Analysts See $0.16 EPS for Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (WPM); Ubs Oconnor Trimmed Post Hld (POST) Position

March 2, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

Ubs Oconnor Llc decreased Post Hld (POST) stake by 16.94% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Ubs Oconnor Llc sold 245,807 shares as Post Hld (POST)’s stock declined 1.97%. The Ubs Oconnor Llc holds 1.21 million shares with $106.39B value, down from 1.45M last quarter. Post Hld now has $5.24B valuation. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $76.2. About 741,443 shares traded. Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has risen 11.46% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.24% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) to report $0.16 EPS on March, 21 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 15.79% from last quarter’s $0.19 EPS. WPM’s profit would be $70.56 million giving it 30.06 P/E if the $0.16 EPS is correct. After having $0.15 EPS previously, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.’s analysts see 6.67% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $19.24. About 2.80M shares traded or 6.21% up from the average. Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. (NYSE:WPM) has 0.00% since March 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.04, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 33 investors sold POST shares while 77 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 71.70 million shares or 1.02% more from 70.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Plancorp Ltd Liability reported 38,298 shares stake. King Luther Capital Mngmt Corp has 103,125 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Gsa Llp holds 0.02% or 2,604 shares. 12,387 were reported by Amalgamated Bancorp. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 128,758 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Whittier Tru Of Nevada invested in 0% or 40 shares. Alpha Windward Limited invested 0.02% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Hutchin Hill Capital Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 234,158 shares. Smithfield Tru stated it has 0.01% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Richmond Hill Invs Ltd Liability reported 149,893 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.02% stake. Paloma Partners Mgmt Company has invested 0.02% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Comm State Bank has invested 0.04% in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST). Moreover, Daiwa Secs Gp has 0.04% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) for 70,540 shares. Moreover, Voya Invest Management Ltd has 0% invested in Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) for 18,184 shares.

Analysts await Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $1.12 EPS, up 103.64% or $0.57 from last year’s $0.55 per share. POST’s profit will be $76.96 million for 17.01 P/E if the $1.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.88 actual EPS reported by Post Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 27.27% EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Post (NYSE:POST), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. Post had 31 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, February 6, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. Pivotal Research maintained the shares of POST in report on Friday, February 2 with “Buy” rating. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 19 by Vertical Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Wednesday, June 14. The firm has “Buy” rating by Pivotal Research given on Friday, May 6. The stock of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) earned “Buy” rating by TheStreet on Monday, August 17. The company was maintained on Friday, November 17 by Pivotal Research. The rating was reinitiated by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, August 24 with “Outperform”. The stock of Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. As per Thursday, June 23, the company rating was upgraded by BB&T Capital.

Since February 6, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $299,691 activity. On Tuesday, February 6 the insider VITALE ROBERT V bought $200,514. Another trade for 1,353 shares valued at $99,177 was bought by Zadoks Jeff A.

Ubs Oconnor Llc increased Lululemo (NASDAQ:LULU) stake by 130,199 shares to 604,000 valued at $37.60B in 2017Q3. It also upped Wells Fa (NYSE:WFC) stake by 131,715 shares and now owns 791,715 shares. Union Pa (NYSE:UNP) was raised too.

Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. operates as a silver and gold streaming firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.49 billion. It has streaming agreements for 21 operating mines and 8 development stage projects. It has a 41.56 P/E ratio. The firm was formerly known as Silver Wheaton Corp. and changed its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. in May 2017.

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