Morneau Shepell Inc. (MSI) EPS Estimated At $0.25; Trex Company (TREX) Shorts Raised By 32.02%

April 19, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Analysts expect Morneau Shepell Inc. (TSE:MSI) to report $0.25 EPS on May, 7 after the close.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 66.67% from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. T_MSI’s profit would be $13.47 million giving it 25.19 P/E if the $0.25 EPS is correct. After having $0.08 EPS previously, Morneau Shepell Inc.’s analysts see 212.50% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $25.19. About 22,735 shares traded. Morneau Shepell Inc. (TSE:MSI) has 0.00% since April 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Trex Company Inc (NYSE:TREX) had an increase of 32.02% in short interest. TREX’s SI was 791,700 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 32.02% from 599,700 shares previously. With 203,000 avg volume, 4 days are for Trex Company Inc (NYSE:TREX)’s short sellers to cover TREX’s short positions. The SI to Trex Company Inc’s float is 2.7%. The stock decreased 4.25% or $4.84 during the last trading session, reaching $109.14. About 88,581 shares traded. Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) has risen 53.31% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.76% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Trex Co (NYSE:TREX), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Trex Co had 27 analyst reports since September 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by FBR Capital on Thursday, March 22. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) on Wednesday, November 9 with “Hold” rating. Seaport Global upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 1 report. Sidoti downgraded the shares of TREX in report on Monday, October 2 to “Hold” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) rating on Tuesday, August 1. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $7500 target. Wedbush maintained Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) on Wednesday, October 19 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, January 17 by Wedbush. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Tuesday, November 22. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, October 31 report. The rating was initiated by Seaport Global Securities with “Neutral” on Tuesday, November 22.

Trex Company, Inc. manufactures and distributes wood/plastic composite products, and related accessories primarily for the residential and commercial decking, and railing applications in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.21 billion. It offers Trex Transcend, Trex Enhance, and Trex Select protective shells for protection against fading, staining, mold, and scratching; and Trex Hideaway, a hidden fastening system for grooved boards. It has a 33.89 P/E ratio. The firm also provides railing products, such as Trex Transcend Railing for use with Trex decking products and other decking materials; Trex Select Railing for consumers, who desire a simple clean finished look for their decks; and Trex Signature aluminum railing for contemporary look.

Since January 16, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 8 sales for $4.58 million activity. Golden Michael F sold 4,051 shares worth $437,754. $362,997 worth of Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) was sold by ROBINSON PATRICIA B on Thursday, April 5. On Tuesday, February 20 the insider GRATZ JAY M sold $259,587. $370,973 worth of Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) shares were sold by Gupp William R.. Gerhard Christopher Paul had sold 3,500 shares worth $376,164 on Wednesday, March 7. Shares for $4,807 were bought by SCRIPTER JAY T. $2.31 million worth of Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) was sold by Cline James E on Thursday, February 22.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.29, from 1.35 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 8 investors sold Trex Company, Inc. shares while 93 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 58 raised stakes. 25.62 million shares or 0.85% less from 25.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P has 0.04% invested in Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) for 882,883 shares. Suntrust Banks has 2,397 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX) for 10,076 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Ltd accumulated 91 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co stated it has 9,107 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Polen Mngmt Ltd Liability Company, a Florida-based fund reported 2,730 shares. Sawgrass Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 0.04% in Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX). 9,185 are held by Asset Management One. Hap Trading Limited Liability holds 11,992 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Frontier Mngmt Lc reported 280,808 shares or 0.22% of all its holdings. Evermay Wealth Mngmt Ltd Com has 2,889 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Stifel holds 0% or 3,519 shares in its portfolio. 72,130 were reported by Fiera Cap Corp. Nordea Mgmt stated it has 0.01% in Trex Company, Inc. (NYSE:TREX). Vanguard owns 2.70 million shares.

Morneau Shepell Inc. operates as a human resources consulting and technology firm in Canada and the United States. The company has market cap of $1.36 billion. The firm provides health and productivity, administrative, and retirement solutions to assist employers in managing the financial security, health, and productivity of their employees. It has a 40.63 P/E ratio. It offers health and benefit services, including absence and disability management, children's support solutions, employee and family assistance programs, fitness coaching, wellness program, global employee assistance programs, health and benefits consulting, HR support solutions, targeted health programs, total health index, traumatic event support, workers' compensation services, workplace learning, and workplace mental health.

Among 3 analysts covering Morneau Shepell Inc (TSE:MSI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Morneau Shepell Inc had 9 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Morneau Shepell Inc. (TSE:MSI) earned “Outperform” rating by National Bank Canada on Monday, June 20. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by Scotia Capital on Friday, March 3. The rating was maintained by Scotia Capital on Friday, June 3 with “Perform – Trader”. Scotia Capital maintained the shares of MSI in report on Wednesday, November 9 with “Outperform” rating.

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