Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (SCHN) Analysts See $0.98 EPS; Liveperson (LPSN) Has 1.03 Sentiment

June 19, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Analysts expect Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) to report $0.98 EPS on June, 25.They anticipate $0.42 EPS change or 75.00% from last quarter’s $0.56 EPS. SCHN’s profit would be $25.75M giving it 9.22 P/E if the $0.98 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.’s analysts see 8.89% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.98% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $36.15. About 431,255 shares traded or 42.63% up from the average. Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) has risen 49.88% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.31% the S&P500. Some Historical SCHN News: ; 16/03/2018 Schnitzer Steel May Face Pressure, Industry Slowest in 16 Months; 05/04/2018 – SCHNITZER STEEL INDUSTRIES INC – QTRLY REVENUES $559 MLN VS $382 MLN; 22/04/2018 – DJ Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc Cl, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SCHN); 02/05/2018 – Wells Capital Management Inc. Exits Position in Schnitzer Steel; 16/05/2018 – DEEP ECO: Schnitzer Steel May Benefit, Industry Up This Quarter; 05/04/2018 – SCHNITZER STEEL 2Q REV. $559M, EST. $508.0M (2 EST.); 30/04/2018 – Schnitzer Board Declares Quarterly Dividend; 05/04/2018 – Schnitzer Steel 2Q EPS $1.42; 05/04/2018 – SCHNITZER STEEL 2Q ADJ EPS CONT OPS $1.42; 21/03/2018 – Schnitzer Steel Sees 2Q Adj EPS $1.25-Adj EPS $1.31

Liveperson Inc (LPSN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.26, from 1.29 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 62 hedge funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 60 sold and reduced their equity positions in Liveperson Inc. The hedge funds in our database now own: 44.79 million shares, up from 43.73 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Liveperson Inc in top ten stock positions increased from 2 to 3 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 43 Increased: 38 New Position: 24.

Awm Investment Company Inc. holds 6.03% of its portfolio in LivePerson, Inc. for 1.91 million shares. Rgm Capital Llc owns 3.88 million shares or 5.57% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Granahan Investment Management Inc Ma has 3.3% invested in the company for 2.80 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Millrace Asset Group Inc. has invested 3.18% in the stock. Herald Investment Management Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 500,000 shares.

LivePerson, Inc. provides mobile and online business messaging solutions that power digital communication between brands and consumers. The company has market cap of $1.44 billion. It operates in two divisions, Business and Consumer. It currently has negative earnings. The Business segment facilitates real-time online interactions, such as chat, voice, and content delivery across multiple channels and screens for firms of various sizes.

The stock increased 1.07% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $23.7. About 385,639 shares traded. LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN) has risen 96.91% since June 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 84.34% the S&P500. Some Historical LPSN News: ; 22/05/2018 – LivePerson Presenting at Conference Tomorrow; 03/05/2018 – LIVEPERSON SEES 2Q ADJ EPS $0.0 TO 1.0C, EST. 1.6C; 03/05/2018 – LivePerson 1Q Loss/Shr 6c; 22/03/2018 – LivePerson and Liberty Global partner to transform customer engagement and care for the conversational era; 03/05/2018 – LIVEPERSON 1Q ADJ EPS 1C, EST. $0; 03/05/2018 – LivePerson 1Q Adj EPS 1c; 03/05/2018 – LIVEPERSON 1Q REV. $58.2M, EST. $57.2M; 03/05/2018 – LIVEPERSON INC SEES FULL YEAR 2018 DILUTED ADJUSTED NET INCOME PER SHARE $0.11 – $0.15; 14/05/2018 – Fidelity Institutional Asset Trust Buys 1.2% of LivePerson; 03/05/2018 – LIVEPERSON INC – RAISES MIDPOINT OF 2018 REVENUE AND PROFIT GUIDANCE RANGES

More recent LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) news were published by: which released: “Car and Driver Partners With Contact At Once! To Enable Messaging Platform For Conversational Commerce” on June 12, 2018. Also published the news titled: “Liveperson Inc (LPSN) CEO Robert P Locascio Sold $5.8 million of Shares” on June 02, 2018.‘s news article titled: “UPDATE: LivePerson (LPSN) PT Raised to $24 at Ladenburg Thalmann” with publication date: June 04, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 24 insider sales for $18.16 million activity.

Analysts await LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ:LPSN) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $-0.04 EPS, down 33.33% or $0.01 from last year’s $-0.03 per share. After $-0.03 actual EPS reported by LivePerson, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33% negative EPS growth.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. recycles ferrous and nonferrous scrap metals; and makes finished steel products worldwide. The company has market cap of $949.95 million. It operates through two divisions, Auto and Metals Recycling and Steel Manufacturing Business (SMB). It has a 15.99 P/E ratio. The AMR segment buys, collects, processes, recycles, sells, and brokers scrap metals, as well as processes mixed and large pieces of scrap metal into smaller pieces by crushing, torching, shearing, shredding, and sorting.

Among 5 analysts covering Schnitzer Steel Industries (NASDAQ:SCHN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Schnitzer Steel Industries has $42 highest and $17 lowest target. $28.50’s average target is -21.16% below currents $36.15 stock price. Schnitzer Steel Industries had 7 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) rating on Wednesday, September 16. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $17 target. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 12 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, October 31 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 11 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley upgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Tuesday, November 24 report.

More notable recent Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) news were published by: which released: “Why Schnitzer Steel Industries, Braskem, and Pivotal Software Jumped Today” on June 15, 2018, also with their article: “Steel Dynamics +3% after issuing above-consensus Q2 earnings view” published on June 15, 2018, published: “Schnitzer Steel sees Q3 earnings above Wall Street consensus” on June 14, 2018. More interesting news about Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:SCHN) were released by: and their article: “Schnitzer Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Preliminary Results and Earnings Date” published on June 14, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Benzinga Pro’s 6 Stocks To Watch Today” with publication date: June 15, 2018.

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