Chubb Ltd (CB) EPS Estimated At $2.68; Strayer Education (STRA) Sellers Increased By 0.46% Their Shorts

October 13, 2017 - By Louis Casey

Analysts expect Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) to report $2.68 EPS on October, 26 after the close.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 6.94% from last quarter’s $2.88 EPS. CB’s profit would be $1.25 billion giving it 13.67 P/E if the $2.68 EPS is correct. After having $2.50 EPS previously, Chubb Ltd’s analysts see 7.20% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.54% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $146.58. About shares traded. Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) has risen 10.92% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.78% the S&P500.

Strayer Education Incorporated (NASDAQ:STRA) had an increase of 0.46% in short interest. STRA’s SI was 750,200 shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 0.46% from 746,800 shares previously. With 50,200 avg volume, 15 days are for Strayer Education Incorporated (NASDAQ:STRA)’s short sellers to cover STRA’s short positions. The SI to Strayer Education Incorporated’s float is 7.52%. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $88.17. About shares traded. Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) has risen 93.51% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 76.81% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB), 16 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. The Chubb Corporation had 39 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $155.0 target in Sunday, August 27 report. The stock of Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 19 by Zacks. The firm has “Buy” rating by Wood given on Friday, April 28. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 20 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, September 21. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 28 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 24 by Janney Capital. The stock of Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) earned “Buy” rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Wednesday, August 26. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird to “Outperform” on Tuesday, December 15. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, January 22 by Deutsche Bank.

Chubb Limited is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of insurance and reinsurance services and products to clients around the world. The company has market cap of $68.44 billion. The Company’s divisions include North America Commercial property and casualty Insurance, North America Personal P&C Insurance, North America Agricultural Insurance, Overseas General Insurance, Global Reinsurance and Life Insurance. It has a 12.88 P/E ratio. It offers commercial insurance products and service offerings, such as risk management programs, loss control, and engineering and complex claims management.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 1 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 1 investors sold Chubb Ltd shares while 6 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 8 raised stakes. 668,785 shares or 9.32% less from 737,533 shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Benedict stated it has 1.32% of its portfolio in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB). Fruth has 0.56% invested in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB). The Pennsylvania-based Vantage Invest Advsr Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB). Rowland & Counsel Adv, a Georgia-based fund reported 46,294 shares. Cleararc Capital holds 11,450 shares or 0.27% of its portfolio. 79,698 were reported by Connors Investor Ser Inc. Covington Mgmt holds 1.01% or 85,995 shares. Moreover, Baldwin Inv Management Ltd Co has 0.26% invested in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) for 4,375 shares. Hudson Valley Inv Advisors Adv holds 0.84% or 20,916 shares in its portfolio. Penobscot Investment Management Com Incorporated has 42,479 shares. Jolley Asset Ltd Liability Company reported 0.02% in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB). Axiom Invsts Ltd Com De holds 0.73% of its portfolio in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) for 208,145 shares. Cibc Markets has 0.2% invested in Chubb Ltd (NYSE:CB) for 130,977 shares. Eqis Cap Mngmt Incorporated holds 9,775 shares or 0.08% of its portfolio. Parametric Port Assocs Ltd accumulated 2,633 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Strayer Education Inc. (NASDAQ:STRA), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Strayer Education Inc. had 5 analyst reports since October 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, July 20 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold”. BMO Capital Markets maintained Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) on Friday, September 15 with “Buy” rating. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of STRA in report on Wednesday, February 3 with “Neutral” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.17, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 14 investors sold Strayer Education Inc shares while 39 reduced holdings. 17 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 10.38 million shares or 1.86% more from 10.19 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Aqr Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 0% invested in Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) for 20,057 shares. Principal Fincl Grp Inc reported 79,948 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Sandy Spring National Bank & Trust reported 0% stake. Comerica National Bank holds 0.01% or 10,992 shares in its portfolio. 5,070 are owned by Voya Invest Lc. Aperio Grp Ltd holds 3,012 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Driehaus Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.24% or 69,424 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 0% of its portfolio in Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) for 9,792 shares. Prudential Inc reported 18,015 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Moreover, Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Strayer Education Inc (NASDAQ:STRA) for 2,800 shares. Federated Invsts Pa invested in 0% or 2,648 shares. Comml Bank Of America Corp De reported 0% stake. State Street Corporation, Massachusetts-based fund reported 256,274 shares. Connor Clark And Lunn Invest Mgmt Limited accumulated 0.02% or 31,175 shares. Quantitative Inv Mngmt Ltd Company has 2,800 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

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