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William Blair Equities Analysts Increase Earnings Estimates for Fastenal Co. (FAST)

Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST) – Equities researchers at William Blair lifted their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Fastenal in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. William Blair analyst R. Merkel now expects that the firm will earn $2.01 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $1.99. William Blair has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. FAST has been the subject of a number of other reports. KeyCorp upgraded Fastenal from a “sector weight” rating to... 
 

Interactive Brokers Group Inc. to Post FY2021 Earnings of $2.60 Per Share, Gabelli Forecasts (IBKR)

Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR) – Equities researchers at Gabelli issued their FY2021 earnings estimates for shares of Interactive Brokers Group in a research report issued on Thursday. Gabelli analyst M. Sykes expects that the firm will earn $2.60 per share for the year. Interactive Brokers Group (NASDAQ:IBKR) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 17th. The company reported ($0.05) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.17 by $0.22. Interactive... 
 

FY2018 Earnings Estimate for Patterson Cos. (PDCO) Issued By William Blair

Patterson Cos. (NASDAQ:PDCO) – Research analysts at William Blair decreased their FY2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Patterson Cos. in a report issued on Thursday. William Blair analyst J. Kreger now expects that the brokerage will post earnings of $2.48 per share for the year, down from their previous estimate of $2.53. William Blair also issued estimates for Patterson Cos.’s FY2019 earnings at $2.71 EPS and FY2020 earnings at $2.95 EPS. Other analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Northcoast... 
 

FY2017 EPS Estimates for Akamai Technologies Inc. (AKAM) Decreased by Analyst

Akamai Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM) – Research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings reduced their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Akamai Technologies in a report released on Wednesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst T. Horan now anticipates that the firm will earn $2.23 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $2.32. Oppenheimer Holdings has a “Outperform” rating and a $70.00 price objective on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for Akamai Technologies’ FY2018 earnings at $2.77... 
 

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (ETH) Forecasted to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.48 Per Share

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. (NYSE:ETH) – Investment analysts at Dougherty & Co upped their Q1 2018 earnings per share estimates for shares of Ethan Allen Interiors in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Dougherty & Co analyst J. Hamblin now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings of $0.48 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.47. Dougherty & Co also issued estimates for Ethan Allen Interiors’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.52 EPS. Ethan Allen Interiors (NYSE:ETH) last... 
 

CLSA Weighs in on Linear Technology Corp.’s Q3 2018 Earnings (LLTC)

Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC) – Equities research analysts at CLSA issued their Q3 2018 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Linear Technology Corp. in a report issued on Wednesday. CLSA analyst C. Caso anticipates that the firm will earn $0.62 per share for the quarter. CLSA also issued estimates for Linear Technology Corp.’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.64 EPS. Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, January 17th. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter,... 
 

Jefferies Group Analysts Lower Earnings Estimates for Symantec Corp. (SYMC)

Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) – Analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their FY2017 earnings estimates for Symantec Corp. in a report released on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst J. Difucci now expects that the brokerage will earn $0.82 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $0.83. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $27.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Symantec Corp.’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.29 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.31 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings... 
 

Jefferies Group Analysts Raise Earnings Estimates for Linear Technology Corp. (LLTC)

Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC) – Jefferies Group lifted their FY2017 EPS estimates for Linear Technology Corp. in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Lipacis now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $2.19 for the year, up from their prior forecast of $2.15. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Linear Technology Corp.’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.59 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $2.09 EPS. Several other analysts have also weighed in on LLTC. B. Riley reiterated a “neutral”... 
 

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for TreeHouse Foods Inc. Lowered by Analyst (THS)

TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS) – Analysts at Jefferies Group cut their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for TreeHouse Foods in a research note issued on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst A. Jagdale now forecasts that the brokerage will earn $0.74 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.81. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $85.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for TreeHouse Foods’ FY2017 earnings at $3.60 EPS and FY2018 earnings at... 
 

Research Analysts Set Expectations for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (BGFV)

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) – Analysts at Feltl & Co. increased their Q4 2016 EPS estimates for Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Feltl & Co. analyst M. Smith now anticipates that the firm will post earnings of $0.34 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.28. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 1st. The company reported $0.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus... 
 

Q4 2016 EPS Estimates for Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. (PDM) Increased by Analyst

Piedmont Office Realty Trust Inc. (NYSE:PDM) – Analysts at SunTrust Banks boosted their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Piedmont Office Realty Trust in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Lewis now expects that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.44 for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $0.42. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Piedmont Office Realty Trust’s Q1 2017 earnings at $0.44 EPS and FY2021 earnings at $1.83 EPS. Separately, Zacks Investment... 
 

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Tamarack-Valley-Energy-Ltd’s Q4 2016 Earnings (TVE)

Tamarack-Valley-Energy-Ltd (TSE:TVE) – Equities research analysts at Cormark issued their Q4 2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Tamarack-Valley-Energy-Ltd in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Cormark analyst A. Arif anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.01 per share for the quarter. Cormark also issued estimates for Tamarack-Valley-Energy-Ltd’s Q3 2017 earnings at $0.04 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.06 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $0.13 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $0.22 EPS. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: “[[title]]”... 
 

Research Analysts Set Expectations for Weatherford International Ltd.’s Q4 2016 Earnings (WFT)

Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE:WFT) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks issued their Q4 2016 EPS estimates for Weatherford International in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst K. Sill forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of ($0.28) for the quarter. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Buy” rating and a $8.00 target price on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Weatherford International’s Q1 2017 earnings at ($0.26) EPS, Q2 2017 earnings at ($0.20) EPS, Q3 2017... 
 

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for First NBC Bank Holding Co.’s FY2016 Earnings (FNBC)

First NBC Bank Holding Co. (NASDAQ:FNBC) – Equities research analysts at FBR & Co lowered their FY2016 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of First NBC Bank Holding in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. FBR & Co analyst C. Nolan now anticipates that the firm will post earnings of $1.87 per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of $2.00. FBR & Co has a “Market Perform” rating and a $5.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for First NBC Bank Holding’s... 
 

FY2016 EPS Estimates for Derma Sciences Inc. (DSCI) Lifted by Roth Capital

Derma Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCI) – Investment analysts at Roth Capital increased their FY2016 earnings estimates for shares of Derma Sciences in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Roth Capital analyst S. Henry now expects that the firm will post earnings per share of ($0.10) for the year, up from their previous forecast of ($0.12). Roth Capital currently has a “Neutral” rating on the stock. Roth Capital also issued estimates for Derma Sciences’ Q4 2016 earnings at ($0.04) EPS. Derma Sciences (NASDAQ:DSCI) last... 
 

BP PLC to Post FY2016 Earnings of $1.07 Per Share, CLSA Forecasts (BP)

BP PLC (NYSE:BP) – Investment analysts at CLSA increased their FY2016 EPS estimates for shares of BP PLC in a report released on Thursday. CLSA analyst A. Sen now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $1.07 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $0.93. CLSA also issued estimates for BP PLC’s FY2017 earnings at $2.16 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $2.81 EPS. Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Vetr cut shares of BP PLC from a “strong-buy” rating to a... 
 

FY2016 EPS Estimates for NuVista Energy Ltd. Increased by Cormark (NVA)

NuVista Energy Ltd. (TSE:NVA) – Research analysts at Cormark raised their FY2016 earnings estimates for shares of NuVista Energy in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Cormark analyst A. Arif now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.02 for the year, up from their prior estimate of $0.01. Cormark also issued estimates for NuVista Energy’s FY2017 earnings at $0.26 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $0.41 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $0.65 EPS. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece was originally published by [[site]]... 
 

Oil States International Inc. (OIS) Forecasted to Post FY2016 Earnings of ($0.94) Per Share

Oil States International Inc. (NYSE:OIS) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks issued their FY2016 EPS estimates for shares of Oil States International in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst K. Sill forecasts that the firm will earn ($0.94) per share for the year. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Hold” rating and a $42.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Oil States International’s Q4 2016 earnings at ($0.29) EPS, FY2017 earnings at ($0.71) EPS,... 
 

FY2016 EPS Estimates for Novavax Inc. Lowered by FBR & Co (NVAX)

Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ:NVAX) – Research analysts at FBR & Co cut their FY2016 earnings per share estimates for Novavax in a research note issued on Wednesday. FBR & Co analyst V. Bernardino now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of ($1.05) for the year, down from their previous estimate of ($1.03). FBR & Co has a “Outperform” rating and a $12.00 price objective on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Novavax’s Q4 2016 earnings at ($0.23) EPS, Q1 2017 earnings at ($0.15)... 
 

Brokers Set Expectations for Timken Co.’s FY2019 Earnings (TKR)

Timken Co. (NYSE:TKR) – Gabelli boosted their FY2019 earnings estimates for shares of Timken in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. Gabelli analyst J. Bergner now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $2.50 for the year, up from their previous forecast of $2.30. Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Timken from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $49.00 price objective on the stock in a... 
 

Q3 2018 EPS Estimates for Christopher & Banks Corp. (CBK) Raised by Analyst

Christopher & Banks Corp. (NYSE:CBK) – Stock analysts at Dougherty & Co lifted their Q3 2018 EPS estimates for Christopher & Banks Corp. in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. Dougherty & Co analyst J. Hamblin now forecasts that the brokerage will earn $0.17 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.15. Christopher & Banks Corp. (NYSE:CBK) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, December 1st. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate... 
 

Brokers Set Expectations for Synovus Financial Corp.’s Q1 2018 Earnings (SNV)

Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE:SNV) – FIG Partners issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Synovus Financial Corp. in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. FIG Partners analyst C. Marinac expects that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.64 for the quarter. FIG Partners also issued estimates for Synovus Financial Corp.’s FY2018 earnings at $2.68 EPS. SNV has been the subject of a number of other reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Synovus Financial Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “hold”... 
 

Q4 2017 Earnings Forecast for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Issued By Jefferies Group (WMT)

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) – Equities researchers at Jefferies Group lowered their Q4 2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Wal-Mart Stores in a research report issued on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst D. Binder now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.35 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $1.37. Jefferies Group currently has a “Buy” rating and a $86.00 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Wal-Mart Stores’ Q4 2018 earnings... 
 

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited Forecasted to Earn Q4 2017 Earnings of $3.11 Per Share (CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSE:CP) (NYSE:CP) – Equities researchers at Cormark lowered their Q4 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited in a report issued on Thursday. Cormark analyst D. Tyerman now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings of $3.11 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $3.18. Cormark also issued estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway Limited’s Q1 2018 earnings at $2.86 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $2.96 EPS and Q3 2018 earnings at $3.50 EPS. ILLEGAL... 
 

A.O. Smith Corp. Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $2.07 Per Share (AOS)

A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) – Analysts at KeyCorp reduced their FY2017 EPS estimates for A.O. Smith Corp. in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst J. Hammond now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $2.07 for the year, down from their previous forecast of $2.10. KeyCorp currently has a “Buy” rating and a $107.00 price target on the stock. A.O. Smith Corp. (NYSE:AOS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter,... 
 

FY2017 EPS Estimates for DexCom Inc. Reduced by Analyst (DXCM)

DexCom Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM) – Research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings cut their FY2017 EPS estimates for DexCom in a research note issued on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst S. Lichtman now anticipates that the firm will post earnings of ($0.43) per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of ($0.21). Oppenheimer Holdings has a “Buy” rating and a $98.00 price objective on the stock. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for DexCom’s FY2018 earnings at $0.20 EPS. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This... 
 

Equities Analysts Set Expectations for Eni SpA’s FY2017 Earnings (E)

Eni SpA (NYSE:E) – Analysts at Jefferies Group boosted their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for shares of Eni SpA in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Kofler now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $0.86 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $0.85. Jefferies Group has a “Buy” rating on the stock. A number of other equities analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG raised shares of Eni SpA from a “hold”... 
 

Cormark Brokers Cut Earnings Estimates for Goldcorp Inc. (GG)

Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG) (TSE:G) – Cormark cut their FY2017 earnings estimates for shares of Goldcorp in a report released on Wednesday. Cormark analyst R. Gray now expects that the brokerage will earn $0.36 per share for the year, down from their prior estimate of $0.64. Goldcorp (NYSE:GG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 26th. The company reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11. Goldcorp had a positive return on equity of 0.24% and a negative... 
 

Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) Forecasted to Earn FY2017 Earnings of $4.00 Per Share

Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE:EXP) – Stock analysts at Northcoast Research dropped their FY2017 earnings estimates for Eagle Materials in a note issued to investors on Tuesday. Northcoast Research analyst K. Hocevar now expects that the brokerage will post earnings of $4.00 per share for the year, down from their prior forecast of $4.15. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for Eagle Materials’ Q4 2017 earnings at $0.74 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $4.80 EPS. Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) last released its quarterly earnings data on... 
 

Christopher & Banks Corp. to Post FY2017 Earnings of ($0.47) Per Share, Dougherty & Co Forecasts (CBK)

Christopher & Banks Corp. (NYSE:CBK) – Dougherty & Co dropped their FY2017 EPS estimates for Christopher & Banks Corp. in a report released on Wednesday. Dougherty & Co analyst J. Hamblin now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of ($0.47) per share for the year, down from their previous forecast of ($0.16). Dougherty & Co also issued estimates for Christopher & Banks Corp.’s Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.45) EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at ($0.07) EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at ($0.06) EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at ($0.18)... 
 

FY2017 EPS Estimates for C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) Lowered by Analyst

C.R. Bard Inc. (NYSE:BCR) – Equities researchers at KeyCorp dropped their FY2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of C.R. Bard in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst M. Mishan now forecasts that the firm will post earnings per share of $11.30 for the year, down from their prior forecast of $11.37. C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. The company reported $2.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.55... 
 

Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Laredo Petroleum Inc.’s FY2017 Earnings (LPI)

Laredo Petroleum Inc. (NYSE:LPI) – Stock analysts at KeyCorp raised their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Laredo Petroleum in a research note issued on Tuesday. KeyCorp analyst C. Stevens now anticipates that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.69 for the year, up from their previous estimate of $0.68. A number of other equities research analysts have also commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research lowered Laredo Petroleum from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report... 
 

Q3 2017 Earnings Estimate for Linear Technology Corp. Issued By Jefferies Group (LLTC)

Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:LLTC) – Jefferies Group dropped their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for shares of Linear Technology Corp. in a report released on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst M. Lipacis now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.53 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.54. A number of other research analysts have also recently weighed in on LLTC. Zacks Investment Research cut Linear Technology Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report... 
 

Tiffany & Co. (TIF) Expected to Post FY2017 Earnings of $3.58 Per Share

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) – Stock analysts at William Blair cut their FY2017 earnings per share estimates for Tiffany & Co. in a research report issued to clients and investors on Tuesday. William Blair analyst A. Noblin now anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $3.58 for the year, down from their previous estimate of $3.68. William Blair also issued estimates for Tiffany & Co.’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.34 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $3.85 EPS. A number of other equities analysts have also recently issued... 
 

Analysts Offer Predictions for Cintas Corp.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (CTAS)

Cintas Corp. (NASDAQ:CTAS) – Stock analysts at William Blair issued their Q3 2017 earnings estimates for Cintas Corp. in a report issued on Wednesday. William Blair analyst T. Mulrooney anticipates that the brokerage will earn $1.06 per share for the quarter. William Blair currently has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. William Blair also issued estimates for Cintas Corp.’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.15 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.60 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $4.88 EPS. CTAS has been the subject of several other research... 
 

BT Group PLC (BT) Forecasted to Post Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.49 Per Share

BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) – Investment analysts at Jefferies Group dropped their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for BT Group PLC in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst J. Dellis now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.49 for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $0.50. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $385.00 target price on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for BT Group PLC’s Q4 2017 earnings at $0.52 EPS and FY2018 earnings... 
 

Analysts Issue Forecasts for AutoZone Inc.’s Q3 2017 Earnings (AZO)

AutoZone Inc. (NYSE:AZO) – Analysts at Wedbush boosted their Q3 2017 EPS estimates for AutoZone in a note issued to investors on Thursday. Wedbush analyst S. Basham now anticipates that the firm will earn $12.10 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $12.00. Wedbush currently has a “Outperform” rating on the stock. Wedbush also issued estimates for AutoZone’s Q3 2018 earnings at $13.60 EPS. Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on AZO. Atlantic Securities assumed coverage... 
 

Q2 2017 EPS Estimates for Washington Federal Inc. Cut by Analyst (WAFD)

Washington Federal Inc. (NASDAQ:WAFD) – Stock analysts at DA Davidson cut their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for Washington Federal in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. DA Davidson analyst J. Rulis now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $0.45 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.46. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Washington Federal’s FY2018 earnings at $2.00 EPS. Washington Federal (NASDAQ:WAFD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 17th. The company... 
 

Q2 2017 Earnings Forecast for Adtran Inc. Issued By Jefferies Group (ADTN)

Adtran Inc. (NASDAQ:ADTN) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for Adtran in a report released on Thursday. Jefferies Group analyst G. Notter now anticipates that the brokerage will earn $0.21 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.23. Jefferies Group has a “Hold” rating and a $20.50 price objective on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Adtran’s Q1 2018 earnings at $0.11 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $0.24 EPS and Q3 2018 earnings... 
 

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. Expected to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.89 Per Share (PNFP)

Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP) – Equities researchers at SunTrust Banks boosted their Q2 2017 earnings per share estimates for Pinnacle Financial Partners in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst J. Demba now forecasts that the firm will earn $0.89 per share for the quarter, up from their prior estimate of $0.87. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Pinnacle Financial Partners’ FY2017 earnings at $3.44 EPS and Q1 2018 earnings at $0.82 EPS. Pinnacle Financial Partners... 
 

Research Analysts Set Expectations for Netflix Inc.’s Q2 2017 Earnings (NFLX)

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) – Analysts at Wedbush raised their Q2 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for shares of Netflix in a research note issued on Thursday. Wedbush analyst M. Pachter now expects that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $0.19 for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.15. Wedbush currently has a “Underperform” rating and a $68.00 target price on the stock. Wedbush also issued estimates for Netflix’s Q3 2017 earnings at $0.20 EPS and Q4 2017 earnings at $0.23 EPS. Netflix... 
 

Fulton Financial Corp. Expected to Earn Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.23 Per Share (FULT)

Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FULT) – FBR & Co lifted their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for Fulton Financial Corp. in a research note issued on Wednesday. FBR & Co analyst B. Ramsey now expects that the firm will earn $0.23 per share for the quarter, up from their previous forecast of $0.22. FBR & Co has a “Mkt Perform” rating and a $15.00 price target on the stock. FBR & Co also issued estimates for Fulton Financial Corp.’s Q2 2017 earnings at $0.24 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $0.25 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings... 
 

UnitedHealth Group Inc. to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $2.20 Per Share, Leerink Swann Forecasts (UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) – Investment analysts at Leerink Swann issued their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for UnitedHealth Group in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Leerink Swann analyst A. Gupte forecasts that the brokerage will earn $2.20 per share for the quarter. Leerink Swann has a “Outperform” rating and a $195.00 price target on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for UnitedHealth Group’s Q2 2017 earnings at $2.32 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $2.56 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $2.42 EPS,... 
 

Leerink Swann Weighs in on Waters Corp.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (WAT)

Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT) – Equities research analysts at Leerink Swann dropped their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Waters Corp. in a report issued on Tuesday. Leerink Swann analyst P. Souda now forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $1.40 for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $1.41. Leerink Swann currently has a “Outperform” rating and a $163.00 target price on the stock. Leerink Swann also issued estimates for Waters Corp.’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.71 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $1.70... 
 

Desjardins Comments on Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (CP)

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. (NYSE:CP) (TSE:CP) – Stock analysts at Desjardins issued their Q1 2017 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway in a research report issued on Thursday. Desjardins analyst B. Poirier expects that the firm will post earnings of $1.87 per share for the quarter. Desjardins currently has a “Buy” rating and a $227.00 target price on the stock. Desjardins also issued estimates for Canadian Pacific Railway’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.93 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at $2.26 EPS, Q4... 
 

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for Comerica Inc. (CMA) Reduced by Jefferies Group

Comerica Inc. (NYSE:CMA) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group reduced their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Comerica in a research note issued on Tuesday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Usdin now expects that the firm will earn $0.92 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $0.93. Jefferies Group has a “Buy” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Comerica’s Q4 2017 earnings at $1.09 EPS. Comerica (NYSE:CMA) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January... 
 

Citigroup Inc. (C) Expected to Earn Q1 2017 Earnings of $1.39 Per Share

Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) – Stock analysts at Jefferies Group lowered their Q1 2017 earnings per share estimates for Citigroup in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. Jefferies Group analyst K. Usdin now forecasts that the firm will post earnings of $1.39 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of $1.47. Jefferies Group currently has a “Hold” rating and a $63.00 price target on the stock. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Citigroup’s Q2 2017 earnings at $1.32 EPS, Q3 2017 earnings... 
 

Q1 2017 EPS Estimates for LifePoint Hospitals Inc. (LPNT) Cut by Analyst

LifePoint Hospitals Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT) – Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer Holdings reduced their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for LifePoint Hospitals in a research note issued on Tuesday. Oppenheimer Holdings analyst M. Wiederhorn now expects that the firm will earn $1.00 per share for the quarter, down from their previous estimate of $1.04. Oppenheimer Holdings also issued estimates for LifePoint Hospitals’ Q3 2017 earnings at $0.98 EPS, FY2017 earnings at $4.15 EPS, Q1 2018 earnings at $1.12 EPS, Q2 2018 earnings at $1.08... 
 

Analysts Set Expectations for Helmerich & Payne Inc.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (HP)

Helmerich & Payne Inc. (NYSE:HP) – Stock analysts at SunTrust Banks issued their Q1 2017 earnings estimates for Helmerich & Payne in a research report issued on Wednesday. SunTrust Banks analyst K. Sill forecasts that the firm will post earnings of ($0.31) per share for the quarter. SunTrust Banks has a “Buy” rating and a $70.00 price target on the stock. SunTrust Banks also issued estimates for Helmerich & Payne’s Q2 2017 earnings at ($0.23) EPS, Q3 2017 earnings at ($0.18) EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at ($0.17)... 
 

US Capital Advisors Comments on National Fuel Gas Co.’s Q1 2017 Earnings (NFG)

National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) – Research analysts at US Capital Advisors dropped their Q1 2017 EPS estimates for National Fuel Gas in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday. US Capital Advisors analyst B. Followill now anticipates that the firm will post earnings of $0.78 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.82. US Capital Advisors also issued estimates for National Fuel Gas’ Q3 2017 earnings at $0.66 EPS, Q4 2017 earnings at $0.50 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $3.13 EPS. National Fuel Gas (NYSE:NFG)... 
 
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