Market Runner: Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) Sentiment Up in 2016 Q2

November 30, 2016 - By Peter Erickson   ·   0 Comments

Market Runner: Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) Sentiment  Up in  2016 Q2

Sentiment for Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII)

Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) institutional sentiment is 1.35 in Q2 2016. Its the same as in 2016Q1. The ratio is the same, as only 143 investment managers started new or increased positions, while 106 sold and reduced their stock positions in Federated Investors Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now have: 73.22 million shares, down from 75.40 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment managers holding Federated Investors Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 3 to 2 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 24 Reduced: 82 Increased: 103 New Position: 40.

Federated Investors, Inc. is a well-known provider of investment management products and related financial services. The company has a market cap of $2.82 billion. The Firm is engaged in sponsoring, marketing and providing investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts, which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products, in both domestic and international markets. It has a 14.18 P/E ratio. It operates in one segment, the investment management business.

About 434,405 shares traded hands. Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) has declined 15.55% since April 27, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.78% the S&P500.

Analysts await Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) to report earnings on January, 26. They expect $0.51 earnings per share, up 10.87% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.46 per share. FII’s profit will be $52.17 million for 13.51 P/E if the $0.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.54 actual earnings per share reported by Federated Investors Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.56% negative EPS growth.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Federated Investors, Inc. is a provider of investment management and related financial services. Federated sponsors, markets and provides investment advisory, distribution and administrative services primarily to mutual funds. These funds are offered through banks, broker/dealers and other financial intermediaries who use them to meet the needs of their customers; these customers include retail investors, corporations, and retirement plans.”

Goodhaven Capital Management Llc holds 4.31% of its portfolio in Federated Investors Inc for 435,805 shares. Clarkston Capital Partners Llc owns 2.00 million shares or 2.99% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Archon Partners Llc has 2.42% invested in the company for 308,000 shares. The Georgia-based Herndon Capital Management Llc has invested 2.04% in the stock. Ims Capital Management, a Oregon-based fund reported 58,603 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 1 insider buy, and 11 insider sales for $168,258 net activity.

Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 13% of Federated Investors’s analysts are positive. Out of 8 Wall Street analysts rating Federated Investors, 1 give it “Buy”, 2 “Sell” rating, while 5 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $24 while the high is $36. The stock’s average target of $31.14 is 12.95% above today’s ($27.57) share price. FII was included in 14 notes of analysts from July 28, 2015. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, November 21 by Jefferies. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Wood given on Friday, October 14. As per Friday, January 29, the company rating was maintained by Argus Research. Jefferies maintained Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) on Monday, July 11 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Thursday, April 7 with “Underweight”. As per Monday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral” on Friday, November 18. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Argus Research on Monday, October 26. The rating was maintained by Wood with “Market Perform” on Thursday, September 3.

FII Company Profile

Federated Investors, Inc. (Federated), incorporated on October 18, 1957, is a well-known provider of investment management products and related financial services. The Firm is engaged in sponsoring, marketing and providing investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts, which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products, in both domestic and international markets. It operates in one segment, the investment management business.

More news for Federated Investors Inc (NYSE:FII) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Federated Investors, Inc. and Horizon Advisers Announce Transition of Assets” on November 21, 2016. Forbes.com‘s article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Tompkins Financial, Reinsurance Group of America and …” and published on November 02, 2016 is yet another important article.

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