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Waste Management, Inc. (WM) Analysts See $0.83 EPS; Oil States International 4 (OIS) Sellers Decreased By 6.29% Their Shorts

Analysts expect Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) to report $0.83 EPS on February, 15.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 10.67% from last quarter’s $0.75 EPS. WM’s profit would be $360.39 million giving it 26.43 P/E if the $0.83 EPS is correct. After having $0.90 EPS previously, Waste Management, Inc.’s analysts see -7.78% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.24% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $87.75. About 428,830 shares traded. Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has risen 16.03% since January 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500.

Oil States International 4 (NYSE:OIS) had a decrease of 6.29% in short interest. OIS’s SI was 6.96 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its down 6.29% from 7.43 million shares previously. With 415,700 avg volume, 17 days are for Oil States International 4 (NYSE:OIS)’s short sellers to cover OIS’s short positions. The SI to Oil States International 4’s float is 13.77%. The stock increased 1.39% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $32.9. About 126,557 shares traded. Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) has declined 1.92% since January 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.62% the S&P500.

Since January 15, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $97,466 activity. CLARK FRANK M sold $31,644 worth of stock. On Monday, January 15 the insider GROSS PATRICK W sold $34,174. 358 shares were sold by POPE JOHN C, worth $31,648 on Monday, January 15.

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal clients in North America. The company has market cap of $38.10 billion. It offers collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, material recovery facility , or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. It has a 28.13 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, the firm owned or operated 95 MRFs; and 243 solid waste landfills and 5 secure hazardous waste landfills, as well as 310 transfer stations.

Among 14 analysts covering Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Waste Management Inc. had 41 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, March 1. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 28 report. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Oppenheimer. As per Friday, September 8, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Friday, October 27. As per Friday, July 29, the company rating was maintained by Imperial Capital. The stock of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Oppenheimer. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Wednesday, July 5. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, October 21 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, August 9 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.03 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 42 investors sold Waste Management, Inc. shares while 308 reduced holdings. 79 funds opened positions while 248 raised stakes. 316.48 million shares or 7.61% less from 342.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Rampart Inv Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Shoker Investment Counsel Incorporated invested 0.43% of its portfolio in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Parnassus Investments Ca holds 5.42M shares. Argent, Texas-based fund reported 3,252 shares. Johnson Inv Counsel Incorporated stated it has 5,443 shares. Agf Invests America has invested 1.97% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Vigilant Mgmt reported 0.01% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Guardian Life Insur Of America invested 0.01% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). 4,175 were accumulated by Cls Ltd. The New York-based X Mgmt Limited has invested 0.01% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Mgmt reported 89,000 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Nippon Life Insur holds 0.03% or 22,953 shares. Vantage Invest Partners Ltd Liability Co holds 1.01% or 165,641 shares. Texas-based Exxonmobil Mgmt Tx has invested 0.15% in Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM). Leavell Inv Mngmt holds 0.42% or 43,159 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Oil States (NYSE:OIS), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Oil States had 68 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, September 12. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 19 report. The company was maintained on Friday, May 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 8 by Wolfe Research. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Monday, November 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 18 by Suntrust Robinson. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, January 15 with “Hold”. Cowen & Co maintained Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of OIS in report on Monday, October 30 with “Hold” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.99 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.39, from 1.38 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 26 investors sold Oil States International, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 54.90 million shares or 1.01% less from 55.46 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Sg Americas Securities has invested 0% in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). Wedge L Limited Partnership Nc accumulated 493,838 shares. Verition Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Co has 0.02% invested in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) for 8,130 shares. Tdam Usa reported 0.03% stake. Trexquant Investment L P reported 19,033 shares. Rice Hall James And Assoc Limited Liability reported 0.74% stake. Tower Research Capital Ltd (Trc) reported 2,401 shares. Comerica Fincl Bank owns 0.02% invested in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS) for 122,199 shares. Point72 Asset Limited Partnership owns 160,300 shares. Channing Mngmt Ltd Llc has 1.62M shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 50,200 shares. Comml Bank Of Ny Mellon Corp reported 0.01% in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). Liberty Mutual Group Asset Mngmt has invested 0.02% in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS). Voya Invest Management Limited Liability Co owns 22,262 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Mercantile Tru invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Oil States International, Inc. (NYSE:OIS).

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