EPS for Halcón Resources (HK) Expected At $-0.01; Freds (FRED) Has 0.78 Sentiment

April 17, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

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Freds Inc (FRED) investors sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.78, from 1.56 in 2017Q3. The ratio dropped, as 47 funds opened new and increased stock positions, while 60 sold and decreased stock positions in Freds Inc. The funds in our database reported: 30.95 million shares, down from 34.64 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Freds Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 19 Reduced: 41 Increased: 32 New Position: 15.

Analysts expect Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) to report $-0.01 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 116.67% from last quarter’s $0.06 EPS. After having $-0.12 EPS previously, Halcón Resources Corporation’s analysts see -91.67% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $5.13. About 34,308 shares traded. Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) has declined 33.00% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 44.55% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.40% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $2.9. About 9,110 shares traded. Fred's, Inc. (FRED) has declined 79.84% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 91.39% the S&P500.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Fred’s’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Fred’s, 1 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $10.0 while the high is $14.0. The stock’s average target of $12 is 313.79% above today’s ($2.9) share price. FRED was included in 3 notes of analysts from August 31, 2015. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of FRED in report on Wednesday, August 31 with “Sell” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, August 31 by M Partners. Sidoti upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Friday, October 7 report.

Frontfour Capital Group Llc holds 0.42% of its portfolio in Fred's, Inc. for 387,261 shares. Nwq Investment Management Company Llc owns 3.39 million shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Kessler Investment Group Llc has 0.15% invested in the company for 29,762 shares. The Switzerland-based Gam Holding Ag has invested 0.14% in the stock. Symons Capital Management Inc, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 97,707 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 insider buy, and 0 sales for $334,900 activity.

Fred's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies. The company has market cap of $110.86 million. The company, through its stores, offers household cleaning supplies, health products, beauty and personal care products, disposable diapers, pet foods, paper products, various food and beverage products, and pharmaceuticals to low, middle, and fixed income families in small- to medium- sized towns. It currently has negative earnings. It also sells general merchandise to franchised Fred's stores.

Among 14 analysts covering Halcon Resources Corp (NYSE:HK), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Halcon Resources Corp had 30 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Monday, August 31 by TH Capital. The stock of Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 2 by Roth Capital. Seaport Global downgraded the shares of HK in report on Wednesday, June 21 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Wunderlich. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by Bank of America. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, February 7 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global given on Tuesday, October 17. The stock of Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 25 by CapitalOne. The stock of Halcón Resources Corporation (NYSE:HK) earned “Buy” rating by Roth Capital on Tuesday, January 16. The company was maintained on Monday, February 26 by Stephens.

Halcón Resources Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, production, exploration, and development of onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The company has market cap of $819.39 million. The firm primarily holds interests in approximately 116,000 net acres, as well as 300 producing wells in the Bakken/Three Forks formations in North Dakota; and 20,901 net acres in the Southern Delaware Basin in Pecos and Reeves Counties, Texas, as well as has an option to acquire approximately 15,040 net acres in Ward and Winkler Counties, Texas. It has a 1.41 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it had estimated proved reserves of approximately 148.6 million barrels of oil equivalent comprising 119.6 million barrels of crude oil, 15.6 million barrels of natural gas liquids, and 80.2 billion cubic feet of natural gas.

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