$0.34 EPS Expected for White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM); Coherent (COHR) Has 1.03 Sentiment

January 18, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Coherent, Inc. provides lasers and laser technology in a range of scientific, commercial, and industrial applications worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.99 billion. It operates through two divisions, Specialty Lasers and Systems, and Commercial Lasers and Components. It has a 38.51 P/E ratio. The firm designs, makes, services, and markets lasers, laser tools, precision optics, and related accessories.

Analysts expect White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) to report $0.34 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $4.36 EPS change or 92.77% from last quarter’s $4.7 EPS. WTM’s profit would be $1.27M giving it 621.99 P/E if the $0.34 EPS is correct. After having $5.36 EPS previously, White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd.’s analysts see -93.66% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.49% or $12.44 during the last trading session, reaching $845.91. About 13,400 shares traded. White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) has risen 4.33% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.37% the S&P500.

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in engages in insurance, reinsurance, and insurance services businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.17 billion. The firm operates through OneBeacon and HG Global/BAM divisions. It has a 6.6 P/E ratio. The OneBeacon segment underwrites professional liability and other specialized coverages for the healthcare industry, such as excess insurance, and excess of loss or HMO reinsurance; multi-line package and tuition reimbursement insurance; commercial surety bonds; and professional liability coverages for architects and engineers, and various customer groups.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.17, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 19 investors sold White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. shares while 53 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 3.02 million shares or 19.48% less from 3.76 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Goldman Sachs Incorporated invested in 0% or 10,755 shares. Aqr Capital Ltd Liability Company reported 0.01% stake. Goodhaven Cap Mgmt Limited Com has invested 3.71% in White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 130 shares for 0% of their portfolio. National Bank & Trust Of America Corp De invested in 63,538 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Jane Street Gp Ltd stated it has 842 shares. Ent Svcs Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM). Advisory Svcs Net Llc holds 26 shares. Smithfield Tru Company holds 0.04% in White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) or 365 shares. Wms Ptnrs Limited Liability owns 0.1% invested in White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM) for 984 shares. Evercore Wealth Limited Liability Com reported 400 shares. Valley National Advisers Inc has 40 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. D E Shaw & holds 0.01% or 8,710 shares. 42,641 were accumulated by Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Limited Liability. Voya Investment Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0% of its portfolio in White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:WTM).

The stock increased 5.11% or $15.64 during the last trading session, reaching $321.91. About 1.06M shares traded or 164.12% up from the average. Coherent, Inc. (COHR) has risen 187.82% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 171.12% the S&P500.

Analysts await Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $3.54 EPS, up 58.04% or $1.30 from last year’s $2.24 per share. COHR’s profit will be $87.86 million for 22.73 P/E if the $3.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.58 actual EPS reported by Coherent, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -1.12% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 3 selling transactions for $6.77 million activity.

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