Analysts See $0.92 EPS for Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC); Pioneer Floating Rate Trust Has 0.7 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Louis Casey

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Analysts expect Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) to report $0.92 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 4.55% from last quarter’s $0.88 EPS. HSIC’s profit would be $141.97M giving it 19.30 P/E if the $0.92 EPS is correct. After having $0.97 EPS previously, Henry Schein, Inc.’s analysts see -5.15% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.54% or $1.07 during the last trading session, reaching $71.01. About 374,807 shares traded. Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has declined 24.00% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.55% the S&P500.

Pioneer Floating Rate Trust (PHD) investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 14 institutional investors increased and started new equity positions, while 20 trimmed and sold stakes in Pioneer Floating Rate Trust. The institutional investors in our database now hold: 5.88 million shares, down from 6.91 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Pioneer Floating Rate Trust in top ten equity positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 14 Increased: 8 New Position: 6.

Henry Schein, Inc. provides health care services and products to dental practitioners and laboratories, animal health clinics, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.96 billion. It operates through two divisions, Health Care Distribution, and Technology and Value-Added Services. It has a 27.63 P/E ratio. The Health Care Distribution segment offers dental products, including infection-control products, handpieces, preventatives, impression materials, composites, anesthetics, teeth, dental implants, gypsum, acrylics, articulators, abrasives, dental chairs, delivery units and lights, X-ray supplies and equipment, and high-tech and digital restoration equipment, as well as equipment repair services.

Among 22 analysts covering Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Henry Schein Inc. had 50 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $159 target in Thursday, February 11 report. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 17. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by J.P. Morgan on Thursday, February 15. The stock of Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) has “Underweight” rating given on Wednesday, December 6 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Leerink Swann given on Wednesday, April 4. The stock has “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, October 6. The rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Hold” on Friday, July 31. Robert W. Baird downgraded Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) on Friday, October 14 to “Neutral” rating. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $19000 target in Tuesday, August 8 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its down 6.32, from 7.15 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 72 investors sold Henry Schein, Inc. shares while 170 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. 146.17 million shares or 47.74% less from 279.70 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Balyasny Asset Limited Company, Illinois-based fund reported 7,339 shares. Pacad Invest Ltd holds 3,400 shares. Bourgeon Capital Mngmt reported 38,590 shares stake. Moreover, Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec has 0.01% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 47,714 shares. Shell Asset owns 0.11% invested in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) for 79,840 shares. Girard Ptnrs stated it has 0.07% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC). Fmr Limited Co owns 5.91 million shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. D E Shaw holds 0% in Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) or 11,962 shares. Great West Life Assurance Company Can has 895,557 shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Fifth Third National Bank & Trust invested in 0% or 844 shares. Banque Pictet Cie holds 10,222 shares. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv holds 52,916 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Panagora Asset Mgmt Incorporated holds 0% or 15,991 shares in its portfolio. Envestnet Asset Mgmt invested in 51,745 shares or 0.01% of the stock. First Quadrant Lp Ca reported 11,000 shares.

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