$0.31 EPS Expected for Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO)

May 17, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 57 investors sold Patterson Companies, Inc. shares while 113 reduced holdings. 66 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 87.24 million shares or 1.30% less from 88.39 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Price T Rowe Associates Md invested in 0.02% or 4.21M shares. Duncker Streett And Incorporated invested 0.01% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Exxonmobil Management Incorporated Tx holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 13,097 shares. Zebra Capital Limited Liability Company has invested 0.44% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Prelude Ltd Limited Liability Company stated it has 221 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Virtu Llc reported 10,258 shares stake. Toronto Dominion Financial Bank, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 30,625 shares. Whittier Company Of Nevada Inc holds 280 shares. Godshalk Welsh Capital Management holds 18,375 shares or 0.67% of its portfolio. 10,850 are owned by Pacad Invest Limited. Sweden-based Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has invested 0.23% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). First Republic Investment Mgmt reported 25,294 shares. Sector Gamma As invested in 1.84% or 303,132 shares. Invest Counselors Of Maryland Llc reported 3,862 shares. Cadence Cap Lc stated it has 8,518 shares.

Since January 11, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $27,285 activity.

Analysts expect Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) to report $0.31 EPS on May, 24.They anticipate $0.38 EPS change or 55.07 % from last quarter’s $0.69 EPS. PDCO’s profit would be $28.66 million giving it 18.24 P/E if the $0.31 EPS is correct. After having $0.43 EPS previously, Patterson Companies, Inc.’s analysts see -27.91 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.92% or $0.21 during the last trading session, reaching $22.62. About 432,923 shares traded. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has declined 51.49% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 63.04% the S&P500.

Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Patterson Companies Inc (NASDAQ:PDCO), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Patterson Companies Inc had 21 analyst reports since November 21, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, March 1 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 3 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by Piper Jaffray. The company was upgraded on Friday, April 6 by Craig Hallum. The stock has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird on Tuesday, January 2. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Underweight” on Friday, March 2. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, March 6. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, March 1 with “Hold”. The stock of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, December 8. Evercore downgraded Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) on Thursday, March 1 to “Sell” rating.

Patterson Companies, Inc. distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.09 billion. It operates through Dental and Animal Health divisions. It has a 8.74 P/E ratio. The company's Dental segment offers consumable products, such as infection control, restorative materials, hand instruments, and sterilization products; basic and advanced technology dental equipment; patient education systems; and office forms and stationery.

More notable recent Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Kaskela Law LLC: Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Patterson Companies, Inc. – PDCO” on May 06, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “PATTERSON COMPANIES SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK …” published on May 12, 2018, Prnewswire.com published: “Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Patterson Companies, Inc. – PDCO” on May 06, 2018. More interesting news about Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “PDCO ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Patterson Companies, Inc. Investors of Important May 29 Deadline in Class …” published on May 15, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Federman & Sherwood Reminds Investors of Imminent Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Securities Class Action Lawsuit …” with publication date: May 16, 2018.

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