$0.49 EPS Expected for Hilltop Holdings Inc. (HTH); Shorts at Macys (M) Raised By 8.24%

October 12, 2017 - By Vivian Park

Macys Incorporated (NYSE:M) had an increase of 8.24% in short interest. M’s SI was 38.49 million shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 8.24% from 35.56 million shares previously. With 10.15 million avg volume, 4 days are for Macys Incorporated (NYSE:M)’s short sellers to cover M’s short positions. The SI to Macys Incorporated’s float is 12.68%. About 2.74 million shares traded. Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) has declined 25.46% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 42.16% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) to report $0.49 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 7.55% from last quarter’s $0.53 EPS. HTH’s profit would be $47.31M giving it 13.42 P/E if the $0.49 EPS is correct. After having $0.63 EPS previously, Hilltop Holdings Inc.’s analysts see -22.22% EPS growth. About 10,884 shares traded. Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has risen 30.60% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.90% the S&P500.

Since May 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.25 million activity. Schaffner Jerry also sold $188,530 worth of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) on Thursday, June 1. White Alan B sold $2.06M worth of stock.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.92 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.07, from 0.99 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 16 investors sold Hilltop Holdings Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 52.25 million shares or 1.11% less from 52.83 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Financial Bank Of America De has invested 0% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). 52,476 are owned by Envestnet Asset Inc. Scout holds 0.09% or 123,900 shares. Regions holds 22,789 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt owns 605 shares. Wells Fargo Mn has 0% invested in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 367,785 shares. Wellington Mgmt Grp Inc Llp reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH). Federated Pa owns 567,265 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. M&T Comml Bank stated it has 12,455 shares. 14,030 were reported by Ray Gerald L & Assocs Ltd. Pacad Investment invested in 0.01% or 2,400 shares. Savings Bank Of Mellon stated it has 832,507 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. 18,737 were reported by King Luther Mgmt. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Com owns 5,191 shares for 0% of their portfolio. First Advisors Lp holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) for 74,466 shares.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. is a financial holding Company. The company has market cap of $2.54 billion. The Firm provides business and consumer banking services from offices located throughout Texas through PlainsCapital Bank . It has a 14.73 P/E ratio. It has three operating business units, which include PlainsCapital Corporation (PCC) (banking and mortgage origination), Hilltop Securities Holdings LLC (Securities Holdings) (broker-dealer) and PlainsCapital Company (NLC) (insurance).

Among 6 analysts covering Hilltop Holdings (NYSE:HTH), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Hilltop Holdings had 18 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, July 28 by Stephens. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 1 with “Hold”. Compass Point upgraded the shares of HTH in report on Tuesday, August 1 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, August 4. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Raymond James given on Thursday, August 10. Compass Point downgraded the shares of HTH in report on Wednesday, November 23 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. The rating was downgraded by Raymond James on Thursday, December 17 to “Mkt Perform”. The stock of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HTH) earned “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Friday, October 28. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 11 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Macy’s, Inc. is an omnichannel retail firm operating stores, Websites and mobile applications under various brands, such as Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Bluemercury. The company has market cap of $6.10 billion. The Firm sells a range of merchandise, including apparel and accessories , cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods. It has a 9.1 P/E ratio. The Company’s subsidiaries provide various support functions to its retail operations.

Among 31 analysts covering Macy’s Inc. (NYSE:M), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 23 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Macy’s Inc. had 89 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) earned “Buy” rating by Wedbush on Monday, August 7. The stock of Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Telsey Advisory Group. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Thursday, May 12 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Northland Capital on Thursday, May 12. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 17 by Atlantic Securities. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, November 12 report. Telsey Advisory Group maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $25 target in Wednesday, June 7 report. The stock of Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) earned “Buy” rating by Standpoint Research on Monday, August 24. The stock of Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Thursday, November 12 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Wednesday, January 20.

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