The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX) Reaches $52.30 After 3.00% Up Move; Consolidated Communications Holdings (CNSL) Sentiment Is 1.24

May 21, 2018 - By wolcottdaily

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The stock of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 2.55% or $1.3 during the last trading session, reaching $52.3. About 257,541 shares traded. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has risen 23.22% since May 21, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.67% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $1.68 billion company. It was reported on May, 21 by Barchart.com. We have $53.87 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:GBX worth $50.46 million more.

Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (CNSL) investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in Q4 2017. It’s down -2.09, from 3.33 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 83 hedge funds increased and opened new holdings, while 67 sold and trimmed equity positions in Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. The hedge funds in our database now possess: 50.72 million shares, down from 98.99 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc in top ten holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 23 Reduced: 44 Increased: 55 New Position: 28.

Analysts await The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) to report earnings on July, 5. They expect $1.14 EPS, up 10.68% or $0.11 from last year’s $1.03 per share. GBX’s profit will be $36.66 million for 11.47 P/E if the $1.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual EPS reported by The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.76% EPS growth.

Among 15 analysts covering Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Greenbrier Companies had 31 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, April 9 with “Buy”. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Monday, September 21 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Hold” on Sunday, April 8. The stock has “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Monday, January 4. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, December 14. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, October 14. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, April 7. The stock has “Hold” rating by Longbow on Wednesday, June 21. The stock of The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, October 24 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.42, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 17 investors sold The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 33.05 million shares or 6.18% more from 31.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Laurion Ltd Partnership has 10,702 shares. Aqr Limited Com holds 88,936 shares. Moreover, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Limited Liability Co has 0.01% invested in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Proshare Advsr Limited Liability invested 0% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Hancock stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Cqs Cayman Lp holds 0.35% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) or 103,100 shares. Aperio Llc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Employees Retirement System Of Ohio reported 13,140 shares. Engineers Gate Manager Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.13% or 35,803 shares. Tennessee-based Ftb Advsrs Incorporated has invested 0% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability owns 1,016 shares. Numeric Invsts Lc reported 0.04% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Barclays Public Limited Company stated it has 13,998 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Eulav Asset Mgmt holds 0.01% or 4,600 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 0.02% stake.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, makes, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.68 billion. The Company’s Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max railcar, and multi-max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation; conventional railcars, such as boxcars, covered hopper cars, center partition cars, bulkhead flat cars, and solid waste service flat cars; and pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, coil cars, coal cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges. It has a 11.59 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Wheels & Parts segment provides wheel services, including reconditioning of wheels and axles, new axle machining and finishing, and axle downsizing; and reconditions and makes railcar cushioning units, couplers, yokes, side frames, bolsters, and various other parts, as well as produces roofs, doors, and associated parts for boxcars.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $847,470 activity. The insider Centurion Alejandro sold $139,650.

More news for The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) were recently published by: Fool.com, which released: “3 Attractive Dividend Stocks Whose Dividends Could Double” on May 20, 2018. Prnewswire.com‘s article titled: “Railroads Stocks on Investors’ Radar — Canadian Pacific Railway, Greenbrier, Trinity Industries, and Union Pacific” and published on May 08, 2018 is yet another important article.

More notable recent Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Consolidated Communications Announces Quarterly Dividend” on May 01, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Consolidated Communications Launches DDoS Mitigation Solution” published on April 23, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Consolidated Communications Holdings’ (CNSL) CEO Bob Udell on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on May 05, 2018. More interesting news about Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Consolidated Communications Reports First Quarter 2018 Results” published on May 03, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Factors of Influence in 2018, Key Indicators and Opportunity within Compass Minerals International, Consolidated …” with publication date: April 26, 2018.

Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various integrated communications services to business and residential customers. The company has market cap of $791.62 million. It offers a range of communication services and products that include local and long-distance, high-speed broadband Internet access, video, voice over Internet protocol, private line, custom calling features, carrier grade access, network capacity, cloud, data center, managed, and directory publishing services through its fiber optic network and multiple data centers, as well as engages in equipment sales activities. It has a 10.38 P/E ratio. The firm also sells and supports telecommunications equipment, such as key, private branch exchange, IP telephone systems, and other hardware solutions, as well as offers support services to medium and large business customers.

The stock increased 0.36% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $11.11. About 160,627 shares traded. Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (CNSL) has declined 52.89% since May 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 64.44% the S&P500.

Analysts await Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNSL) to report earnings on August, 2. They expect $-0.09 EPS, down 160.00% or $0.24 from last year’s $0.15 per share. After $-0.08 actual EPS reported by Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.50% negative EPS growth.

New Generation Advisors Llc holds 5.4% of its portfolio in Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. for 720,472 shares. Private Management Group Inc owns 2.14 million shares or 1.34% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Goldentree Asset Management Lp has 1.25% invested in the company for 946,391 shares. The Illinois-based North Star Investment Management Corp. has invested 0.68% in the stock. Sirios Capital Management L P, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 1.01 million shares.

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