$0.28 EPS Expected for Century Aluminum Co (CENX), Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (PDM) Had 0 Bullish Analysts

July 19, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Analysts expect Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) to report $0.28 EPS on August, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.33 EPS change or 660.00% from last quarter’s $-0.05 EPS. CENX’s profit would be $24.44 million giving it 15.65 P/E if the $0.28 EPS is correct. After having $-0.05 EPS previously, Century Aluminum Co’s analysts see -660.00% EPS growth. About 1.57 million shares traded. Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) has risen 116.20% since July 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 99.50% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Piedmont Office Realty Trust (NYSE:PDM), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Piedmont Office Realty Trust had 9 analyst reports since September 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Sell” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, December 14. SunTrust maintained Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) on Thursday, September 3 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by DA Davidson with “Neutral” on Tuesday, May 3. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Friday, July 14. The stock of Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) on Tuesday, May 10 with “Sell” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 7. See Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) latest ratings:

14/07/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0000 Maintain
23/01/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Sell New Rating: Hold Old Target: $18 New Target: $20.50 Upgrade

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 earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, April 29 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of CENX in report on Friday, February 19 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 7 with “Market Perform”. The company was downgraded on Monday, November 9 by Nomura. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, March 1 to “Sell”. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral”. Deutsche Bank upgraded Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) on Friday, June 23 to “Hold” rating. Deutsche Bank downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $7 target in Monday, October 5 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research on Thursday, January 19. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Tuesday, August 18 with “Underweight”.

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 $1.53 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.

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. Parametric Port Associates Ltd Liability Corporation reported 269,889 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems invested in 0.01% or 20,000 shares. Los Angeles Mgmt And Equity reported 0% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Citadel Advsrs Ltd Liability Com reported 938,327 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 74,787 shares or 0% of the stock. Arizona State Retirement Systems stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Geode Management Limited reported 392,554 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Ameriprise Fincl invested 0% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Voya Mgmt Lc invested 0% of its portfolio in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Sei Com, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 153,428 shares. Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Grp Inc Inc has invested 0% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Kentucky-based Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0% in Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX). Royal Bancorporation Of Canada invested in 0% or 58,126 shares. Blackrock Fund Advisors has 4.09 million shares.

Since February 27, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $508,417 activity. Lair Michelle sold 6,997 shares worth $97,461. On Thursday, May 25 BLESS MICHAEL A sold $410,956 worth of Century Aluminum Co (NASDAQ:CENX) or 27,618 shares.

Since May 24, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $168,758 activity. On Wednesday, May 24 the insider Moon Laura P sold $168,758.

About 257,956 shares traded. Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM) has risen 9.82% since July 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.88% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.20, from 1.11 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 20 investors sold Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. shares while 63 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 117.71 million shares or 3.53% less from 122.01 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. California Pub Employees Retirement has 0.02% invested in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Ameriprise reported 0% of its portfolio in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Advsrs Asset Mgmt owns 11,018 shares. Piermont Mngmt stated it has 137,633 shares. Kbc Gp Nv reported 100,676 shares. Blackrock Grp Inc Limited has invested 0.01% in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 56,952 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Amica Mutual Commerce reported 0.27% in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Cue Gru owns 26,595 shares. Australia-based Westpac Bk Corp has invested 0% in Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE:PDM). Brookstone invested in 0.02% or 10,444 shares. Us Natl Bank De owns 2,199 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Exane Derivatives owns 24 shares. Pacad Inv accumulated 23,265 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Glenmede Tru Na reported 95,203 shares.

Piedmont Office Realty Trust, Inc. is an integrated self-managed real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of $2.98 billion. The Company’s business consists primarily of owning, managing, operating, leasing, acquiring, developing, investing in, and disposing of office real estate assets. It has a 26.86 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and operated 65 in-service office properties, one redevelopment asset, two development assets and one office building through an unconsolidated joint venture.

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