$0.84 EPS Expected for First Defiance Financial (FDEF), Apollo Management Holdings LP Has Trimmed Terraform Pwr (TERP) Stake

June 27, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Apollo Management Holdings Lp decreased Terraform Pwr Inc (TERP) stake by 66.04% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Apollo Management Holdings Lp sold 630,787 shares as Terraform Pwr Inc (TERP)’s stock rose 5.50%. The Apollo Management Holdings Lp holds 324,402 shares with $4.16 million value, down from 955,189 last quarter. Terraform Pwr Inc now has $1.69B valuation. The stock increased 0.91% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $12.15. About shares traded. TerraForm Power Inc (NASDAQ:TERP) has risen 31.65% since June 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.95% the S&P500.

Analysts expect First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) to report $0.84 EPS on July, 17.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 5.00% from last quarter’s $0.8 EPS. FDEF’s profit would be $8.47M giving it 15.50 P/E if the $0.84 EPS is correct. After having $0.81 EPS previously, First Defiance Financial’s analysts see 3.70% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.35% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $52.08. About shares traded. First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) has risen 33.50% since June 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.80% the S&P500.

Analysts await TerraForm Power Inc (NASDAQ:TERP) to report earnings on December, 5.

Among 11 analysts covering Terraform Power Inc (NASDAQ:TERP), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Terraform Power Inc had 25 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, December 1 by Oppenheimer. UBS downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 16 report. JP Morgan reinitiated TerraForm Power Inc (NASDAQ:TERP) on Friday, January 13 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by UBS given on Wednesday, November 25. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Tuesday, September 29. Zacks downgraded the shares of TERP in report on Tuesday, September 22 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, September 21. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, March 30 by JP Morgan. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, June 29 by Avondale.

Apollo Management Holdings Lp increased Invesco Sr Income Tr (VVR) stake by 165,179 shares to 355,254 valued at $1.65 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Gatx Corp (Put) (NYSE:GMT) stake by 215,000 shares and now owns 325,000 shares. Ishares Tr (Put) (HYG) was raised too.

First Defiance Financial Corp. is a unitary thrift holding firm that focuses on traditional banking and property and casualty, life and group health insurance products. The company has market cap of $525.06 million. The Firm operates through its subsidiaries, First Federal Bank of the Midwest , First Insurance Group of the Midwest, Inc. (First Insurance) and First Defiance Risk Management Inc. (First Defiance Risk Management). It has a 17.72 P/E ratio. First Federal is a federally chartered stock savings bank.

Among 4 analysts covering First Defiance Financial Corp (NASDAQ:FDEF), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. First Defiance Financial Corp had 5 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Monday, October 5 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $45 target in Monday, August 29 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.36, from 1.29 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 9 investors sold First Defiance Financial shares while 37 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 33 raised stakes. 6.16 million shares or 2.41% more from 6.01 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Boston Advisors Lc, Massachusetts-based fund reported 83,739 shares. Blackrock Fund Advsrs holds 0% in First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) or 290,672 shares. Susquehanna Group Ltd Liability Partnership stated it has 0% in First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF). California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 43,200 shares. Jefferies Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF) for 4,003 shares. 1,287 are owned by Plante Moran Advsr Ltd. 39,013 were reported by Blackrock Investment Mngmt Ltd Company. Numeric Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF). Aqr Capital Mgmt Limited Com reported 0.01% stake. Peloton Wealth Strategists holds 0.37% or 8,891 shares in its portfolio. Sigma Planning Corp has invested 0.06% in First Defiance Financial (NASDAQ:FDEF). Schwab Charles Mngmt accumulated 0% or 14,356 shares. 800 are held by State Teachers Retirement Systems. Blackrock Japan Limited owns 901 shares. Sterling Ltd, North Carolina-based fund reported 14,496 shares.

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