KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) Analysts See $0.53 EPS

September 17, 2017 - By test

 KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) Analysts See $0.53 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 2 in Q4 2016. Its up 1.00, from 1 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 4 investors sold KMG Chemicals, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 7.96 million shares or 1.44% less from 8.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Tower Research Limited Company (Trc) stated it has 147 shares. Ironwood Mgmt Lc owns 27,350 shares for 0.78% of their portfolio. Blackrock Fund Advsrs reported 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Invesco has invested 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Walleye Trading Ltd Llc invested in 1,500 shares. Glenmede Trust Communication Na has 0% invested in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) for 179 shares. Menta Cap Ltd Liability Co accumulated 69,803 shares or 0.23% of the stock. 8,923 are owned by Credit Suisse Ag. Fuller & Thaler Asset holds 0% of its portfolio in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) for 2,500 shares. The New York-based Millennium Mgmt Ltd Liability Com has invested 0% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). First Quadrant Lp Ca has invested 0.05% in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Moreover, Brown Advisory has 0.05% invested in KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG). Renaissance Technologies Limited Liability Co invested in 360,200 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Usca Ria Limited Liability Corp, a Texas-based fund reported 19,500 shares. Peak6 Invests Limited Partnership owns 12,690 shares.

Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 16 sales for $5.63 million activity. 9,000 shares valued at $385,110 were sold by HATCHER DAVID L on Friday, March 17. The insider LAU ANDREW C sold $427,811. Twitchell Karen A. had sold 6,000 shares worth $261,060. 1,850 shares were sold by Kremling Ernest C. II, worth $79,273 on Thursday, March 16. $133,543 worth of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) was sold by GONSER CHRISTOPHER W.

Analysts await KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) to report earnings on October, 12. They expect $0.53 earnings per share, up 39.47 % or $0.15 from last year’s $0.38 per share. KMG’s profit will be $6.30 million for 23.05 P/E if the $0.53 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.53 actual earnings per share reported by KMG Chemicals, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.27 on September 15, reaching $48.87. About 83,804 shares traded or 60.61% up from the average. KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) has risen 169.63% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 152.93% the S&P500.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering KMG Chemicals (NYSE:KMG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. KMG Chemicals had 6 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, May 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Gabelli to “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, August 26 by Global Hunter Securities. Seaport Global Securities upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $26 target in Friday, December 11 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, August 31 by Zacks. The stock of KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) earned “Strong-Buy” rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, December 14 by Gabelli.

KMG Chemicals, Inc. manufactures, formulates and globally distributes specialty chemicals. The company has market cap of $581.05 million. The Firm operates businesses selling electronic chemicals, industrial wood treating chemicals, and industrial valve lubricants and sealants. It has a 27.01 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Electronic chemicals and Other chemicals.

More notable recent KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “KMG Chemicals, Inc. (KMG) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 09, 2017” on June 08, 2017, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Jeff Handelman To Join KMG as Senior Vice President Electronic Chemicals” published on February 23, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “KMG Chemicals – Flowchem Deal Looks Reasonable As Leverage Concerns Should Be …” on April 26, 2017. More interesting news about KMG Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:KMG) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “KMG Chemicals Underfollowed But Not Unloved” published on March 10, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “KMG Chemical: An Unknown Specialty Chemical Company, But Not For Long” with publication date: May 30, 2017.

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