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EastGroup Properties, Inc. (EGP) Analysts See $1.10 EPS; Platform Specialty Products (PAH) Covered By 7 Bulls

Among 10 analysts covering Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Platform Specialty Products Corporation had 25 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Monday, January 30 by Morgan Stanley. Nomura upgraded the shares of PAH in report on Monday, November 7 to “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, December 3, the company rating was reinitiated by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Wednesday, October 11. UBS maintained the shares of PAH in report on Thursday, September 29 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, November 15. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, February 6. The company was initiated on Monday, August 22 by Roth Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 2 by Roth Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 9 by Bank of America. See Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) latest ratings:

15/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral Old Target: $13 New Target: $12 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Roth Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $15.0 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $15.0 Maintain
11/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $15 New Target: $14 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade

Analysts expect EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP) to report $1.10 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.85% from last quarter’s $1.08 EPS. EGP’s profit would be $37.70 million giving it 19.06 P/E if the $1.10 EPS is correct. After having $1.08 EPS previously, EastGroup Properties, Inc.’s analysts see 1.85% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.54% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $83.85. About 203,121 shares traded or 13.31% up from the average. EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP) has risen 30.21% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.51% the S&P500.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 3 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $4.88 million activity. Another trade for 4,000 shares valued at $39,640 was bought by Casanello Diego Lopez. 500,000 shares were bought by FRANKLIN MARTIN E, worth $4.83 million on Thursday, December 14. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $9,550 was bought by Gliklich Benjamin.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation produces and sells specialty chemical products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, and Europe. The company has market cap of $3.35 billion. It operates through two divisions, Performance Solutions and Agricultural Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Performance Solutions segment offers plating products that are used to plate holes; electroless nickel products, which are applied to various metal and plastic surfaces; electronic assembly materials for use in the electronic market and residential boiler systems; final finishes that are used on printed circuit boards; circuit formation products for surface preparation; oxides, which are used in the fabrication of multilayer circuit boards; semiconductor materials and packaging products; and pre-treatment and cleaning solutions.

The stock increased 1.48% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $11.66. About 4.51 million shares traded or 20.78% up from the average. Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has risen 48.23% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.53% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.52, from 1.67 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 27 investors sold Platform Specialty Products Corporation shares while 51 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 59 raised stakes. 243.56 million shares or 1.34% more from 240.34 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Gsa Capital Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 107,656 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Arrowmark Colorado Ltd Liability Com reported 0% stake. Millennium Ltd Co holds 0.02% or 1.23 million shares in its portfolio. Gotham Asset reported 15,530 shares. Lapides Asset Mgmt Ltd Company accumulated 316,600 shares or 0.72% of the stock. Van Eck Assocs holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 385,203 shares. Pnc Fincl Grp Inc holds 229,930 shares. Aperio Grp Lc stated it has 33,549 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Oppenheimer Asset Management Incorporated reported 9,933 shares stake. Westwood Hldg Grp Inc Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Parametric Port Associates Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Riverhead Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 14,500 shares. Hennessy Advsr invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). First Quadrant L P Ca holds 0.01% or 41,758 shares in its portfolio. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability Company stated it has 174,000 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.43 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 12 investors sold EastGroup Properties, Inc. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 32.35 million shares or 0.01% less from 32.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Stephens Ar holds 40,460 shares. Glenmede Trust Na has invested 0% in EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP). Great West Life Assurance Can invested in 62,663 shares. Credit Suisse Ag holds 103,313 shares. Moreover, Parametric Port Associates Lc has 0.01% invested in EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP). Stifel Fincl Corporation reported 4,139 shares. Arizona State Retirement holds 17,797 shares. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability has 0.02% invested in EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP). Cornerstone Cap Management Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 11,200 shares. 35,600 are held by Ny State Common Retirement Fund. Thompson Davis & accumulated 239 shares. State Bank Of Montreal Can accumulated 22,117 shares. Amalgamated National Bank accumulated 4,625 shares. United Advisers Ltd Liability invested in 0.01% or 16,321 shares. Karpas Strategies Ltd Co holds 12,475 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio.

EastGroup Properties, Inc., is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $2.87 billion. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. It has a 34.98 P/E ratio. It is focused on the development, acquisition and operation of industrial properties in major Sunbelt markets throughout the United States with an emphasis in the states of Florida, Texas, Arizona, California and North Carolina.

Among 15 analysts covering Eastgroup Properties Inc. (NYSE:EGP), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Eastgroup Properties Inc. had 31 analyst reports since August 20, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, September 28 by Mizuho. The stock has “Buy” rating by Zacks on Friday, August 21. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Citigroup. The stock of EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP) earned “Neutral” rating by BTIG Research on Thursday, August 25. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, December 13. Morgan Stanley upgraded the shares of EGP in report on Wednesday, April 12 to “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, July 25 with “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Mizuho given on Monday, October 23. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Monday, September 18. The stock of EastGroup Properties, Inc. (NYSE:EGP) earned “Sell” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, October 19.

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