$0.41 EPS Expected for Momo Inc. (MOMO); Meta Financial Group (CASH) Shorts Raised By 6.5%

February 16, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Analysts expect Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) to report $0.41 EPS on March, 6.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.41 EPS. MOMO’s profit would be $81.42M giving it 18.80 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. After having $0.38 EPS previously, Momo Inc.’s analysts see 7.89% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.95% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $30.84. About 4.49M shares traded. Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) has risen 258.39% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 241.69% the S&P500.

Meta Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:CASH) had an increase of 6.5% in short interest. CASH’s SI was 524,200 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 6.5% from 492,200 shares previously. With 55,200 avg volume, 10 days are for Meta Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:CASH)’s short sellers to cover CASH’s short positions. The SI to Meta Financial Group Incorporated’s float is 5.98%. The ETF increased 2.66% or $2.85 during the last trading session, reaching $109.9. About 95,779 shares traded or 19.38% up from the average. ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) has risen 72.00% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.30% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Momo Inc (NASDAQ:MOMO), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Momo Inc had 17 analyst reports since August 31, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy” rating. TH Capital initiated the shares of MOMO in report on Friday, November 4 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of MOMO in report on Wednesday, October 19 to “Overweight” rating. Jefferies maintained Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) rating on Thursday, July 13. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $5400 target. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was initiated by UBS with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 23 report. Jefferies initiated it with “Buy” rating and $30 target in Wednesday, February 8 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, August 31. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. The stock of Momo Inc. (NASDAQ:MOMO) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 26 by J.P. Morgan.

Momo Inc. operates as a mobile-based social networking platform in the People's Republic of China. The company has market cap of $6.12 billion. The company's platform includes its Momo mobile application and various related features, functionalities, tools, and services that are provided to users, customers, and platform partners. It has a 20.91 P/E ratio. It offers Momo mobile application that enables users to establish and expand their social relationships based on locations and interests; and Hani, a live video application.

Meta Financial Group, Inc. operates as the holding firm for MetaBank that offers various banking services and products to individuals, small businesses, financial institutions, and other businesses. The ETF has market cap of $1.06 billion. It provides various deposit products, such as statement savings accounts, money market savings accounts, and NOW and regular checking accounts, as well as deposits related to prepaid cards, which primarily include checking accounts and certificate accounts. It has a 21.56 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s loan portfolio comprises one-to-four family residential mortgage, commercial and multi-family real estate, agricultural activities and real estate, construction, consumer, commercial operating, and premium finance loans.

Among 5 analysts covering Meta Financial Group (NASDAQ:CASH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Meta Financial Group had 18 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $98.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Wednesday, January 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Tuesday, October 10 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, June 1. FBR Capital downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, July 28 report. B. Riley & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, January 31 report. Sandler O’Neill maintained ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 3 report. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.38, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 26 investors sold ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF shares while 42 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 6.87 million shares or 5.51% more from 6.51 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Symphony Asset Mgmt Lc accumulated 0.05% or 6,087 shares. Nantahala Mgmt holds 447,952 shares or 1.72% of its portfolio. Cornerstone Capital Mgmt Holding Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 28,271 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 5,085 shares. Elk Creek Prtnrs Ltd Liability Company stated it has 77,547 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. Globeflex Capital Limited Partnership invested in 7,352 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Smith Asset Management Group Lp accumulated 0.01% or 2,900 shares. Second Curve Capital Ltd Liability reported 424,132 shares. Ejf Limited Liability Co owns 50,000 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers accumulated 0.48% or 145,372 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company holds 0% in ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH) or 11,359 shares. 1,813 are owned by Tower Capital Limited Company (Trc). Washington National Bank & Trust owns 200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Principal Finance Grp Inc invested in 0.01% or 71,248 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 0% in ETFS-E Fund MSCI China A GO ETF (NASDAQ:CASH).

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