Analysts See $0.36 EPS for Flowserve (FLS); K12 (LRN) Shorts Increased By 44.85%

October 12, 2017 - By Adrian Mccoy

K12 Incorporated (NYSE:LRN) had an increase of 44.85% in short interest. LRN’s SI was 365,600 shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 44.85% from 252,400 shares previously. With 154,100 avg volume, 2 days are for K12 Incorporated (NYSE:LRN)’s short sellers to cover LRN’s short positions. The SI to K12 Incorporated’s float is 1.13%. About 7,652 shares traded. K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) has risen 71.24% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.54% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) to report $0.36 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 30.77% from last quarter’s $0.52 EPS. FLS’s profit would be $47.67M giving it 30.47 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct. After having $0.22 EPS previously, Flowserve Corp’s analysts see 63.64% EPS growth. About 51,031 shares traded. Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) has risen 9.35% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.35% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Flowserve Corporation had 67 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Cowen & Co maintained Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, August 9. On Monday, July 31 the stock rating was upgraded by Wolfe Research to “Peer Perform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, July 28 by BMO Capital Markets. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) on Thursday, September 28 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Tuesday, May 10. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, February 22 with “Buy”.

Flowserve Corporation is a manufacturer and aftermarket service well-known provider of flow control systems. The company has market cap of $5.81 billion. The Company’s divisions include Engineered Product Division, Industrial Product Division and Flow Control Division. It has a 62.35 P/E ratio. The Company’s geographic divisions include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and Latin America.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.29, from 0.91 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 34 investors sold Flowserve Corp shares while 112 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 120 raised stakes. 131.19 million shares or 0.98% less from 132.48 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Gam Holdings Ag reported 0.04% of its portfolio in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS). Stifel Fincl holds 0% or 14,311 shares in its portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company holds 0.08% or 25,508 shares in its portfolio. Amalgamated Bankshares holds 25,916 shares. 1.68M were accumulated by New South Capital Inc. Causeway Capital Mngmt Ltd Com holds 1.97% or 3.42 million shares. Thrivent For Lutherans holds 0% or 4,970 shares. Capstone Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Company has 9,500 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. The New York-based Mufg Americas Corporation has invested 0% in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS). Nordea Inv Management reported 0% of its portfolio in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS). Glenmede Trust Communication Na has 0% invested in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) for 819 shares. Plante Moran Advsrs Ltd Liability Com holds 0.01% or 452 shares. Hightower Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS) for 7,032 shares. John G Ullman Associate has invested 1.34% of its portfolio in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS). Ngam Advsrs Limited Partnership has invested 0.02% in Flowserve Corp (NYSE:FLS).

Among 2 analysts covering K12 (NYSE:LRN), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. K12 had 7 analyst reports since October 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of LRN in report on Thursday, August 10 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, May 1. The rating was upgraded by First Analysis to “Overweight” on Wednesday, August 10. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 15 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) has “Market Perform” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, April 13 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 12 by BMO Capital Markets.

Since May 3, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $1.49 million activity. 5,600 K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) shares with value of $104,496 were sold by Cleveland Allison. Polsky Howard D. had sold 5,000 shares worth $95,231. $518,497 worth of K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) was sold by Zarella Joseph on Thursday, May 4. BRON GUILLERMO sold $142,870 worth of stock or 7,000 shares. $51,150 worth of stock was sold by DAVIS NATHANIEL A on Wednesday, May 3. 5,000 shares were sold by Rhyu James Jeaho, worth $92,750 on Wednesday, June 7. 7,000 shares were sold by FINK STEVEN B, worth $143,220 on Thursday, May 4.

K12 Inc. is a technology-based education company. The company has market cap of $712.28 million. The Firm offers curriculum, software systems and educational services designed to facilitate individualized learning for students in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12). It currently has negative earnings. It provides a continuum of technology educational products and solutions to public school districts, public schools, virtual charter schools, private schools and families.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.53 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.44, from 1.09 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 13 investors sold K12 Inc. shares while 36 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 31.39 million shares or 0.72% more from 31.16 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Sterling Cap Limited Liability invested in 48,484 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Bogle Investment Mgmt L P De holds 0.17% or 133,656 shares in its portfolio. Wells Fargo & Mn owns 48,592 shares. Mufg Americas Corporation holds 0% or 160 shares. Eaton Vance Mngmt holds 20,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement invested in 0% or 28,130 shares. Legal & General Gp Public Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 8,346 shares stake. Arrowstreet Capital Partnership has 386,339 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt owns 296,691 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Meeder Asset has 0% invested in K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) for 247 shares. Glob X holds 0% in K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) or 924 shares. Strs Ohio holds 0% in K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) or 40,700 shares. Prudential Inc accumulated 19,824 shares or 0% of the stock. 1,095 are owned by Great West Life Assurance Can. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 0.01% in K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) or 168,295 shares.

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