$0.50 EPS Expected for Churchill Downs, Inc. (CHDN), Maiden Holdings Limited (MHLD) Shorts Down By 8.14%

Maiden Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:MHLD) had a decrease of 8.14% in short interest. MHLD’s SI was 1.78 million shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 8.14% from 1.93 million shares previously. With 517,100 avg volume, 3 days are for Maiden Holdings Limited (NASDAQ:MHLD)’s short sellers to cover MHLD’s short positions. The SI to Maiden Holdings Limited’s float is 2.3%. About 2.17M shares traded or 235.78% up from the average. Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) has risen 1.90% since September 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.23% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) to report $0.50 EPS on April, 27.They anticipate $0.34 EPS change or 212.50% from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. CHDN’s profit would be $8.24M giving it 79.15 P/E if the $0.50 EPS is correct. After having $0.68 EPS previously, Churchill Downs, Inc.’s analysts see -26.47% EPS growth. About 12,938 shares traded. Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) has risen 4.75% since September 2, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.38% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q4 2016. Its down 1.01, from 2 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 28 investors sold Maiden Holdings, Ltd. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 57.49 million shares or 1.14% less from 58.15 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt, New Jersey-based fund reported 67,350 shares. Principal Financial Incorporated invested in 0.01% or 558,903 shares. Moreover, Fca Corp Tx has 0.17% invested in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) for 20,000 shares. Nuveen Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc stated it has 21,162 shares. Putnam Invs Ltd reported 0.01% stake. Credit Agricole S A stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). Parkside Bancorporation & has invested 0.02% in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). Barclays Public Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) for 56,732 shares. Loomis Sayles And Limited Partnership invested in 1,816 shares. Ontario - Canada-based Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0% in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). 48,515 are owned by State Teachers Retirement. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank), a Switzerland-based fund reported 1,850 shares. Tudor Investment Et Al has 0.02% invested in Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD). Blackrock Institutional Trust Na accumulated 1.77M shares. Natixis owns 11,485 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Maiden Holdings (NASDAQ:MHLD), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Maiden Holdings had 7 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. Keefe Bruyette & Woods reinitiated the shares of MHLD in report on Tuesday, January 31 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) earned “Sell” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, September 2. As per Monday, November 28, the company rating was downgraded by FBR Capital. On Wednesday, January 4 the stock rating was downgraded by Compass Point to “Neutral”. Compass Point maintained it with “Buy” rating and $18 target in Wednesday, February 24 report.

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $1.12 billion. The Firm focuses on serving the needs of regional and specialty insurers in the United States, Europe and select other global markets by providing reinsurance solutions designed to support their capital needs. It has a 71.44 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions: Diversified Reinsurance and AmTrust Reinsurance.

Since November 7, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $2.43 million activity. Highet Thomas sold 2,000 shares worth $34,960. Haveron Patrick J sold $166,500 worth of Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) on Friday, November 18. SCHMITT KAREN had sold 20,000 shares worth $319,700. The insider METZ LAWRENCE F. sold 2,000 shares worth $35,290. On Monday, November 7 RASCHBAUM ARTURO MANUEL sold $956,200 worth of Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ:MHLD) or 70,000 shares. Shares for $880,364 were sold by NEFF RAYMOND MICHAEL.

Among 4 analysts covering Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Churchill Downs had 7 analyst reports since September 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Monday, October 31. As per Friday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. Hilliard Lyons upgraded Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) on Friday, May 6 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, September 22 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “Outperform” on Friday, October 14. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, August 5 by Telsey Advisory Group. Imperial Capital maintained Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) on Monday, September 14 with “Outperform” rating.

Churchill Downs Incorporated is a racing, gaming and online entertainment company. The company has market cap of $2.61 billion. The Firm is engaged in brick-and-mortar casino gaming with approximately 9,030 gaming positions in seven states, and is a legal mobile and online platform for betting on horseracing in the United States. It has a 24.51 P/E ratio. It operates through six divisions: Racing, Casinos, TwinSpires, Big Fish Games, Other Investments and Corporate.

Since November 18, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 16 insider sales for $53.61 million activity. On Friday, December 23 the insider Evans Robert L sold $760,250. $20.40M worth of Churchill Downs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHDN) shares were sold by DUCHOSSOIS CRAIG J. DUCHOSSOIS RICHARD L had sold 137,141 shares worth $20.40 million on Wednesday, November 30.