Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) Analysts See $0.21 EPS

July 26, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST) Analysts See $0.21 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.37 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.81, from 2.18 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 7 investors sold Casella Waste Systems Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 30.36 million shares or 3.47% more from 29.35 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Millennium Management Lc, New York-based fund reported 552,745 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has 5,382 shares. Blackrock Advisors reported 59,087 shares stake. Federated Pa holds 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) for 2,664 shares. Driehaus Capital Management Lc holds 0.14% or 327,293 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md stated it has 37,275 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co reported 0% of its portfolio in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Rmb Capital Management Lc stated it has 1.18% in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Moreover, Kcg Holdings has 0.01% invested in Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST). Stevens Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 16,073 shares. Brant Point Invest Mngmt Limited Co invested in 480,400 shares. Kennedy Management, Missouri-based fund reported 642,760 shares. Broadview Limited Liability Co owns 96,000 shares. Chicago Equity Ptnrs has 11,120 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Da Davidson & reported 0% stake.

Since February 28, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 12 sales for $1.20 million activity. CASELLA JOHN W had sold 14,000 shares worth $176,145. Another trade for 3,200 shares valued at $40,896 was sold by Nagle Emily K. Heald Christopher had sold 2,887 shares worth $36,954. $88,282 worth of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) was sold by CASELLA DOUGLAS R on Tuesday, February 28. Coletta Edmond sold 1,000 shares worth $15,004. SCHMITT DAVID L sold $36,954 worth of stock. $129,190 worth of Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) was sold by Johnson Edwin D.

Analysts expect Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) to report $0.21 EPS on July, 27.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 61.54 % from last quarter’s $0.13 EPS. CWST’s profit would be $8.82M giving it 20.29 P/E if the $0.21 EPS is correct. After having $0.01 EPS previously, Casella Waste Systems Inc.’s analysts see 2,000.00 % EPS growth. It closed at $17.04 lastly. It is down 99.42% since July 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 82.72% the S&P500.

Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Casella Waste Systems Inc. had 11 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 19. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. Raymond James upgraded Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) on Tuesday, January 26 to “Strong Buy” rating. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Thursday, September 3 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, July 18. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, June 17 by First Analysis. First Analysis downgraded Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) on Friday, December 9 to “Equal-Weight” rating. Wedbush maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, November 7 report.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is a solid waste services company. The company has market cap of $715.32 million. The Firm provides resource management services to residential, commercial, municipal and industrial customers, primarily in the areas of solid waste collection and disposal, transfer, recycling and organics services. It has a 1630.62 P/E ratio. It manages its solid waste activities on a geographic basis through two regional operating divisions: Eastern and Western regions, each of which provides a range of solid waste services, and its recycling and commodity brokerage activities through its Recycling segment.

More notable recent Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Pricing for New Credit Facility” on October 07, 2016, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Casella Waste Systems’ (CWST) CEO John Casella on Q4 2016 Results – Earnings …” published on March 02, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “Casella Waste Systems: Post-Earnings Valuation” on May 12, 2017. More interesting news about Casella Waste Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CWST) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Pricing of Remarketed FAME Solid Waste …” published on January 26, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Casella Waste Systems: How High Is High?” with publication date: April 10, 2017.

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