EPS for Ensign Energy Services Inc. (ESI) Expected At $-0.18; Nwq Investment Management Company Has Lowered Target (TGT) Stake By $2.44 Million

May 9, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Analysts expect Ensign Energy Services Inc. (TSE:ESI) to report $-0.18 EPS on May, 14.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 20.00% from last quarter’s $-0.15 EPS. After having $-0.40 EPS previously, Ensign Energy Services Inc.’s analysts see -55.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.98% or $0.18 during the last trading session, reaching $5.87. About 729,253 shares traded or 123.56% up from the average. Ensign Energy Services Inc. (TSE:ESI) has 0.00% since May 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Nwq Investment Management Company Llc decreased Target Corp (TGT) stake by 5.16% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Nwq Investment Management Company Llc sold 37,500 shares as Target Corp (TGT)’s stock rose 4.77%. The Nwq Investment Management Company Llc holds 688,936 shares with $44.95 million value, down from 726,436 last quarter. Target Corp now has $37.20 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.13% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $69.42. About 3.85M shares traded. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) has risen 28.46% since May 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.91% the S&P500.

Among 5 analysts covering Ensign Energy Services Inc. (TSE:ESI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Ensign Energy Services Inc. had 36 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by IBC on Tuesday, March 7 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Tuesday, November 10 by FirstEnergy Capital. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Tuesday, November 7. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by Scotia Capital with “Sector Perform”. As per Wednesday, October 14, the company rating was upgraded by Altacorp. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, March 30. On Wednesday, November 9 the stock rating was maintained by TD Securities with “Hold”. Scotia Capital maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $9 target in Thursday, August 11 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by TD Securities given on Thursday, August 11.

Ensign Energy Services Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides oilfield services in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of $922.03 million. The Company’s oilfield services include drilling and well servicing, oil sands coring, directional services, underbalanced and managed pressure drilling, equipment rentals, transportation, wireline services, and production testing services. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers shallow, intermediate, and deep well drilling, as well as specialized drilling services, including horizontal and underbalanced drilling, horizontal re-entry, and slant drilling for steam assisted gravity drainage applications; and coring and oil sands drilling services to the mining, and oil and natural gas industries.

Nwq Investment Management Company Llc increased Eqt Corp (NYSE:EQT) stake by 834,827 shares to 2.67M valued at $151.74 million in 2017Q4. It also upped Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) stake by 25,650 shares and now owns 484,957 shares. Apartment Invt & Mgmt Co (NYSE:AIV) was raised too.

Among 29 analysts covering Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), 11 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Target Corporation had 89 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Thursday, February 8. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Friday, May 20. The firm has “Positive” rating given on Wednesday, January 10 by Susquehanna. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) rating on Wednesday, August 9. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $5800 target. Cowen & Co maintained the shares of TGT in report on Thursday, July 13 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) earned “Buy” rating by Miller Tabak on Friday, July 29. Deutsche Bank maintained Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) rating on Sunday, September 6. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $84 target. The stock of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) earned “Neutral” rating by M Partners on Thursday, November 19. On Tuesday, June 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 9 with “Buy”.

More notable recent Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Target CEO’s pay fell in fiscal 2017, but it’ll bounce back” on May 07, 2018, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Are You An Income Investor? Don’t Miss Out On Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT)” published on April 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Target Is Off Target” on April 12, 2018. More interesting news about Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Target to open first small-format store in downtown Denver in July” published on May 08, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Target expands same-day delivery in large cities” with publication date: April 17, 2018.

Analysts await Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) to report earnings on May, 16. They expect $1.38 EPS, up 14.05% or $0.17 from last year’s $1.21 per share. TGT’s profit will be $739.58M for 12.58 P/E if the $1.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.37 actual EPS reported by Target Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.73% EPS growth.

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