Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) EPS Estimated At $0.75; Hilton Capital Management Has Increased By $1.80 Million Its Republic Services (RSG) Position

July 17, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Hilton Capital Management Llc increased Republic Services Inc. (RSG) stake by 13.47% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Hilton Capital Management Llc acquired 31,505 shares as Republic Services Inc. (RSG)’s stock rose 1.04%. The Hilton Capital Management Llc holds 265,448 shares with $15.14 million value, up from 233,943 last quarter. Republic Services Inc. now has $21.97B valuation. The stock rose 0.26% or $0.17 reaching $64.62 per share. About 397,488 shares traded. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has risen 28.68% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) to report $0.75 EPS on August, 3 before the open.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 10.29% from last quarter’s $0.68 EPS. LDOS’s profit would be $113.41 million giving it 17.72 P/E if the $0.75 EPS is correct. After having $0.88 EPS previously, Leidos Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see -14.77% EPS growth. About 444,259 shares traded. Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) has risen 45.87% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.17% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in Q4 2016. Its down 1.93, from 2.9 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 41 investors sold Leidos Holdings, Inc. shares while 117 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 103 raised stakes. 109.19 million shares or 0.06% less from 109.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Moreover, Bancorporation Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). Jpmorgan Chase & reported 1.41 million shares. Moreover, New Amsterdam Prtnrs Lc Ny has 0.53% invested in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). Cwm Ltd stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). 234,996 are held by Pioneer Mngmt Inc. Glenmede Tru Na holds 0% or 63 shares. Frontier Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 330,323 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. 44,521 are owned by Price T Rowe Associate Md. Morgan Stanley accumulated 2.41 million shares or 0.04% of the stock. Nuveen Asset Management Limited holds 58,151 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Barometer Capital holds 1.18% of its portfolio in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) for 206,150 shares. Geode Limited Liability accumulated 1.10M shares. Rafferty Asset Llc has 0.03% invested in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). 406,369 were reported by Schwab Charles Invest Management. Comerica Comml Bank holds 106,817 shares.

Since March 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.28 million activity. On Thursday, March 2 Jumper John P sold $2.28M worth of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) or 42,381 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Leidos Holdings had 18 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) earned “Buy” rating by Drexel Hamilton on Monday, November 2. Credit Suisse upgraded Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) on Monday, November 21 to “Outperform” rating. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) earned “Hold” rating by BB&T Capital on Tuesday, July 28. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 14 by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, December 6. As per Tuesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 7. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, December 14 by Goldman Sachs.

Among 12 analysts covering Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Republic Services had 19 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, February 13 with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Bank of America with “Buy” on Friday, November 6. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Imperial Capital given on Monday, November 2. The stock of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, March 1. The stock of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 6. The rating was initiated by Argus Research with “Hold” on Wednesday, May 18. The stock of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, November 1. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 26 by Macquarie Research. The rating was initiated by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Thursday, December 17. As per Tuesday, May 3, the company rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital.

Hilton Capital Management Llc decreased Gramercy Property Trust stake by 309,457 shares to 1.49 million valued at $13.72M in 2016Q4. It also reduced Ishares S&P Preferred Stock Index Fund (Prn) (PFF) stake by 23,990 shares and now owns 15,086 shares. Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) was reduced too.

Since February 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $9.07 million activity. $79,066 worth of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) shares were sold by Collins Tomago. Serianni Charles F sold $583,627 worth of stock. 1,625 shares were sold by Ellingsen Catharine D, worth $101,091. 22,895 shares were sold by Hughes Jeffrey A, worth $1.39 million on Tuesday, February 21. $6.92M worth of stock was sold by SLAGER DONALD W on Thursday, February 23.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.19, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 32 investors sold RSG shares while 177 reduced holdings. 59 funds opened positions while 179 raised stakes. 205.81 million shares or 1.25% more from 203.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Yorktown Mngmt & Rech Communications reported 4,300 shares. Hanson & Doremus Management holds 837 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 0.05% or 69,251 shares. Utah Retirement accumulated 43,079 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Fmr Limited Liability accumulated 0% or 216,073 shares. 27,444 were accumulated by Wealth Enhancement Advisory Ser Limited Liability. Keybank Association Oh stated it has 0.33% in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). Intrust Financial Bank Na holds 0.09% of its portfolio in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) for 4,014 shares. Asset Mngmt One reported 497,742 shares stake. Kbc Gp Nv invested in 0.09% or 156,937 shares. Jennison Associates Ltd Liability accumulated 3,771 shares. Inv Advsrs accumulated 0.04% or 7,649 shares. Churchill Corp holds 0.79% or 416,356 shares in its portfolio. Martingale Asset Lp owns 589,522 shares. Waddell Reed Incorporated accumulated 141,590 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

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