$0.37 EPS Expected for DSW Inc. (DSW); Simulations Plus (SLP) Has 1.56 Sentiment

May 16, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Analysts expect DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) to report $0.37 EPS on May, 22.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 15.63% from last quarter’s $0.32 EPS. DSW’s profit would be $29.50 million giving it 16.66 P/E if the $0.37 EPS is correct. After having $0.38 EPS previously, DSW Inc.’s analysts see -2.63% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.41% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $24.66. About 1.47 million shares traded. DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) has risen 10.29% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.26% the S&P500.

Simulations Plus Inc (SLP) investors sentiment decreased to 1.56 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.50, from 2.06 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 39 investment managers increased and started new equity positions, while 25 cut down and sold their equity positions in Simulations Plus Inc. The investment managers in our database now own: 5.50 million shares, up from 5.43 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Simulations Plus Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 19 Increased: 25 New Position: 14.

Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. holds 0.56% of its portfolio in Simulations Plus, Inc. for 400,990 shares. Ranger Investment Management L.P. owns 216,180 shares or 0.26% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stanley has 0.26% invested in the company for 74,101 shares. The Rhode Island-based Whalerock Point Partners Llc has invested 0.26% in the stock. Ancora Advisors Llc, a Us-based fund reported 262,912 shares.

It closed at $19 lastly. It is down 29.91% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.36% the S&P500.

Simulations Plus, Inc. develops and sells drug discovery and development software for mechanistic modeling and simulation. The company has market cap of $329.19 million. The firm offers GastroPlus, which simulates the absorption, pharmacokinetics , and pharmacodynamics of drugs administered to humans and animals; DDDPlus that simulates in vitro laboratory experiments, which measure the rate of dissolution of the drug and additives in a dosage form; and MembranePlus, which simulates laboratory experiments. It has a 40.34 P/E ratio. It also provides PKPlus, a standalone program that provides the functionality needed by pharmaceutical industry scientists to perform the analyses and generate the outputs needed to satisfy regulatory agency requirements for NCA and compartmental PK modelling; ADMET Predictor, a chemistry computer program, which takes molecular structures as inputs and predicts their properties; and MedChem Designer, a molecule drawing program or sketcher that integrates with MedChem Studio and ADMET Predictor.

More news for Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Simulations Plus to Present at the Needham Emerging Technology Conference on May 16, 2018” on May 15, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “US FDA Procures DILIsym Software License Package” and published on May 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $938,452 activity.

Analysts await Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ:SLP) to report earnings on July, 9. They expect $0.13 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.13 per share. SLP’s profit will be $2.25 million for 36.54 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.11 actual EPS reported by Simulations Plus, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.18% EPS growth.

More important recent DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Small-Cap Dividend Spotlight: Designer Shoe Warehouse” on May 14, 2018, also Prnewswire.com published article titled: “DSW Inc. Announces First Quarter 2018 Earnings Release Date”, Streetinsider.com published: “Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Enters Office Depot (ODP), Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) (more…) – 13F” on May 15, 2018. More interesting news about DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) was released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Allegheny Technologies, Swift Transportation, Boyd Gaming, DSW, The …” with publication date: May 09, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering DSW Inc (NYSE:DSW), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. DSW Inc had 79 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, September 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 15 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group on Monday, November 2 with “Outperform”. Canaccord Genuity maintained DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) rating on Sunday, January 7. Canaccord Genuity has “Hold” rating and $22.0 target. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold”. The stock of DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) earned “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, March 15. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Buckingham Research on Monday, November 20. The firm has “Buy” rating by Buckingham Research given on Wednesday, November 4. Telsey Advisory Group maintained DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) on Thursday, August 25 with “Market Perform” rating. The stock of DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 4 by M Partners.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.44 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.13, from 1.57 in 2017Q3. It dropped, as 27 investors sold DSW Inc. shares while 66 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 75 raised stakes. 75.13 million shares or 8.08% more from 69.51 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Price T Rowe Assoc Inc Md stated it has 22,434 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gsa Prtn Llp has invested 0.02% in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). 39,098 are held by Secor Limited Partnership. Fuller Thaler Asset Mngmt Inc reported 0.9% in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership holds 0.05% in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) or 6.13 million shares. Scotia reported 0.01% of its portfolio in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Franklin Resource has invested 0.01% in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Louisiana State Employees Retirement reported 31,100 shares. Moreover, Stevens Capital Management L P has 0.02% invested in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Gp One Trading L P reported 16,145 shares. North Carolina-based Piedmont Inv Advsr Lc has invested 0.01% in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Maverick Cap has 0.12% invested in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW). Wellington Grp Ltd Liability Partnership holds 187,508 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Amp Cap Investors Ltd holds 0.01% of its portfolio in DSW Inc. (NYSE:DSW) for 49,800 shares. 57,275 are held by Systematic Financial Limited Partnership.

DSW Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a branded footwear and accessories retailer in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.97 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, DSW and Affiliated Business Group. It has a 29.71 P/E ratio. The firm offers dresses, casual and athletic footwear, and accessories under various brands for women, men, and kids.

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