$0.81 EPS Expected for CarMax Inc. (KMX); Iberiabank Trimmed By $2.11 Million Its Ford Motor Co (F) Stake

December 7, 2017 - By Richard Conner

Analysts expect CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) to report $0.81 EPS on December, 21 before the open.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 12.50% from last quarter’s $0.72 EPS. KMX’s profit would be $147.69 million giving it 20.54 P/E if the $0.81 EPS is correct. After having $0.98 EPS previously, CarMax Inc.’s analysts see -17.35% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.73% or $1.17 during the last trading session, reaching $66.55. About 2.31M shares traded or 19.75% up from the average. CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) has risen 26.17% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.47% the S&P500.

Iberiabank Corp decreased Ford Motor Co (F) stake by 85.01% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Iberiabank Corp sold 192,025 shares as Ford Motor Co (F)’s stock declined 13.59%. The Iberiabank Corp holds 33,854 shares with $379,000 value, down from 225,879 last quarter. Ford Motor Co now has $49.18B valuation. The stock decreased 0.40% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $12.38. About 28.45 million shares traded. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.33% the S&P500.

Since June 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $279,068 activity. $279,068 worth of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) was sold by FARLEY JR JAMES D.

Iberiabank Corp increased Bard C R Inc (NYSE:BCR) stake by 1,071 shares to 3,474 valued at $1.10 million in 2017Q2. It also upped Copart Inc (NASDAQ:CPRT) stake by 21,049 shares and now owns 39,286 shares. Ishares Core S&P Small (IJR) was raised too.

Among 26 analysts covering F&M Bank (NYSE:F), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. F&M Bank has $119 highest and $10 lowest target. $19.23’s average target is 55.33% above currents $12.38 stock price. F&M Bank had 55 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 4 by Nomura. The company was upgraded on Thursday, August 13 by Vetr. Buckingham Research upgraded the shares of F in report on Thursday, October 15 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Underperform” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, August 9. The company was downgraded on Friday, April 29 by Bank of America. Jefferies maintained the shares of F in report on Monday, August 7 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, June 10 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, July 29. Daiwa Securities upgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Monday, October 31 report. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and $14 target in Thursday, May 25 report.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.28, from 1.11 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 90 investors sold F shares while 355 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 292 raised stakes. 2.11 billion shares or 2.60% less from 2.17 billion shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Fernwood Mngmt Llc owns 0.13% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 16,000 shares. 13,707 are owned by Brighton Jones Limited Liability Company. Bluecrest Cap owns 39,927 shares. Moreover, State Street Corp has 0.16% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 160.96M shares. Donaldson Management Ltd Com invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Cap Management Associates holds 0.55% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) or 32,550 shares. Alphamark Advsrs Ltd Liability Company reported 2,243 shares. Flippin Bruce And Porter holds 686,860 shares. Convergence Inv Prtnrs Ltd Com reported 0.17% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Fragasso Group Inc holds 26,389 shares. Deprince Race And Zollo has 0.65% invested in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) for 2.84 million shares. 3.32 million are held by Gateway Inv Advisers Limited. First Washington Corp has invested 0% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Court Place Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 38,709 shares. Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon has invested 0.11% in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F).

Analysts await Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.44 EPS, up 46.67% or $0.14 from last year’s $0.3 per share. F’s profit will be $1.75 billion for 7.03 P/E if the $0.44 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by Ford Motor Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.33% EPS growth.

Among 17 analysts covering Carmax Inc (NYSE:KMX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Carmax Inc had 51 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) on Wednesday, April 12 with “Buy” rating. Wolfe Research downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Thursday, March 17 report. The stock of CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, September 25 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by IBC with “Buy” on Friday, April 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 4 by Vetr. The stock of CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) earned “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer on Monday, April 24. The stock of CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 22 by Deutsche Bank. Zacks upgraded it to “Hold” rating and $65 target in Tuesday, August 25 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, November 17 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) earned “Positive” rating by Susquehanna on Friday, August 26.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.18, from 0.73 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 44 investors sold CarMax Inc. shares while 152 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 196.91 million shares or 2.38% more from 192.33 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Avenir Corporation holds 1.13M shares or 6.26% of its portfolio. Archford Strategies Lc has 114 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) accumulated 35,234 shares. 12,107 are held by Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd. Neuberger Berman Group has 309,517 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Trexquant Invest Lp owns 36,500 shares for 0.63% of their portfolio. Oppenheimer Company has 874,430 shares for 1.52% of their portfolio. Junto Limited Partnership invested 1.2% in CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX). Korea Invest Corporation reported 1,768 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Canada Pension Plan Inv Board has 18,794 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sib Lc reported 82,746 shares stake. Geode Cap Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has 1.76 million shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Budros Ruhlin And Roe holds 8,793 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. Check Management Inc Ca holds 0.65% of its portfolio in CarMax Inc. (NYSE:KMX) for 161,642 shares. Needham Investment Mgmt Ltd invested in 120,500 shares or 2.02% of the stock.

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