The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) Analysts See $0.32 EPS

July 19, 2017 - By Vivian Park

 The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) Analysts See $0.32 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.17 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.09, from 1.26 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 28 investors sold The Advisory Board Company shares while 48 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 60 raised stakes. 42.14 million shares or 4.97% more from 40.14 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Finemark Retail Bank Trust accumulated 1,456 shares. Blackrock Group Ltd accumulated 29,834 shares or 0% of the stock. Redmond Asset Mngmt Llc holds 20,473 shares. Ubs Asset Management Americas reported 9,199 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Capstone Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.01% or 7,021 shares in its portfolio. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0% or 74,324 shares in its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Geode Lc has invested 0% in The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO). Eagle Asset reported 0.11% stake. Blackrock Institutional Company Na, a California-based fund reported 1.03 million shares. Freshford Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 14.27% or 1.31 million shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested in 28,073 shares. Brown Brothers Harriman And stated it has 0% in The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO). 1.21M were accumulated by Mackenzie Fincl Corporation. Strs Ohio has 300 shares. Barclays Public Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0% of its portfolio in The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO).

Since February 1, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 sales for $4.52 million activity. Miller Cormac F also sold $33,870 worth of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) shares. FELSENTHAL DAVID L sold $562,984 worth of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) on Monday, April 3. $259,820 worth of stock was sold by Musslewhite Robert W on Monday, February 13. $271,488 worth of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) shares were sold by Farber Evan R. VAN HOOSE MARY sold $397,391 worth of stock.

Analysts expect The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) to report $0.32 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 8.57 % from last quarter’s $0.35 EPS. ABCO’s profit would be $12.96M giving it 44.38 P/E if the $0.32 EPS is correct. After having $0.38 EPS previously, The Advisory Board Company’s analysts see -15.79 % EPS growth. About 219,963 shares traded. The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) has risen 63.68% since July 20, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 46.98% the S&P500.

The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Advisory Board (NASDAQ:ABCO), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Advisory Board had 27 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Monday, November 7. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ABCO in report on Friday, February 17 to “Neutral” rating. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Friday, January 13. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. As per Monday, April 18, the company rating was downgraded by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $60 target in Monday, August 17 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by Cantor Fitzgerald. As per Thursday, February 25, the company rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 12 by FBR Capital. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Oppenheimer.

The Advisory Board Company is a provider of software and solutions to the healthcare and higher education industries. The company has market cap of $2.30 billion. The Firm offers subscription membership programs, software and data-enabled services. It has a 22.92 P/E ratio. All of its programs are rooted in best practices and extends across four areas, including Best practices research, Technology, Data-enabled services and Consulting services.

More news for The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) were recently published by: Bloomberg.com, which released: “UnitedHealth, Vista Said Near Deal to Split Advisory Board” on July 06, 2017. Benzinga.com‘s article titled: “Wall Street’s M&A Chatter From July 6: Advisory Board, Campbell Soup, Home …” and published on July 07, 2017 is yet another important article.

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