EPS for Casey’s General Stores Inc (CASY) Expected At $1.35

November 15, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

 EPS for Casey's General Stores Inc (CASY) Expected At $1.35
Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.35, from 0.77 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 28 investors sold Casey’s General Stores Inc shares while 90 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 37.22 million shares or 0.04% more from 37.20 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Citigroup stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY). American International Grp invested in 80,110 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Arete Wealth Llc stated it has 10,011 shares. Northern Trust Corp stated it has 471,129 shares. Farmers & Merchants Invests holds 0% in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) or 366 shares. Moreover, Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) for 650 shares. Clearbridge Ltd Liability Corp owns 1.41 million shares for 0.15% of their portfolio. Gabelli Funds Ltd Company, a New York-based fund reported 153,000 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 7,915 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. New England Mngmt reported 0.21% stake. Moreover, Advisors Mngmt Limited Liability has 0.14% invested in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) for 15,886 shares. Mason Street Advsr Limited Company, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 19,139 shares. Old Second Bancorp Of Aurora invested in 15 shares or 0% of the stock. Retirement Systems Of Alabama has invested 0.03% in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY).

Since June 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $65,076 activity.

Analysts await Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) to report earnings on December, 6. They expect $1.35 earnings per share, down 6.25 % or $0.09 from last year’s $1.44 per share. CASY’s profit will be $51.22M for 21.48 P/E if the $1.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.46 actual earnings per share reported by Casey’s General Stores Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -7.53 % negative EPS growth. The stock increased 0.31% or $0.36 during the last trading session, reaching $115.98. About 207,669 shares traded. Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) has risen 0.79% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.91% the S&P500.

Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Casey’s General Stores (NASDAQ:CASY), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Casey’s General Stores had 44 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Tuesday, March 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 12 report. On Thursday, September 3 the stock rating was upgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, September 8 by RBC Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank maintained Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) on Monday, September 12 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. Jefferies maintained Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) rating on Wednesday, June 8. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $113 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, September 30. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, June 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, August 25.

Casey’s General Stores, Inc. and its subsidiaries, operate convenience stores under the name Casey’s General Store in approximately 10 Midwestern states, in Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. The company has market cap of $4.40 billion. The Firm also operates approximately two stores selling primarily tobacco products. It has a 27.34 P/E ratio. The stores carry a range of food, including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches, beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products and other nonfood items.

More notable recent Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Casey’s General: The raw numbers” on September 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Casey’s: Overreaction On Earnings Miss Creates Great-Long Term Opportunity” published on June 07, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Caseys General Stores, Inc. (CASY) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 31, 2017” on October 30, 2017. More interesting news about Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Daily Technical Summary Reports on Grocery Stores Stocks — Casey’s General …” published on October 31, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Casey’s General Stores and Their Customers Donate over $366000 to Help Those …” with publication date: October 13, 2017.

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