Analysts See $0.67 EPS for National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG); Md Sass Investors Services Has Lowered Its Aercap Holdings Nv (AER) Holding

July 17, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

Md Sass Investors Services Inc decreased Aercap Holdings Nv (AER) stake by 0.45% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Md Sass Investors Services Inc sold 8,095 shares as Aercap Holdings Nv (AER)’s stock declined 4.63%. The Md Sass Investors Services Inc holds 1.80M shares with $74.75 million value, down from 1.80 million last quarter. Aercap Holdings Nv now has $8.17 billion valuation. The stock rose 1.57% or $0.75 reaching $48.38. About 736,155 shares traded. AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has risen 21.52% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.82% the S&P500.

Analysts expect National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) to report $0.67 EPS on August, 3 after the close.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 1.47% from last quarter’s $0.68 EPS. NFG’s profit would be $57.89M giving it 21.33 P/E if the $0.67 EPS is correct. After having $1.04 EPS previously, National Fuel Gas Co.’s analysts see -35.58% EPS growth. About 135,803 shares traded. National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) has risen 5.11% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.59% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.30, from 1.38 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 33 investors sold National Fuel Gas Co. shares while 91 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 55.62 million shares or 2.90% more from 54.05 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 132,700 are owned by State Of Tennessee Treasury Department. The Iowa-based Principal Financial Group has invested 0.02% in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG). River Road Asset reported 1.56 million shares. Utah Retirement Sys invested 0.02% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG). Mutual Of America Mngmt Ltd Com has invested 0.07% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG). Glenmede Tru Na invested 0% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG). Hudock Capital Lc holds 467 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Profund Advsrs Llc holds 19,744 shares. 14,690 were reported by Barclays Public Limited Liability Company. Nuance Investments Ltd Liability Com holds 8.65% in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) or 1.82 million shares. 152,958 were reported by Rhumbline Advisers. 88,218 were reported by Cutler Invest Counsel Lc. Clearbridge Investments Limited Com stated it has 6,200 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Jpmorgan Chase & reported 3.96M shares. Stifel Finance invested 0% of its portfolio in National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG).

Among 4 analysts covering National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. National Fuel Gas Co. had 11 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 19 by Jefferies. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, October 13. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 18 by Jefferies. The rating was maintained by Howard Weil with “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, November 17. Jefferies upgraded the shares of NFG in report on Thursday, July 23 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, August 10 by Barclays Capital.

Since March 13, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $13.71 million activity. ACKERMAN PHILIP C had sold 127,828 shares worth $7.75 million. CIPRICH PAULA M sold $455,989 worth of National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG) on Friday, March 31.

National Fuel Gas Company is a holding company. The company has market cap of $4.94 billion. The Firm is an energy firm engaged principally in the production, gathering, transportation, distribution and marketing of natural gas. It has a 21.88 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in five business divisions: Exploration and Production, Pipeline and Storage, Gathering, Utility, and Energy Marketing.

Since March 13, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 sales for $5.75 million activity. $178,320 worth of stock was sold by CHAPMAN JAMES N on Thursday, May 11. Another trade for 50,000 shares valued at $2.20M was sold by den Dikken Wouter Marinus.

Among 13 analysts covering AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 92% are positive. AerCap Holdings had 29 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, May 25. Zacks upgraded AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) rating on Tuesday, August 18. Zacks has “Hold” rating and $54 target. On Wednesday, November 11 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, October 13 by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, February 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE:AER) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by FBR Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, February 24. The company was downgraded on Thursday, April 6 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, May 13 by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, March 15 by Citigroup.

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