Analysts See $0.82 EPS for Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE)

February 15, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

 Analysts See $0.82 EPS for Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (BOBE)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.34, from 1.42 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 34 investors sold Bob Evans Farms, Inc. shares while 49 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 15.17 million shares or 0.03% more from 15.16 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Natixis reported 0% stake. 4,546 are held by Quantitative Systematic Strategies Limited Liability Company. Jane Street Grp Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0% invested in Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) for 11,128 shares. Water Island Limited Co accumulated 146,543 shares. Federated Pa accumulated 0% or 73 shares. 31,300 were reported by Swiss Bancshares. Kbc Gru Nv invested in 1,748 shares or 0% of the stock. Carlson Capital Limited Partnership owns 0.17% invested in Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) for 130,000 shares. Asset Mgmt One reported 57,600 shares. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% in Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE). Parametric Port Associates Ltd holds 0.01% or 116,253 shares in its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insurance The stated it has 14,863 shares or 0% of all its holdings. New York-based Prelude Capital Mngmt Limited Co has invested 0.31% in Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE). Royal Commercial Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE). Parkside Bank & Trust Tru reported 12 shares.

Analysts expect Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) to report $0.82 EPS on March, 14.They anticipate $0.07 EPS change or 9.33 % from last quarter’s $0.75 EPS. BOBE’s profit would be $16.44 million giving it 23.48 P/E if the $0.82 EPS is correct. After having $0.35 EPS previously, Bob Evans Farms, Inc.’s analysts see 134.29 % EPS growth. It closed at $77.01 lastly. It is down 55.35% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.65% the S&P500.

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Bob Evans Farms had 17 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, September 22 by William Blair. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 26 report. Oppenheimer maintained Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) on Thursday, June 15 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, September 3, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Maxim Group maintained Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) on Wednesday, December 7 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer with “Hold” on Monday, June 5. The rating was maintained by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 30 with “Hold”. Sidoti initiated the shares of BOBE in report on Wednesday, May 11 with “Buy” rating. Stephens upgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” rating in Thursday, December 3 report. The stock of Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) has “Sector Weight” rating given on Monday, August 31 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. produces and distributes food products for grocery retailers in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.54 billion. The company's products include refrigerated and frozen food items, including mashed potatoes, diced and shredded breakfast potatoes, Homestyle broccoli and cheese, seasoned Homestyle stuffing, six cheese pasta and sliced glazed apples, sausages, egg and cheese biscuits, sausage biscuits, egg and cheese croissant, breakfast burritos, breakfast bowls and kolaches, and soups, as well as sausage gravies; and fresh, smoked, and fully cooked pork and turkey sausage, ham, and hickory-smoked bacon products, as well as its oven bake scalloped potatoes, oven bake macaroni and cheese, oven bake double cheddar pasta with applewood smoked bacon, and oven bake southwest products. It has a 12.32 P/E ratio. It provides its home-style refrigerated side-dishes, pork sausage products, and various related frozen food items under the Bob Evans, Owens, Country Creek, and Pineland Farms brands, as well as its retail customers' private-label brands.

More notable recent Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: “Bob Evans Farms Celebrates National Potato Lovers Month” on February 13, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Bob Evans Farms’ (BOBE) CEO Mike Townsley on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings Call …” published on August 30, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Post Holdings and Bob Evans Farms Announce Expiration of HSR Waiting Period in …” on December 05, 2017. More interesting news about Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Bob Evans Farms, Inc.” published on September 19, 2017 as well as Stltoday.com‘s news article titled: “Shareholders approve Bob Evans Farms’ sale to Post Holdings” with publication date: January 10, 2018.

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