$0.07 EPS Expected for Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL); Egerton Capital Uk Llp Cut Morgan Stanley (MS) Holding By $15.78 Million

April 17, 2018 - By Richard Conner

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Analysts expect Israel Chemicals Ltd. (NYSE:ICL) to report $0.07 EPS on May, 10 before the open.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 40.00% from last quarter’s $0.05 EPS. ICL’s profit would be $92.14M giving it 15.95 P/E if the $0.07 EPS is correct. After having $0.11 EPS previously, Israel Chemicals Ltd.’s analysts see -36.36% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.25% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $4.465. About 47,339 shares traded. Israel Chemicals Ltd. (NYSE:ICL) has declined 3.89% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.44% the S&P500.

Egerton Capital Uk Llp decreased Morgan Stanley (MS) stake by 8.39% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Egerton Capital Uk Llp sold 303,530 shares as Morgan Stanley (MS)’s stock rose 0.82%. The Egerton Capital Uk Llp holds 3.31 million shares with $173.87 million value, down from 3.62M last quarter. Morgan Stanley now has $93.83B valuation. The stock decreased 0.95% or $0.505 during the last trading session, reaching $52.895. About 10.32 million shares traded or 7.26% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 27.83% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.28% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.16, from 0.94 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 38 investors sold MS shares while 295 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. 1.51 billion shares or 1.16% less from 1.53 billion shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dnb Asset As holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 145,716 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue stated it has 126,307 shares or 0.16% of all its holdings. Mitsubishi Ufj & Banking Corp reported 0.25% stake. Perritt Management holds 0.12% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) or 8,075 shares. Andra Ap reported 100,200 shares stake. 7,787 are owned by Alps Advisors Inc. Jaffetilchin Investment Partners invested in 18,324 shares. Burns J W And stated it has 1.22% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Boothbay Fund Limited Liability owns 4,983 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Valley National Advisers holds 7,984 shares. Picton Mahoney Asset Mngmt owns 473,562 shares for 0.67% of their portfolio. 224,419 were accumulated by Hourglass Cap Limited Liability. Ftb Advsr Inc accumulated 6,271 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Grassi stated it has 131,100 shares. Creative Planning accumulated 58,950 shares.

Analysts await Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to report earnings on April, 18 before the open. They expect $1.28 earnings per share, up 28.00% or $0.28 from last year’s $1 per share. MS’s profit will be $2.27B for 10.33 P/E if the $1.28 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual earnings per share reported by Morgan Stanley for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 52.38% EPS growth.

Among 30 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 19 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Morgan Stanley had 100 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MS in report on Friday, January 19 with “Buy” rating. As per Wednesday, April 4, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Barclays Capital maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Tuesday, January 3 with “Equal Weight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MS in report on Friday, October 6 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Tuesday, February 16. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 19 by Wood. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, September 28. The firm has “Outperform” rating by JMP Securities given on Thursday, October 8. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of MS in report on Thursday, January 21 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Guggenheim on Thursday, July 30 to “Neutral”.

Among 4 analysts covering Israel Chemical (NYSE:ICL), 0 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Israel Chemical had 8 analyst reports since September 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 1 by BMO Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, September 22 by Goldman Sachs. Jefferies initiated Israel Chemicals Ltd. (NYSE:ICL) on Thursday, May 25 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of ICL in report on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Israel Chemicals Ltd. (NYSE:ICL) on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, January 12, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 8 with “Hold”.

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