$0.59 EPS Expected for First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (FMBH); Danaher Has 1.01 Sentiment

January 13, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial, and commercial services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of $69.14 billion. The companyÂ’s Life Sciences segment provides laser scanning, compound, and surgical and other stereo microscopes. It has a 29.37 P/E ratio. This segment also offers filtration, separation, and purification technologies to the biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, medical, aerospace, microelectronics, and general industrial sectors.

Analysts expect First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) to report $0.59 EPS on January, 25.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 7.27% from last quarter’s $0.55 EPS. FMBH’s profit would be $7.46 million giving it 16.81 P/E if the $0.59 EPS is correct. After having $0.61 EPS previously, First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc.’s analysts see -3.28% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.99% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $39.67. About 9,054 shares traded. First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBH) has risen 30.67% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.97% the S&P500.

Analysts await Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $1.15 EPS, up 9.52% or $0.10 from last year’s $1.05 per share. DHR’s profit will be $799.94 million for 21.61 P/E if the $1.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.00 actual EPS reported by Danaher Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.00% EPS growth.

Cortland Associates Inc Mo holds 7.19% of its portfolio in Danaher Corporation for 449,409 shares. Flossbach Von Storch Ag owns 6.78 million shares or 6.06% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Impax Asset Management Ltd has 4.8% invested in the company for 1.83 million shares. The Delaware-based Green Valley Investors Llc has invested 4.67% in the stock. Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc, a California-based fund reported 79,720 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $13.63 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 100% of Danaher’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Danaher, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 0 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $88.0 while the high is $93.0. The stock’s average target of $90.50 is -8.94% below today’s ($99.39) share price. DHR was included in 3 notes of analysts from January 18, 2017. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of DHR in report on Wednesday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, February 24. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, February 1.

The stock increased 0.81% or $0.8 during the last trading session, reaching $99.39. About 1.89 million shares traded. Danaher Corporation (DHR) has risen 10.62% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.08% the S&P500.

First Mid-Illinois Bancshares, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides community banking services and products to commercial, retail, and agricultural clients in the United States. The company has market cap of $501.35 million. The firm accepts various deposit products, such as demand, money market, and time deposits, as well as savings and NOW accounts. It has a 17.21 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan portfolio includes commercial real estate, commercial and industrial, agricultural and agricultural real estate, residential real estate, and consumer loans; and other loans comprising loans to municipalities to support community projects, including infrastructure improvements or equipment purchases.

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