EPS for Quality Systems, Inc. (QSII) Expected At $0.14; Natixis Has Decreased Blackstone Group LP (BX) Stake By $8.75 Million

July 17, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Natixis decreased Blackstone Group LP (BX) stake by 14.07% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Natixis sold 324,080 shares as Blackstone Group LP (BX)’s stock declined 1.16%. The Natixis holds 1.98M shares with $53.51 million value, down from 2.30M last quarter. Blackstone Group LP now has $41.96 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.32% or $0.11 reaching $34.55. About 5,118 shares traded. Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) has risen 20.49% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.79% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) to report $0.14 EPS on July, 27.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00% from last quarter’s $0.14 EPS. QSII’s profit would be $9.05 million giving it 30.93 P/E if the $0.14 EPS is correct. After having $0.18 EPS previously, Quality Systems, Inc.’s analysts see -22.22% EPS growth. It closed at $17.32 lastly. It is down 1.28% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.98% the S&P500.

Among 16 analysts covering The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. The Blackstone Group L.P. had 45 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Tuesday, October 27 with “Buy”. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, October 13. Wood maintained Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) rating on Monday, July 11. Wood has “Market Perform” rating and $33 target. On Monday, August 17 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Monday, May 22. Oppenheimer upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, October 16 report. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of BX in report on Tuesday, February 9 with “Buy” rating. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $40 target in Wednesday, October 7 report. Susquehanna maintained the shares of BX in report on Thursday, September 3 with “Positive” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by Standpoint Research given on Sunday, August 9.

Since February 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 insider sales for $21.50 million activity. Finley John G also sold $614,400 worth of Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) on Tuesday, February 14. $1.02M worth of Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) was sold by Solotar Joan. $19.22M worth of Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) was sold by Goodman Bennett J on Wednesday, February 8.

Natixis increased Baxter Intl Inc (NYSE:BAX) stake by 295,776 shares to 641,046 valued at $28.42M in 2016Q4. It also upped Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) stake by 121,455 shares and now owns 135,373 shares. Sirius Xm Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:SIRI) was raised too.

Analysts await Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) to report earnings on July, 20 before the open. They expect $0.59 EPS, up 34.09% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.44 per share. BX’s profit will be $716.54M for 14.64 P/E if the $0.59 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.82 actual EPS reported by Blackstone Group LP for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.05% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.28, from 1.28 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 33 investors sold BX shares while 156 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 144 raised stakes. 272.04 million shares or 1.58% more from 267.82 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Wagner Bowman Mgmt reported 12,266 shares. Moreover, Asset has 0.14% invested in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Adell Harriman And Carpenter has invested 0% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Keybank Natl Association Oh invested 0.01% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Ancora Advsr Llc reported 88,461 shares. Westpac stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Chemical State Bank stated it has 0.12% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Scotia Inc stated it has 0.11% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Riverpark Lc holds 4.67% of its portfolio in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX) for 141,038 shares. Moneta Group Investment Advsr Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Barnett & Inc stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Fmr Limited invested 0.15% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). American Natl Registered Invest Advisor has invested 0.22% in Blackstone Group LP (NYSE:BX). Credit Suisse Ag stated it has 968,299 shares. 83,309 are held by Bb&T Llc.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.08 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.17, from 0.91 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 24 investors sold Quality Systems, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 40.63 million shares or 0.30% less from 40.75 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Hancock Holdg holds 0.02% in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) or 48,743 shares. Martin & Incorporated Tn has invested 0.35% of its portfolio in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII). Loomis Sayles Lp has invested 0% in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII). Ftb Advsrs reported 9,575 shares. 12,000 were accumulated by Ellington Management Llc. Deutsche Bankshares Ag invested in 152,962 shares or 0% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advsrs L P holds 1.89 million shares. Texas Permanent School Fund invested in 33,513 shares. First Citizens National Bank & Trust reported 16,968 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys invested in 0.01% or 18,500 shares. Lucus Ltd Liability reported 12,266 shares or 0.38% of all its holdings. Massachusetts-based Acadian Asset Mngmt Lc has invested 0.01% in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII). Ameriprise Financial stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII). Rhumbline Advisers holds 0% in Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) or 69,624 shares. Partner Invest Mngmt L P holds 18,291 shares or 0.32% of its portfolio.

Quality Systems, Inc. primarily, through its NextGen Healthcare subsidiary, provides technology solutions and services to the ambulatory care market in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.12 billion. The Firm is engaged in developing and marketing software and services that automate certain aspects of practice management (PM) and electronic health records (EHR) for medical and dental practices. It has a 59.04 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through three divisions: the NextGen Division, the RCM Services Division and the QSI Dental Division.

Among 16 analysts covering Quality Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII), 2 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 13% are positive. Quality Systems Inc. had 31 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, November 17, the company rating was initiated by JP Morgan. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, June 8 report. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital given on Thursday, July 23. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 16. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by Oppenheimer. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 2. Topeka Capital Markets maintained Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII) on Friday, May 20 with “Buy” rating. As per Monday, January 25, the company rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12 to “Sell”. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets.

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