Analysts See $0.02 EPS for La Quinta Holdings Inc. (LQ); Conocophillips (COP)’s Sentiment Is 0.72

April 16, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Conocophillips (COP) investors sentiment increased to 0.72 in Q4 2017. It’s up 0.09, from 0.63 in 2017Q3. The ratio is positive, as 417 investment managers increased and started new stock positions, while 576 sold and decreased equity positions in Conocophillips. The investment managers in our database now own: 805.62 million shares, down from 814.86 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Conocophillips in top ten stock positions increased from 11 to 12 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 42 Reduced: 534 Increased: 296 New Position: 121.

Analysts expect La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) to report $0.02 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 50.00% from last quarter’s $0.04 EPS. LQ’s profit would be $2.35M giving it 243.88 P/E if the $0.02 EPS is correct. After having $-0.05 EPS previously, La Quinta Holdings Inc.’s analysts see -140.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.09% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $19.51. About 59,561 shares traded. La Quinta Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LQ) has risen 42.28% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.73% the S&P500.

Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc holds 4.77% of its portfolio in ConocoPhillips for 386,524 shares. Adams Natural Resources Fund Inc. owns 558,600 shares or 4.59% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lafleur & Godfrey Llc has 3.74% invested in the company for 277,483 shares. The New York-based Arosa Capital Management Lp has invested 3.68% in the stock. Foundation Resource Management Inc, a Arkansas-based fund reported 363,014 shares.

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $64.74. About 1.27M shares traded. ConocoPhillips (COP) has risen 33.53% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.98% the S&P500.

ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, bitumen, natural gas, liquefied natural gas , and natural gas liquids worldwide. The company has market cap of $75.82 billion. The Company’s portfolio includes North American tight oil and oil sands assets; lower-risk conventional assets in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia; various LNG developments; and an inventory of conventional and unconventional exploration prospects. It currently has negative earnings.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $1.47 million activity.

Ratings analysis reveals 75% of ConocoPhillips’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating ConocoPhillips, 6 give it “Buy”, 1 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. COP was included in 8 notes of analysts from September 7, 2016. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 31. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has “Underperform” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by CLSA. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Wednesday, September 7. JP Morgan upgraded ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) on Monday, September 12 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray to “Overweight” on Friday, October 28. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, November 7 by Edward Jones. On Wednesday, January 11 the stock rating was upgraded by Societe Generale to “Buy”. The stock of ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, November 28.

Analysts await ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.69 earnings per share, up 3,550.00% or $0.71 from last year’s $-0.02 per share. COP’s profit will be $808.08 million for 23.46 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.45 actual earnings per share reported by ConocoPhillips for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 53.33% EPS growth.

La Quinta Holdings Inc. owns, operates, and franchises select-service hotels under the La Quinta brand. The company has market cap of $2.29 billion. As of December 31, 2016, the firm had 888 hotels with approximately 87,200 rooms under the La Quinta Inn, La Quinta Inn & Suites, and LQ Hotel brands in 48 states of the United States, as well as in Canada, Mexico, Honduras, and Colombia. It has a 15.01 P/E ratio. It serves the upper-midscale and midscale divisions.

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