EPS for American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Expected At $1.94; 17 Bullish Analysts Covering ON Semiconductor (ON)

April 17, 2018 - By William Brooks

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Analysts expect American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) to report $1.94 EPS on May, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.25 EPS change or 14.79% from last quarter’s $1.69 EPS. AFG’s profit would be $172.43M giving it 14.46 P/E if the $1.94 EPS is correct. After having $2.20 EPS previously, American Financial Group, Inc.’s analysts see -11.82% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.50% or $1.66 during the last trading session, reaching $112.24. About 194,019 shares traded. American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has risen 22.13% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.58% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ON), 17 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. ON Semiconductor Corp. had 65 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $17 target in Tuesday, August 8 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by B. Riley & Co on Tuesday, November 7. The rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, January 4 to “Buy”. Pacific Crest downgraded the shares of ON in report on Tuesday, June 20 to “Sector Weight” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Thursday, January 7. On Wednesday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. The rating was upgraded by Pacific Crest on Monday, June 13 to “Overweight”. The rating was initiated by CLSA on Wednesday, May 25 with “Outperform”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Friday, October 30. Wedbush downgraded ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) on Tuesday, August 4 to “Neutral” rating. See ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) latest ratings:

04/04/2018 Broker: M Partners Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0000 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: B. Riley & Co Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $25 New Target: $29 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $26.0 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $17 New Target: $20 Maintain
06/02/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $24 New Target: $28 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Buy New Target: $26.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Mizuho Rating: Buy New Target: $27.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Craig Hallum Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Buy New Target: $28.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $25.05. About 3.49M shares traded. ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) has risen 66.29% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.74% the S&P500.

ON Semiconductor Corporation manufactures and sells semiconductor components for various electronic devices worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.71 billion. It operates through three divisions: Power Solutions Group, Analog Solutions Group, and Analog Solutions Group. It has a 13.25 P/E ratio. The Power Solutions Group segment offers discrete, module, and integrated semiconductor products for various applications, such as power switching, power conversion, signal conditioning, circuit protection, signal amplification, and voltage reference.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 selling transactions for $6.50 million activity. On Friday, December 15 Drosos Virginia sold $149,848 worth of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) or 1,438 shares. The insider Peraino Vito C sold $5.81M. BERDING JOHN B sold $600,295 worth of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) on Thursday, March 22. 500 shares valued at $56,750 were bought by JOSEPH GREGORY G on Monday, February 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 31 investors sold American Financial Group, Inc. shares while 105 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 52.14 million shares or 1.62% more from 51.31 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Td Asset Inc holds 51,974 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Lc holds 0.02% or 3,592 shares. New Vernon Investment Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation, a Illinois-based fund reported 31,147 shares. 59,572 are owned by Hsbc Public Limited Co. Qs Investors Lc stated it has 10,840 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Md reported 26,790 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Gradient Invests Lc stated it has 105 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New York State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 177,400 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 343 are owned by Weaver C Barksdale. Westpac Corp has 0.02% invested in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) for 6,694 shares. Kbc Gru Nv reported 0.01% of its portfolio in American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG). Hightower Ltd Liability Co invested in 3,947 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 10,039 shares. Lsv Asset Management owns 1.50 million shares or 0.26% of their US portfolio. Stratos Wealth Partners Limited reported 262 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. American Financial Group had 7 analyst reports since January 19, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 11 by Buckingham Research. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, December 2. The stock of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Bank of America. Sandler O’Neill maintained it with “Buy” rating and $132.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. On Wednesday, January 10 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Buy”. The stock of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) earned “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Friday, August 12.

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