Analyst's Predictions on Hi-Crush Partners LP (HCLP), Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)

Marco Green
January 19, 2018

The basic materials company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.40 by ($0.08). The firm has a market cap of $1,090.00, a PE ratio of 37.50 and a beta of 0.96. It opened the session with a $12 price tag, later ranging from $11.75 to $12.1, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Starfire Investment Advisers Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Hi-Crush Partners during the 4th quarter worth approximately $748,000.

For this year, Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) is performing 12.15%. It has outperformed by 98.09% the S&P500. Stifel Nicolaus maintained MEDNAX, Inc.

Philip Hempleman increased its stake in Hi (HCLP) by 13.39% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Institutional investors own 42.15% of the company's stock. ING Groep NV now owns 2,400,552 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $22,805,000 after acquiring an additional 1,010,000 shares in the last quarter. Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc who had been investing in Bank Of America Corp. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $328.36 billion market cap company. MEDNAX, Inc. (NYSE:MD) has declined 18.20% since January 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 18.90% the S&P500.

HCLP is now undervalued by -19.24% relative to the average 1-year price target of $14.92 taken from a group of Wall Street Analysts. Federated Investors, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 7% over the last 5 years. HCLP's profit will be $45.50 million for 6.00 P/E if the $0.50 EPS becomes a reality.

12/15/2017 - Hi-Crush Partners is now covered by analysts at Barclays PLC. Wellington Mngmt Grp Llp has 48.16 million shares for 0.8% of their portfolio. OH increased its holdings in shares of Hi-Crush Partners by 123.3% in the second quarter.

Hi-Crush Partners was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating. Therefore 61% are positive. TheStreet upgraded Hi-Crush Partners from a "d+" rating to a "c+" rating in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. They set a "buy" rating and a $16.00 price target on the stock. They set a "buy" rating and a $17.00 price objective for the company. The company was maintained on Friday, August 4 by Cowen & Co. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, August 28 by Jefferies.

Hi-Crush Partners declared that its board has approved a stock buyback program on Tuesday, October 17th that authorizes the company to repurchase $100.00 million in shares. (FII) - averaging the work of different analysts - reveals a mean PT of $32.44/share.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.25, from 1.1 in 2017Q2. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($0.21) EPS. equities analysts forecast that Hi-Crush Partners LP will post 0.97 EPS for the current fiscal year. 125 funds opened positions while 492 raised stakes.

Shares of Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE:HCLP) traded up $0.05 during trading on Tuesday, reaching $12.05.

Hi-Crush Partners (NYSE:HCLP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 31st. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hi-Crush Partners from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Raymond James And Assoc invested in 0.01% or 452,369 shares. Bronson Point Management Limited Liability Company, a Connecticut-based fund reported 825,000 shares. Moreover, Waddell And Reed Financial has 0.01% invested in Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP) for 650,661 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership accumulated 85,595 shares or 0% of the stock. It also increased its holding in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (NYSE:TMO) by 313,782 shares in the quarter, for a total of 4.56 million shares, and has risen its stake in Arrow Electrs Inc (NYSE:ARW). Parkwood Ltd Company stated it has 59,559 shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:FORM) for 2.00M shares. Its down 44.91% from 431,500 shares previously. Kistler reported 252 shares. Therefore 24% are positive. Bank of America had 104 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NASDAQ:FORM) on Monday, August 10 to "Hold" rating. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, December 6 with "Buy". The company now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $16.63. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 16. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $15 target. On Tuesday, October 27 the stock rating was downgraded by UBS to "Sell".

The stock exchanged hands 2.6 Million shares versus average trading capacity of 5.07 Million shares. It also reduced its holding in General Growth Properties by 30,471 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 1.01 million shares, and cut its stake in Kansas City Southern Inds.

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