The Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) Analysts See $0.37 EPS on May, 2

Elias Hubbard
April 23, 2018

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,669 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $219,000 after acquiring an additional 1,346 shares during the last quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company who had been investing in Andersons Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $953.37M market cap company.

The stock decreased 1.08% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $13.77. About 50,134 shares traded. Genuine Parts Company (NYSE:GPC) has declined 4.48% since April 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.76% the S&P500.

Security National Bank Of So Dak decreased its stake in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) by 41.44% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Norman Fields Gottscho Capital Management Llc bought 3,205 shares as the company's stock rose 5.09% while stock markets declined. The St James Investment Company Llc holds 19,955 shares with $2.62 million value, up from 11,775 last quarter. The stock has a market capitalization of $5,966.94, a price-to-earnings ratio of 88.22 and a beta of 1.17. The stock decreased 0.83% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $45.22. 84,878 shares of the stock traded hands. Utah Retirement has invested 0.02% in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). HHC outperformed by 7.67% the S&P500.

Since February 21, 2018, it had 7 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $42.36 million activity.

Investors sentiment increased to 9.88 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.31, from 1.34 in 2017Q3.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. (NYSE:DDR). The Australia-based Macquarie Gp Limited has invested 0% in DDR Corp. The institutional investor held 6,655 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.65 million, up from 5,246 at the end of the previous reported quarter. New York-based Goldman Sachs Group Inc has invested 0% in The Andersons, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANDE). Credit Suisse Ag holds 34,133 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Barclays Public Ltd Co invested in 5,511 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System holds 0.02% or 11,350 shares in its portfolio. Beech Hill Advsrs Incorporated holds 0.3% or 4,675 shares. 32 are owned by Bartlett And Com Lc. Pnc Services invested in 647 shares. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 535,789 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $70,334,000 after buying an additional 92,340 shares during the last quarter. Baillie Gifford invested in 0.28% or 1.70 million shares. Prospector Prns Ltd Co has 4,000 shares. Therefore 13% are positive. Graco Inc had 36 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Andersons, Inc. CJS Securities initiated the shares of HHC in report on Monday, October 31 with "Market Outperform" rating. As per Monday, August 7, the company rating was downgraded by Stephens. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Robert W. Baird. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with "Neutral" on Monday, September 26. Stephens upgraded the stock to "Overweight" rating in Wednesday, May 18 report. The company was maintained on Sunday, August 16 by JMP Securities. The rating was downgraded by Sidoti to "Neutral" on Monday, April 4. 244,007 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 323,722.

Analysts await The Andersons, Inc. Johnson & Johnson had 100 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The financial services provider reported $3.46 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.27 by $3.19. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Howard Hughes from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. Therefore 71% are positive. The firm's revenue was up 8.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities analysts anticipate that Howard Hughes Co. will post 1.1 earnings per share for the current year. As per Tuesday, March 15, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. TheStreet upgraded Howard Hughes from a "c" rating to a "b-" rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 28th. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.05 earnings per share. analysts forecast that Howard Hughes will post 1.1 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Compass Point maintained the shares of HHC in report on Monday, May 23 with "Buy" rating. The stock of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, June 8 by BWS Financial. The company was maintained on Thursday, March 8 by Sandler O'Neill. The rating was initiated by SunTrust with "Buy" on Tuesday, November 3. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 1,212 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $149,000 after buying an additional 81 shares during the period. The firm has "Hold" rating by Sandler O'Neill given on Thursday, March 8.

Since October 27, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $6.14 million activity. Also, insider Reuben Seth Davidsohn sold 9,445 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, April 3rd. Shares for $55.38M were sold by Weinreb David.

During Q4 2017 the big money sentiment decreased to 1.31. That's change of 0.14, from 2017Q3's 1.45. It worsened, as 24 investors sold HHC shares while 56 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 74 raised stakes. Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Arete Wealth Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 1.17% of its portfolio in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Fortress Investment Grp Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.01% in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Finally, Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its stake in shares of Howard Hughes by 20.8% in the fourth quarter. Huntington National Bank holds 0% or 93 shares. Raymond James Associates has invested 0.01% in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC). Moreover, Millennium Mngmt Llc has 0.03% invested in The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) for 176,178 shares.

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