$-0.59 EPS Expected for Splunk Inc. (SPLK)

May 7, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.03, from 1.41 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 31 investors sold Splunk Inc. shares while 97 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 100 raised stakes. 138.84 million shares or 2.97% less from 143.10 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Enterprise Service invested in 0% or 59 shares. 3,514 were accumulated by Fdx Advisors. Metropolitan Life Insur Ny accumulated 10,411 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Dsam Prtn (London) Limited owns 48,000 shares for 0.67% of their portfolio. Motley Fool Asset Management reported 174,500 shares. Crosslink stated it has 0.48% of its portfolio in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK). Acadian Asset Mgmt Ltd Llc has 0.01% invested in Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) for 41,048 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust stated it has 758,742 shares. Bancorporation Of Montreal Can, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 33,187 shares. Toronto Dominion Bancshares stated it has 8,156 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Clearbridge Invs Ltd Com accumulated 4.64M shares or 0.36% of the stock. Northern Tru invested in 838,279 shares. 102 are held by Brown Brothers Harriman &. Pier Cap Limited Liability Corporation owns 5,173 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Pinebridge Invests L P holds 29,975 shares.

Since December 10, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 15 sales for $19.16 million activity. Campione Richard sold $598,350 worth of stock. $711,303 worth of stock was sold by SULLIVAN GODFREY on Monday, December 11. STEIN LEONARD R sold $1.08M worth of stock or 10,047 shares. $810,586 worth of Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) was sold by Merritt Douglas. The insider SMITH GRAHAM sold $1.07M. Shares for $1.40 million were sold by CONTE DAVID F.

Analysts expect Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) to report $-0.59 EPS on May, 24.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 15.71 % from last quarter’s $-0.7 EPS. After having $-0.11 EPS previously, Splunk Inc.’s analysts see 436.36 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.34% or $1.42 during the last trading session, reaching $107.25. About 1.19 million shares traded. Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) has risen 63.75% since May 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 52.20% the S&P500.

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) Ratings Coverage

Among 33 analysts covering Splunk (NASDAQ:SPLK), 30 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 91% are positive. Splunk had 65 analyst reports since November 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, November 17 by Stifel Nicolaus. MUFG Securities Americas Inc maintained the shares of SPLK in report on Thursday, November 16 with “Buy” rating. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of SPLK in report on Friday, March 2 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, November 17 by Rosenblatt. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 17. Stephens maintained Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) rating on Friday, March 2. Stephens has “Buy” rating and $115.0 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 16 by Oppenheimer. BTIG Research maintained it with “Buy” rating and $95 target in Friday, November 17 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of SPLK in report on Friday, November 17 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, March 2.

Splunk Inc. provides software solutions that enable organizations to gain real-time operational intelligence in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $15.55 billion. The company's products enable users to collect, index, search, explore, monitor, and analyze data regardless of format or source. It currently has negative earnings. It offers Splunk Enterprise, a machine data platform with collection, indexing, search, reporting, analysis, alerting, monitoring, and data management capabilities; and Splunk Cloud service.

More recent Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “Splunk Is A Security ‘Must-Have,’ Wedbush Says In Upgrade” on April 27, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Benzinga Pro’s 5 Stocks To Watch Today” on April 27, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Splunk – The Trick Of Re-Accelerating Growth” with publication date: April 16, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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