Analysts See $0.44 EPS for First Business Financial Services (FBIZ); Last Week Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (EEP) Coverage

October 13, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

Among 18 analysts covering Enbridge Energy Partners (NYSE:EEP), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Enbridge Energy Partners had 40 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 3 with “Sector Perform”. As per Wednesday, September 7, the company rating was upgraded by iperJaffray. The stock of Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, January 30 by Mizuho. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight” on Monday, October 12. On Tuesday, January 31 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, May 3 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by UBS on Friday, July 29 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, February 21 with “Sector Perform”. Ladenburg Thalmann reinitiated it with “Buy” rating and $27 target in Tuesday, November 1 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Sunday, August 13 by RBC Capital Markets. See Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) latest ratings:

17/09/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0 Maintain
13/08/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0000 Maintain
05/06/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0000 Maintain
23/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Reinitiate
15/06/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Equal-Weight Downgrade
15/05/2017 Broker: Wolfe Research Rating: Market Perform New Target: $19.00 Maintain

Analysts expect First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ) to report $0.44 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.15 EPS change or 51.72% from last quarter’s $0.29 EPS. FBIZ’s profit would be $3.83M giving it 12.87 P/E if the $0.44 EPS is correct. After having $0.22 EPS previously, First Business Financial Services Inc’s analysts see 100.00% EPS growth. It closed at $22.65 lastly. It is down 4.34% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.04% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.29, from 0.78 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 16 investors sold Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. shares while 71 reduced holdings. 30 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 132.27 million shares or 1.16% more from 130.75 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Summit Equities has invested 0.2% in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP). 57,300 were accumulated by Cypress Capital Mgmt Limited Liability (Wy). Eagle Advsr Ltd Liability Co reported 0.61% of its portfolio in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP). Stratos Wealth Limited holds 17,324 shares. 10.13 million were reported by Clearbridge Investments Ltd Limited Liability Company. Davis R M Incorporated holds 0.01% or 10,650 shares in its portfolio. Farmers & Merchants Investments owns 0% invested in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) for 1,100 shares. Sei Invests invested in 0% or 48,429 shares. 14,700 were accumulated by Fernwood Investment Mgmt Ltd Llc. Argent Trust reported 17,908 shares. Peak6 L P accumulated 130,278 shares. 36,040 are owned by Us Bank De. 268,346 are owned by Jane Street Grp Limited Liability Co. Cincinnati Insurance Company holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) for 102,538 shares. Pathstone Family Office Limited Liability Com stated it has 3,000 shares.

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P is a geographically and operationally diversified organization that provides crude oil and liquid petroleum gathering; transportation and storage services, and natural gas gathering, treating, processing, marketing and transportation services in the Gulf Coast and mid-continent regions of the United States. The company has market cap of $6.48 billion. The Firm operates through two business divisions: Liquids and Natural Gas. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s Liquids segment includes the activities of its Lakehead, North Dakota and mid-continent systems.

The stock increased 0.03% or $0.01 on October 12, reaching $15.79. About shares traded. Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE:EEP) has declined 18.43% since October 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.13% the S&P500.

First Business Financial Services, Inc. is a bank holding company. The company has market cap of $197.40 million. The Firm engages in the commercial banking business through its bank subsidiaries, which include First Business Bank (FBB), First Business Bank-Milwaukee (FBB-Milwaukee) and Alterra Bank (Alterra) (FBB and FBB-Milwaukee and, together with FBB, the Banks). It has a 16.54 P/E ratio. The activities of FBFS are conducted through the Banks and certain subsidiaries of FBB.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.61 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.46, from 1.15 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 4 investors sold First Business Financial Services Inc shares while 14 reduced holdings. 4 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 5.05 million shares or 0.98% more from 5.01 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Amer Group Incorporated holds 5,103 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa owns 0% invested in First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ) for 922 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership has invested 0% of its portfolio in First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ). Banc Funds Limited Liability Company holds 0.83% or 786,198 shares in its portfolio. California State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 14,622 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 34,591 shares. Moreover, Lsv Asset has 0.01% invested in First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ). Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 0% or 32,881 shares in its portfolio. Ameritas Inv Partners, Nebraska-based fund reported 708 shares. Maltese Cap Mngmt Lc has invested 0.19% in First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ). 9,351 were accumulated by Rhumbline Advisers. Vanguard reported 334,887 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Buckhead Capital Management Ltd has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ). Geode Cap Management Limited Liability has invested 0% of its portfolio in First Business Financial Services Inc (NASDAQ:FBIZ). California Employees Retirement, a California-based fund reported 30,298 shares.

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