EPS for Capital Bank Financial (CBF) Expected At $0.49; Grand Canyon Education (LOPE) Has 1.26 Sentiment

October 13, 2017 - By Hazel Jackson

Grand Canyon Education, Inc. is engaged in the provision of postsecondary education. The company has market cap of $4.22 billion. The Firm is a regionally accredited university. It has a 24.24 P/E ratio. The Firm offers the degrees, including Doctor of Education, Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy, Education Specialist, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Administration, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and a range of programs for its degrees.

Analysts expect Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) to report $0.49 EPS on October, 19.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 13.95% from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. CBF’s profit would be $25.52 million giving it 20.77 P/E if the $0.49 EPS is correct. After having $0.50 EPS previously, Capital Bank Financial Corp’s analysts see -2.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $40.7. About shares traded. Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) has risen 26.44% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.74% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $87.76. About shares traded. Grand Canyon Education Inc (LOPE) has risen 85.46% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 68.76% the S&P500.

Analysts await Grand Canyon Education Inc (NASDAQ:LOPE) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.75 earnings per share, up 11.94% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.67 per share. LOPE’s profit will be $36.06M for 29.25 P/E if the $0.75 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by Grand Canyon Education Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -9.64% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 selling transactions for $10.84 million activity.

Van Berkom & Associates Inc. holds 4.55% of its portfolio in Grand Canyon Education Inc for 1.60 million shares. Neumeier Poma Investment Counsel Llc owns 496,925 shares or 4.54% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lyon Street Capital Llc has 3.78% invested in the company for 119,826 shares. The Minnesota-based Riverbridge Partners Llc has invested 3.72% in the stock. Harvest Capital Strategies Llc, a California-based fund reported 310,000 shares.

Among 6 analysts covering Capital Bank (NASDAQ:CBF), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Capital Bank had 10 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray on Wednesday, November 16. Barclays Capital maintained Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) rating on Thursday, October 22. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $34 target. The stock of Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, June 29 by Credit Suisse. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 2 by Brean Capital. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) on Tuesday, September 12 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Friday, February 24. The stock of Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, October 21 by FBR Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 9 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. FBR Capital initiated the shares of CBF in report on Monday, July 27 with “Mkt Perform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 32 investors sold Capital Bank Financial Corp shares while 30 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 27.59 million shares or 7.35% less from 29.78 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 2.29 million are owned by Vanguard Grp. Ftb Advsrs accumulated 387 shares. The New York-based Tiaa Cref Inv Mngmt Ltd Llc has invested 0% in Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF). 134,578 were accumulated by Alliancebernstein L P. Captrust Fincl Advsr has 1 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Engineers Gate Manager Limited Partnership has 0.14% invested in Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF). Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md stated it has 0.01% in Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF). 6,000 were reported by Brown Advisory Securities Ltd Co. Jefferies Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF). California Public Employees Retirement owns 20,989 shares. Magnetar Limited Liability Corporation reported 1.38 million shares. Moreover, Gardner Lewis Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership has 0.03% invested in Capital Bank Financial Corp (NASDAQ:CBF). Levin Strategies L P reported 0.01% stake. First Advisors Lp owns 21,235 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Sei Invests reported 64,224 shares stake.

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