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Analysts See $0.41 EPS for KeyCorp (KEY); Wageworks Has 1.29 Sentiment

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Analysts expect KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) to report $0.41 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 20.59% from last quarter’s $0.34 EPS. KEY’s profit would be $435.28M giving it 12.52 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. After having $0.38 EPS previously, KeyCorp’s analysts see 7.89% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.68% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $20.53. About 12.50M shares traded or 37.39% up from the average. KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) has risen 10.47% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.10% the S&P500. Some Historical KEY News: ; 23/05/2018 – Gates Industrial Presenting at KeyCorp Conference May 31; 30/05/2018 – Forward Air Presenting at KeyCorp Conference Tomorrow; 19/04/2018 – KEYCORP 1Q ADJ EPS 38C, EST. 38C; 24/05/2018 – Pool Corp Presenting at KeyCorp Conference May 31; 29/05/2018 – Werner Enterprises Presenting at KeyCorp Conference Tomorrow; 30/05/2018 – Systemax Presenting at KeyCorp Conference Tomorrow; 19/04/2018 – KEYCORP – BOTH NET INTEREST INCOME AND NET INTEREST MARGIN BENEFITED FROM HIGHER INTEREST RATES IN QTR; 25/04/2018 – Officer Mago Gifts 178 Of KeyCorp; 14/05/2018 – Watts Water Presenting at KeyCorp Conference May 30; 21/03/2018 – KeyCorp Raises Its Prime Lending Rate to 4.75 %

Wageworks Inc (WAGE) investors sentiment decreased to 1.29 in Q1 2018. It’s down -0.29, from 1.58 in 2017Q4. The ratio worsened, as 107 institutional investors opened new or increased equity positions, while 83 reduced and sold their positions in Wageworks Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 39.37 million shares, down from 41.49 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Wageworks Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 7 to 0 for a decrease of 7. Sold All: 23 Reduced: 60 Increased: 72 New Position: 35.

Another recent and important WageWorks, Inc. (NYSE:WAGE) news was published by Businesswire.com which published an article titled: “Bragar Eagel & Squire, PC Is Investigating WageWorks, Inc. (WAGE) on Behalf of Stockholders and Encourages …” on May 22, 2018.

Conestoga Capital Advisors Llc holds 2.49% of its portfolio in WageWorks, Inc. for 1.44 million shares. Df Dent & Co Inc owns 2.16 million shares or 2.26% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Summit Creek Advisors Llc has 2.22% invested in the company for 269,458 shares. The California-based Falcon Point Capital Llc has invested 2.03% in the stock. Ranger Investment Management L.P., a Texas-based fund reported 556,886 shares.

WageWorks, Inc. engages in administering consumer-directed benefits , which empower employees to save money on taxes, as well as provides corporate tax advantages for employers in the United States. The company has market cap of $2.00 billion. It administers CDBs, including pre-tax spending accounts, such as health savings accounts (HSAs), health and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs), and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), as well as offers commuter benefit services, including transit and parking programs, wellness programs, Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, and other employee benefits. It has a 42.85 P/E ratio. As of September 13, 2017, it had approximately 6.5 million employee participants from approximately 100,000 employer clients.

The stock increased 2.44% or $1.2 during the last trading session, reaching $50.35. About 294,059 shares traded. WageWorks, Inc. (WAGE) has declined 36.30% since June 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 48.87% the S&P500. Some Historical WAGE News: ; 04/05/2018 – Kaskela Law LLC: Shareholder Class Action Filed Against WageWorks, Inc. – WAGE; 04/05/2018 – Kaskela Law LLC: Shareholder Class Action Filed Against WageWorks, Inc. — WAGE; 16/04/2018 – May 8th Deadline Alert: The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit; 09/03/2018 – Barrack, Rodos & Bacine Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against WageWorks, Inc; 22/03/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of an Investigation Concerning Possible Violations of Federal Securities Laws by WageWorks, Inc; 05/04/2018 – WAGEWORKS SAYS COLM CALLAN WILL RESIGN AS CFO; 05/04/2018 – WAGEWORKS INC – CONNECTION WITH MONTES’ APPOINTMENT TO BOARD, BOARD HAS EXPANDED ITS SIZE FROM SEVEN TO EIGHT MEMBERS; 13/03/2018 – Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP Announces the Filing of a Securities Class Action on Behalf of WageWorks Inc. Investors (WAGE); 19/03/2018 – WageWorks Provides Update on Form 10-K Filing; 10/05/2018 – WageWorks: Due to Volume of Transactions Processed by Company and Multiple Platforms, Effort Is Extensive But Manageable — Filing

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of WageWorks’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating WageWorks, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $74.0 while the high is $86.0. The stock’s average target of $80 is 58.89% above today’s ($50.35) share price. WAGE was included in 3 notes of analysts from November 10, 2016. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, January 27 report. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, November 10 with “Buy”. Chardan Capital Markets initiated the shares of WAGE in report on Wednesday, November 30 with “Buy” rating.

Since January 22, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 5 sales for $2.65 million activity. On Monday, January 29 Midkiff Mark W bought $9,998 worth of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) or 458 shares. On Thursday, February 15 the insider Gorman Christopher M. sold $1.18M. The insider Buffie Craig A sold 11,819 shares worth $250,639. $504,444 worth of KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) was sold by Brady Amy G.. Burke Edward J. had sold 10,000 shares worth $198,300. DeAngelis Robert A sold 25,000 shares worth $527,750.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.08, from 0.96 in 2017Q4. It is positive, as 34 investors sold KeyCorp shares while 219 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 190 raised stakes. 822.67 million shares or 1.60% less from 836.01 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Employees Retirement System Of Texas holds 0.03% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) or 104,000 shares. Stoneridge Prtn Ltd Llc has 0.73% invested in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Envestnet Asset invested 0% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Cibc World Mkts, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 141,507 shares. Hartford Mgmt has invested 2.35% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Fiera Cap Corp reported 12,902 shares. Norinchukin Natl Bank The invested in 65,563 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0% of its portfolio in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY) for 20,739 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys reported 3.02M shares. Third Avenue Ltd Co holds 0.85% or 850,900 shares. The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.08% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Signaturefd, a Georgia-based fund reported 2,580 shares. Ameriprise Fin Incorporated has 0.01% invested in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Bridgewater Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY). Tru Of Toledo Na Oh invested 0.22% in KeyCorp (NYSE:KEY).

KeyCorp operates as the bank holding firm for KeyBank National Association that provides various retail and commercial banking services to individual, corporate, and institutional clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $21.80 billion. The companyÂ’s Key Community Bank segment offers deposit and investment products; personal finance services and loans, including residential mortgages, home equity, credit cards, and various installment loans; deposits, investment and credit products, and business advisory services; and financial, estate and retirement planning, and asset management services to high-net-worth clients. It has a 18.23 P/E ratio. This segment also provides commercial lending, cash management, equipment leasing, investment, insurance including commercial property and casualty, as well as captive insurance and employee benefit programs, succession planning, access to capital markets, derivatives, and foreign exchange services to mid-sized businesses.

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