The Cooper Companies, Inc. (COO) Analysts See $3.08 EPS

August 13, 2018 - By Victoria Pittman

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.57, from 1.38 in 2017Q4. It dived, as 48 investors sold The Cooper Companies, Inc. shares while 153 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 117 raised stakes. 46.37 million shares or 0.49% less from 46.60 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Axa invested 0.2% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas invested in 0.02% or 11,482 shares. Clearbridge Investments Limited Company has invested 0% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Loring Wolcott Coolidge Fiduciary Llp Ma reported 39 shares. Cleararc has 0.04% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Dimensional Fund Advsrs Limited Partnership owns 192,483 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Jarislowsky Fraser accumulated 7,530 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Moreover, Legal & General Gru Plc has 0.04% invested in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Fmr Limited stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Goelzer Investment Mgmt Inc holds 0.21% or 7,718 shares in its portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co Limited invested in 3,287 shares or 0.01% of the stock. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0.04% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) for 77,586 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO). Regions Financial Corporation accumulated 83 shares or 0% of the stock. Natixis owns 11,062 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.

Since March 12, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $14.94 million activity. Another trade for 6,500 shares valued at $1.55 million was made by ZINBERG STANLEY MD on Thursday, July 5. WEISS ROBERT S had sold 36,769 shares worth $8.91 million. PETERSMEYER GARY S sold $100,764 worth of stock. The insider McBride Daniel G sold 2,147 shares worth $504,820. 1,000 shares valued at $235,130 were sold by RUBENSTEIN ALLAN E on Friday, June 15. The insider KALKSTEIN MICHAEL sold 1,715 shares worth $380,147.

Analysts expect The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) to report $3.08 EPS on August, 30 after the close.They anticipate $0.44 EPS change or 16.67 % from last quarter’s $2.64 EPS. COO’s profit would be $151.24M giving it 20.56 P/E if the $3.08 EPS is correct. After having $2.86 EPS previously, The Cooper Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 7.69 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.39% or $3.58 during the last trading session, reaching $253.26. About 367,143 shares traded. The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) has risen 4.32% since August 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Cooper Co (NYSE:COO), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Cooper Co had 8 analyst reports since March 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, March 9 by Robert W. Baird. Stephens maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) on Friday, March 9 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. Oppenheimer maintained The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) rating on Thursday, March 29. Oppenheimer has “Hold” rating and $26500 target. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $280.0 target in Thursday, March 8 report. The rating was upgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets to “Overweight” on Monday, July 30. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, June 5.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.44 billion. It operates through CooperVision and CooperSurgical business units. It has a 95.71 P/E ratio. The firm develops, makes, and markets a range of contact lenses, including spherical lenses, and toric and multifocal lenses that correct near- and farsightedness, as well as addresses various complex visual defects, such as astigmatism and presbyopia.

More notable recent The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) news were published by: Benzinga.com which released: “3 Reasons Why Cooper Companies Landed A KeyBanc Upgrade” on July 30, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs” published on August 07, 2018, Benzinga.com published: “Benzinga’s Top Upgrades, Downgrades For July 30, 2018” on July 30, 2018. More interesting news about The Cooper Companies, Inc. (NYSE:COO) were released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “NYSE COO Sees ‘Strong Appetite’ in China to Raise Capital in US” published on July 26, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “The Cooper Companies Announces Release Date for Third Quarter 2018” with publication date: July 25, 2018.

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