$1.46 EPS Expected for Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT); Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings (OLLI) Sellers Decreased By 7.8% Their Shorts

July 12, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Analysts expect Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) to report $1.46 EPS on August, 3.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 2.82% from last quarter’s $1.42 EPS. FRT’s profit would be $105.59M giving it 21.52 P/E if the $1.46 EPS is correct. After having $1.45 EPS previously, Federal Realty Investment Trust’s analysts see 0.69% EPS growth. About 214,112 shares traded. Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) has declined 16.62% since July 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.32% the S&P500.

Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings (NASDAQ:OLLI) had a decrease of 7.8% in short interest. OLLI’s SI was 7.10 million shares in July as released by FINRA. Its down 7.8% from 7.70M shares previously. With 742,200 avg volume, 10 days are for Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings (NASDAQ:OLLI)’s short sellers to cover OLLI’s short positions. The SI to Ollies Bargain Outlet Holdings’s float is 14.63%. About 499,125 shares traded. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:OLLI) has risen 72.49% since July 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.79% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. Federal Realty Investment Trust had 31 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, August 6. DA Davidson initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Friday, April 1 report. Seaport Global maintained the shares of FRT in report on Friday, April 28 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 25 by Evercore. Citigroup maintained Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) on Thursday, August 11 with “Neutral” rating. On Friday, May 6 the stock rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Underperform”. Credit Suisse upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $157 target in Thursday, August 20 report. The stock of Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, October 22.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $9.18 million activity. WOOD DONALD C sold 20,000 shares worth $2.85 million.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.13, from 1.16 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 40 investors sold Federal Realty Investment Trust shares while 119 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 64.05 million shares or 1.05% more from 63.38 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Cohen & Steers has invested 0.41% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Aqr Cap Mngmt Llc accumulated 36,801 shares. Apg Asset Management Nv, Netherlands-based fund reported 28,665 shares. Alps Advsrs invested in 6,846 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Sterling Mngmt Ltd Com owns 54,179 shares. Phocas Fincl reported 2,655 shares stake. Advantus Capital Mgmt Inc, Minnesota-based fund reported 91,299 shares. Credit Agricole S A holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) for 68,124 shares. Geode Cap Mgmt Llc holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT) for 750,816 shares. Millennium Management Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). American Mgmt Incorporated stated it has 0.17% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Eii Mngmt reported 1.37% of its portfolio in Federal Realty Investment Trust (NYSE:FRT). Winfield Associates reported 130 shares stake. Pictet Asset Mngmt Ltd invested in 38,900 shares. 14,613 were accumulated by Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank).

Federal Realty Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust . The company has market cap of $9.09 billion. The Firm specializes in the ownership, management and redevelopment of retail and mixed-use properties located primarily in affluent communities in selected metropolitan markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, as well as in California and South Florida. It has a 40.65 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned or had an interest in community and neighborhood shopping centers and mixed-use properties, which operated as 96 retail real estate projects and included approximately 22.6 million square feet.

Among 9 analysts covering Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings (NASDAQ:OLLI), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings had 21 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, August 10 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, May 31. The stock of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:OLLI) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, April 7. Jefferies initiated it with “Buy” rating and $23 target in Monday, August 10 report. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, August 10 by JP Morgan. The rating was initiated by Johnson Rice on Wednesday, January 6 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 10 with “Outperform”. Bank of America initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, August 10 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, December 11 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Thursday, September 1.

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. is a retailer of brand name merchandise. The company has market cap of $2.66 billion. The Firm offers clients a selection of brand name products, including food, housewares, books and stationery, bed and bath, floor coverings, electronics and toys. It has a 39.73 P/E ratio. The Company’s warehouse format stores feature a range of products, including hardware, personal healthcare, candy, clothing, sporting goods, pet and lawn and garden products.

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