Analysts See $1.31 EPS for Seagate Technology plc (STX); Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) Had 3 Bulls

April 23, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Analysts expect Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) to report $1.31 EPS on May, 1 before the open.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 19.09% from last quarter’s $1.1 EPS. STX’s profit would be $373.12 million giving it 11.38 P/E if the $1.31 EPS is correct. After having $1.48 EPS previously, Seagate Technology plc’s analysts see -11.49% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $59.64. About 2.07 million shares traded. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has risen 27.74% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.19% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Manx Telecom (LON:MANX), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Manx Telecom had 42 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 4 by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 26 by Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, March 8 report. The stock of Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) earned “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Friday, January 12. Barclays Capital maintained Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) rating on Wednesday, January 25. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and GBX 220 target. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of MANX in report on Wednesday, July 12 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, January 26. As per Friday, January 15, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Friday, January 13. The stock of Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) earned “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, March 1. See Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) latest ratings:

04/04/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 225.00 Maintain
26/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 225.00 New Target: GBX 225.00 Maintain
20/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 250.00 New Target: GBX 225.00 Maintain
16/03/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 220.00 New Target: GBX 200.00 Downgrade
16/03/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 220.00 New Target: GBX 215.00 Maintain
15/03/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 236.00 New Target: GBX 236.00 Maintain
08/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
01/03/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 250.00 New Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 236.00 New Target: GBX 236.00 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 220.00 New Target: GBX 220.00 Maintain

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.11, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 52 investors sold Seagate Technology plc shares while 161 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 244.40 million shares or 5.86% less from 259.60 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bb&T Secs Ltd Com holds 101,586 shares. Credit Suisse Ag reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Gp One Trading Limited Partnership holds 8,626 shares. Iat Reinsurance Ltd holds 375,500 shares. Northern Trust Corp reported 0.03% stake. Gargoyle Advisor Lc invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). 1.15 million are held by Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt. Brookstone Capital Mgmt has invested 0.5% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Sg Americas Secs invested in 0.05% or 128,404 shares. Smith Salley & invested in 0.51% or 68,414 shares. Boston Family Office Limited Liability Co owns 0.09% invested in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) for 20,000 shares. First Allied Advisory Svcs invested in 0.06% or 35,682 shares. Wealthfront invested 0.01% in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX). Contravisory Inv Mngmt has 106 shares. Nomura owns 0% invested in Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) for 18,590 shares.

Since October 24, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 13 sales for $32.49 million activity. 11,491 shares were sold by MORTON DAVID H JR, worth $595,004 on Tuesday, February 20. LUCZO STEPHEN J had sold 100,000 shares worth $4.90M on Monday, January 8. The insider BRACE PHILIP G sold $242,000. MURPHY JAMES J also sold $781,850 worth of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) on Wednesday, January 31. On Tuesday, January 30 the insider PARK CHONG SUP sold $218,290. The insider Moyo Dambisa F sold $339,965. Geldmacher Jay L also sold $235,833 worth of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) shares.

Seagate Technology plc provides data storage technology and solutions in Singapore, the United States, the Netherlands, and internationally. The company has market cap of $16.99 billion. The firm makes and distributes hard disk drives, solid state drives and their related controllers, solid state hybrid drives, and storage subsystems. It has a 27.13 P/E ratio. The Company’s products are used in enterprise servers and storage systems applications; client compute applications, primarily for desktop and mobile computing; and client non-compute applications, including various end user devices, such as portable external storage systems, surveillance systems, network-attached storage, digital video recorders, and gaming consoles.

Among 35 analysts covering Seagate Technology Plc (NASDAQ:STX), 10 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Seagate Technology Plc had 140 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 29 by Susquehanna. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Wednesday, October 12 with “Hold”. The company was initiated on Wednesday, October 14 by Barclays Capital. On Wednesday, January 25 the stock rating was maintained by Mizuho with “Neutral”. BTIG Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 6 report. The stock of Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, April 9 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Monday, May 2 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Hold” rating by Susquehanna given on Tuesday, March 20. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, October 20 with “Strong Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Loop Capital Markets given on Monday, July 24.

The stock increased 0.53% or GBX 1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 190. About 38,301 shares traded. Manx Telecom Plc (LON:MANX) has 0.00% since April 23, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

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