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Escalade, (ESCA) EPS Estimated At $0.09; Profile of 2 Analysts Covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (HMHC)

Analysts expect Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA) to report $0.09 EPS on April, 19.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 10.00% from last quarter’s $0.1 EPS. ESCA’s profit would be $1.29M giving it 38.47 P/E if the $0.09 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Escalade, Incorporated’s analysts see -70.97% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.07% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $13.85. About 21,569 shares traded or 111.61% up from the average. Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA) has risen 14.05% since March 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.65% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had 19 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15 target in Friday, November 3 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $8 target in Friday, February 23 report. As per Monday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 22 by Piper Jaffray. Piper Jaffray maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Sunday, August 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 2. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, August 14 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 23 by BMO Capital Markets. Citigroup upgraded the shares of HMHC in report on Thursday, September 10 to “Buy” rating. See Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) latest ratings:

22/02/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $12.0 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $9.5 Maintain
23/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $11 New Target: $8 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $16 New Target: $15 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $11.5 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $12 New Target: $11 Maintain

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.35, from 1.54 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 2 investors sold Escalade, Incorporated shares while 11 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 17 raised stakes. 3.28 million shares or 10.80% less from 3.68 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Morgan Stanley invested 0% in Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% or 13,555 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 17,430 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Skylands Capital Limited Co invested in 9,406 shares or 0.02% of the stock. The Missouri-based Financial Bank has invested 0% in Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA). The Ontario – Canada-based Manufacturers Life The has invested 0% in Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA). California State Teachers Retirement Systems has 17,415 shares. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership owns 381,141 shares. Minerva Advsrs Limited Liability Company has invested 3.05% in Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA). Amer Intll Group reported 7,117 shares. The New York-based Citigroup Incorporated has invested 0% in Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA). North Star Investment Management Corp holds 401,463 shares or 0.69% of its portfolio. Nationwide Fund Advsr reported 7,318 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Llc stated it has 0% in Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA). Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 9,100 shares or 0% of their US portfolio.

Escalade, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells sporting goods to retailers, dealers, and wholesalers in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $199.08 million. The firm makes, imports, and distributes various sporting goods brands in basketball goals, archery, indoor and outdoor game recreation, and fitness products. It has a 14.13 P/E ratio. It offers archery products under the Bear Archery, Trophy Ridge, Whisker Biscuit, and Cajun Bowfishing brands; table tennis products under the STIGA, Ping-Pong, and Prince brands; basketball goals under the Goalrilla, Goaliath, Silverback, Hoopstar, and Goalsetter brands; play systems under the Woodplay and Childlife brands; fitness products under the USWeight, The STEP, Lifeline, Kettleworx, Natural Fitness, and PER4M brands; hockey and soccer game tables under the Atomic, American Legend, Redline, and Triumph brands; billiard accessories under the Mizerak, Minnesota Fats, Lucasi, PureX, Rage, and Players brands; darting products under the Unicorn, Accudart, Arachnid, Nodor, and Winmau brands; and outdoor game products under the Zume Games, Pickleball Now, Onix, Viva Sol, and Triumph brands.

Among 4 analysts covering Escalade (NASDAQ:ESCA), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Escalade had 9 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Roth Capital given on Thursday, September 28. Wunderlich maintained Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA) on Monday, June 20 with “Buy” rating. Roth Capital maintained Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ:ESCA) on Tuesday, December 8 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by TH Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 13 by Wunderlich. On Saturday, August 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, November 2. The rating was maintained by Roth Capital with “Buy” on Monday, November 2.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company provides content, services, and technology solutions for educational institutions and consumers. The company has market cap of $888.70 million. It primarily delivers kindergarten through 12th grade education content. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates in two divisions, Education and Trade Publishing.

The stock decreased 3.36% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $7.2. About 767,590 shares traded or 1.40% up from the average. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Company (NASDAQ:HMHC) has declined 25.97% since March 26, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.67% the S&P500.

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