$0.92 EPS Expected for Foot Locker, Inc. (FL); Estee Lauder Companies (EL) SI Decreased By 4.78%

August 17, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

Analysts expect Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) to report $0.92 EPS on August, 18.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 2.13% from last quarter’s $0.94 EPS. FL’s profit would be $120.85M giving it 13.20 P/E if the $0.92 EPS is correct. After having $1.36 EPS previously, Foot Locker, Inc.’s analysts see -32.35% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.06% or $1.44 during the last trading session, reaching $48.57. About shares traded. Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) has risen 0.29% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.41% the S&P500.

Estee Lauder Companies Incorporated (NYSE:EL) had a decrease of 4.78% in short interest. EL’s SI was 7.53M shares in August as released by FINRA. Its down 4.78% from 7.91M shares previously. With 1.25M avg volume, 6 days are for Estee Lauder Companies Incorporated (NYSE:EL)’s short sellers to cover EL’s short positions. The SI to Estee Lauder Companies Incorporated’s float is 3.44%. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $101.07. About shares traded. Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since August 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.21% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering Estee Lauder (NYSE:EL), 19 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 73% are positive. Estee Lauder has $11000 highest and $72 lowest target. $98.36’s average target is -2.68% below currents $101.07 stock price. Estee Lauder had 58 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies initiated it with “Hold” rating and $86 target in Monday, September 28 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, May 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, October 14. BMO Capital Markets initiated Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) on Friday, December 16 with “Underperform” rating. Argus Research downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, September 9 report. As per Tuesday, November 15, the company rating was reinitiated by Wells Fargo. The rating was initiated by Berenberg with “Buy” on Friday, September 9. Jefferies maintained the shares of EL in report on Wednesday, April 19 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Monday, August 22 with “Overweight”. Goldman Sachs downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $98 target in Wednesday, March 16 report.

Since February 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $9.31 million activity. LAUDER RONALD S FOUNDATION had sold 16,667 shares worth $1.54M. $221,571 worth of Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) shares were sold by BARSHEFSKY CHARLENE. Demsey John also sold $1.80M worth of Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) on Monday, March 13. BRAVO ROSE MARIE had sold 9,312 shares worth $892,928. Hockaday Irvine O Jr also sold $280,566 worth of Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) shares.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company has market cap of $37.18 billion. The Firm offers products, including skin care, makeup, fragrance, hair care and other. It has a 33.85 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in beauty products segment.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.92 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.01, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 63 investors sold Estee Lauder Companies Inc shares while 203 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 192.06 million shares or 1.13% less from 194.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Wendell David Assoc holds 17,823 shares. Btc Capital Mgmt owns 0.1% invested in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) for 6,705 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 91,192 shares. Shell Asset Management Communication accumulated 33,400 shares. B T Dba Alpha, Texas-based fund reported 14,668 shares. Exxonmobil Mgmt Tx stated it has 51,450 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Cohen Steers Inc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL). First Heartland Consultants invested in 0.07% or 2,884 shares. Bancshares Of Nova Scotia owns 0.36% invested in Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) for 41,065 shares. Sit owns 61,975 shares. Zevenbergen Cap Invests Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.03% or 7,770 shares. Utah Retirement System accumulated 39,551 shares. World Asset reported 20,622 shares. Farmers & Merchants, a Nebraska-based fund reported 33 shares. Whittier Trust invested in 0.26% or 80,016 shares.

Since March 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $2.80 million activity. 5,600 Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE:FL) shares with value of $332,640 were sold by GILBERT JAROBIN JR. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $152,340 was made by TURPIN CHERYL N on Thursday, March 2. Shares for $379,586 were sold by MCKENNA MATTHEW M. PETERS LAUREN B had sold 25,000 shares worth $1.94 million on Wednesday, March 8.

Among 28 analysts covering Foot Locker Inc. (NYSE:FL), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Foot Locker Inc. has $88 highest and $27 lowest target. $73.13’s average target is 50.57% above currents $48.57 stock price. Foot Locker Inc. had 77 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, April 24 by Susquehanna. The firm has “Neutral” rating by B. Riley & Co given on Wednesday, February 24. Bank of America upgraded the shares of FL in report on Tuesday, December 22 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was upgraded by B. Riley & Co to “Buy” on Friday, August 12. The rating was upgraded by Buckingham Research on Thursday, April 20 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Positive” rating on Friday, August 12 by Susquehanna. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $60 target in Monday, August 24 report. PiperJaffray downgraded the shares of FL in report on Monday, November 21 to “Neutral” rating. As per Tuesday, November 10, the company rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research. The company was maintained on Monday, May 23 by Canaccord Genuity.

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