$3.08 EPS Expected for The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO)

August 13, 2018 - By Kyle Williams

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.57, from 1.38 in 2017Q4. It dropped, as 48 investors sold The Cooper Companies, Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 46.37 million shares or 0.49% less from 46.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Sg Americas Securities Ltd Llc reported 0.01% stake. 2.36 million are owned by Generation Inv Limited Liability Partnership. Mutual Of America Ltd has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Pictet Cie (Europe) Sa invested in 0.12% or 3,106 shares. Comerica Bancshares reported 0.02% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Ameriprise Financial Inc reported 525,289 shares. Legal And General Gp Plc has 0.04% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 244,697 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv accumulated 48,710 shares. Kdi Prtnrs Limited Com invested in 0.14% or 1,811 shares. 17 are held by Earnest Ptnrs Limited Liability Com. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0.01% or 8,865 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.02% or 38,797 shares in its portfolio. Guardian Life Insur Com Of America holds 0% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 112 shares. Moreover, First Allied Advisory has 0.01% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). First Trust Advisors Lp has 0.03% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO).

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 selling transactions for $14.94 million activity. On Friday, June 29 McBride Daniel G sold $504,820 worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) or 2,147 shares. KAUFMAN CAROL R sold $3.26M worth of stock or 13,362 shares. WEISS ROBERT S also sold $8.91 million worth of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) shares. $380,147 worth of stock was sold by KALKSTEIN MICHAEL on Wednesday, April 11. ZINBERG STANLEY MD sold $1.55 million worth of stock. 430 The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) shares with value of $100,764 were sold by PETERSMEYER GARY S.

Analysts expect The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report $3.08 EPS on August, 30 after the close.They anticipate $0.44 EPS change or 16.67 % from last quarter’s $2.64 EPS. COO’s profit would be $151.24M giving it 20.56 P/E if the $3.08 EPS is correct. After having $2.86 EPS previously, The Cooper Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 7.69 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.39% or $3.58 during the last trading session, reaching $253.26. About 367,143 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 4.32% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Cooper Co (NYSE:COO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Cooper Co had 8 analyst reports since March 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained it with “Hold” rating and $26500 target in Thursday, March 29 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of COO in report on Thursday, March 8 with “Buy” rating. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) earned “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, June 5. The stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, July 30 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, March 9 with “Hold”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Friday, March 9. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Thursday, March 8.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.44 billion. It operates through CooperVision and CooperSurgical business units. It has a 95.71 P/E ratio. The firm develops, makes, and markets a range of contact lenses, including spherical lenses, and toric and multifocal lenses that correct near- and farsightedness, as well as addresses various complex visual defects, such as astigmatism and presbyopia.

More notable recent The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “3 Reasons Why Cooper Companies Landed A KeyBanc Upgrade” on July 30, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “The Cooper Companies Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2018” published on July 25, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 30, 2018” on July 30, 2018. More interesting news about The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs” published on August 07, 2018 as well as Bloomberg.com‘s news article titled: “NYSE COO Sees ‘Strong Appetite’ in China to Raise Capital in US” with publication date: July 26, 2018.

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