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Analysts See $0.23 EPS for DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH); Hostess Brands Class A (TWNK) SI Increased By 7.07%

Analysts expect DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) to report $0.23 EPS on February, 28.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 4.17% from last quarter’s $0.24 EPS. DRH’s profit would be $46.06M giving it 12.34 P/E if the $0.23 EPS is correct. After having $0.25 EPS previously, DiamondRock Hospitality Company’s analysts see -8.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.89% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $11.35. About 1.96M shares traded. DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) has risen 33.29% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.59% the S&P500.

Hostess Brands Class A (NASDAQ:TWNK) had an increase of 7.07% in short interest. TWNK’s SI was 13.88 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 7.07% from 12.96 million shares previously. With 1.04M avg volume, 13 days are for Hostess Brands Class A (NASDAQ:TWNK)’s short sellers to cover TWNK’s short positions. The SI to Hostess Brands Class A’s float is 17.6%. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $12.82. About 811,803 shares traded. Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) has risen 69.90% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 53.20% the S&P500.

Among 17 analysts covering Diamondrock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Diamondrock Hospitality Company had 42 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 8 report. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating given on Monday, October 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock of DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) earned “Outperform” rating by Evercore on Monday, December 4. The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, March 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, December 17. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11.7500 target in Monday, July 17 report. The rating was maintained by Evercore on Monday, September 7 with “Hold”. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, November 8 by Boenning & Scattergood. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $11.0 target in Tuesday, October 17 report. The rating was upgraded by Raymond James to “Outperform” on Friday, July 14.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.33, from 1.66 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 18 investors sold DiamondRock Hospitality Company shares while 62 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 213.52 million shares or 1.23% less from 216.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Amalgamated Bancshares has 0.01% invested in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) for 26,945 shares. Teacher Retirement Of Texas accumulated 459,474 shares. Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.06% in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) or 1.40 million shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has 0.12% invested in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH). First Tru Ltd Partnership owns 241,758 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Susquehanna Grp Llp has invested 0% in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH). Thrivent Financial For Lutherans reported 216,646 shares. Natixis owns 29,610 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Street has 0.01% invested in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH). Nomura Asset Mngmt Co Limited has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH). Cbre Clarion Securities Ltd Liability Co holds 6.09 million shares or 0.74% of its portfolio. Cipher Cap L P holds 0.11% in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) or 136,316 shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 162,823 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Liability Com holds 0% or 845 shares in its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH).

DiamondRock Hospitality Company is a self-advised real estate investment trust that is an owner of a leading portfolio of geographically diversified hotels concentrated in top gateway markets and destination resort locations. The Firm owns 28 premium quality hotels with over 9,600 rooms. The company has market cap of $2.27 billion.

Among 8 analysts covering Hostess Brands (NASDAQ:TWNK), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Hostess Brands had 12 analyst reports since February 14, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets initiated Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) on Monday, September 18 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, February 15. The stock of Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, July 31 by UBS. Morgan Stanley maintained Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) rating on Thursday, November 9. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $12 target. On Friday, October 13 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell”. Stephens maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20.0 target in Friday, October 13 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Hostess Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:TWNK) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 25.

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