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$0.12 EPS Expected for Group, Inc. (WEB); Scholastic (SCHL)’s Sentiment Is 1.29 Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB) Logo

Analysts expect Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB) to report $0.12 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 7.69% from last quarter’s $0.13 EPS. WEB’s profit would be $5.20 million giving it 39.06 P/E if the $0.12 EPS is correct. After having $0.16 EPS previously, Group, Inc.’s analysts see -25.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.81% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $18.75. About 235,880 shares traded. Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB) has declined 5.22% since May 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.77% the S&P500.

Scholastic Corp (SCHL) investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.53, from 1.82 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 75 investment managers started new or increased positions, while 58 cut down and sold their stakes in Scholastic Corp. The investment managers in our database now have: 28.28 million shares, up from 27.44 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Scholastic Corp in top ten positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 45 Increased: 50 New Position: 25.

Scholastic Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, publishes and distributes childrenÂ’s books worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.43 billion. It operates through three divisions: ChildrenÂ’s Book Publishing and Distribution, Education, and International. It has a 84.96 P/E ratio. The ChildrenÂ’s Book Publishing and Distribution segment engages in the publication and distribution of childrenÂ’s books, e-books, media, and interactive products through its school book clubs and book fairs, and trade channel.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 selling transactions for $9.81 million activity.

Analysts await Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL) to report earnings on July, 19. They expect $1.39 earnings per share, up 6.11% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.31 per share. SCHL’s profit will be $48.27M for 7.40 P/E if the $1.39 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Scholastic Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -563.33% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $41.12. About 67,753 shares traded. Scholastic Corporation (SCHL) has declined 10.05% since May 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.60% the S&P500.

Zuckerman Investment Group Llc holds 6.53% of its portfolio in Scholastic Corporation for 649,309 shares. Fairpointe Capital Llc owns 1.48 million shares or 1.12% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Granite Investment Partners Llc has 0.8% invested in the company for 317,622 shares. The Connecticut-based Amg Funds Llc has invested 0.49% in the stock. Bragg Financial Advisors Inc, a North Carolina-based fund reported 78,807 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Group (NASDAQ:WEB), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Group had 7 analyst reports since December 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 19 by Craig Hallum. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, May 6 with “Sector Perform”. As per Friday, February 12, the company rating was upgraded by Suntrust Robinson. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, February 16. The company was downgraded on Friday, November 4 by Suntrust Robinson. Suntrust Robinson maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $23 target in Wednesday, December 30 report. Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB) Institutional Positions Chart

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