Analysts See $0.18 EPS for Prospect Capital (PSEC); Agf Investments Has Decreased Moelis & Co. (MC) Position

April 19, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

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Analysts expect Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) to report $0.18 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 10.00% from last quarter’s $0.2 EPS. PSEC’s profit would be $65.08 million giving it 8.96 P/E if the $0.18 EPS is correct. After having $0.20 EPS previously, Prospect Capital Corporation’s analysts see -10.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.62% or $0.0401 during the last trading session, reaching $6.4499. About 692,823 shares traded. Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) has declined 27.59% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.14% the S&P500.

Agf Investments Inc decreased Moelis & Co. (MC) stake by 20.86% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Agf Investments Inc sold 138,136 shares as Moelis & Co. (MC)’s stock rose 2.11%. The Agf Investments Inc holds 524,067 shares with $25.42M value, down from 662,203 last quarter. Moelis & Co. now has $3.36 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.84% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $53.75. About 54,779 shares traded. Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) has risen 41.94% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.39% the S&P500.

Agf Investments Inc increased Amphenol Corp. (NYSE:APH) stake by 8,844 shares to 810,823 valued at $71.19M in 2017Q4. It also upped Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (NYSE:AEM) stake by 367,344 shares and now owns 894,749 shares. Cae Inc. (NYSE:CAE) was raised too.

Among 13 analysts covering Moelis & Co (NYSE:MC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Moelis & Co had 33 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Thursday, August 4. The rating was maintained by JMP Securities on Thursday, October 26 with “Market Outperform”. The stock of Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) has “Market Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, July 25 by JMP Securities. Morgan Stanley maintained Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) rating on Thursday, October 26. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $49 target. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wood given on Tuesday, August 11. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by KBW. UBS maintained the shares of MC in report on Thursday, October 29 with “Buy” rating. On Monday, June 5 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Hold” rating and $54.5 target in Thursday, February 8 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, July 25 by Morgan Stanley.

Analysts await Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) to report earnings on April, 23 after the close. They expect $0.67 EPS, up 24.07% or $0.13 from last year’s $0.54 per share. MC’s profit will be $41.82 million for 20.06 P/E if the $0.67 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual EPS reported by Moelis & Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.85% EPS growth.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 24 buys, and 0 selling transactions for $21.02 million activity. $2.51 million worth of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) was bought by Barry John F on Thursday, December 14. Eliasek M Grier also bought $67,300 worth of Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) shares. Stark Eugene S had bought 1,000 shares worth $6,500.

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