$0.14 EPS Expected for Itron, Inc. (ITRI)

April 5, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.14, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 36 investors sold Itron, Inc. shares while 61 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 71 raised stakes. 36.05 million shares or 1.74% more from 35.44 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
14,700 are held by Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership holds 0.03% or 1.01M shares in its portfolio. Parkside Fincl Bank & Trust holds 0% or 14 shares. Ameriprise Finance Incorporated has 208,769 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Rockefeller Financial Svcs invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). United Automobile Association stated it has 122,546 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Aqr Mgmt Ltd Liability Corp owns 0% invested in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 24,690 shares. Chilton Capital Mgmt Lc owns 9,891 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Impax Asset Mngmt Limited owns 1.33M shares or 2.49% of their US portfolio. Hsbc Hldg Public Ltd reported 5,151 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Bbva Compass Fincl Bank stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). Moreover, Legal And General Gru Public Limited Com has 0% invested in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI). Sg Americas Securities Ltd Liability Corporation reported 10,051 shares. Ameritas Inv Prtn holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 2,889 shares. Meeder Asset Mgmt Inc owns 0% invested in Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) for 245 shares.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 6 selling transactions for $994,141 activity. Shares for $824,244 were sold by Deitrich Thomas. Shares for $476,795 were sold by Votava Shannon M. on Wednesday, February 28. Another trade for 924 shares valued at $67,729 was made by CADIEUX MICHEL on Thursday, March 1. SCOPIA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP also bought $934,475 worth of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) shares. Shares for $148,030 were sold by GLANVILLE THOMAS S on Monday, March 5.

Analysts expect Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) to report $0.14 EPS on May, 2.They anticipate $0.43 EPS change or 75.44 % from last quarter’s $0.57 EPS. ITRI’s profit would be $5.48 million giving it 125.54 P/E if the $0.14 EPS is correct. After having $1.01 EPS previously, Itron, Inc.’s analysts see -86.14 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.36% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $70.3. About 104,509 shares traded. Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) has risen 12.04% since April 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.49% the S&P500.

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) Ratings Coverage

Among 6 analysts covering Itron (NASDAQ:ITRI), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Itron had 7 analyst reports since October 13, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 29 by Argus Research. Canaccord Genuity upgraded the shares of ITRI in report on Tuesday, February 27 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) earned “Buy” rating by Raymond James on Tuesday, January 2. JMP Securities maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 19 report. The stock of Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Robert W. Baird. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Outperform”. JMP Securities maintained it with “Market Outperform” rating and $108 target in Thursday, March 1 report.

Itron, Inc. provides metering solutions to electricity, gas, and water utility markets worldwide. The company has market cap of $2.75 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Electricity, Gas, and Water. It has a 48.48 P/E ratio. It offers standard electromechanical and electronic, gas, and water and heat meters; and advanced and smart electricity, gas, and water meters and communication modules.

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