First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) EPS Estimated At $0.20; Sysco (SYY) Shorts Increased By 11.84%

October 13, 2017 - By reb123z

Analysts expect First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) to report $0.20 EPS on October, 26.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 28.57% from last quarter’s $0.28 EPS. FPO’s profit would be $11.75M giving it 13.93 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.23 EPS previously, First Potomac Realty Trust’s analysts see -13.04% EPS growth. It closed at $11.14 lastly. It is down 27.34% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.64% the S&P500.

Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) had an increase of 11.84% in short interest. SYY’s SI was 15.50M shares in October as released by FINRA. Its up 11.84% from 13.86 million shares previously. With 2.98 million avg volume, 5 days are for Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY)’s short sellers to cover SYY’s short positions. The SI to Sysco Corporation’s float is 3.13%. It closed at $54.28 lastly. It is down 11.23% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.47% the S&P500.

Sysco Corporation is a distributor of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry. The company has market cap of $28.38 billion. The Company’s divisions include Broadline, SYGMA and Other. It has a 26.07 P/E ratio. The Broadline segment includes its Broadline activities located in the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Ireland, Mexico and the United States.

Among 19 analysts covering Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), 10 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Sysco Corporation had 44 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Thursday, November 10 by Barclays Capital. As per Thursday, November 19, the company rating was initiated by Wells Fargo. The stock of SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) earned “Sell” rating by Pivotal Research on Thursday, August 6. Guggenheim maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, April 12 report. As per Thursday, September 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Bank of America initiated the shares of SYY in report on Monday, June 20 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 19 with “Hold”. The stock of SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 14 by Wells Fargo. As per Thursday, August 3, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. BMO Capital Markets maintained SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.08, from 0.79 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 44 investors sold SYSCO Corporation shares while 351 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 258 raised stakes. 414.66 million shares or 0.17% more from 413.94 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 231,145 were accumulated by Hl Ltd Co. Willis Invest Counsel accumulated 0.74% or 195,800 shares. Stonebridge Capital Inc holds 0.13% or 6,600 shares. Etrade Cap Mgmt Ltd has 7,037 shares. Boys Arnold Com Incorporated holds 0.09% or 13,525 shares in its portfolio. Cypress Lc (Wy) has 0% invested in SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY). Conning holds 0.03% or 16,734 shares. Adage Cap Prtn Gp Llc holds 0.09% or 706,324 shares. Moreover, Smithfield has 0.07% invested in SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) for 9,299 shares. Acropolis Invest Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 13,119 shares or 0.11% of the stock. Piedmont Inv Limited Liability Co stated it has 105,257 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings. Winch Advisory Ltd Liability holds 216 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Fmr Ltd Liability stated it has 5.29 million shares. Woodley Farra Manion Portfolio Mngmt Inc accumulated 86,365 shares or 0.56% of the stock. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors Limited Co reported 0.1% stake.

Since May 17, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $5.00 million activity. Shurts Wayne had sold 15,600 shares worth $862,914. The insider DeLaney William J III sold $1.63 million.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.62 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.54, from 1.08 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 13 investors sold First Potomac Realty Trust shares while 32 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 52.91 million shares or 0.31% less from 53.07 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Independent Portfolio Consultants Incorporated holds 7,371 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Guyasuta Advisors invested 0.23% of its portfolio in First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO). Martingale Asset Limited Partnership stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO). Morgan Stanley holds 146,969 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Two Sigma Secs Ltd Liability Co holds 0.05% or 25,861 shares in its portfolio. Lazard Asset Management holds 0% or 482 shares in its portfolio. Aperio Llc reported 30,473 shares. Invesco invested in 0% or 160,290 shares. Tudor Et Al holds 0% or 13,416 shares. Gam Holdg Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO). Daiwa Secs Group Inc Inc, Japan-based fund reported 4,700 shares. Citadel Advsr Limited Liability Company stated it has 71,482 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc reported 0% stake. Arrowstreet Cap Lp invested in 0% or 45,018 shares. Northern Trust Corp invested in 0% or 1.01 million shares.

Among 6 analysts covering First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO), 2 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. First Potomac Realty Trust had 16 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Stifel Nicolaus to “Hold” on Thursday, September 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 9 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock has “Hold” rating by SunTrust on Tuesday, June 13. On Friday, January 20 the stock rating was downgraded by SunTrust to “Hold”. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, August 18 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of FPO in report on Monday, September 18 with “Sell” rating. The stock of First Potomac Realty Trust (NYSE:FPO) has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, June 29 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 16 by Suntrust Robinson. On Friday, September 16 the stock rating was upgraded by SunTrust to “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets to “Outperform” on Monday, August 3.

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