Analysts See $1.35 EPS for Casey’s General Stores Inc (CASY)

November 15, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 Analysts See $1.35 EPS for Casey's General Stores Inc (CASY)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.12 in Q2 2017. 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.
Neuberger Berman Grp Incorporated Llc accumulated 2,474 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs holds 149,708 shares. Voya Investment Management Lc holds 10,923 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 8,944 are held by Glenmede Communications Na. 2,964 are held by Cambridge Invest Research. Moreover, Old Second Bancorp Of Aurora has 0% invested in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY). Moreover, Stephens Ar has 0.02% invested in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY). Crawford Investment Counsel Incorporated holds 0.06% or 15,210 shares. Nordea Management Ab holds 0% or 16,913 shares. Inv Centers Of America Inc has invested 0.09% in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY). Congress Asset Mngmt Co Ma holds 0.1% or 51,589 shares. Moreover, State Of Tennessee Treasury Department has 0.01% invested in Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY). Peak6 Investments Limited Partnership invested in 0.01% or 13,107 shares. 5,058 are owned by Johnson Invest Counsel Incorporated. Reilly Finance Advsr Limited Com reported 73,154 shares.

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

Investors wait Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) to report on December, 6. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.35 earnings per share, down $0.09 or 6.25 % from last year’s $1.44 same quarter earnings. This translates into $51.22M profit for CASY giving the stock a 21.48 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.35 EPS is accurate. Casey’s General Stores Inc’s Wall Street analysts see -7.53 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.46 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, 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. Jefferies maintained Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) rating on Friday, July 21. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $13900 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, May 30 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Casey’s General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Tuesday, June 20. On Wednesday, March 9 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Neutral”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, May 29. The firm has “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, June 6. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CASY in report on Monday, September 12 with “Buy” rating. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 29 report. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, September 11 by BMO Capital Markets.

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: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Penney: Why I’m Bearish On Casey’s General Stores” on October 17, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Casey’s Store-Count Growth Hits a Speed-Bump” published on March 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: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Casey’s: Overreaction On Earnings Miss Creates Great-Long Term Opportunity” published on June 07, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Casey’s General Stores Inc. Q1 Earnings Fall 16%” with publication date: September 05, 2017.

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