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Analysts See $0.13 EPS for Vipshop Holdings Limited (VIPS); Comerica Bank Lifted Eastman Chemical Co (EMN) Stake

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Comerica Bank increased Eastman Chemical Co (EMN) stake by 11.87% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Comerica Bank acquired 10,691 shares as Eastman Chemical Co (EMN)’s stock rose 13.33%. The Comerica Bank holds 100,746 shares with $9.94M value, up from 90,055 last quarter. Eastman Chemical Co now has $15.01B valuation. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $105.15. About 956,065 shares traded. Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has risen 34.74% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.19% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) to report $0.13 EPS on May, 21.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 13.33% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. VIPS’s profit would be $85.68M giving it 29.35 P/E if the $0.13 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, Vipshop Holdings Limited’s analysts see -31.58% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $15.26. About 10.64M shares traded or 6.94% up from the average. Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) has risen 21.34% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.79% the S&P500.

Vipshop Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online discount retailer for various brands in the People's Republic of China. The company has market cap of $10.06 billion. It offers a range of branded products, including women's apparel, such as casual wear, jeans, dresses, outerwear, swimsuits, lingerie, pajamas, and maternity clothes; men's apparel comprising casual and smart-casual T-shirts, polo shirts, jackets, pants, and underwear; women and men shoes for casual and formal occasions; and accessories consisting of belts, fashionable jewelry, watches, and glasses for women and men. It has a 30.22 P/E ratio. The firm also provides handbags, such as purses, satchels, duffel bags, and wallets; apparel, gear and accessories, furnishings and decor, toys, and games for boys, girls, infants, and toddlers of all age groups; sports apparel, and sports gear, and footwear for tennis, badminton, soccer, and swimming; and skin care and cosmetic products, including cleansers, lotions, face and body creams, face masks, sunscreen, foundations, lipsticks, eye shadows, and nail polish.

Among 20 analysts covering Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Vipshop Holdings Limited had 42 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, November 20 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Buy”. The stock of Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, August 17. The company was upgraded on Monday, December 18 by Daiwa Securities. The stock of Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) earned “Reduce” rating by HSBC on Friday, August 18. The stock of Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) earned “Underweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, December 17. Macquarie Research upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $20.0 target in Tuesday, February 13 report. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Friday, February 26. The stock of Vipshop Holdings Limited (NYSE:VIPS) earned “Buy” rating by Brean Capital on Thursday, November 19. As per Wednesday, August 31, the company rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, May 18 by JP Morgan.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.01, from 1.18 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 32 investors sold EMN shares while 187 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 182 raised stakes. 116.74 million shares or 0.76% more from 115.86 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 26,816 were reported by Princeton Port Strategies Limited Liability Company. 19,000 are held by Bp Public Ltd. Aldebaran Finance Inc stated it has 2.12% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Oregon Employees Retirement Fund has invested 0.06% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Hbk Investments LP owns 53,300 shares. Rnc Management Ltd has 3,173 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Moreover, Art Ltd Com has 0.07% invested in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) for 16,300 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 13,936 shares. Epoch Investment has invested 0.14% of its portfolio in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Cambridge Advisors invested in 17,330 shares. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Com holds 20,021 shares. Advisory Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.04% or 5,148 shares. Moreover, Holderness Invs has 0.57% invested in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Raymond James Na has invested 0.21% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN). Fuller & Thaler Asset Mgmt invested 0% in Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN).

Comerica Bank decreased Cohen & Steers Inc (NYSE:CNS) stake by 8,892 shares to 13,600 valued at $596,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) stake by 1,571 shares and now owns 183,027 shares. Capital One Finl Corp (NYSE:COF) was reduced too.

Among 17 analysts covering Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Eastman Chemical Company had 59 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo maintained Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) rating on Monday, October 30. Wells Fargo has “Buy” rating and $102.0 target. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 7. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 20 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) earned “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, August 23. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, March 9. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, August 28 with “Buy”. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 2. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna on Friday, July 1 with “Positive”. Jefferies maintained Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) on Monday, May 2 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 5 by Citigroup.

Since October 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 sales for $9.32 million activity. On Thursday, February 22 RAISBECK DAVID W sold $406,360 worth of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) or 4,000 shares. On Thursday, March 1 Anderson Gary E sold $400,000 worth of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) or 4,000 shares. $996,437 worth of stock was sold by King Scott V. on Thursday, March 1. Another trade for 47,000 shares valued at $4.70M was made by ESPELAND CURTIS E on Friday, March 2. 4,000 shares were sold by DEMERITT STEPHEN R, worth $399,360 on Wednesday, February 7. 3,325 shares valued at $315,875 were sold by BOLDEA LUCIAN on Friday, February 9. The insider WARMACK DAMON CARY sold $435,516.

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