Bank of Montreal (BMO) Analysts See $2.15 EPS; Blue Edge Capital Has Boosted Its Lockheed Martin (LMT) Position

May 18, 2018 - By Michael Collier

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Analysts expect Bank of Montreal (TSE:BMO) to report $2.15 EPS on May, 30 before the open.They anticipate $0.23 EPS change or 11.98% from last quarter’s $1.92 EPS. T_BMO’s profit would be $1.38 billion giving it 11.81 P/E if the $2.15 EPS is correct. After having $2.12 EPS previously, Bank of Montreal’s analysts see 1.42% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.15% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $101.53. About 1.01M shares traded. Bank of Montreal (TSE:BMO) has 0.00% since May 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Blue Edge Capital Llc increased Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT) stake by 1.24% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Blue Edge Capital Llc acquired 52 shares as Lockheed Martin Corp (LMT)’s stock rose 6.55%. The Blue Edge Capital Llc holds 4,246 shares with $1.36B value, up from 4,194 last quarter. Lockheed Martin Corp now has $91.49B valuation. The stock increased 0.34% or $1.09 during the last trading session, reaching $320.42. About 961,630 shares traded. Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has risen 26.83% since May 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.28% the S&P500.

More notable recent Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Lockheed Martin grabs $40.7M contract for ballistic missile, cracks $600M total for year so far” on May 17, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Marines take possession of King Stallion” published on May 17, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Lockheed Martin Bombs On Good News” on May 09, 2018. More interesting news about Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Lockheed Martin: Opportunity On Price Drop” published on April 27, 2018 as well as Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “DFW units of Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and more awarded millions by US government” with publication date: May 14, 2018.

Since January 29, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $9.28 million activity. 7,517 shares were sold by Ambrose Richard F, worth $2.69 million. HEWSON MARILLYN A sold 19,000 shares worth $6.59 million.

Among 23 analysts covering Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Lockheed Martin Corporation has $410.0 highest and $204 lowest target. $335.48’s average target is 4.70% above currents $320.42 stock price. Lockheed Martin Corporation had 85 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, September 19 report. Credit Suisse reinitiated the shares of LMT in report on Wednesday, November 18 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 30. The firm has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, October 26. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, October 8 with “Hold”. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, January 27 by Wolfe Research. RBC Capital Markets maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) rating on Wednesday, January 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $244 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, October 23. The stock of Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Thursday, September 3. Citigroup maintained Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT) rating on Tuesday, January 30. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $400 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 37 investors sold LMT shares while 381 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 390 raised stakes. 218.89 million shares or 1.12% less from 221.38 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Bowling Port Mngmt Limited Company owns 14,213 shares for 0.61% of their portfolio. Kentucky Retirement Insurance Fund invested in 6,625 shares or 0.35% of the stock. Richard Bernstein Advisors Limited Liability Co accumulated 1,402 shares. Altfest L J Incorporated reported 5,619 shares. 36,457 are held by Bradley Foster And Sargent Ct. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has 554,224 shares. Jolley Asset Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 166 shares. Villere St Denis J Com Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.49% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Usca Ria stated it has 0.21% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Hilltop Holdings Inc reported 3,725 shares. Tru Com Of Vermont reported 12,351 shares stake. Pinnacle Wealth Mgmt Advisory Grp Ltd invested in 0.76% or 4,308 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems has invested 0.1% in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Stearns Financial Gp reported 0.08% of its portfolio in Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT). Fort Washington Inv Oh stated it has 16,064 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

Blue Edge Capital Llc decreased Spdr S&P 500 (SPY) stake by 91 shares to 8,513 valued at $2.27B in 2017Q4. It also reduced American Intl Group stake by 176 shares and now owns 19,527 shares. Ishares Msci Acwi (ACWI) was reduced too.

Bank of Montreal provides diversified financial services primarily in North America. The company has market cap of $65.23 billion. It operates through three groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, Wealth Management, and BMO Capital Markets. It has a 14.24 P/E ratio. The company's personal banking services and products include checking and savings accounts, credit cards, mortgages, creditor insurance products, and financial and investment advice services; and commercial banking services and products comprise business deposit accounts, commercial credit cards, business loans and commercial mortgages, cash management solutions, foreign exchange, and specialized banking programs for small business and commercial banking customers.

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