First Hawaiian (FHB) Analysts See $0.42 EPS; Shorts at Lifepoint Health (LPNT) Raised By 7.55%

October 12, 2017 - By Jacob Smith

Analysts expect First Hawaiian Inc (NASDAQ:FHB) to report $0.42 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 10.53% from last quarter’s $0.38 EPS. FHB’s profit would be $58.67 million giving it 17.68 P/E if the $0.42 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, First Hawaiian Inc’s analysts see 2.44% EPS growth. About 11,250 shares traded. First Hawaiian Inc (NASDAQ:FHB) has 0.00% since October 12, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Lifepoint Health Incorporated (NASDAQ:LPNT) had an increase of 7.55% in short interest. LPNT’s SI was 4.34 million shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 7.55% from 4.03 million shares previously. With 387,400 avg volume, 11 days are for Lifepoint Health Incorporated (NASDAQ:LPNT)’s short sellers to cover LPNT’s short positions. The SI to Lifepoint Health Incorporated’s float is 11.12%. About 10,710 shares traded. LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) has declined 5.01% since October 12, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.71% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering First Hawaiian (NASDAQ:FHB), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. First Hawaiian had 13 analyst reports since August 11, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Monday, August 29 with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Monday, August 29 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Neutral” rating by UBS given on Monday, July 31. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, August 29 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Monday, August 29 with “Overweight”. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to “Sell”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Compass Point given on Thursday, August 11. Deutsche Bank initiated the shares of FHB in report on Monday, August 29 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Monday, August 29. Credit Suisse initiated it with “Outperform” rating and $29 target in Monday, August 29 report.

First Hawaiian, Inc., formerly BancWest Corporation, is a bank holding company. The company has market cap of $4.15 billion. The Firm owns First Hawaiian Bank. It has a 18.56 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: Retail Banking, which includes the financial services and products it provides to consumers, small businesses and certain commercial customers; Commercial Banking, which includes its corporate banking, residential and commercial real estate loans, commercial lease financing, auto dealer financing, deposit products and credit cards, and Treasury and Other, which includes its treasury business, which consists of corporate asset and liability management activities, including interest rate risk management.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.26 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 22 investors sold LifePoint Health Inc shares while 67 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 40.28 million shares or 2.03% more from 39.48 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 0% in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT). 1,904 were accumulated by Savings Bank Of Montreal Can. First Mercantile reported 0.06% of its portfolio in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT). Ig Management Ltd holds 0.07% or 194,000 shares. United Automobile Association holds 23,380 shares. New Amsterdam Ptnrs Llc Ny reported 99,145 shares. Point72 Asset Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0.35% of its portfolio in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) for 915,799 shares. Numeric Invsts Limited Liability Com stated it has 7,900 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Vident Invest Advisory owns 41,041 shares. Eaton Vance Management holds 0.01% of its portfolio in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) for 49,097 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT). Mason Street Advsrs Ltd Liability, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 19,719 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn invested 0% in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT). Metropolitan Life Insurance Com New York has 38,181 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Great Lakes Advisors Limited Company has invested 0.13% in LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT).

Among 18 analysts covering Lifepoint Hospitals (NASDAQ:LPNT), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Lifepoint Hospitals had 41 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Raymond James maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, August 2 report. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Underweight” rating in Wednesday, January 6 report. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Wednesday, December 16. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 20. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. Citigroup maintained LifePoint Health Inc (NASDAQ:LPNT) rating on Monday, June 6. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $82 target. Mizuho maintained the shares of LPNT in report on Tuesday, February 21 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Avondale on Tuesday, February 16 with “Market Outperform”. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Hold” rating and $80 target in Monday, August 10 report.

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