Central Garden & Pet Co (CENT) EPS Estimated At $0.10; Brown Capital Management Has Cut Nabors Industries LTD (NBR) Holding

November 15, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

Brown Capital Management Llc decreased Nabors Industries Ltd (NBR) stake by 6.73% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Brown Capital Management Llc sold 50,660 shares as Nabors Industries Ltd (NBR)’s stock declined 31.29%. The Brown Capital Management Llc holds 702,270 shares with $5.72 million value, down from 752,930 last quarter. Nabors Industries Ltd now has $1.63 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.53% or $0.03 reaching $5.68 per share. About shares traded. Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) has risen 32.66% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.96% the S&P500.




Analysts expect Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) to report $0.10 EPS on December, 7.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 23.08% from last quarter’s $0.13 EPS. CENT’s profit would be $5.02M giving it 89.13 P/E if the $0.10 EPS is correct. After having $0.62 EPS previously, Central Garden & Pet Co’s analysts see -83.87% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $35.65. About shares traded. Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) has risen 76.19% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 59.49% the S&P500.

Central Garden & Pet Company is a marketer and producer of branded products and distributor of third party products in the pet and lawn and garden supplies industries in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.79 billion. The Firm operates in two divisions: Pet segment and the Garden segment. It has a 26.94 P/E ratio. It is a marketer and producer of pet supplies in the United States.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $618,828 activity. Shares for $90,923 were sold by Ranelli John on Friday, May 26. 4,821 shares were sold by PENNINGTON BROOKS III, worth $145,510.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.44, from 1.29 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 26 investors sold Central Garden & Pet Co shares while 41 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 10.24 million shares or 5.65% less from 10.85 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Tokio Marine Asset owns 9,800 shares. Axiom Ltd Liability Com De invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT). Pnc Finance Gp Inc Inc accumulated 0% or 3,909 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Co The owns 13,632 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Geode Mngmt Llc stated it has 0% in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT). Public Employees Retirement Sys Of Ohio reported 157 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 3,520 are held by Howe & Rusling. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has invested 0.05% in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT). State Street invested in 0% or 245,510 shares. Goldman Sachs Gp reported 0% stake. Creative Planning has 0% invested in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) for 17,050 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky has invested 0% in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Com Lc invested in 28,400 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Portolan Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability Co has 1.59% invested in Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT). 26,451 were reported by Eqis.

Among 7 analysts covering Central Garden & Pet Company (NASDAQ:CENT), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Central Garden & Pet Company had 10 analyst reports since December 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) earned “Buy” rating by Sidoti on Monday, October 31. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, September 4 with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti on Monday, October 16 to “Hold”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 16 by SunTrust. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Sector Weight” on Monday, February 22. The company was initiated on Friday, July 7 by C.L. King. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, October 16 report. The stock of Central Garden & Pet Co (NASDAQ:CENT) earned “Hold” rating by Oppenheimer on Tuesday, June 20.

Among 32 analysts covering Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR), 26 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. Nabors Industries Ltd. had 103 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Sector Outperform” rating by Howard Weil on Tuesday, November 15. On Tuesday, November 29 the stock rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering to “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Seaport Global given on Wednesday, June 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, October 5. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, August 7 by Morgan Stanley. Jefferies maintained the shares of NBR in report on Wednesday, September 6 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) on Monday, October 16 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 6 report. Jefferies upgraded Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) on Wednesday, November 8 to “Buy” rating.

Analysts await Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $-0.32 earnings per share, down 6.67% or $0.02 from last year’s $-0.3 per share. After $-0.42 actual earnings per share reported by Nabors Industries Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -23.81% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.22 in 2017Q1. It is negative, as 50 investors sold NBR shares while 92 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 269.17 million shares or 6.35% less from 287.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Wright Invsts Serv Incorporated owns 12,560 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Oak Limited Oh holds 222,295 shares or 0.14% of its portfolio. Aristeia Capital Limited Liability owns 499,099 shares or 0.2% of their US portfolio. Todd Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 10,310 shares. Mraz Amerine Associate has invested 0.03% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). First Manhattan accumulated 4,600 shares. Jefferies Grp Ltd Liability has 225,854 shares. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Limited Co holds 3,698 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Sei Investments owns 196,327 shares. Barclays Plc invested 0% in Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR). Shelton Cap Management holds 0.03% or 44,797 shares in its portfolio. Advsrs Asset stated it has 33,581 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Brandywine Glob Invest Management Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 928,110 shares. Woodstock Corporation stated it has 24,929 shares. 22,500 were accumulated by Cushing Asset Management Ltd Partnership.

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