EPS for Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI) Expected At $0.04; Western Union Co (WU) Sentiment Is 1.07

April 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Analysts expect Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) to report $0.04 EPS on May, 1 after the close.AGI’s profit would be $14.96M giving it 35.31 P/E if the $0.04 EPS is correct. After having $0.04 EPS previously, Alamos Gold Inc.’s analysts see 0.00% EPS growth. It closed at $5.65 lastly. It is down 38.11% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 49.66% the S&P500.

Western Union Co (WU) investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.19, from 0.88 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 209 institutional investors started new and increased stock positions, while 196 decreased and sold holdings in Western Union Co. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 463.88 million shares, up from 459.24 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Western Union Co in top ten stock positions increased from 4 to 6 for an increase of 2. Sold All: 30 Reduced: 166 Increased: 147 New Position: 62.

Among 9 analysts covering Alamos Gold (NYSE:AGI), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Alamos Gold had 27 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, March 21 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, April 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Monday, June 27. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Thursday, March 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Monday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Monday, December 12. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, January 15 report. Raymond James maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $12 target in Thursday, June 15 report. The stock of Alamos Gold Inc. (NYSE:AGI) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, May 27 by National Bank Canada. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, November 13.

Alamos Gold Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, and extraction of gold deposits in North America. The company has market cap of $2.11 billion. It also explores for silver and precious metals. It has a 64.94 P/E ratio. The firm holds interests in the Young-Davidson mine, which includes contiguous mineral leases and claims totaling 11,000 acres located in Northern Ontario, Canada; the Mulatos mine located within the Salamandra Concessions in the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range in the east-central portion of the State of Sonora, Mexico; and the El Chanate mine that comprises 22 mineral concessions covering 4,618 hectares situated in the State of Sonora, Mexico.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $1.44 million activity.

The stock increased 1.41% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $19.41. About 4.41 million shares traded. The Western Union Company (WU) has declined 5.69% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.24% the S&P500.

Abrams Capital Management L.P. holds 13.83% of its portfolio in The Western Union Company for 21.61 million shares. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc owns 9.14 million shares or 6.75% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Intrepid Capital Management Inc has 5.03% invested in the company for 703,432 shares. The Maryland-based Fort L.P. has invested 4.71% in the stock. Southernsun Asset Management Llc, a Tennessee-based fund reported 7.01 million shares.

Analysts await The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) to report earnings on May, 1 after the close. They expect $0.42 EPS, up 20.00% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.35 per share. WU’s profit will be $193.45M for 11.55 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by The Western Union Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.44% EPS growth.

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