$0.45 EPS Expected for Houlihan Lokey (HLI), C&J Energy Services INC. Common (CJ) Shorts Up By 416.57%

C&J Energy Services INC. Common (NYSE:CJ) had an increase of 416.57% in short interest. CJ’s SI was 277,400 shares in May as released by FINRA. Its up 416.57% from 53,700 shares previously. With 275,300 avg volume, 1 days are for C&J Energy Services INC. Common (NYSE:CJ)’s short sellers to cover CJ’s short positions. About 83,282 shares traded. Seaside Exploration Partners Corp (NYSE:CJ) has risen 6.00% since April 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.33% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) to report $0.45 EPS on May, 9 after the close.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 4.65% from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. HLI’s profit would be $30.13 million giving it 18.59 P/E if the $0.45 EPS is correct. After having $0.57 EPS previously, Houlihan Lokey Inc’s analysts see -21.05% EPS growth. About 22,459 shares traded. Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) has risen 35.63% since September 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.30% the S&P500.

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. is a global independent investment bank that focuses on mergers and acquisitions , financings, financial restructurings and financial advisory services. The company has market cap of $2.24 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: Corporate Finance, Financial Restructuring and Financial Advisory Services. It has a 22.85 P/E ratio. The Firm serves a set of clients across the world, including firms, financial sponsors and government agencies.

Among 5 analysts covering Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Houlihan Lokey had 8 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Mkt Outperform” rating by JMP Securities given on Tuesday, September 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Tuesday, September 8. Keefe Bruyette & Woods initiated the shares of HLI in report on Tuesday, September 8 with “Outperform” rating. Goldman Sachs initiated Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) on Tuesday, September 8 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Houlihan Lokey Inc (NYSE:HLI) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 8 by Bank of America. The rating was downgraded by Sandler O’Neill on Thursday, August 18 to “Hold”.

Seaside Exploration Partners Corp is a Canada capital pool company. The company has market cap of $1.84 billion. The Firm focuses on the identification and evaluation of assets or businesses with a view to completing a Qualifying Transaction. It currently has negative earnings. The Qualifying Transaction may involve the acquisition of a business or assets located outside of Canada.

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