$0.11 EPS Expected for Finish Line Inc (FINL)

September 17, 2017 – By Adrian Erickson

 $0.11 EPS Expected for Finish Line Inc (FINL)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.33, from 0.92 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold Finish Line Inc shares while 49 reduced holdings. 33 funds opened positions while 72 raised stakes. 46.51 million shares or 10.84% more from 41.96 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
State Common Retirement Fund holds 0% or 46,000 shares in its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & Co accumulated 36,195 shares. South Dakota Council holds 0.03% or 84,600 shares. Pacific Ridge Cap Partners Limited owns 28,270 shares. Prudential Fincl Inc invested in 0.01% or 397,900 shares. Bridgeway holds 156,600 shares. Blackrock Group holds 0% or 108,960 shares in its portfolio. Capstone Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Com invested in 16,400 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Nj State Employees Deferred Compensation Plan stated it has 30,000 shares. Riverhead Capital Mngmt Lc owns 0% invested in Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) for 2,900 shares. Quantitative Invest Mngmt Limited Com invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Lc holds 0% or 173,110 shares. Creative Planning reported 0% stake. 13,760 were reported by Quantbot Techs Lp. Credit Suisse Ag has 92,211 shares.

Wall Street await Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) to release earnings on September, 22 before the open. Analysts forecast EPS of $0.11, down exactly $0.44 or 80.00 % from 2014’s $0.55 EPS. The expected FINL’s profit could reach $4.42 million giving the stock 23.84 P/E in the case that $0.11 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.23 EPS for the previous quarter, Finish Line Inc’s analysts now forecast -52.17 % negative EPS growth. The stock increased 2.84% or $0.29 on September 15, reaching $10.49. About 2.18M shares traded. Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) has declined 19.69% since September 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 36.39% the S&P500.

Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Finish Line (NASDAQ:FINL), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 22% are positive. Finish Line had 65 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. FBR Capital upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, September 23 report. UBS maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, September 28 report. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Friday, February 5 with “Neutral”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Monness Crespi & Hardt on Thursday, December 22. Monness Crespi & Hardt upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, May 22 report. The stock of Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 29 by FBR Capital. Brean Capital upgraded Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) on Wednesday, December 23 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, December 22. On Thursday, November 19 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform”. The stock of Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, September 26 by Monness Crespi & Hardt.

The Finish Line, Inc. is a specialty retailer. The company has market cap of $421.14 million. The Firm is a retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids, throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. It has a 12.82 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through the Finish Line brand.

More notable recent Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) news were published by: Indystar.com which released: “Nike’s ‘innovation lull’ is ‘crippling’ Finish Line, analyst says” on August 30, 2017, also Fool.com with their article: “Why I Will Never Buy Finish Line Inc. Stock” published on August 24, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Finish Line: Way Down We Go” on September 06, 2017. More interesting news about Finish Line Inc (NASDAQ:FINL) were released by: Investorplace.com and their article: “Why Finish Line Inc (FINL), Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) and Best …” published on August 29, 2017 as well as Businessinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Finish Line crashes after slashing its forecast for profits” with publication date: August 29, 2017.

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