$0.47 EPS Expected for FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR); Cardinal Health (CAH) Sentiment Is 0.87

October 16, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Cardinal Health, Inc. is a healthcare services and products company. The company has market cap of $20.48 billion. The Firm operates through two divisions: Pharmaceutical and Medical. It has a 16.12 P/E ratio. The Pharmaceutical segment distributes branded and generic pharmaceutical, specialty pharmaceutical, over-the-counter healthcare and consumer products.

Analysts expect FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) to report $0.47 EPS on October, 25.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 9.30% from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. FLIR’s profit would be $64.49M giving it 22.76 P/E if the $0.47 EPS is correct. After having $0.42 EPS previously, FLIR Systems, Inc.’s analysts see 11.90% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.23% or $0.1 on October 13, reaching $42.78. About shares traded. FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) has risen 24.65% since October 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.95% the S&P500.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, markets and distributes thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locater systems, measurement and diagnostic systems and threat-detection solutions. The company has market cap of $5.87 billion. The Company’s divisions include Surveillance, Instruments, Security, OEM & Emerging Markets, Maritime and Detection. It has a 27.61 P/E ratio. The Company’s Surveillance segment provides enhanced imaging and recognition solutions.

Among 10 analysts covering FLIR Systems (NASDAQ:FLIR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. FLIR Systems had 17 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) earned “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, January 19. Goldman Sachs upgraded FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) on Monday, January 4 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, January 19 by Suntrust Robinson. The firm has “Strong Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 5 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Needham on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Needham on Thursday, December 1. The company was maintained on Friday, November 4 by Imperial Capital. Stephens initiated FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) on Friday, January 15 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Imperial Capital maintained the shares of FLIR in report on Wednesday, February 15 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Tuesday, December 1.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.56 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.22, from 1.34 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 31 investors sold FLIR Systems, Inc. shares while 95 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. 121.17 million shares or 1.30% less from 122.77 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Farmers & Merchants Invests stated it has 0% in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR). Loomis Sayles & Com Limited Partnership accumulated 0% or 977 shares. Art Lc has invested 0.11% in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR). Virtus Invest Advisers has 0.99% invested in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR). Tudor Invest Et Al holds 0.03% or 25,483 shares in its portfolio. Ahl Prns Llp reported 86,552 shares stake. 34,536 are owned by Magnetar Finance Limited Com. Aristotle Cap Boston Limited Liability holds 0.33% or 85,827 shares in its portfolio. Andra Ap reported 29,800 shares. Northern Tru has invested 0.01% in FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR). Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund reported 0.01% stake. Hsbc Public Ltd Company owns 158,686 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Metropolitan Life Ins New York owns 68,825 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Independent Port Consultants invested in 7,979 shares or 0.11% of the stock. City invested in 0% or 106 shares.

Since April 28, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 selling transactions for $5.11 million activity. TEICH ANDREW C sold $2.39 million worth of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) on Friday, April 28. Shares for $96,538 were sold by HARRISON SHANE R. FRANK JEFFREY also sold $522,515 worth of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) shares. On Friday, April 28 the insider Merrill Travis D sold $148,920. 15,000 shares were sold by LEWIS EARL R, worth $558,900 on Friday, May 12. Crouch William Wright also sold $1.39M worth of FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:FLIR) on Wednesday, June 14.

The stock decreased 2.07% or $1.37 on October 13, reaching $64.96. About shares traded. Cardinal Health Inc (CAH) has declined 4.95% since October 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.65% the S&P500.

Analysts await Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) to report earnings on October, 30. They expect $1.01 earnings per share, down 18.55% or $0.23 from last year’s $1.24 per share. CAH’s profit will be $318.42 million for 16.08 P/E if the $1.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.31 actual earnings per share reported by Cardinal Health Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.90% negative EPS growth.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Cardinal Health’s analysts are positive. Out of 4 Wall Street analysts rating Cardinal Health, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 4 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $79.0 while the high is $82.0. The stock’s average target of $80.50 is 23.92% above today’s ($64.96) share price. CAH was included in 4 notes of analysts from September 16, 2016. The stock of Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by Leerink Swann on Wednesday, December 21. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird on Friday, October 28 to “Neutral”. The company was downgraded on Friday, September 16 by Goldman Sachs. Mizuho downgraded Cardinal Health Inc (NYSE:CAH) on Tuesday, January 3 to “Neutral” rating.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $1.70 million activity.

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