Flowserve (FLS) EPS Estimated At $0.52; Ubs Group AG (UBS) Sellers Increased By 14.16% Their Shorts

January 17, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Ubs Group AG (NYSE:UBS) had an increase of 14.16% in short interest. UBS’s SI was 6.84M shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 14.16% from 5.99M shares previously. With 1.76 million avg volume, 4 days are for Ubs Group AG (NYSE:UBS)’s short sellers to cover UBS’s short positions. The SI to Ubs Group AG’s float is 0.2%. The stock increased 0.24% or $0.0472 during the last trading session, reaching $19.4672. About 924,214 shares traded. UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) has risen 14.86% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.84% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) to report $0.52 EPS on February, 15.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 27.78% from last quarter’s $0.72 EPS. FLS’s profit would be $67.93 million giving it 21.21 P/E if the $0.52 EPS is correct. After having $0.37 EPS previously, Flowserve Corporation’s analysts see 40.54% EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.05% or $0.92 during the last trading session, reaching $44.12. About 571,761 shares traded. Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) has risen 9.35% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.35% the S&P500.

Flowserve Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, and services industrial flow management equipment worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.76 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Engineered Product Division , Industrial Product Division (IPD), and Flow Control Division (FCD). It has a 34.23 P/E ratio. The EPD segment offers custom and other engineered pumps and pump systems, mechanical seals, auxiliary systems, replacement parts, and related services, as well as makes gas-lubricated mechanical seal that is used in high-speed compressors.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.36, from 1.2 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 45 investors sold Flowserve Corporation shares while 121 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 107 raised stakes. 132.21 million shares or 0.78% more from 131.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Golub Grp Incorporated Ltd Liability Com has 1.22 million shares. Guggenheim Cap Llc reported 767,722 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Old Mutual Customised Solutions (Proprietary) Limited reported 5,900 shares. Oppenheimer Comm holds 42,248 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Moreover, Us Bank & Trust De has 0% invested in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) for 33,616 shares. Moreover, Beck Mack And Oliver Lc has 0.02% invested in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS). Moreover, Amp Capital Investors Limited has 0.01% invested in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) for 40,559 shares. Next Fin Grp Inc stated it has 40 shares. Kbc Grp Inc Nv holds 0.18% or 464,450 shares in its portfolio. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Management Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS) for 5,289 shares. Missouri-based Parkside Natl Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS). Hbk Invests Lp reported 11,249 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Utah Retirement System invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS). Yhb Advsrs reported 12,855 shares. Lenox Wealth Mngmt stated it has 0% in Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS).

Among 24 analysts covering Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Flowserve Corporation had 79 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 11 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, August 3. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sell” on Friday, November 3. The company was initiated on Tuesday, May 10 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Friday, September 15 report. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. The rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Underperform” on Monday, December 12. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, December 5 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, October 16.

UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions clients worldwide. The company has market cap of $72.12 billion. It operates through five divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management, and Investment Bank. It has a 17.94 P/E ratio. The Wealth Management division offers advisory and financial services to wealthy private clients.

Among 12 analysts covering UBS AG (NYSE:UBS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. UBS AG had 21 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Friday, November 10. The stock has “Hold” rating by Kepler Cheuvreux on Tuesday, February 9. RBC Capital Markets downgraded UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) on Wednesday, February 3 to “Sector Perform” rating. The stock of UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, December 12 by JP Morgan. The rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Buy” on Wednesday, January 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Nomura given on Thursday, September 17. Bank of America upgraded the shares of UBS in report on Wednesday, October 7 to “Buy” rating. As per Monday, June 26, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The stock of UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) earned “Underperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 28. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Outperform” on Thursday, November 10.

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