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Saia, Inc. (SAIA) Analysts See $0.72 EPS; Triple-s Management (GTS) Has 1.33 Sentiment

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Triple-s Management Corp (GTS) investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.73, from 2.06 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 61 active investment managers increased and started new holdings, while 46 reduced and sold their stakes in Triple-s Management Corp. The active investment managers in our database reported: 19.93 million shares, down from 20.03 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Triple-s Management Corp in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 9 Reduced: 37 Increased: 44 New Position: 17.

Analysts expect Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) to report $0.72 EPS on April, 27 before the open.They anticipate $0.28 EPS change or 63.64% from last quarter’s $0.44 EPS. SAIA’s profit would be $18.31 million giving it 26.58 P/E if the $0.72 EPS is correct. After having $0.53 EPS previously, Saia, Inc.’s analysts see 35.85% EPS growth. The stock increased 3.87% or $2.85 during the last trading session, reaching $76.55. About 146,587 shares traded. Saia, Inc. (NASDAQ:SAIA) has risen 73.07% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 61.52% the S&P500.

Heartland Advisors Inc holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Triple-S Management Corporation for 300,532 shares. Lucus Advisors Llc owns 12,699 shares or 0.46% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lakewood Capital Management Lp has 0.35% invested in the company for 401,498 shares. The Illinois-based Cna Financial Corp has invested 0.26% in the stock. Campbell & Co Investment Adviser Llc, a Maryland-based fund reported 11,942 shares.

Analysts await Triple-S Management Corporation (NYSE:GTS) to report earnings on May, 8. They expect $0.24 earnings per share, up 220.00% or $0.44 from last year’s $-0.2 per share. GTS’s profit will be $5.60 million for 29.01 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.94 actual earnings per share reported by Triple-S Management Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -74.47% negative EPS growth.

Triple-S Management Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a portfolio of managed care and related products in the commercial, Medicare, and Medicaid markets in Puerto Rico, the United States. The company has market cap of $650.20 million. The firm operates through three divisions: Managed Care, Life Insurance, and Property and Casualty Insurance. It has a 12.32 P/E ratio. It offers various managed care products, including health maintenance organization plans; preferred well-known provider organization plans; BlueCard program; Medicare Supplement products; Medicare Part D, a prescription drug plan; Medicare Advantage products; Medicaid plans; and claims processing and other administrative services.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $18,557 activity.

The stock increased 2.13% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $27.85. About 112,236 shares traded. Triple-S Management Corporation (GTS) has risen 52.00% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.45% the S&P500.

Saia, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, operates as a transportation firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.95 billion. It provides regional and interregional less-than-truckload services; truckload services; and other value-added services, including non-asset truckload, expedited, and logistics services. It has a 21.93 P/E ratio. The firm offers solutions for shipments between 100 and 10,000 pounds.

Among 8 analysts covering Saia (NASDAQ:SAIA), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Saia had 35 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, January 6 by Stifel Nicolaus. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, January 17 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, October 27 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of SAIA in report on Friday, February 2 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, February 23, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $72.0 target in Friday, October 27 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 2 by Stephens. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Friday, July 28. The stock has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Stifel Nicolaus.

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