$1.59 EPS Expected for F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV); Peoples United Financial (PBCT)’s Sentiment Is 1.18

July 14, 2017 - By Darrin Black

People’s United Financial, Inc. is a bank holding firm and a financial holding firm of People’s United Bank . The company has market cap of $6.13 billion. The Bank is engaged in providing commercial banking, retail banking and wealth management services to individual, corporate and municipal customers. It has a 19.22 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Commercial Banking and Retail Banking.

Analysts expect F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) to report $1.59 EPS on July, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 12.77% from last quarter’s $1.41 EPS. FFIV’s profit would be $103.49M giving it 20.17 P/E if the $1.59 EPS is correct. After having $1.46 EPS previously, F5 Networks, Inc.’s analysts see 8.90% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.82% or $1.06 during the last trading session, reaching $128.29. About 35 shares traded. F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has risen 21.28% since July 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.58% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.83 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 41 investors sold F5 Networks, Inc. shares while 197 reduced holdings. 71 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 60.27 million shares or 2.18% more from 58.99 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Comml Bank Of America De reported 314,004 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Toronto Dominion National Bank & Trust invested in 0% or 11,271 shares. Spot Trading Ltd Co stated it has 4,774 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Ameritas Invest Partners invested in 0.01% or 1,582 shares. Assetmark invested 0% in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV). Tower Rech Capital Limited Co (Trc) owns 1,546 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement owns 126,740 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 2,171 shares. Los Angeles Cap Mgmt And Equity Research holds 0.01% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 9,063 shares. Telos Cap Mgmt owns 0.77% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 11,897 shares. Glg Ltd has 4,414 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. 1832 Asset Lp owns 0.01% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 19,000 shares. Allstate holds 0.47% of its portfolio in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 54,331 shares. Tokio Marine Asset Management Ltd has 1,746 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Moreover, Kanaly Tru has 0% invested in F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) for 11 shares.

F5 Networks, Inc. is a developer and well-known provider of software defined application services. The company has market cap of $8.35 billion. The Firm is engaged in the development, marketing and sale of application delivery networking products that optimize the security, performance and availability of network applications, servers and storage systems. It has a 21.87 P/E ratio. The Company’s geographical divisions include the Americas ; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Japan, and the Asia Pacific region (APAC).

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 insider sales for $9.54 million activity. The insider MCADAM JOHN sold 10,000 shares worth $1.30M. $318,462 worth of stock was sold by Rogers Scot Frazier on Wednesday, February 1. Shares for $844,513 were sold by Reinland Andrew on Wednesday, February 1. EAMES EDWARD JULIAN also sold $591,878 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) on Wednesday, February 1. On Monday, May 1 the insider DiLullo John D sold $436,461. $541,698 worth of stock was sold by Chadwick Jonathan on Tuesday, February 7. Kearny Ryan C. also sold $108,248 worth of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) shares.

Among 31 analysts covering F5 Networks Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 19% are positive. F5 Networks Inc. had 70 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Wunderlich given on Thursday, October 29. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) earned “Neutral” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, November 9. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) has “Perform” rating given on Tuesday, January 5 by Oppenheimer. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, October 29 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, April 21. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by JMP Securities on Friday, November 13. The firm has “Neutral” rating by M Partners given on Wednesday, June 8. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Pacific Crest on Wednesday, January 13 with “Overweight”. The stock of F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFIV) earned “Reduce” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, December 9.

Iberiabank Corp holds 2.2% of its portfolio in People’s United Financial, Inc. for 309,764 shares. Butensky & Cohen Financial Security Inc owns 117,960 shares or 2.11% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Hamlin Capital Management Llc has 2.1% invested in the company for 2.42 million shares. The Texas-based Hourglass Capital Llc has invested 2.08% in the stock. Lee Danner & Bass Inc, a Tennessee-based fund reported 841,082 shares.

Analysts await People’s United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:PBCT) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $0.23 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.23 per share. PBCT’s profit will be $79.16 million for 19.36 P/E if the $0.23 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual earnings per share reported by People’s United Financial, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.55% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $8.91 million activity.

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