Air France-KLM SA (AFLYY) Analysts See $-0.19 EPS; Valero Energy (VLO)’s Sentiment Is 0.98

April 16, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Analysts expect Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) to report $-0.19 EPS on May, 3.They anticipate $0.49 EPS change or 72.06% from last quarter’s $-0.68 EPS. After having $0.06 EPS previously, Air France-KLM SA’s analysts see -416.67% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $10.61. About 1,850 shares traded. Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) has 0.00% since April 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Valero Energy Corp (VLO) investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q4 2017. It’s down -0.02, from 1 in 2017Q3. The ratio worsened, as 369 investment professionals started new and increased positions, while 378 trimmed and sold stock positions in Valero Energy Corp. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 331.76 million shares, down from 342.98 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Valero Energy Corp in top ten positions increased from 23 to 32 for an increase of 9. Sold All: 51 Reduced: 327 Increased: 261 New Position: 108.

Air France-KLM SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger transportation services on scheduled flights. The company has market cap of $4.54 billion. The firm operates through Passenger Network, Cargo, Maintenance, Transavia, and Other divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It also offers cargo transportation and aeronautics maintenance services; and other air-transport-related services.

Among 8 analysts covering Air France-KLM (OTCMKTS:AFLYY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Air France-KLM had 8 analyst reports since January 4, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Friday, September 23. J.P. Morgan upgraded Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) on Monday, November 20 to “Hold” rating. On Tuesday, February 21 the stock rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy”. The stock of Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, February 17 by HSBC. Davy Research upgraded Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) on Monday, January 25 to “Outperform” rating. The company was initiated on Friday, November 11 by Berenberg. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, January 4 report. Societe Generale upgraded Air France-KLM SA (OTCMKTS:AFLYY) on Wednesday, February 8 to “Hold” rating.

Ratings analysis reveals 86% of Valero Energy’s analysts are positive. Out of 7 Wall Street analysts rating Valero Energy, 6 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $58.0 while the high is $85.0. The stock’s average target of $67.75 is -34.98% below today’s ($104.1936) share price. VLO was included in 7 notes of analysts from August 23, 2016. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, January 5 to “Buy”. The stock has “Sector Outperform” rating by Howard Weil on Wednesday, October 26. On Wednesday, November 16 the stock rating was upgraded by Tudor Pickering to “Buy”. Barclays Capital maintained Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) on Wednesday, February 1 with “Overweight” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, August 23 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Friday, February 3. The rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Tuesday, January 17 to “Neutral”.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and ethanol producing firm in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. The company has market cap of $44.90 billion. It operates through two divisions, Refining and Ethanol. It has a 11.38 P/E ratio. The firm is involved in refining, marketing, and bulk sales activities.

Analysts await Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.31 earnings per share, up 92.65% or $0.63 from last year’s $0.68 per share. VLO’s profit will be $564.50 million for 19.88 P/E if the $1.31 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.16 actual earnings per share reported by Valero Energy Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 12.93% EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $23.55 million activity.

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