$-0.22 EPS Expected for Golar LNG Limited (GLNG); Extra Space Storage (EXR) Has 1.2 Sentiment

May 21, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Analysts expect Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) to report $-0.22 EPS on May, 30.They anticipate $0.19 EPS change or 46.34% from last quarter’s $-0.41 EPS. After having $-0.11 EPS previously, Golar LNG Limited’s analysts see 100.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.82% or $0.28 during the last trading session, reaching $34.26. About 694,655 shares traded. Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) has risen 1.30% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.25% the S&P500.

Extra Space Storage Inc (EXR) investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.01, from 1.19 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 181 funds increased or started new equity positions, while 151 sold and decreased positions in Extra Space Storage Inc. The funds in our database now hold: 128.58 million shares, down from 131.25 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Extra Space Storage Inc in top ten equity positions decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 26 Reduced: 125 Increased: 119 New Position: 62.

Among 12 analysts covering Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Golar LNG Limited had 30 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Outperform” on Monday, May 9. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Wednesday, December 2 to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, October 20 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Monday, June 26. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, November 30. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) on Sunday, October 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co given on Tuesday, December 12. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Monday, August 21. Seaport Global reinitiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 23 report. As per Thursday, August 17, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

Another recent and important Golar LNG Limited (NASDAQ:GLNG) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Golar LNG: Playing The Turnaround” on April 25, 2018.

Golar LNG Limited, a midstream liquefied natural gas company, engages in the transportation, regasification, liquefaction, and trading of LNG. The company has market cap of $3.46 billion. The firm operates through Vessel Operations, LNG Trading, FLNG, and Power divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It is involved in the acquisition, ownership, operation, and chartering of LNG carriers and floating storage regasification units (FSRUs); and the development of LNG projects.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 sales for $7.58 million activity.

Analysts await Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $1.15 EPS, up 5.50% or $0.06 from last year’s $1.09 per share. EXR’s profit will be $151.51M for 20.00 P/E if the $1.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.09 actual EPS reported by Extra Space Storage Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.50% EPS growth.

Cbre Clarion Securities Llc holds 4% of its portfolio in Extra Space Storage Inc. for 3.99 million shares. Adelante Capital Management Llc owns 599,078 shares or 2.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Tobam has 2.71% invested in the company for 717,528 shares. The New York-based Cohen & Steers Inc has invested 2.53% in the stock. Independent Order Of Foresters, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 31,909 shares.

Extra Space Storage, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. The company has market cap of $12.12 billion. It engages in property management and development activities that include acquiring, managing, developing, and selling, as well as the rental of self-storage facilities. It has a 24.44 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2006, Extra Space Storage owned interests in 567 properties located in 32 states and Washington, D.C., as well as managed 74 properties owned by franchisees or third parties.

More news for Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE:EXR) were recently published by: Bizjournals.com, which released: “Shelbyville Road Plaza owner eyes $8 million development next to Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant” on May 15, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Bank Of America Says It Underestimated REITs’ Execution, Demand” and published on May 12, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock decreased 0.04% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $91.98. About 563,586 shares traded. Extra Space Storage Inc. (EXR) has risen 14.89% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.34% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Extra Space Storage’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Extra Space Storage, 0 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. EXR was included in 2 notes of analysts from December 13, 2016. The firm has “Underweight” rating given on Tuesday, December 13 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, December 20 by Jefferies.

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