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Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) EPS Estimated At $0.21; Last Week Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 89% are positive. Connect Group PLC had 78 analyst reports since October 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, January 19 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy” on Tuesday, April 19. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, April 25 by FinnCap. On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by FinnCap with “Buy”. FinnCap maintained the shares of CNCT in report on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Peel Hunt. On Thursday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Add”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Shore Capital on Monday, January 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 5 by FinnCap. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 25 by Liberum Capital. See Connect Group PLC (LON:CNCT) latest ratings:

12/02/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 124.00 New Target: GBX 67.00 Lowers
01/02/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 135.00 New Target: GBX 100.00 Raise
08/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 135.00 New Target: GBX 135.00 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 135.00 New Target: GBX 135.00 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 154.00 New Target: GBX 154.00 Maintain
16/11/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 144.00 New Target: GBX 145.00 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Buy Maintain

Analysts expect Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) to report $0.21 EPS on February, 27.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 16.67% from last quarter’s $0.18 EPS. BUFF’s profit would be $41.00M giving it 41.64 P/E if the $0.21 EPS is correct. After having $0.27 EPS previously, Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc.’s analysts see -22.22% EPS growth. The stock increased 5.84% or $1.93 during the last trading session, reaching $34.98. About 3.32 million shares traded or 185.83% up from the average. Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) has declined 9.60% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.30% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Blue Buffalo Pet Products (NASDAQ:BUFF), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Blue Buffalo Pet Products had 37 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Wedbush with “Neutral” on Thursday, August 11. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $31 target in Thursday, August 11 report. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, October 5 by JP Morgan. The stock of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) earned “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Wednesday, October 5. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, August 17 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, December 14 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:BUFF) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Citigroup. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush given on Tuesday, November 10. On Wednesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Buy”.

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc., through its subsidiary, Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., operates as a pet food firm in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Mexico. The company has market cap of $6.83 billion. The firm develops, produces, markets, and sells dog and cat food under the BLUE Life Protection Formula, BLUE Wilderness, BLUE Basics, BLUE Freedom, and BLUE Natural Veterinary Diet lines. It has a 40.21 P/E ratio. It also produces and sells cat litter under the BLUE Naturally Fresh line.

Connect Group PLC engages in the distribution of newspapers, magazines, books, and education and care consumable products. The company has market cap of 166.00 million GBP. The firm operates through Connect News & Media: News Distribution; Connect News & Media: Media; Connect Books; Connect Education & Care; and Connect Parcel Freight divisions. It has a 4.57 P/E ratio. The Connect News & Media: News Distribution segment is involved in distribution of newspapers and magazines to 30,000 retailers from 42 distribution centers across England and Wales.

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