Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (AFH) EPS Estimated At $0.43; Shorts at Wabco Holdings (WBC) Lowered By 23.05%

April 19, 2018 - By Nellie Frank

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Analysts expect Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) to report $0.43 EPS on May, 14.They anticipate $0.18 EPS change or 29.51% from last quarter’s $0.61 EPS. AFH’s profit would be $5.13 million giving it 6.28 P/E if the $0.43 EPS is correct. After having $-5.57 EPS previously, Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -107.72% EPS growth. The stock decreased 3.57% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $10.8. About 61,926 shares traded. Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) has declined 21.64% since April 19, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.19% the S&P500.

Wabco Holdings Inc (NYSE:WBC) had a decrease of 23.05% in short interest. WBC’s SI was 492,200 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 23.05% from 639,600 shares previously. With 319,400 avg volume, 2 days are for Wabco Holdings Inc (NYSE:WBC)’s short sellers to cover WBC’s short positions. The SI to Wabco Holdings Inc’s float is 0.92%. The stock decreased 2.02% or $2.795 during the last trading session, reaching $135.655. About 639,754 shares traded or 74.12% up from the average. WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) has risen 13.56% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.01% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.96 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.20, from 1.76 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 6 investors sold Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. shares while 17 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 9.27 million shares or 2.67% more from 9.03 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. 31,930 are held by Morgan Stanley. Cornercap Invest Counsel has 0.04% invested in Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH). Ariel Invs Ltd Liability Company stated it has 1.18 million shares. 49,567 are owned by Globeflex Capital Lp. Trexquant Inv Ltd Partnership has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH). New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH). Manufacturers Life Insur The holds 9,629 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Loomis Sayles And Ltd Partnership has invested 0.01% in Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH). Kennedy Capital Management invested 0.05% in Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH). Millennium Mngmt Limited Liability owns 16,034 shares. State Common Retirement Fund reported 9,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ameritas Inv Prtnrs, a Nebraska-based fund reported 1,031 shares. Schwab Charles Invest Mngmt Inc invested in 16,900 shares or 0% of the stock. Los Angeles Cap Management And Equity Inc invested in 0% or 12,610 shares. Alpine Woods Capital Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.02% in Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 insider sales for $193,669 activity. $20,855 worth of Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) shares were sold by Giles Bruce Wayne. 657 shares valued at $12,522 were sold by Shugrue Joseph Raymond on Thursday, December 14. $33,546 worth of stock was sold by Wollney Scott D on Tuesday, December 12. $12,522 worth of Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) was sold by DiMaggio Leslie. Romano Paul Anthony JR also sold $24,960 worth of Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) on Tuesday, December 12.

Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in underwriting commercial automobile insurance policies in the United States. The company has market cap of $128.92 million. The company's automobile insurance products provide insurance coverage in three primary areas, including liability, accident benefits, and physical damage. It currently has negative earnings. It focuses on the light commercial vehicle sector, including taxi cabs, non-emergency para-transit, limousine, livery, and business autos.

Among 4 analysts covering Atlas Financial Holdings (NASDAQ:AFH), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Atlas Financial Holdings had 8 analyst reports since September 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFH) has “Hold” rating given on Saturday, September 5 by TheStreet. The stock has “Buy” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, January 10. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, March 2 by Boenning \u0026 Scattergood. On Tuesday, April 3 the stock rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill with “Hold”. Sandler O’Neill downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $12.0 target in Monday, March 12 report. Boenning & Scattergood maintained it with “Buy” rating and $1900 target in Tuesday, June 13 report. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet to “Hold” on Tuesday, September 8.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.26, from 1.5 in 2017Q3. It dived, as 30 investors sold WABCO Holdings Inc. shares while 102 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. 50.47 million shares or 2.88% less from 51.96 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Banque Pictet & Cie Sa accumulated 48,666 shares. Voloridge Inv Limited Liability Corp stated it has 54,537 shares. Riverbridge reported 177,853 shares stake. Artemis Inv Mngmt Llp accumulated 188,777 shares. Daiwa Sb Invs Ltd reported 5,770 shares. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag reported 329,831 shares stake. Granite Investment Ptnrs Ltd Llc accumulated 32,568 shares. 182,696 are held by Los Angeles Cap Mngmt And Equity Inc. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors Ltd Liability Partnership Ma owns 18 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability reported 0.01% in WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC). Armstrong Shaw Ct, a Connecticut-based fund reported 6,100 shares. Wells Fargo And Mn has invested 0.03% in WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC). Boston Prtn owns 961,960 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Columbia Wanger Asset Mngmt Limited Company holds 0.97% or 454,678 shares in its portfolio. 17,712 were reported by Regions Corporation.

Among 21 analysts covering WABCO Holdings (NYSE:WBC), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. WABCO Holdings had 68 analyst reports since September 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Buckingham Research maintained WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) rating on Friday, October 20. Buckingham Research has “Neutral” rating and $154 target. As per Thursday, February 2, the company rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, October 20. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $140.0 target in Tuesday, September 12 report. The rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Sell” on Tuesday, September 1. Goldman Sachs downgraded WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) on Tuesday, June 28 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) earned “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Thursday, April 6. The stock of WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE:WBC) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, February 23 by BMO Capital Markets. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Vertical Research to “Hold”. Berenberg initiated the shares of WBC in report on Monday, September 25 with “Buy” rating.

WABCO Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, and aerodynamic products for commercial truck, bus, trailer, and passenger car manufacturers worldwide. The company has market cap of $7.27 billion. It engineers, develops, makes, and sells control systems, including braking, stability, suspension, transmission automation, and air management systems primarily for commercial vehicles. It has a 18.09 P/E ratio. The firm offers pneumatic anti-lock braking systems, electronic braking systems, electronic stability control systems, brake controls, automated manual transmission systems, and air disc brakes; and various conventional mechanical products, such as actuators, air compressors, conventional braking systems, and air control valves for medium and heavy-duty trucks, buses, and trailers, as well as foundation brakes, vehicle electronic stability control and roll stability support systems, and advanced driver assistance systems.

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