$0.20 EPS Expected for Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS)

September 23, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

 $0.20 EPS Expected for Lawson Products, Inc. (LAWS)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.59 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.19, from 1.4 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 3 investors sold Lawson Products, Inc. shares while 14 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 22 raised stakes. 5.69 million shares or 1.69% less from 5.78 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Nationwide Fund Advsr invested 0% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS). Northern holds 0% or 75,770 shares. Bridgeway Inc invested in 33,300 shares. Meeder Asset Mngmt holds 106 shares. The New Jersey-based Lord Abbett Llc has invested 0.01% in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS). Prelude Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Co reported 500 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS). Geode Capital Lc owns 0% invested in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) for 44,102 shares. Tower Rech Ltd Llc (Trc) holds 0% or 284 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The has invested 0% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage holds 0% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) for 633 shares. Granahan Invest Mngmt Ma owns 214,644 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems holds 0% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) for 11,428 shares. Citigroup reported 0% of its portfolio in Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS). New York State Common Retirement Fund holds 6,500 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

Since May 23, 2017, it had 2 buys, and 2 insider sales for $71,515 activity. King John Bryan had bought 13,653 shares worth $271,296.

Analysts expect Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) to report $0.20 EPS on October, 19.They anticipate $0.00 EPS change or 0.00 % from last quarter’s $0.2 EPS. LAWS’s profit would be $1.77 million giving it 31.75 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.20 EPS previously, Lawson Products, Inc.’s analysts see 0.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 4.96% or $1.2 on September 22, reaching $25.4. About 36,973 shares traded or 201.08% up from the average. Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) has risen 4.61% since September 24, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.09% the S&P500.

Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) Ratings Coverage

Among 2 analysts covering Lawson Products Inc (NASDAQ:LAWS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Lawson Products Inc had 4 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was initiated by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, July 21 with “Overweight”. The rating was downgraded by Barrington Research to “Mkt Perform” on Friday, July 22. The stock of Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, September 15.

Lawson Products, Inc. is a distributor of services and products the industrial, commercial, institutional and government maintenance, repair and activities market. The company has market cap of $225.41 million. The Company’s product categories include fastening systems, fluid power, specialty chemicals, cutting tools and abrasives, electrical, aftermarket automotive supplies, safety, welding and metal repair, and other. It has a 44.58 P/E ratio. The Firm supplies a range of automotive products, including body hardware, body shop, brake/wheel, fleet/truck, repair harness assembly and other parts.

More notable recent Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Lawson Products’ (LAWS) CEO Michael DeCata on Q4 2016 Results – Earnings Call …” on February 23, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “A Different Model Has Made A Difference For Lawson Products” published on January 03, 2017, Businesswire.com published: “Lawson Products, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results” on July 10, 2017. More interesting news about Lawson Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:LAWS) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Lawson Products’ (LAWS) CEO Michael DeCata on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” published on July 27, 2017 as well as Zacks.com‘s news article titled: “Why Lawson Products (LAWS) Could Be Positioned for a Surge? August 28, 2017” with publication date: August 28, 2017.

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