B2Gold Corp. (BTO) EPS Estimated At $0.03; Trueblue (TBI) Shorts Down By 12.75%

February 15, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Trueblue Incorporated (NYSE:TBI) had a decrease of 12.75% in short interest. TBI’s SI was 614,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 12.75% from 704,100 shares previously. With 242,100 avg volume, 3 days are for Trueblue Incorporated (NYSE:TBI)’s short sellers to cover TBI’s short positions. The SI to Trueblue Incorporated’s float is 1.54%. The stock increased 2.50% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $28.75. About 352,568 shares traded or 45.27% up from the average. TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) has risen 44.92% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 28.22% the S&P500.

Analysts expect B2Gold Corp. (TSE:BTO) to report $0.03 EPS on March, 15.T_BTO’s profit would be $29.40 million giving it 31.75 P/E if the $0.03 EPS is correct. After having $0.01 EPS previously, B2Gold Corp.’s analysts see 200.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 4.38% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $3.81. About 4.08M shares traded or 49.60% up from the average. B2Gold Corp. (TSE:BTO) has 0.00% since February 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

TrueBlue, Inc. provides contingent staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, and contingent staffing management services in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $1.06 billion. It operates through three divisions: PeopleReady, PeopleManagement, and PeopleScout. It has a 21.46 P/E ratio. The PeopleReady segment offers a range of staffing solutions for blue-collar, contingent on-demand, and skilled labor in retail, manufacturing, warehousing, logistics, energy, construction, hospitality, and other industries under Labor Ready, CLP Resources, and Spartan Staffing brand names.

Among 5 analysts covering TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. TrueBlue had 22 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Thursday, April 21 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, October 13. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, October 16. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Sell” rating and $18 target in Thursday, October 20 report. Bank of America downgraded the shares of TBI in report on Wednesday, January 13 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, October 31 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 1 by Robert W. Baird. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $2800 target in Tuesday, July 11 report. Avondale upgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Monday, December 19 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, February 7.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.40, from 1.83 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 20 investors sold TrueBlue, Inc. shares while 47 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 37.18 million shares or 0.83% less from 37.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Systems owns 17,000 shares. 12,899 are owned by Ubs Asset Americas. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio stated it has 0.01% in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). Gmt Cap Corporation reported 1.72M shares. Laurion Cap Mngmt Ltd Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 0.01% in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) or 4,706 shares. Citadel Limited Co invested 0% in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). Tci Wealth Advsrs has invested 0% in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). Invesco Ltd holds 0% or 552,136 shares. Nordea Mgmt invested 0.01% of its portfolio in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). Moreover, Jennison Associate Ltd Com has 0% invested in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI). Pnc Financial Gp Incorporated holds 0% or 991 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Ltd reported 9,000 shares. 154,829 are owned by Cornerstone Capital Management Ltd Liability Company. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) for 16,928 shares.

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