EPS for Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) forecasted at $0.66

Ruben Hill
April 17, 2018

This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. It is calculated by dividing the current closing price of the stock by the latest quarter's book value per share. The earnings per share diference is $0.08 or 13.79 % up from last years number. (NYSE:WMB) has declined 12.25% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. Finally, Ativo Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Novo Nordisk A/S by 2.3% in the second quarter. Shares are now at 35.96% over the past year and year to date performance pointed at -8.42%. Novo Nordisk's dividend payout ratio is 38.89%. Its shares touched $49.15 on during the last trading session after 1.64% change.Currently Novo Nordisk A/S is uptrending after 42.07% change in last April 16, 2017. About 987,525 shares traded.

Allianz Asset Management GmbH purchased a new position in shares of Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. NVO outperformed by 30.52% the S&P500.

Novo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. Therefore 23% are positive. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Novo Nordisk A/S in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th. The rating was initiated by Leerink Swann with "Market Perform" on Friday, August 28. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Wednesday, October 25. BNP Paribas upgraded Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) on Tuesday, September 13 to "Outperform" rating.

On a consensus basis, analysts have a Buy/Sell rating of 1.00, which is based on a 1 to 5 scale. 518.42 million shares or 0.36% less from 520.27 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. On Friday, December 29 the stock of Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan. A rating of 3 would show a mean Hold recommendation. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to "Buy". Flow Traders Us Llc who had been investing in Novo Nordisk A/S for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $118.69 billion market cap company. The company has market cap of $117.69 billion. It operates in two divisions, Diabetes and Obesity Care, and Biopharmaceuticals.The P/E ratio is 19.37. It has a 19.33 P/E ratio. The Diabetes Care and Obesity segment provides insulins, GLP-1 and related delivery systems, and oral anti-diabetic drugs and obesity. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 47% are positive. Enbridge Energy Partners had 51 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.

Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) stock gained attention from Active Investors. (NYSE:ANTM) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Buy" on Tuesday, January 26. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Equal-Weight" rating in Monday, November 20 report. (NYSE:ANTM) earned "Buy" rating by Sterne Agee CRT on Monday, July 27. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, October 28. The net percent change held by Institutional Investors has seen a change of -0.33% in last three month period. 693.56 million shares or 0.89% more from 687.46 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Shares for $1.24 million were sold by BEALE JEFFREY P. (NYSE:EV). Btim reported 657,152 shares or 0.54% of all its holdings. Next Fincl Grp Inc holds 0.45% or 6,159 shares. (NYSE:WMB). X Mngmt Limited holds 989,245 shares or 0.69% of its portfolio. This represents a yield of 1.99%. Lenox Wealth Mngmt Inc, Ohio-based fund reported 128 shares. (NYSE:EV). Community Savings Bank Na invested 0% of its portfolio in Eaton Vance Corp. Everence Cap Management owns 22,452 shares for 0.85% of their portfolio. Sandy Spring National Bank accumulated 79,127 shares. Benjamin F Edwards And has 2,383 shares. (NYSE:EV). Mason Street stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in Eaton Vance Corp. Moreover, Farr Miller And Washington Limited Co Dc has 0.37% invested in McDonald's Corporation (NYSE:MCD) for 24,352 shares.

Advisory Research Inc decreased Goldman Sachs Bdc Inc. stake by 133,539 shares to 137,741 valued at $3.06M in 2017Q4. Parsec Financial Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Novo Nordisk by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Alexander & Baldwin Holdings I (NYSE:ALEX) was reduced too.

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