Analysts See $0.26 EPS for Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (ETP); Brooks Automation, Inc. (BRKS) Had 6 Bulls

April 18, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Analysts expect Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) to report $0.26 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.17 EPS change or 188.89% from last quarter’s $0.09 EPS. ETP’s profit would be $302.65 million giving it 17.46 P/E if the $0.26 EPS is correct. After having $0.36 EPS previously, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P.’s analysts see -27.78% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.06% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $18.16. About 1.75 million shares traded. Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) has declined 32.38% since April 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 43.93% the S&P500.

Among 8 analysts covering Brooks Automation (NASDAQ:BRKS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Brooks Automation had 24 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup maintained Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) on Friday, August 14 with “Neutral” rating. As per Monday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by FBR Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, October 12. The rating was maintained by B. Riley & Co with “Buy” on Thursday, August 3. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of BRKS in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Neutral” rating. Needham maintained the shares of BRKS in report on Friday, July 29 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 2 by Needham. The stock of Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 2 by FBR Capital. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $34 target in Friday, November 10 report. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, March 8 report. See Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) latest ratings:

02/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $36.0 Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $38.0 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Janney Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $35.0
21/12/2017 Broker: Stephens Rating: Overweight New Target: $32 Initiates Coverage On
13/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $31 New Target: $34 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy Old Target: $32 New Target: $38 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $34.0

Brooks Automation, Inc. provides automation and cryogenic solutions for various applications and markets. The company has market cap of $1.96 billion. It operates through two divisions, Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group and Brooks Life Science Systems. It has a 30.2 P/E ratio. The Brooks Semiconductor Solutions Group segment offers critical automated transport, vacuum, and contamination controls solutions and services.

The stock decreased 1.59% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $27.78. About 135,169 shares traded. Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) has risen 28.22% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.67% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.13 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.11, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 35 investors sold Brooks Automation, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 61.55 million shares or 1.69% less from 62.61 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Moreover, Truenorth Incorporated has 0.46% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Geode Management Ltd Liability Co, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 898,297 shares. Systematic Mngmt Ltd Partnership accumulated 316,977 shares. Invesco Limited reported 0.01% in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Gsa Capital Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership invested in 0.02% or 13,888 shares. Moreover, Pnc Financial Grp has 0% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 4,791 shares. Tci Wealth Advsr reported 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). Glob X Ltd Liability Co holds 772,219 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Mgmt Limited Company owns 524,721 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Icon Advisers has 0.18% invested in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) for 106,900 shares. State Common Retirement Fund invested 0% of its portfolio in Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS). California State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 108,444 shares stake. Levin Capital Strategies Ltd Partnership holds 0% or 9,455 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership owns 10,458 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Great West Life Assurance Company Can stated it has 90,060 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings.

Since January 19, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 10 selling transactions for $2.45 million activity. Joseph Jason sold $120,000 worth of stock or 4,000 shares. SCHWARTZ STEPHEN S sold 13,000 shares worth $390,090. Pietrantoni David sold 7,575 shares worth $203,692. Jarzynka David had sold 5,020 shares worth $126,805 on Wednesday, February 14. Montone William T. sold $224,672 worth of stock. 10,000 Brooks Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKS) shares with value of $280,000 were sold by Tenney Maurice H.. 13,212 shares were sold by Robertson Lindon G, worth $383,148.

Among 21 analysts covering Energy Transfer Partners (NYSE:ETP), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Energy Transfer Partners had 71 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $24.0 target in Friday, September 8 report. As per Tuesday, February 27, the company rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 26 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, September 21 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, August 11 with “Buy”. The stock of Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE:ETP) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, November 9. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, November 17 with “Equal-Weight”. Jefferies initiated the shares of ETP in report on Friday, December 18 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Monday, September 26 to “Outperform”.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $21.14 billion. The company's Intrastate Transportation and Storage segment transports natural gas from various natural gas producing areas, and through ET fuel system and HPL system. It has a 19.53 P/E ratio. This segment owns and operates approximately 7,900 miles of natural gas transportation pipelines and three natural gas storage facilities in Texas.

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