EPS for KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR) Expected At $0.74; Communications Systems (JCS)’s Sentiment Is 0.8

April 19, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

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Analysts expect KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) to report $0.74 EPS on May, 8.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 19.35% from last quarter’s $0.62 EPS. KAR’s profit would be $99.46M giving it 17.91 P/E if the $0.74 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, KAR Auction Services, Inc.’s analysts see 17.46% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $53.01. About 211,855 shares traded. KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR) has risen 22.53% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.98% the S&P500.

Communications Systems Inc (JCS) investors sentiment increased to 0.8 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.03, from 0.77 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 12 funds increased or started new holdings, while 15 reduced and sold stock positions in Communications Systems Inc. The funds in our database now have: 2.88 million shares, up from 2.86 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of funds holding Communications Systems Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 6 Reduced: 9 Increased: 9 New Position: 3.

Ancora Advisors Llc holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Communications Systems, Inc. for 84,142 shares. Bremer Trust National Association owns 16,150 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Gamco Investors Inc. Et Al has 0.02% invested in the company for 711,449 shares. The Texas-based Bridgeway Capital Management Inc has invested 0.01% in the stock. Gabelli Funds Llc, a New York-based fund reported 390,000 shares.

The stock increased 0.81% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $3.73. About 3,988 shares traded. Communications Systems, Inc. (JCS) has declined 19.32% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.87% the S&P500.

Communications Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells connectivity infrastructure products for broadband and voice communications in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has market cap of $33.96 million. The companyÂ’s Suttle segment provides enclosure systems to support premise distribution of broadband and other connectivity networks; fiber optic management and connectivity solutions for access and premise networks; and modular connecting products for copper telecommunications networks, as well as DSL products that support broadband connectivity to copper networks under the Suttle brand name. It currently has negative earnings. This segment serves telephone companies, electrical/low-voltage contractors, home builders, cable customers, and original equipment manufacturers directly, as well as through distributors.

KAR Auction Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides vehicle auction services in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $7.13 billion. It operates in three divisions: ADESA Auctions, IAA, and AFC. It has a 20.23 P/E ratio. The ADESA Auctions segment offers whole car auctions and related services to the vehicle remarketing industry through online auctions and auction facilities.

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