$0.25 EPS Expected for Century Aluminum Co (CENX), PDL Biopharma (PDLI) Has 0.93 Sentiment

July 5, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

Analysts expect Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) to report $0.25 EPS on July, 27.They anticipate $0.30 EPS change or 600.00% from last quarter’s $-0.05 EPS. CENX’s profit would be $23.29 million giving it 15.78 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $-0.05 EPS previously, Century Aluminum Co’s analysts see -600.00% EPS growth. About 4 shares traded. Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) has risen 116.20% since July 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 99.50% the S&P500.

PDL BioPharma, Inc. seeks to provide return for its shareholders by acquiring and managing a portfolio of companies, products, royalty agreements and debt facilities in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. The company has market cap of $400.86 million. The Company’s divisions include income generating assets and product sales. It has a 27.24 P/E ratio. The income generating assets segment consists of royalties from issued patents in the United States and elsewhere, covering the humanization of antibodies, which it refers to as the Queen et al. patents; notes and other long-term receivables, royalty rights-at fair value and equity investments.

Nine Chapters Capital Management Llc holds 0.43% of its portfolio in PDL BioPharma Inc for 119,700 shares. Gsa Capital Partners Llp owns 1.59 million shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Secor Capital Advisors Lp has 0.11% invested in the company for 410,323 shares. The California-based Rbf Capital Llc has invested 0.08% in the stock. Park West Asset Management Llc, a California-based fund reported 400,000 shares.

Analysts await PDL BioPharma Inc (NASDAQ:PDLI) to report earnings on August, 3. They expect $0.04 earnings per share, down 55.56% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.09 per share. PDLI’s profit will be $6.47M for 15.50 P/E if the $0.04 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.08 actual earnings per share reported by PDL BioPharma Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -50.00% negative EPS growth.

It closed at $2.48 lastly. It is down 26.03% since July 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.73% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $49,401 activity.

Among 6 analysts covering Century Aluminum Company (NASDAQ:CENX), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Century Aluminum Company had 18 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, February 19 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Monday, November 9. The rating was downgraded by Standpoint Research on Thursday, January 19 to “Hold”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Friday, August 7. The company was upgraded on Friday, June 23 by Deutsche Bank. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of CENX in report on Tuesday, August 18 with “Underweight” rating. The stock of Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 28 by JP Morgan. On Wednesday, March 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Sell”. Deutsche Bank downgraded Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) on Monday, October 5 to “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, February 23 by BMO Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.03, from 1.28 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 19 investors sold Century Aluminum Co shares while 37 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 55.61 million shares or 9.53% more from 50.78 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Capstone Asset Management holds 0.01% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) or 25,355 shares. 8,000 were accumulated by Glenmede Na. International Group Inc invested 0% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Royal Bank Of Canada holds 58,126 shares. State Teachers Retirement System holds 149,205 shares. State Street Corp holds 3.75 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Pacad Inv Ltd has 0.04% invested in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) for 38,716 shares. Moreover, Mason Street Advsr Limited Liability Corporation has 0% invested in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Credit Suisse Ag reported 96,188 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Corecommodity Mngmt Ltd Company holds 8,212 shares. Nomura owns 13,200 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Principal Fin Group reported 363,990 shares stake. Clarivest Asset Management Limited accumulated 131,970 shares. Legal And General Group Plc reported 0% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Laurion Capital Mgmt Limited Partnership accumulated 10,400 shares.

Century Aluminum Company is a holding company, which is a producer of primary aluminum and operates aluminum reduction facilities, or smelters, in the United States and Iceland. The company has market cap of $1.47 billion. The Firm operates through primary aluminum segment. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s primary aluminum facilities produce standard grade primary aluminum products.

Since February 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $508,417 activity. Shares for $97,461 were sold by Lair Michelle on Monday, February 27. BLESS MICHAEL A had sold 27,618 shares worth $410,956 on Thursday, May 25.

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