EPS for Principal Financial Group, Inc. (PFG) Expected At $1.35; Moore Capital Management LP Raised New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (EDU) Position By $18.80 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

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Analysts expect Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) to report $1.35 EPS on April, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 6.30% from last quarter’s $1.27 EPS. PFG’s profit would be $388.55M giving it 11.31 P/E if the $1.35 EPS is correct. After having $1.19 EPS previously, Principal Financial Group, Inc.’s analysts see 13.45% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.68% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $61.06. About 1.62M shares traded or 4.23% up from the average. Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) has declined 5.35% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.90% the S&P500.

Moore Capital Management Lp increased New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (EDU) stake by 200% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Moore Capital Management Lp acquired 200,000 shares as New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I (EDU)’s stock declined 4.38%. The Moore Capital Management Lp holds 300,000 shares with $28.20M value, up from 100,000 last quarter. New Oriental Ed & Tech Grp I now has $14.46B valuation. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.86 during the last trading session, reaching $91.43. About 979,918 shares traded. New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) has risen 50.87% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 39.32% the S&P500.

Among 12 analysts covering New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE:EDU), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. New Oriental Education & Technology Group had 35 analyst reports since September 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, October 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Brean Capital to “Buy”. Jefferies maintained the shares of EDU in report on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. J.P. Morgan downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, September 14 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, May 17 by JP Morgan. The company was initiated on Thursday, July 21 by Brean Capital. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was maintained by TH Capital. On Thursday, February 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Mizuho to “Buy”. Jefferies upgraded the shares of EDU in report on Wednesday, October 21 to “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley initiated New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. (NYSE:EDU) on Friday, August 25 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Benchmark given on Wednesday, July 26.

Moore Capital Management Lp decreased Scorpio Tankers Inc (NYSE:STNG) stake by 260,000 shares to 340,000 valued at $1.04M in 2017Q4. It also reduced Time Warner Inc (Call) (NYSE:TWX) stake by 100,000 shares and now owns 100,000 shares. Invitation Homes Inc was reduced too.

Since October 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $13.31 million activity. $720,090 worth of Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) was sold by SHAFF KAREN E on Thursday, October 19. Valdes Luis E. sold $1.77 million worth of stock. 12,398 shares valued at $843,064 were sold by Everett Nora Mary on Wednesday, October 18. On Thursday, October 19 the insider Houston Daniel Joseph sold $6.39M. 24,310 Principal Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFG) shares with value of $1.74 million were sold by SCHOLTEN GARY P.

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