EPS for Fortress Investment Group (FIG) Expected At $0.27; Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors Decreased Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings LTD (NCLH) Position

February 12, 2018 - By Steve Bissell

Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors Inc decreased Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH) stake by 21.69% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors Inc sold 12,999 shares as Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd (NCLH)’s stock rose 3.46%. The Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors Inc holds 46,944 shares with $2.54 million value, down from 59,943 last quarter. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd now has $12.84 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $56.21. About 1.74M shares traded. Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:NCLH) has risen 6.36% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.34% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) to report $0.27 EPS on February, 27.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.27 EPS. FIG’s profit would be $104.94M giving it 7.27 P/E if the $0.27 EPS is correct. After having $0.73 EPS previously, Fortress Investment Group LLC’s analysts see -63.01% EPS growth. It closed at $7.85 lastly. It is down 64.73% since February 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.03% the S&P500.

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of $3.05 billion. The firm primarily provides its services to individuals. It has a 10.05 P/E ratio. It also provides its services to high net worth individuals.

Among 6 analysts covering Fortress Investment Group Llc (NYSE:FIG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Fortress Investment Group Llc had 18 analyst reports since October 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the shares of FIG in report on Thursday, November 2 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies maintained Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) on Wednesday, August 2 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, August 3. RBC Capital Markets maintained Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) on Monday, October 26 with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, March 8 the stock rating was downgraded by JMP Securities to “Mkt Perform”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Monday, July 11. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 7 by Jefferies. The stock of Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) earned “Market Perform” rating by Wood on Friday, October 14. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) rating on Thursday, November 9. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Hold” rating and $8.08 target. Jefferies maintained Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) rating on Monday, September 25. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $8.0 target.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.48, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 16 investors sold Fortress Investment Group LLC shares while 27 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 139.94 million shares or 0.75% less from 141.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Highlander Capital Mgmt Limited Liability stated it has 3,250 shares. Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Dupont, Delaware-based fund reported 326,200 shares. Omni Prtnrs Limited Liability Partnership owns 3.95% invested in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) for 3.86M shares. Vanguard Group Inc has invested 0% of its portfolio in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Cibc Asset Mngmt Incorporated has invested 0% of its portfolio in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). Envestnet Asset Mgmt Inc holds 0% or 736 shares. Hrt Fincl Limited holds 0.12% or 12,600 shares. Segantii Mngmt reported 1.90 million shares stake. Artemis Inv Ltd Liability Partnership accumulated 1.20 million shares. The California-based Parallax Volatility Advisers L P has invested 0% in Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG). 1.80 million were reported by Coastland Ltd Company. Coe Ltd reported 96,995 shares. Gamco Invsts Et Al invested in 573,150 shares. Panagora Asset Management holds 112,821 shares.

Analysts await Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.63 EPS, up 31.25% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.48 per share. NCLH’s profit will be $143.93 million for 22.31 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.86 actual EPS reported by Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -66.13% negative EPS growth.

Thomas J Herzfeld Advisors Inc increased Tortoise Pipeline & Energy Fund Inc (TTP) stake by 42,846 shares to 203,550 valued at $3.92 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Tekla World Healthcare Fund stake by 53,845 shares and now owns 460,084 shares. Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc (NYSE:FDP) was raised too.

Among 22 analysts covering Norwegian Cruise Line (NASDAQ:NCLH), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Norwegian Cruise Line had 52 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, November 16. The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 5 by Stifel Nicolaus. The company was maintained on Friday, November 10 by Barclays Capital. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Friday, October 14. As per Wednesday, October 11, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Friday, May 26. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of NCLH in report on Friday, February 2 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of NCLH in report on Wednesday, August 5 with “Overweight” rating. As per Thursday, October 27, the company rating was downgraded by JP Morgan. The stock of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NCLH) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, January 17.

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