Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH) EPS Estimated At $0.39; Enstar Group LTD Has 1.36 Sentiment

January 14, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Analysts expect Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) to report $0.39 EPS on January, 25.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 8.33% from last quarter’s $0.36 EPS. HTH’s profit would be $37.41M giving it 16.94 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s analysts see 25.81% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $26.43. About 484,753 shares traded or 23.86% up from the average. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has risen 30.60% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.90% the S&P500.

Enstar Group Limited acquires and manages insurance and reinsurance companies and portfolios of insurance and reinsurance business in run-off. The company has market cap of $4.11 billion. It operates in four divisions: Non-Life Run-Off, Atrium, StarStone, and Life and Annuities. It has a 19.99 P/E ratio. The Non-Life Run-Off segment engages in the running off property and casualty, and other non-life lines of businesses.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $6.58 million activity. $114,016 worth of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) shares were sold by GREEN J MARKHAM. 225,000 shares valued at $5.81M were sold by Feinberg Hill A on Friday, August 4. Martin John A had sold 25,145 shares worth $658,387.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.13 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.21, from 0.92 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold Hilltop Holdings Inc. shares while 45 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 52.43 million shares or 0.34% more from 52.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First Tru Advsrs Lp stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). 1.59 million are owned by Stephens Group Ltd. Rothschild Asset Mngmt stated it has 0.04% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Tennessee-based Ftb Advsrs has invested 0% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Scout Invs invested in 0.09% or 123,850 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System reported 0.01% in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Meeder Asset Management owns 1,482 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. M&T Bank & Trust Corp, New York-based fund reported 12,066 shares. Regions Corporation invested in 19,693 shares. 68,674 were reported by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Bancorp Of America Corporation De invested in 685,538 shares or 0% of the stock. Dreman Value Management L L C invested in 1,226 shares. 15,033 were accumulated by Susquehanna Gp Ltd Liability Partnership. Citigroup invested in 0% or 10,293 shares. Ratan Capital L P invested in 157,101 shares or 2.46% of the stock.

Among 7 analysts covering Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Hilltop Holdings had 21 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) rating on Monday, June 26. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $3100 target. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Compass Point given on Wednesday, November 23. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 11 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Stephens maintained Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) rating on Friday, July 28. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $3100 target. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, March 31. Raymond James downgraded Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) on Thursday, December 17 to “Mkt Perform” rating. On Tuesday, August 8 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, October 31. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Sunday, October 29 by SunTrust.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. provides business and consumer banking services in Texas, California, Florida, Ohio, Washington, Arizona, Maryland, North Carolina, and other states. The company has market cap of $2.54 billion. The Company’s Banking segment offers savings, checking, interest-bearing checking, and money market accounts; certificates of deposit; lines and letters of credit, home improvement and equity loans, and loans for purchasing and carrying securities, equipment loans and leases, agricultural and commercial real estate loans, and other loans; and commercial, industrial, and single family residential mortgage loans. It has a 16.76 P/E ratio. This segment also provides term finance on commercial real estate properties; construction finance; treasury management; and check cards, safe deposit boxes, Internet banking, bill pay, overdraft, and automated teller machine services.

The stock decreased 0.70% or $1.5 during the last trading session, reaching $211.5. About 41,769 shares traded or 44.42% up from the average. Enstar Group Limited (ESGR) has risen 19.80% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.10% the S&P500.

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