Analysts See $0.55 EPS for Horace Mann Educators (HMN); Aar Has 0.89 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By David Stenberg

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Analysts expect Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) to report $0.55 EPS on April, 24 after the close.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 48.65% from last quarter’s $0.37 EPS. HMN’s profit would be $22.49 million giving it 20.59 P/E if the $0.55 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Horace Mann Educators Corporation’s analysts see -15.38% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.14% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $45.3. About 158,307 shares traded. Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) has risen 5.82% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.73% the S&P500.

Aar Corp (AIR) investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.61, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 71 funds increased and started new equity positions, while 80 reduced and sold holdings in Aar Corp. The funds in our database now own: 30.14 million shares, up from 30.06 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Aar Corp in top ten equity positions increased from 1 to 2 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 22 Reduced: 58 Increased: 43 New Position: 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.22, from 1.47 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 10 investors sold Horace Mann Educators Corporation shares while 53 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 53 raised stakes. 39.92 million shares or 2.67% less from 41.01 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan reported 10,000 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. New York State Common Retirement Fund reported 537,163 shares stake. Panagora Asset holds 0% or 2,500 shares. Art Advsrs Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado invested in 0% or 11,097 shares. Royal National Bank Of Canada holds 389,889 shares. Prudential has invested 0% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). 127,012 are owned by California Pub Employees Retirement. Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 0.02% or 27,490 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys, California-based fund reported 64,473 shares. 10,724 were reported by Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd. Dean Assoc Ltd Liability Co, a Ohio-based fund reported 76,195 shares. Trillium Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.18% or 73,716 shares. Us State Bank De has invested 0% in Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN). Thomson Horstmann & Bryant has 16,384 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a multiline insurance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.85 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity Products, Life Insurance, and Corporate and Other. It has a 11.1 P/E ratio. It underwrites and markets personal lines of property and casualty insurance, including personal lines automobile and homeowners insurance products; retirement products, such as tax-qualified annuities; and life insurance products.

Since March 6, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 sales for $316,642 activity. On Wednesday, March 21 the insider CONKLIN BRET A sold $190,875.

Among 4 analysts covering Horace Mann Educators Corp (NYSE:HMN), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Horace Mann Educators Corp had 11 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, December 4 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Tuesday, September 5. As per Tuesday, September 5, the company rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Sell”. As per Thursday, February 11, the company rating was upgraded by Janney Capital. The firm earned “” rating on Tuesday, April 11 by Wood. JMP Securities initiated the shares of HMN in report on Tuesday, November 10 with “Market Perform” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $43.0 target in Wednesday, February 7 report. On Monday, May 29 the stock rating was maintained by Wood with “Sell”. The stock has “Sell” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, May 26.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 insider sales for $5.78 million activity.

AAR CORP. provides products and services to commercial aviation, government, and defense markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.49 billion. The companyÂ’s Aviation Services segment offers aftermarket support and services; inventory management and distribution services; and maintenance, repair, and overhaul, as well as engineering services. It has a 63.02 P/E ratio. This segment also sells and leases new, overhauled, and repaired engine and airframe parts and components; and provides inventory and repair programs, warranty claim management, and outsourcing programs for engine and airframe parts and components, as well as performance logistics programs in support of the U.S.

Marcato Capital Management Lp holds 4.72% of its portfolio in AAR Corp. for 1.31 million shares. Beach Point Capital Management Lp owns 459,046 shares or 4.32% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Scholtz & Company Llc has 1.57% invested in the company for 55,195 shares. The Wisconsin-based Heartland Advisors Inc has invested 0.89% in the stock. Telemark Asset Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 110,000 shares.

The stock decreased 1.50% or $0.67 during the last trading session, reaching $43.86. About 441,491 shares traded or 53.71% up from the average. AAR Corp. (AIR) has risen 31.71% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.16% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of AAR Corp’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating AAR Corp, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. AIR was included in 2 notes of analysts from October 25, 2016. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 25 by Gabelli. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 19 by SunTrust.

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