EPS for The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Expected At $3.08

August 13, 2018 - By Russell Jones

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.57, from 1.38 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 48 investors sold The Cooper Companies, Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 46.37 million shares or 0.49% less from 46.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Kdi Cap Prtn Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.14% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Martingale Asset Management Lp holds 0.47% or 158,377 shares in its portfolio. Massachusetts Fincl Services Ma holds 0.27% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 2.73 million shares. Provise Mngmt Grp Ltd Liability Corp, Florida-based fund reported 1,177 shares. Amp Ltd has invested 0.03% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Huntington State Bank owns 17,914 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Visionary Asset Management has invested 0.07% in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). 91,233 were reported by Voya Inv Ltd Liability. Twin reported 9,190 shares stake. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsrs Limited Liability Partnership Ma holds 0% or 39 shares. Dupont Capital Management Corp accumulated 0% or 541 shares. 3,727 were reported by Raymond James Fin Advisors Incorporated. Gateway Inv Advisers invested in 3,120 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 514 are held by Commonwealth Financial Bank Of. Hgk Asset Mngmt reported 0.05% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO).

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $14.94 million activity. 6,500 shares valued at $1.55M were sold by ZINBERG STANLEY MD on Thursday, July 5. PETERSMEYER GARY S also sold $100,764 worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Friday, June 22. Shares for $3.26M were sold by KAUFMAN CAROL R on Monday, March 12. WEISS ROBERT S had sold 36,769 shares worth $8.91 million on Monday, March 12. KALKSTEIN MICHAEL sold $380,147 worth of stock. Another trade for 2,147 shares valued at $504,820 was sold by McBride Daniel G.

Analysts expect The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report $3.08 EPS on August, 30 after the close.They anticipate $0.44 EPS change or 16.67 % from last quarter’s $2.64 EPS. COO’s profit would be $151.24M giving it 20.56 P/E if the $3.08 EPS is correct. After having $2.86 EPS previously, The Cooper Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 7.69 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.39% or $3.58 during the last trading session, reaching $253.26. About 367,143 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 4.32% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Cooper Co (NYSE:COO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Cooper Co had 8 analyst reports since March 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Raymond James on Tuesday, June 5 with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained the shares of COO in report on Thursday, March 8 with “Buy” rating. Stephens maintained the shares of COO in report on Friday, March 9 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 9 by Robert W. Baird. As per Thursday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 29 by Oppenheimer. On Monday, July 30 the stock rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight”.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.44 billion. It operates through CooperVision and CooperSurgical business units. It has a 95.71 P/E ratio. The firm develops, makes, and markets a range of contact lenses, including spherical lenses, and toric and multifocal lenses that correct near- and farsightedness, as well as addresses various complex visual defects, such as astigmatism and presbyopia.

More notable recent The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs” on August 07, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “3 Reasons Why Cooper Companies Landed A KeyBanc Upgrade” published on July 30, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 30, 2018” on July 30, 2018. More interesting news about The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “NYSE COO Sees ‘Strong Appetite’ in China to Raise Capital in US” published on July 26, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “The Cooper Companies Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2018” with publication date: July 25, 2018.

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