EPS for Yum China Holdings, Inc. (YUMC) Expected At $0.45; Xerox (XRX) Covered By 9 Bulls

March 12, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Analysts expect Yum China Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:YUMC) to report $0.45 EPS on April, 4.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.27% from last quarter’s $0.44 EPS. YUMC’s profit would be $173.58 million giving it 23.02 P/E if the $0.45 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Yum China Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see 136.84% EPS growth. It closed at $41.43 lastly. It is up 0.00% since March 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Xerox Corporation had 34 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, January 3. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 2 by Citigroup. On Tuesday, September 13 the stock rating was initiated by SunTrust with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets downgraded the shares of XRX in report on Wednesday, January 31 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral” on Tuesday, April 26. The stock of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) earned “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 14. Loop Capital Markets initiated Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) on Monday, July 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 31 by Standpoint Research. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, October 27 with “Neutral”. Morgan Stanley downgraded Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) on Monday, November 7 to “Underweight” rating. See Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) latest ratings:

13/02/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Overweight Old Target: $41 New Target: $40 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Upgrade
31/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold Downgrade
31/01/2018 Broker: Standpoint Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
27/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: $36 New Target: $34.5 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Hold New Target: $36.0 Initiate

Among 7 analysts covering Yum China (NYSE:YUMC), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Yum China had 8 analyst reports since November 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Friday, October 6. On Friday, February 24 the stock rating was initiated by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by CLSA with “Underperform” on Monday, November 28. As per Friday, November 4, the company rating was initiated by Bernstein. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of YUMC in report on Tuesday, January 17 to “Buy” rating. As per Friday, May 5, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs.

Yum China Holdings, Inc. operates as a restaurant firm in China. The company has market cap of $15.98 billion. The firm operates primarily through KFC and Pizza Hut Casual Dining divisions. It has a 41.02 P/E ratio. It operates approximately 7,500 restaurants in approximately 1,100 cities.

Xerox Corporation provides document management solutions worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.62 billion. The companyÂ’s Document Technology segment offers desktop monochrome and color printers, multifunction printers, copiers, digital printing presses, and light production devices; and production printing and publishing systems for the graphic communications marketplace and large enterprises. It has a 42.02 P/E ratio. The Company’s Services segment provides document outsourcing services comprising managed print, workflow automation, and communication and marketing services.

Since January 31, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 sales for $44.60 million activity. $40.05 million worth of Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) was sold by ICAHN CARL C on Wednesday, January 31.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.3 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.18, from 0.12 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Xerox Corporation shares while 7 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 2 raised stakes. 26.13 million shares or 10.07% less from 29.05 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Boltwood Mngmt reported 11,983 shares. Icahn Carl C invested in 3.88% or 24.76M shares. Moreover, Burney Co has 0.02% invested in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) for 9,256 shares. Nelson Roberts Investment Advsr Limited Liability Co, a California-based fund reported 100 shares. Dreman Value Mngmt L L C reported 15,106 shares. Asset Advsrs Corp stated it has 0.01% in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX). Fruth Inv Mngmt reported 12,483 shares. Hanson And Doremus Inv Mgmt reported 45,824 shares stake. The Michigan-based Columbia Asset Mngmt has invested 0.09% in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX). California-based Eqis Cap Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0.04% in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX). Wellington Shields Ltd Liability Corp invested in 0.09% or 7,952 shares. Focused Wealth Mgmt holds 139 shares. Polaris Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.59% or 856,550 shares in its portfolio. Altfest L J & Inc holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) for 7,717 shares. New York-based Cibc Markets has invested 0.11% in Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX).

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