EPS for Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (GTIM) Expected At $-0.10; Packaging of America (PKG) Covered By 6 Bullish Analysts Last Week

December 8, 2017 - By Louis Casey

Analysts expect Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM) to report $-0.10 EPS on December, 14.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 900.00% from last quarter’s $-0.01 EPS. After having $-0.02 EPS previously, Good Times Restaurants, Inc.’s analysts see 400.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.00% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $2.45. About 23,716 shares traded or 27.77% up from the average. Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM) has risen 20.21% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.51% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Packaging Corporation of America has $130 highest and $59 lowest target. $92.36’s average target is -21.70% below currents $117.96 stock price. Packaging Corporation of America had 49 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, September 18. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal Weight” rating in Monday, October 26 report. Barclays Capital maintained Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) on Monday, October 30 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 15. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, August 10. On Monday, July 18 the stock rating was downgraded by Buckingham Research to “Neutral”. Jefferies maintained Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) rating on Tuesday, July 4. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $11400 target. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Tuesday, August 22. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, August 31 by Citigroup. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) on Sunday, October 29 with “Hold” rating. See Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) latest ratings:

15/11/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
29/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $108 New Target: $110 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Stephens Rating: Overweight New Target: $130 Initiates Coverage On
12/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $128.0 Maintain
11/09/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain
22/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: $118 New Target: $122 Maintain
16/08/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $128.0 Maintain
02/08/2017 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $118.0000 Maintain

Among 2 analysts covering Good Times Restaurants (NASDAQ:GTIM), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Good Times Restaurants had 3 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Craig Hallum upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 8 report. Zacks upgraded Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM) on Friday, August 14 to “Sell” rating. Maxim Group maintained it with “Buy” rating and $600 target in Thursday, June 22 report.

Good Times Restaurants, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises restaurants in the United States. The company has market cap of $30.45 million. As of September 27, 2016, it operated 20 company-owned and 7 joint venture drive-thru fast food hamburger restaurants in Colorado, as well as 10 franchises in Colorado and Wyoming under the Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard name; 9 company-owned full-service upscale casual dining restaurants under the Bad DaddyÂ’s Burger Bar name in Colorado; and 4 company-owned and 3 joint venture full-service upscale casual dining restaurants in North Carolina, as well as 2 franchises in South Carolina and Tennessee under the Bad DaddyÂ’s Burger Bar name. It currently has negative earnings.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.33 in Q2 2017. Its up 1.62, from 0.71 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 1 investors sold Good Times Restaurants, Inc. shares while 2 reduced holdings. 3 funds opened positions while 4 raised stakes. 4.06 million shares or 0.03% less from 4.06 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Manatuck Hill Prtn Llc holds 1.04M shares or 1.86% of its portfolio. Goldman Sachs Gru Incorporated Inc has 0% invested in Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM). Blackrock Incorporated reported 69,496 shares. California Public Employees Retirement invested in 15,000 shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag reported 1,582 shares. Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM) for 11,546 shares. Verity Asset Mngmt holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM) for 14,931 shares. Geode Management Ltd owns 56,983 shares. Granite Point Capital Mgmt L P reported 273,050 shares stake. Df Dent Co reported 32,062 shares stake. Northern Trust holds 0% in Good Times Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIM) or 21,131 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc Inc invested in 0% or 243,075 shares.

Packaging Corporation of America manufactures and sells containerboard and corrugated packaging products primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $11.05 billion. The companyÂ’s Packaging segment offers various corrugated packaging products, such as conventional shipping containers used to protect and transport manufactured goods; multi-color boxes and displays that help to merchandise the packaged product in retail locations; and honeycomb protective packaging. It has a 21.84 P/E ratio. This segment also produces packaging for meat, fresh fruit and vegetables, processed food, beverages, and other industrial and consumer products.

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $117.96. About 634,829 shares traded. Packaging Corporation of America (NYSE:PKG) has risen 54.92% since December 8, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.22% the S&P500.

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