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Choice Hotels International, Inc. (CHH) Analysts See $0.63 EPS; Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk LTD Decreased Western Digital (WDC) Stake By $7.23 Million

Analysts expect Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) to report $0.63 EPS on February, 21.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 12.50% from last quarter’s $0.56 EPS. CHH’s profit would be $35.66 million giving it 32.42 P/E if the $0.63 EPS is correct. After having $0.95 EPS previously, Choice Hotels International, Inc.’s analysts see -33.68% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.19% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $81.7. About 90,772 shares traded. Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has risen 43.17% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 26.47% the S&P500.

Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd decreased Western Digital Corp (WDC) stake by 37.22% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd sold 84,100 shares as Western Digital Corp (WDC)’s stock rose 15.69%. The Central Asset Investments & Management Holdings Hk Ltd holds 141,840 shares with $12.26 million value, down from 225,940 last quarter. Western Digital Corp now has $25.13 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.27% or $1.0694 during the last trading session, reaching $84.9494. About 1.76 million shares traded. Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) has risen 125.85% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 109.15% the S&P500.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 insider sales for $6.56 million activity. CORDANO MICHAEL D also sold $834,210 worth of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) shares. $263,330 worth of stock was sold by Sivaram Srinivasan on Wednesday, August 16. 1,517 shares were sold by LONG MARK P, worth $134,239 on Wednesday, August 23. 14,358 shares valued at $1.21M were sold by DeMaria Jacqueline on Thursday, August 3. BHATIA MANISH H sold $1.66 million worth of stock.

Investors sentiment is 1.12 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 65 investors sold WDC shares while 212 reduced holdings. only 69 funds opened positions while 240 raised stakes. 240.32 million shares or 2.88% more from 233.59 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Loews Corporation owns 124,910 shares. Ngam Advsr LP invested in 90,967 shares. Sterling Capital Lc invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Prudential Fincl has invested 0.14% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Northern Corporation invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Rafferty Asset Mgmt Lc reported 0.04% stake. 290,913 are held by Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc. Apriem Advsrs invested in 1.2% or 55,762 shares. Norinchukin Natl Bank The owns 22,458 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Tocqueville Asset Management LP invested in 0% or 3,419 shares. Arizona State Retirement Systems, Arizona-based fund reported 117,619 shares. Profit Investment Mngmt Limited reported 4,417 shares. Moreover, First Bancshares Of Omaha has 0.21% invested in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC). Parsec Financial, a North Carolina-based fund reported 89,509 shares. The Florida-based Provise Management Grp Limited Company has invested 0.16% in Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC).

Analysts await Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $3.44 EPS, up 73.74% or $1.46 from last year’s $1.98 per share. WDC’s profit will be $1.02B for 6.17 P/E if the $3.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.28 actual EPS reported by Western Digital Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 4.88% EPS growth.

Among 35 analysts covering Western Digital (NASDAQ:WDC), 24 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Western Digital had 149 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, October 14, the company rating was initiated by Barclays Capital. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned “Neutral” rating by Mizuho on Tuesday, January 19. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, June 2 by Jefferies. Pacific Crest downgraded the stock to “Sector Weight” rating in Tuesday, April 19 report. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, May 13. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Sunday, October 8 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $53 target in Friday, May 27 report. Guggenheim maintained Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) rating on Friday, July 28. Guggenheim has “Buy” rating and $12500 target. The stock of Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ:WDC) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Tuesday, April 11. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Thursday, January 26 by Needham.

Among 12 analysts covering Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH), 1 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 8% are positive. Choice Hotels International had 26 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. M Partners downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, January 14 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Thursday, July 13. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by SunTrust. The rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight” on Monday, September 26. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) rating on Friday, May 5. Telsey Advisory Group has “Market Perform” rating and $63 target. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, November 7 with “Underweight”. As per Thursday, January 12, the company rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley. The stock of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Friday, May 5 by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Friday, February 19 by Telsey Advisory Group. JP Morgan upgraded Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) rating on Thursday, July 30. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and $51 target.

Since August 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 sales for $3.34 million activity. 10,217 shares were sold by Pepper David A, worth $623,952. $495,775 worth of stock was sold by BAINUM BRUCE on Friday, September 1. $844,871 worth of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) was sold by Pacious Patrick on Friday, November 17.

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