Analysts See $0.19 EPS for GNC Holdings, Inc. (GNC); American Woodmark Has 1.2 Sentiment

April 21, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Analysts expect GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) to report $0.19 EPS on April, 26 before the open.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 48.65% from last quarter’s $0.37 EPS. GNC’s profit would be $15.90M giving it 4.97 P/E if the $0.19 EPS is correct. After having $0.25 EPS previously, GNC Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -24.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $3.78. About 1.65 million shares traded. GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has declined 43.24% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 54.79% the S&P500.

American Woodmark Corp (AMWD) investors sentiment decreased to 1.2 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.03, from 1.23 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 90 institutional investors increased or started new equity positions, while 75 sold and reduced equity positions in American Woodmark Corp. The institutional investors in our database now possess: 12.90 million shares, down from 13.00 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding American Woodmark Corp in top ten equity positions increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 12 Reduced: 63 Increased: 49 New Position: 41.

Among 11 analysts covering GNC Holdings (NYSE:GNC), 2 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 18% are positive. GNC Holdings had 25 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, January 19 by Goldman Sachs. Deutsche Bank maintained GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) rating on Friday, October 28. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $16 target. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 2. Goldman Sachs maintained GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) rating on Wednesday, April 6. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $40 target. The stock of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, October 28 by Bank of America. The stock of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) has “Underweight” rating given on Friday, October 27 by Barclays Capital. The stock of GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Friday, April 29. Barclays Capital initiated the shares of GNC in report on Friday, September 23 with “Equal-Weight” rating. JP Morgan maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $6 target in Wednesday, February 14 report. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 29 by Goldman Sachs.

GNC Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of health, wellness, and performance products. The company has market cap of $316.24 million. The Company’s products include protein, performance supplements, weight management supplements, vitamins, herbs and greens, wellness supplements, health and beauty, food and drink, and other general merchandise. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells its products under the GNC proprietary brands, as well as under third-party brands.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.72, from 0.61 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 28 investors sold GNC Holdings, Inc. shares while 26 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 34 raised stakes. 44.77 million shares or 10.36% more from 40.57 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 31,375 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Pnc Svcs Gp, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 68,851 shares. Raymond James Advsr owns 102,260 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Macquarie Group Incorporated reported 34,200 shares. Blackrock Inc owns 4.63 million shares. Wedge Capital Mgmt L Ltd Partnership Nc invested in 61,539 shares. Vanguard Gru holds 5.59 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Raymond James And Assoc holds 0% or 14,825 shares. Us Bancorporation De reported 530 shares stake. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Invest Mngmt Corporation holds 0% of its portfolio in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC) for 34,100 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Lp invested 0% in GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:GNC). Kempen Mgmt Nv reported 0.18% stake. American Int Gru reported 45,696 shares stake. Spark Mgmt reported 781,377 shares. Integral Derivatives has 17,066 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and home construction markets in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.52 billion. The firm offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 514 various cabinet lines, which include 85 door creates in a range of painted and stained finishes on maple, cherry, and oak, as well as engineered fronts under the Duraform mark name. It has a 23.32 P/E ratio. It offers cabinets in various sizes, and construction and decorative options for a range of design layouts; and turnkey installation services to its direct builder clients through a network of seven service centers.

Broad Run Investment Management Llc holds 6.09% of its portfolio in American Woodmark Corporation for 1.45 million shares. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc owns 183,745 shares or 2.4% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Paradigm Capital Management Inc Ny has 2.26% invested in the company for 202,800 shares. The Virginia-based Motley Fool Asset Management Llc has invested 1.43% in the stock. Grace & White Inc Ny, a New York-based fund reported 53,454 shares.

Analysts await American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) to report earnings on May, 29. They expect $1.28 EPS, up 13.27% or $0.15 from last year’s $1.13 per share. AMWD’s profit will be $22.41 million for 16.98 P/E if the $1.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual EPS reported by American Woodmark Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 52.38% EPS growth.

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