$0.17 EPS Expected for Global Medical REIT Inc. (GMRE); Penn National Gaming Has 1.04 Sentiment

April 24, 2018 - By Matt Maslow

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Analysts expect Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE:GMRE) to report $0.17 EPS on May, 10.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 750.00% from last quarter’s $0.02 EPS. GMRE’s profit would be $3.75 million giving it 11.82 P/E if the $0.17 EPS is correct. After having $0.15 EPS previously, Global Medical REIT Inc.’s analysts see 13.33% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.21% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $8.04. About 145,708 shares traded. Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE:GMRE) has declined 20.98% since April 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.53% the S&P500.

Penn National Gaming Inc (PENN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.31, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 103 funds increased and opened new positions, while 99 reduced and sold positions in Penn National Gaming Inc. The funds in our database now have: 84.87 million shares, down from 87.76 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Penn National Gaming Inc in top ten positions increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 29 Reduced: 70 Increased: 55 New Position: 48.

Global Medical REIT Inc. is a Maryland corporation engaged primarily in the acquisition of licensed, state-of-the-art, purpose-built healthcare facilities and the leasing of these facilities to strong clinical operators with leading market share. The company has market cap of $177.15 million. The Company's strategy is to produce increasing, reliable rental revenue by expanding its portfolio, and leasing its healthcare facilities to market-leading operators under long-term triple-net leases. It currently has negative earnings. The Company's management team has significant healthcare, real estate and public real estate investment trust, or REIT, experience and has long-established relationships with a wide range of healthcare providers.

Among 6 analysts covering Global Medical… (NYSE:GMRE), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Global Medical… had 9 analyst reports since July 11, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. The company was initiated on Monday, July 11 by Compass Point. Compass Point downgraded Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE:GMRE) on Tuesday, September 20 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was initiated by BB&T Capital with “Hold” on Monday, July 11. DA Davidson downgraded the shares of GMRE in report on Tuesday, August 22 to “Neutral” rating. Wunderlich initiated the shares of GMRE in report on Monday, July 11 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 31 by Cantor Fitzgerald.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. owns and manages gaming and racing facilities, and operates video gaming terminals with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The company has market cap of $2.44 billion. The firm operates through Northeast, South/West, and Midwest divisions. It has a 5.26 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 27 facilities in 17 jurisdictions, including California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Penn Natl Gaming’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Penn Natl Gaming, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $14.0 while the high is $23.0. The stock’s average target of $18.25 is -31.52% below today’s ($26.65) share price. PENN was included in 4 notes of analysts from October 28, 2016. As per Friday, February 10, the company rating was initiated by SunTrust. The stock of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) earned “Outperform” rating by FBR Capital on Monday, April 10. Telsey Advisory maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $20.0 target in Friday, October 28 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, January 5 by JP Morgan.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $343,124 activity.

The stock decreased 3.13% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $26.65. About 526,752 shares traded. Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN) has risen 43.04% since April 24, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.49% the S&P500.

Hg Vora Capital Management Llc holds 6% of its portfolio in Penn National Gaming, Inc. for 1.83 million shares. Rk Capital Management Llc owns 446,898 shares or 2.95% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Waterfront Capital Partners Llc has 2.16% invested in the company for 555,686 shares. The Virginia-based Broad Run Investment Management Llc has invested 1.21% in the stock. Hennessy Advisors Inc, a California-based fund reported 1.13 million shares.

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