Analysts See $0.27 EPS for The Howard Hughes (HHC); Generac Holdings Has 1.42 Sentiment

February 12, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Analysts expect The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) to report $0.27 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $1.42 EPS change or 84.02% from last quarter’s $1.69 EPS. HHC’s profit would be $11.59M giving it 110.47 P/E if the $0.27 EPS is correct. After having $0.24 EPS previously, The Howard Hughes Corporation’s analysts see 12.50% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.12% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $119.31. About 481,086 shares traded or 114.35% up from the average. The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) has risen 25.50% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.80% the S&P500.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.89 billion. The firm offers engines, alternators, transfer switches, and other components fueled by natural gas, liquid propane, gasoline, diesel, and bi-fuel. It has a 24.43 P/E ratio. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 6kW to 60kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 6kW to 20kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 60kW; cellular remote monitoring system for home standby generators; and industrial diesel generators ranging in sizes up to 3,250kW.

Analysts await Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) to report earnings on February, 13. They expect $1.20 earnings per share, up 7.14% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.12 per share. GNRC’s profit will be $74.60M for 9.68 P/E if the $1.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.93 actual earnings per share reported by Generac Holdings Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 29.03% EPS growth.

Pivot Point Capital Partners Llc holds 7.29% of its portfolio in Generac Holdings Inc. for 199,300 shares. Edgepoint Investment Group Inc. owns 9.03 million shares or 6.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bernzott Capital Advisors has 3.91% invested in the company for 596,396 shares. The California-based Kestrel Investment Management Corp has invested 3.26% in the stock. Copper Rock Capital Partners Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 765,792 shares.

The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $46.47. About 577,800 shares traded or 43.45% up from the average. Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC) has risen 0.51% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.19% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 sales for $2.39 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Generac’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Generac, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. GNRC was included in 3 notes of analysts from January 13, 2017. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Wednesday, February 15. The stock of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Wednesday, April 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, January 13.

The Howard Hughes Corporation develops and operates master planned communities, and mixed-use and other real estate properties in the United States. The company has market cap of $5.12 billion. It operates in three divisions: Master Planned Communities, Operating Assets, and Strategic Developments. It has a 82 P/E ratio. The Master Planned Communities segment develops and sells residential and commercial land.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.45 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.11, from 1.56 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 20 investors sold The Howard Hughes Corporation shares while 54 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. 35.06 million shares or 1.51% more from 34.54 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 223,204 shares or 0.11% of all its holdings. Veritable Lp has 6,352 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Ar Asset Management Incorporated has 0.2% invested in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Prudential has invested 0% in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Dimensional Fund L P reported 347,490 shares. Advisory Svcs Ltd Liability invested in 0% or 285 shares. Amalgamated Natl Bank owns 6,143 shares. 14,144 were reported by Tdam Usa Incorporated. Epoch Invest Prtn invested in 337,229 shares. Susquehanna Intll Group Ltd Liability Partnership has 26,543 shares. Lpl Fincl Limited Liability has 0% invested in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). State Street owns 0% invested in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) for 472,665 shares. Texas-based Westwood Holdings Group has invested 0% in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Baillie Gifford & holds 0.26% or 1.71 million shares. Becker Mngmt reported 1.65% in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC).

Among 7 analysts covering Howard Hughes (NYSE:HHC), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Howard Hughes had 11 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Monday, May 23 with “Buy”. On Thursday, June 8 the stock rating was initiated by BWS Financial with “Buy”. Citigroup initiated it with “Buy” rating and $165 target in Friday, May 13 report. JMP Securities maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, August 16 report. On Monday, October 31 the stock rating was initiated by CJS Securities with “Market Outperform”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, September 24 by TheStreet. Sandler O’Neill initiated The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) on Thursday, March 30 with “Hold” rating. On Wednesday, August 10 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Compass Point.

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