EPS for Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (PBH) Expected At $0.61; Horace Mann Educators (HMN)’s Sentiment Is 1.25

April 20, 2018 - By Darrin Black

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Analysts expect Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) to report $0.61 EPS on May, 10 before the open.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 12.96% from last quarter’s $0.54 EPS. PBH’s profit would be $32.35M giving it 12.42 P/E if the $0.61 EPS is correct. After having $0.70 EPS previously, Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -12.86% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.46% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $30.3. About 352,885 shares traded. Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) has declined 40.38% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 51.93% the S&P500.

Horace Mann Educators Corp (HMN) investors sentiment decreased to 1.25 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.22, from 1.47 in 2017Q3. The ratio fall, as 79 institutional investors increased or opened new stock positions, while 63 decreased and sold their positions in Horace Mann Educators Corp. The institutional investors in our database now own: 39.92 million shares, down from 41.01 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Horace Mann Educators Corp in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 10 Reduced: 53 Increased: 53 New Position: 26.

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, markets, sells, makes, and distributes over-the-counter healthcare and household cleaning products in North America, Australia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.61 billion. It operates through North American OTC Healthcare, International OTC Healthcare, and Household Cleaning divisions. It has a 4.15 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s OTC healthcare products include Chloraseptic sore throat treatments and mouth pain products, Clear Eyes eye care products, Compound W wart removers, Dramamine Non-Drowsy naturals, Efferdent denture cleansers, Luden's throat drops, BC and Goody's analgesic powders, Beano for gas prevention, Debrox for ear wax removal, and Gaviscon for upset stomach remedies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.12 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.52, from 1.64 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 26 investors sold Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. shares while 72 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 77 raised stakes. 59.33 million shares or 5.79% more from 56.08 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Retirement System Of Alabama reported 68,582 shares. Fuller Thaler Asset reported 280 shares. Piermont Mngmt reported 0.26% of its portfolio in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH). Aristotle Cap Boston Ltd Liability holds 1.03% or 319,686 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 19,522 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins Company Ny invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH). Sg Americas Secs Ltd Liability Company accumulated 8,166 shares. Sei Invests holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) for 69,758 shares. Paloma Management Co accumulated 6,895 shares or 0% of the stock. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management holds 13,454 shares. Prudential Financial reported 0% of its portfolio in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH). Deutsche Financial Bank Ag has 0.01% invested in Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH). Fmr Ltd Liability Com accumulated 4.47M shares or 0.02% of the stock. Eqis Management reported 5,339 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys invested in 0.01% or 84,063 shares.

Among 10 analysts covering Prestige Brands Holdings (NYSE:PBH), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Prestige Brands Holdings had 24 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. DA Davidson maintained it with “Buy” rating and $79.0 target in Thursday, October 12 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, October 16. The company was maintained on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 12 with “Hold”. The stock of Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, February 5 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Hold” on Friday, February 2. As per Wednesday, November 15, the company rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 5 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PBH) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Sidoti. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, November 2 report.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $316,642 activity.

Analysts await Horace Mann Educators Corporation (NYSE:HMN) to report earnings on April, 24 after the close. They expect $0.55 earnings per share, up 48.65% or $0.18 from last year’s $0.37 per share. HMN’s profit will be $22.49 million for 20.34 P/E if the $0.55 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Horace Mann Educators Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -15.38% negative EPS growth.

Channing Capital Management Llc holds 2.05% of its portfolio in Horace Mann Educators Corporation for 1.38 million shares. Ipswich Investment Management Co. Inc. owns 86,052 shares or 1.61% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Dean Capital Management has 1.12% invested in the company for 53,989 shares. The New York-based Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co has invested 1.05% in the stock. Silvercrest Asset Management Group Llc, a New York-based fund reported 2.26 million shares.

Horace Mann Educators Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a multiline insurance firm in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.83 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity Products, Life Insurance, and Corporate and Other. It has a 10.97 P/E ratio. It underwrites and markets personal lines of property and casualty insurance, including personal lines automobile and homeowners insurance products; retirement products, such as tax-qualified annuities; and life insurance products.

The stock decreased 0.44% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $44.75. About 58,925 shares traded. Horace Mann Educators Corporation (HMN) has risen 5.82% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.73% the S&P500.

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