$0.09 EPS Expected for CryoLife, Inc. (CRY); U S Global Investors Upped Its Exxon Mobil (Call) (XOM) Stake

February 13, 2018 - By Michael Collier

U S Global Investors Inc increased Exxon Mobil Corp (Call) (XOM) stake by 44.78% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. U S Global Investors Inc acquired 900 shares as Exxon Mobil Corp (Call) (XOM)’s stock rose 0.21%. The U S Global Investors Inc holds 2,910 shares with $23.86M value, up from 2,010 last quarter. Exxon Mobil Corp (Call) now has $323.80 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.64 during the last trading session, reaching $76.42. About 19.34M shares traded or 52.30% up from the average. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) has declined 9.08% since February 13, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500.

Analysts expect CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) to report $0.09 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 25.00% from last quarter’s $0.12 EPS. CRY’s profit would be $3.25 million giving it 48.06 P/E if the $0.09 EPS is correct. After having $0.08 EPS previously, CryoLife, Inc.’s analysts see 12.50% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.14% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $17.3. About 69,705 shares traded. CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) has risen 60.65% since February 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 43.95% the S&P500.




CryoLife, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, makes and distributes medical devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $625.22 million. It also processes and distributes implantable human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries. It has a 62.01 P/E ratio. The firm operates in two divisions, Medical Devices and Preservation Services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.59 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.23, from 1.82 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 14 investors sold CryoLife, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 47 raised stakes. 23.69 million shares or 6.06% more from 22.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Timpani Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.75% in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas has invested 0% in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY). Tower Research Cap Lc (Trc) has invested 0% in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY). Federated Invsts Pa has invested 0% in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY). Swiss Bank & Trust holds 47,700 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems holds 13,600 shares. Moreover, Tiaa Cref Investment Mgmt Limited Company has 0% invested in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) for 115,155 shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans owns 20,470 shares. Axiom International Investors Llc De accumulated 139,957 shares. Pinebridge Investments Lp reported 0% stake. Penn Capital Mngmt Communication reported 0.12% in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY). Shell Asset Mngmt reported 92,405 shares. Invesco Limited has 0% invested in CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) for 141,945 shares. Voya Investment Limited invested in 17,493 shares or 0% of the stock. Goldman Sachs Group stated it has 60,896 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 4 analysts covering Cryolife (NYSE:CRY), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Cryolife had 11 analyst reports since April 13, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Lake Street initiated CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) on Wednesday, June 15 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, May 1, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. Canaccord Genuity maintained CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) rating on Tuesday, July 25. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and $2500 target. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, October 31 with “Buy”. Ladenburg Thalmann upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, February 17 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital on Monday, January 9. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 25 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, April 13 by Canaccord Genuity. Canaccord Genuity maintained CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE:CRY) on Sunday, October 8 with “Buy” rating.

Since September 5, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $2.84 million activity. Mackin James P had sold 125,000 shares worth $2.75M. $45,600 worth of stock was sold by Benson James on Monday, October 2. 1,000 shares were sold by RONALD C ELKINS, worth $22,000 on Tuesday, September 5.

Investors sentiment is 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It has no change, as 57 investors sold XOM shares while 806 reduced holdings. only 114 funds opened positions while 621 raised stakes. 2.13 billion shares or 0.48% more from 2.12 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hilton Management Limited Liability Co holds 0.12% or 8,335 shares. Keybank Natl Association Oh holds 1.62% or 3.33M shares. Parsec Financial Mngmt owns 234,290 shares. Johnson Investment Counsel Incorporated has invested 0.79% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Locust Wood Advisers Limited Liability Corporation holds 0.26% of its portfolio in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) for 32,943 shares. The Massachusetts-based New England Invest And Retirement Grp Inc Inc has invested 1.53% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). First United Bankshares Trust has invested 1.39% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Arcadia Invest Mgmt Corp Mi holds 0.18% or 7,235 shares. 19,952 were accumulated by Newfocus Fin Group Limited Liability. Private Wealth Advisors holds 1.79% or 53,179 shares in its portfolio. Paloma Prtn Com holds 2,592 shares. Tortoise Mgmt Limited Company has 0.09% invested in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Sand Hill Global Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.65% in Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM). Cohen Lawrence B has 47,899 shares for 2.56% of their portfolio. 400 are owned by Ckw Financial Gru.

Among 26 analysts covering Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM), 9 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Exxon Mobil had 88 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Reduce” rating on Tuesday, November 7 by HSBC. The stock of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, September 6. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Wednesday, January 11. On Tuesday, December 15 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Agricole with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Reduce” rating on Friday, March 18 by Nomura. RBC Capital Markets maintained Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Thursday, July 20 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, August 20 the stock rating was upgraded by Vetr to “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underperform” on Wednesday, October 18. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, February 5 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Tuesday, January 12 by Barclays Capital.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 insider sales for $5.23 million activity. Franklin Robert Stuart also sold $1.81 million worth of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) on Monday, September 18. 19,500 shares valued at $1.62M were sold by Corson Bradley W on Monday, December 11. Chapman Neil A sold 12,000 shares worth $996,628. Wascom Dennis G had sold 2,412 shares worth $200,293. Shares for $606,082 were sold by Milton Bryan W.

U S Global Investors Inc decreased Chevron Corp New (Call) (NYSE:CVX) stake by 1,150 shares to 150 valued at $1.76 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Sandstorm Gold Ltd (Call) (NYSEMKT:SAND) stake by 1,400 shares and now owns 4,700 shares. Rayonier Advanced Matls Inc (NYSE:RYAM) was reduced too.

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