product finishes and related items.

Analysts expect Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) to report $0.24 EPS on June, 14.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 26.32% from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. FGP’s profit would be $23.32 million giving it 5.80 P/E if the $0.24 EPS is correct. After having $0.39 EPS previously, Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.’s analysts see -38.46% EPS growth. It closed at $5.57 lastly. It is down 71.41% since May 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 88.11% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.39% or $1.31 during the last trading session, reaching $334.09. About shares traded. Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW) has risen 15.27% since May 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.43% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Sherwin-Williams’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Sherwin-Williams, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. SHW was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 29, 2016. Atlantic Securities initiated Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) on Tuesday, November 29 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was downgraded by Longbow on Thursday, January 5 to “Neutral”. Wells Fargo initiated the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, September 29 report. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy” on Monday, October 10.

Sirios Capital Management L P holds 8.65% of its portfolio in Sherwin-Williams Co for 656,705 shares. Chilton Investment Co Llc owns 600,226 shares or 6.54% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Permian Investment Partners Lp has 6.34% invested in the company for 156,007 shares. The California-based Meritage Group Lp has invested 5.9% in the stock. Hitchwood Capital Management Lp, a New York-based fund reported 600,000 shares.

Analysts await Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE:SHW) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $4.54 earnings per share, up 11.82% or $0.48 from last year’s $4.06 per share. SHW’s profit will be $423.85M for 18.40 P/E if the $4.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.27 actual earnings per share reported by Sherwin-Williams Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 100.00% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 insider sales for $48.08 million activity.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2016. Its down 1.41, from 2.24 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 28 investors sold Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. shares while 24 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 5.85 million shares or 14.06% less from 6.80 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Llp stated it has 0.06% in Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP). Sandy Spring Comml Bank holds 6,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Texas Yale accumulated 180,667 shares. Sg Americas Securities Limited Liability Co owns 158,587 shares. Clinton Grp Inc Inc stated it has 12,565 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership owns 12,951 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Fort Point Capital Prtn Ltd Liability Company has 0.16% invested in Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) for 36,850 shares. Focused Wealth Mgmt Inc stated it has 0% in Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP). Goldman Sachs Group Inc Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP) for 543,838 shares. Lpl Financial Limited Com holds 70,749 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 153,697 shares. Da Davidson And Company holds 3,440 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citadel Advsrs Ltd holds 45,445 shares. Huntington Financial Bank has invested 0% of its portfolio in Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. (NYSE:FGP). Jag Capital Management Limited Liability Corporation holds 11,615 shares.

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P. is engaged in the retail distribution of propane and related equipment sales, and midstream operations, which include crude oil logistics. The company has market cap of $541.14 million. The Company’s divisions include propane and related equipment sales, midstream operations-crude oil logistics, and corporate and other. It currently has negative earnings. The propane and related equipment sales segment consists of the distribution of propane and related equipment and supplies.

Since December 28, 2016, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 insider sales for $118,113 activity. 2,045 shares were bought by Breuckmann Pamela A, worth $13,355.

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