EPS for United States Cellular (USM) Expected At $0.20; Nine Masts Capital LTD Has Cut Its United States Stl New (Call) (X) Position

April 17, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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Nine Masts Capital Ltd decreased United States Stl Corp New (Call) (X) stake by 74.07% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Nine Masts Capital Ltd sold 1,000 shares as United States Stl Corp New (Call) (X)’s stock declined 4.10%. The Nine Masts Capital Ltd holds 350 shares with $188,000 value, down from 1,350 last quarter. United States Stl Corp New (Call) now has $6.38 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.23% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $36.19. About 5.59M shares traded. United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has risen 4.31% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.24% the S&P500.

Analysts expect United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) to report $0.20 EPS on May, 4.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 11.11% from last quarter’s $0.18 EPS. USM’s profit would be $17.04M giving it 51.56 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.05 EPS previously, United States Cellular Corporation’s analysts see 300.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.98% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $41.25. About 37,337 shares traded. United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) has risen 10.04% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.51% the S&P500.

Among 25 analysts covering United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. United States Steel Corporation had 108 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, March 8 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, July 19. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research to “Hold” on Tuesday, November 29. J.P. Morgan maintained United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) on Friday, March 16 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Tuesday, May 30. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Sell” on Friday, September 15. As per Wednesday, November 9, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. The stock of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, November 3 by Clarksons Platou. Vertical Group downgraded United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) on Tuesday, March 13 to “Sell” rating. As per Friday, April 8, the company rating was downgraded by UBS.

Analysts await United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) to report earnings on April, 26 after the close. They expect $0.29 EPS, up 134.94% or $1.12 from last year’s $-0.83 per share. X’s profit will be $51.09 million for 31.20 P/E if the $0.29 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.76 actual EPS reported by United States Steel Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -61.84% negative EPS growth.

Nine Masts Capital Ltd increased Tata Mtrs Ltd (NYSE:TTM) stake by 32,200 shares to 858,700 valued at $29.19 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Ciena Corp (Prn) (NYSE:CIEN) stake by 21,918 shares and now owns 22,627 shares. Ishares Tr (IWM) was raised too.

Since March 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $332,417 activity. $75,718 worth of United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) was sold by DALY RONALD E. The insider Drake Deirdre sold $53,136. The insider Perez Edward sold 1,844 shares worth $73,612. $76,815 worth of United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) was sold by Crowley J Samuel.

United States Cellular Corporation provides wireless telecommunications services in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.52 billion. The Company’s wireless services include postpaid and prepaid service plans with voice, messaging, and data services; and smartphone messaging, data, and Internet services, which allow the customer to access the Web and social network sites, e-mail, text, picture, and video messaging, as well as to utilize GPS navigation, and browse and download various applications. It has a 294.64 P/E ratio. The firm also offers roaming services; machine to machine solutions and software applications in the areas of monitor and control, business automation/operations, communication, and asset management; wireless devices, such as handsets, tablets, mobile hotspots, home phones, and routers; and accessories comprising wireless basics, such as cases, screen protectors, chargers, and memory cards.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.49, from 1.07 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 11 investors sold United States Cellular Corporation shares while 25 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 12.64 million shares or 2.01% more from 12.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Invesco reported 75,066 shares stake. Earnest Prns Ltd, Georgia-based fund reported 5 shares. Jpmorgan Chase & Commerce stated it has 0% of its portfolio in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM). Prudential Public Ltd Company, Illinois-based fund reported 71,814 shares. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans holds 0% or 9,952 shares in its portfolio. Amer Int Group has invested 0% in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM). Assetmark reported 0% in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM). Moreover, Peak6 Investments Limited Partnership has 0% invested in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Lc holds 0.01% in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM) or 44,800 shares. Trexquant Investment Limited Partnership reported 8,430 shares. First Trust Ltd Partnership reported 65,838 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd Company has invested 0% in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM). Quinn Opportunity Prns Ltd Limited Liability Company has 26,200 shares. First Manhattan Communications invested 0% in United States Cellular Corporation (NYSE:USM). Credit Suisse Ag has 73,217 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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