EPS for Masco Corporation (MAS) Expected At $0.43

January 13, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 EPS for Masco Corporation (MAS) Expected At $0.43
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.98 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.08, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 49 investors sold Masco Corporation shares while 180 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 165 raised stakes. 275.40 million shares or 0.11% more from 275.10 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Bbva Compass Bancshares has invested 0.11% in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Moreover, Ballentine Prns Ltd has 0.01% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). 7,631 are held by Raymond James Tru Na. Nomura Asset Management Co Ltd holds 41,561 shares. Trustco Financial Bank N Y invested in 15,025 shares. Arrow Corporation holds 0.93% or 100,742 shares. Moreover, Citigroup Incorporated has 0% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) for 100,721 shares. X Management Co Ltd Co holds 6,663 shares. Moreover, Sumitomo Mitsui Tru has 0.05% invested in Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS). Mercer Capital Advisers owns 300 shares. Daiwa Grp Incorporated Inc owns 9,662 shares. Ledyard Bank stated it has 1,300 shares. Hsbc Public Ltd Co invested in 693,848 shares. Cadence Mgmt Ltd holds 0.1% or 43,030 shares in its portfolio. Employees Retirement Of Texas reported 0.15% stake.

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $3.69 million activity. The insider Lindow John P sold 17,026 shares worth $682,254. $2.09M worth of stock was sold by Sznewajs John G on Friday, October 27. On Tuesday, September 19 the insider Cole Kenneth G. sold $84,663. On Thursday, August 3 O’Reagan Richard A. sold $744,410 worth of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) or 19,498 shares.

Analysts expect Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) to report $0.43 EPS on February, 8.They anticipate $0.10 EPS change or 30.30 % from last quarter’s $0.33 EPS. MAS’s profit would be $135.26M giving it 26.60 P/E if the $0.43 EPS is correct. After having $0.50 EPS previously, Masco Corporation’s analysts see -14.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $45.76. About 2.60M shares traded or 2.94% up from the average. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has risen 18.02% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.32% the S&P500.

Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Masco (NYSE:MAS), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Masco had 56 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Friday, September 23. Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Buy” rating and $31 target in Tuesday, October 6 report. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 28 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 13 by Barclays Capital. Robert W. Baird upgraded Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) on Friday, January 22 to “Outperform” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Thursday, April 7 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, July 17. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 14 report. The stock of Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by M Partners. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, May 31 by Jefferies.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide. The company has market cap of $14.39 billion. The Company’s Plumbing Products segment provides faucets, showerheads, handheld showers, valves, bathing units, shower enclosures, toilets, acrylic tubs, shower trays, spas products, exercise pools and systems, brass and copper plumbing system components, and other non-decorative plumbing products. It has a 27.3 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Decorative Architectural Products segment offers architectural coatings, including paints, primers, specialty paints, stains, and waterproofing products; cabinet, door, window, and hardware products; and functional hardware, wall plates, hook and rail products, and picture hanging accessories, as well as decorative bath hardware, shower accessories, and shower doors.

More notable recent Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Masco Corporation Announces Date for Earnings Release and Conference Call for …” on January 04, 2018, also Plasticsnews.com with their article: “Masco adds plumbing specialist Mercury to its portfolio” published on January 09, 2018, Nasdaq.com published: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Trinity Industries, IDEX and Masco” on January 09, 2018. More interesting news about Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Masco Corporation (MAS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 11, 2018” published on January 10, 2018 as well as Themiddlemarket.com‘s news article titled: “Masco Corp acquires Kichler Lighting to expand residential capabilities” with publication date: January 09, 2018.

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