As of June, 8 Analysts See $0.87 EPS for KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG)

May 17, 2018 - By Mary Gaskins

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During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment increased to 1.65. That’s change of 0.70, from 2017Q3’s 0.95. 21 investors sold all, 30 reduced holdings as KMG Chemicals, Inc. ratio increased. 49 rose positions while 35 funds acquired positions. Funds hold 11.87 million shares thus 40.19% more from 2017Q3’s 8.47 million shares.
Parallax Volatility Advisers L P invested 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). The California-based Wells Fargo & Mn has invested 0.01% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Aqr Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0% stake. 107 were accumulated by Envestnet Asset Mngmt. Arrowstreet Cap Partnership holds 34,900 shs or 0.01% of its capital. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas reported 4,383 shs. Sei Invests Communication, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 11 shs. Hightower Ltd Company accumulated 29,017 shs or 0.02% of the stock. Ohio-based Bowling Portfolio Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0.3% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Geode Cap Ltd invested in 100,059 shs or 0% of the stock. Arrowmark Colorado Holdings Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 0.15% or 222,521 shs. 7,124 are held by Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Com. New York-based Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Parametric Portfolio Assocs Limited Liability reported 0% stake. 22,297 were accumulated by Penn Capital Comm.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. registered $28.06 million net activity with 0 buys and 15 selling transactions since December 11, 2017. The insider GONSER CHRISTOPHER W sold 6,000 shs worth $396,000.

Earnings report for KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) is expected on June, 8., according to RTT. Analysts have anticipation on stock’s EPS of $0.87. That’s up 64.15 % from last year’s $0.53 EPS. The profit will be $13.49 million for KMG if $0.87 EPS becomes true. Wall Street now sees -16.35 % negative EPS growth despite KMG Chemicals, Inc. previous quarter’s EPS of $1.04. KMG hit $66.02 during the last trading session after $1.71 change.KMG Chemicals, Inc. is uptrending after having risen 41.92% since May 17, 2017. KMG has 124,631 volume or 6.96% up from normal. KMG outperformed the S&P 500 by 30.37%.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 3 have positions in KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG) as follows: 2 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 67%. Since November 21, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc KMG Chemicals has 4 analyst reports. In Wednesday, December 13 report KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. In Thursday, February 22 report Seaport Global maintained the stock with “Buy” rating.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes, formulates, and distributes specialty chemicals and performance materials worldwide.The firm is valued at $1.02 billion. The company's Electronic Chemicals segment is involved in the sale of high purity process chemicals primarily to etch and clean silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors, photovoltaics, and flat panel displays.The P/E ratio is 20.69. This segment's products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids; ammonium hydroxide; hydrogen peroxide; isopropyl alcohol; other specialty organic solvents; and various blends of chemicals.

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