Analysts See $0.17 EPS for Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR); Daruma Capital Management Has Trimmed By $5.52 Million Its Orasure Technologies (OSUR) Holding

February 22, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Daruma Capital Management Llc decreased Orasure Technologies Inc (OSUR) stake by 8.89% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Daruma Capital Management Llc sold 250,846 shares as Orasure Technologies Inc (OSUR)’s stock rose 29.30%. The Daruma Capital Management Llc holds 2.57M shares with $57.84 million value, down from 2.82 million last quarter. Orasure Technologies Inc now has $1.08 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $17.82. About 532,546 shares traded. OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) has risen 116.07% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 99.37% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) to report $0.17 EPS on February, 28 after the close.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 6.25% from last quarter’s $0.16 EPS. BLDR’s profit would be $19.20 million giving it 29.93 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct. After having $0.39 EPS previously, Builders FirstSource, Inc.’s analysts see -56.41% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $20.35. About 928,959 shares traded. Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) has risen 24.30% since February 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.60% the S&P500.

Analysts await OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $-0.06 EPS, down 128.57% or $0.27 from last year’s $0.21 per share. After $0.12 actual EPS reported by OraSure Technologies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -150.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering OraSure Technologies (NASDAQ:OSUR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. OraSure Technologies had 25 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $8 target in Thursday, August 4 report. The stock of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, August 24. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, August 3. Jefferies maintained OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) rating on Thursday, June 8. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $1600 target. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 19. The stock of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 9 by Raymond James. The stock of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 5 by Mizuho. The stock of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, February 13 by Jefferies. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 2 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report.

Since August 30, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $2.08 million activity. 23,333 shares were sold by TANG STEPHEN S PHD, worth $419,247. SMITH BRIAN had sold 9,112 shares worth $186,516 on Thursday, August 31. On Wednesday, August 30 the insider Patrick Charles W sold $20,110. $563,713 worth of OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) was sold by Michels Douglas A on Friday, September 29.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.15, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 18 investors sold OSUR shares while 69 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 54.93 million shares or 2.92% more from 53.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tiaa Cref Limited Com reported 504,622 shares. New York State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 41,995 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Globeflex Cap Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.44% of its portfolio in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR). 4,456 were accumulated by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank). Savings Bank Of Mellon has 772,382 shares. Private Advisor Limited Com holds 0.01% or 10,391 shares in its portfolio. Meeder Asset Management holds 0.01% in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) or 2,797 shares. Zacks holds 0.01% in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) or 9,901 shares. Grp Incorporated One Trading Limited Partnership holds 0% in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) or 12,255 shares. Northern Tru Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) for 765,010 shares. Plante Moran Financial Advisors Ltd Com, a Michigan-based fund reported 150 shares. Mason Street Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 15,059 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Riverhead Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.01% or 7,118 shares. Blackrock holds 7.53 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. State Street Corp holds 0% of its portfolio in OraSure Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:OSUR) for 1.59 million shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.02 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.72, from 1.3 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 11 investors sold Builders FirstSource, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 101.77 million shares or 11.10% more from 91.60 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 3.89M are held by Invesco Ltd. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) holds 0% of its portfolio in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) for 58 shares. Wolverine Asset Mgmt Limited Liability accumulated 0.01% or 75,000 shares. Wall Street Access Asset Management Limited Liability holds 0.67% or 17,800 shares in its portfolio. The Connecticut-based Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Corp has invested 0.01% in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR). Oppenheimer Inc has invested 0.01% in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR). Ruane Cunniff Goldfarb holds 5.41 million shares or 0.85% of its portfolio. Macquarie Group Limited owns 25,300 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Gsa Prtn Limited Liability Partnership holds 41,320 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & reported 1,507 shares stake. The Texas-based Hodges Cap Mgmt has invested 0.82% in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR). Blackrock reported 7.22M shares. Mcclain Value Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 4.39% or 173,542 shares in its portfolio. Eam Investors Ltd Com owns 166,434 shares for 0.4% of their portfolio. 328,870 are owned by Prudential Fincl.

Builders FirstSource, Inc. manufactures and supplies building materials, manufactured components, and construction services to professional contractors, sub-contractors, and clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.30 billion. The Company’s products include lumber and lumber sheet goods comprising dimensional lumber, plywood, and OSB products that are used in on-site house framing; and windows, and interior and exterior door units, as well as interior trims and custom products under the Synboard brand. It has a 26.67 P/E ratio. The company's manufactured products consist of wood floor and roof trusses, steel roof trusses, wall panels, stairs, and engineered wood; gypsum, roofing and insulation products, including wallboards, ceilings, joint treatment, and finishes, as well as vinyl, composite, and wood sidings; and exterior trims, other exteriors, metal studs, and cement.

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