Burlington Stores, Inc. (BURL) Analysts See $2.08 EPS; Point72 Asset Management LP Has Decreased Aon Plc (AON) Holding

February 18, 2018 - By reb123z

Point72 Asset Management Lp decreased Aon Plc (AON) stake by 65.61% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Point72 Asset Management Lp sold 104,948 shares as Aon Plc (AON)’s stock rose 8.30%. The Point72 Asset Management Lp holds 55,000 shares with $8.04 million value, down from 159,948 last quarter. Aon Plc now has $35.22 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $140.86. About 1.24 million shares traded. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) has risen 21.47% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.77% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) to report $2.08 EPS on March, 1.They anticipate $0.30 EPS change or 16.85% from last quarter’s $1.78 EPS. BURL’s profit would be $141.96 million giving it 14.77 P/E if the $2.08 EPS is correct. After having $0.70 EPS previously, Burlington Stores, Inc.’s analysts see 197.14% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.65% or $0.79 during the last trading session, reaching $122.92. About 585,160 shares traded. Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) has risen 77.68% since February 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 60.98% the S&P500.

Point72 Asset Management Lp increased Delta Air Lines Inc Del (Call) (NYSE:DAL) stake by 336,500 shares to 500,000 valued at $24.11M in 2017Q3. It also upped Merck & Co Inc (NYSE:MRK) stake by 365,954 shares and now owns 915,954 shares. Boyd Gaming Corp (NYSE:BYD) was raised too.

Among 15 analysts covering Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. Aon Corporation had 47 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 16. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $162.0 target in Friday, October 13 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, June 7 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Credit Suisse maintained Aon plc (NYSE:AON) rating on Thursday, May 11. Credit Suisse has “Sell” rating and $122 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $114 target in Monday, May 2 report. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 31 to “Sector Perform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Sandler O’Neill. Jefferies maintained Aon plc (NYSE:AON) on Monday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. Raymond James downgraded the shares of AON in report on Friday, April 15 to “Underperform” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.02, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 44 investors sold Burlington Stores, Inc. shares while 108 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. 67.97 million shares or 3.19% less from 70.21 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Citigroup holds 0% in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) or 7,568 shares. Palisade Mngmt Limited Liability Co Nj reported 0.39% in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL). Victory Cap Mgmt holds 0.28% of its portfolio in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) for 1.31M shares. Oberweis Asset Mgmt holds 2.25% or 84,545 shares. Brinker Cap stated it has 8,704 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Fuller Thaler Asset Mgmt Inc owns 15,000 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Clinton Group Incorporated stated it has 0.18% in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL). Cibc Asset Management invested in 0.02% or 34,266 shares. Heritage has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL). 18,648 were accumulated by Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability. Adage Cap Ptnrs Gp Ltd Liability Company accumulated 976,809 shares or 0.23% of the stock. Moreover, Dorsey Whitney Trust Llc has 0.05% invested in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) for 2,862 shares. Mutual Of America Mgmt Ltd Co invested 0% in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL). 5,771 are held by Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas. Redwood Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.23% in Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL).

Among 20 analysts covering Burlington Stores (NYSE:BURL), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Burlington Stores had 51 analyst reports since October 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 19 by Buckingham Research. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, August 26 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) earned “Market Perform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group on Friday, August 26. The company was initiated on Friday, November 6 by RBC Capital Markets. As per Thursday, January 11, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 21 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by M Partners given on Friday, August 26. Cowen & Co maintained Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) rating on Tuesday, November 21. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $115.0 target. As per Tuesday, August 8, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Goldman Sachs maintained Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) rating on Friday, May 27. Goldman Sachs has “Buy” rating and $67 target.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 11 insider sales for $11.11 million activity. $152,331 worth of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) was sold by Sullivan Paul on Thursday, September 7. 20,000 shares were sold by Kingsbury Thomas, worth $2.24 million on Monday, December 11. $959,757 worth of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) shares were sold by Katz Marc. Another trade for 2,400 shares valued at $225,985 was made by MAGRINI JOYCE MANNING on Monday, October 2. Hand Fred also sold $702,426 worth of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) on Monday, September 11.

Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.39 billion. The firm offers fashion-focused merchandise, including ladies sportswear, menswear, youth apparel, baby furniture, footwear, accessories, home d??cor and gifts, and coats. It has a 32.19 P/E ratio. As of January 28, 2017, it operated 592 stores, including an Internet store in 45 states and Puerto Rico.

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