Blue Bird (BLBD) EPS Estimated At $0.20; Sanmina-sci USA (SANM) Sentiment Is 0.93

April 22, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM) Logo

Sanmina-sci USA Inc (SANM) investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.14, from 0.79 in 2017Q3. The ratio is better, as 110 hedge funds opened new and increased equity positions, while 118 decreased and sold holdings in Sanmina-sci USA Inc. The hedge funds in our database now hold: 65.12 million shares, down from 66.06 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Sanmina-sci USA Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 28 Reduced: 90 Increased: 74 New Position: 36.

Analysts expect Blue Bird Corporation (NASDAQ:BLBD) to report $0.20 EPS on May, 10.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 150.00% from last quarter’s $0.08 EPS. BLBD’s profit would be $4.81 million giving it 30.69 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $-0.12 EPS previously, Blue Bird Corporation’s analysts see -266.67% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $24.55. About 111,738 shares traded. Blue Bird Corporation (NASDAQ:BLBD) has risen 37.17% since April 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.62% the S&P500.

Blue Bird Corporation designs, engineers, makes, and sells school buses and aftermarket parts in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company has market cap of $589.98 million. The firm operates through two divisions, Buses and Aftermarket Parts. It has a 32.01 P/E ratio. It offers Type C, Type D, and specialty buses, as well as Sigma, a bus for public transportation.

Among 4 analysts covering Blue Bird Corporation (NASDAQ:BLBD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Blue Bird Corporation had 12 analyst reports since September 16, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, February 7 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, September 11 with “Buy”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, September 16. The company was maintained on Monday, July 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Roth Capital. The company was initiated on Monday, March 7 by Craig Hallum. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 5 by Craig Hallum. Roth Capital initiated the shares of BLBD in report on Friday, December 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Monday, August 7. As per Thursday, December 7, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

Zpr Investment Management holds 3.31% of its portfolio in Sanmina Corporation for 69,580 shares. Sadoff Investment Management Llc owns 882,912 shares or 2.38% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Donald Smith & Co. Inc. has 2.13% invested in the company for 2.67 million shares. The Texas-based Hillcrest Asset Management Llc has invested 2.11% in the stock. Delphi Management Inc Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 66,444 shares.

Sanmina Corporation provides integrated manufacturing solutions, components, products and repair, logistics, and after-market services worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.97 billion. The firm offers product design and engineering solutions comprising concept development, detailed design, prototyping, validation, preproduction, and manufacturing design release; manufacturing solutions of components, subassemblies, and complete systems; final system assembly and test services; direct order fulfillment and logistics services; after-market product service and support; and supply chain management services. It currently has negative earnings. It also provides interconnect systems, such as printed circuit board fabrication, backplane, and cable assemblies; and mechanical systems, including enclosures, precision machining, and plastic injection molding; non-volatile DIMMs, solid state drives, and DRAM solutions; defense and aerospace products; storage products; and optical and radio frequency modules.

The stock decreased 2.47% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $27.6. About 684,637 shares traded. Sanmina Corporation (SANM) has declined 34.21% since April 22, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 45.76% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 2 selling transactions for $602,487 activity.

Sanmina Corporation (NASDAQ:SANM) Institutional Positions Chart

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.