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EPS for Veritiv (VRTV) Expected At $0.78; 1 Analysts Bullish Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (EBSB)

Among 4 analysts covering Meridian Interstate Bancorp (NASDAQ:EBSB), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Meridian Interstate Bancorp had 11 analyst reports since September 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, January 24. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $24.5 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 31. The stock of Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Tuesday, October 3. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Hovde Group. Compass Point upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, June 26 report. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray. Compass Point downgraded the shares of EBSB in report on Friday, November 18 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, September 30 by Hovde Group. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, October 31 with “Hold”. See Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) latest ratings:

24/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $24.0 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Hovde Group Rating: Hold New Target: $22.5 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $24.5 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $20.0 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $19.0 Maintain

Analysts expect Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV) to report $0.78 EPS on March, 1 before the open.They anticipate $0.52 EPS change or 200.00% from last quarter’s $0.26 EPS. VRTV’s profit would be $12.25M giving it 7.87 P/E if the $0.78 EPS is correct. After having $1.13 EPS previously, Veritiv Corporation’s analysts see -30.97% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.61% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $24.55. About 84,240 shares traded. Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV) has risen 28.48% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.78% the S&P500.

Veritiv Corporation operates as a business-to-business distributor of print, publishing, packaging, and facility solutions in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company has market cap of $385.44 million. It operates through four divisions: Print, Publishing & Print Management , Packaging, and Facility Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. The Print segment sells and distributes commercial printing, writing, copying, digital, wide format, and specialty paper products; and graphics consumables and equipment.

Among 6 analysts covering Veritiv Corp (NYSE:VRTV), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Veritiv Corp had 15 analyst reports since November 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo initiated Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV) on Wednesday, March 15 with “Market Perform” rating. As per Wednesday, November 8, the company rating was maintained by Bank of America. The firm has “Hold” rating by Vertical Research given on Tuesday, November 8. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, November 21. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 3 by Bank of America. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, May 18 by Wells Fargo. Bank of America initiated Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV) on Wednesday, January 11 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by William Blair to “Market Perform” on Thursday, August 3. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Wednesday, November 8. The firm earned “Underweight” rating on Friday, November 10 by Barclays Capital.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.07, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 25 investors sold Veritiv Corporation shares while 35 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 13.79 million shares or 4.80% less from 14.48 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Renaissance Tech Ltd Llc, a New York-based fund reported 21,800 shares. Invesco invested in 57,469 shares. Wealthcare Cap Limited Liability Company reported 1 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 4.28M were accumulated by Bain Ltd Llc. Nine Chapters Mgmt Limited Liability Company holds 0.5% or 7,000 shares in its portfolio. Fifth Third Bancorp holds 0% or 9 shares in its portfolio. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0% in Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV). Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt owns 12 shares. Swiss Bancshares reported 19,582 shares stake. Vantage Invest Advsr owns 0% invested in Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV) for 1 shares. Parametric Assocs Limited Liability invested in 57,459 shares or 0% of the stock. Nordea Invest Ab stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Veritiv Corporation (NYSE:VRTV). New York State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 12,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. National Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0% or 1,303 shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag holds 36,014 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.66 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.39, from 1.27 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 7 investors sold Meridian Bancorp, Inc. shares while 34 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 43 raised stakes. 35.02 million shares or 2.60% more from 34.14 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Credit Suisse Ag has invested 0% in Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB). Alps Advisors holds 0% in Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) or 25,642 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors has 0% invested in Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) for 52,142 shares. Nbw Lc holds 95,238 shares or 0.48% of its portfolio. Highbridge Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% in Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB). Globeflex Cap L P stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB). The Washington-based Parametric Associate Ltd Liability Company has invested 0% in Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB). Pub Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio holds 7,455 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schwab Charles Management Inc owns 233,300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Victory Cap holds 13,338 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Vanguard Gp Inc holds 2.23M shares or 0% of its portfolio. First L P, Illinois-based fund reported 79,393 shares. Piermont Mgmt reported 17,950 shares. Deutsche Bancorporation Ag holds 0% or 81,950 shares in its portfolio. 116,616 are owned by Anchor Advsr Ltd Liability.

The stock decreased 2.65% or $0.55 during the last trading session, reaching $20.2. About 223,515 shares traded. Meridian Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EBSB) has risen 12.94% since February 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.76% the S&P500.

Meridian Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding firm for East Boston Savings Bank that provides various financial services and products for individuals and businesses primarily in Suffolk, Norfolk, Middlesex, and Essex counties, Massachusetts. The company has market cap of $984.54 million. The firm accepts various deposit products, such as non-interest-bearing demand deposits comprising checking accounts; interest-bearing demand accounts, including NOW and money market accounts; savings accounts; and certificates of deposits, as well as commercial checking accounts. It has a 24.63 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio consists of commercial real estate loans, which are secured by properties used for business purposes, such as office buildings, industrial facilities, and retail facilities; one- to four-family residential loans, including mortgage loans that enable borrowers to purchase or refinance existing homes; multi-family real estate loans; construction loans; commercial and industrial loans; home equity lines of credit; and consumer loans, including automobile loans, loans secured by passbook or certificate accounts, credit builder, and annuity and overdraft loans.

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