$0.70 EPS Expected for Domtar Corporation (UFS)

April 25, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.51 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.34, from 1.17 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 15 investors sold Domtar Corporation shares while 79 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 89 raised stakes. 56.70 million shares or 1.73% more from 55.74 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Indexiq Advsrs Ltd Llc invested 0.09% in Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS). Citigroup Inc holds 80,954 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Putnam Limited Com has invested 0.01% in Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS). Winfield Associate owns 40 shares. Regentatlantic Capital Limited Liability Co invested 0.03% in Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS). Advantus reported 7,722 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Macquarie Gru Ltd invested in 51,000 shares. 15,500 are owned by New Mexico Educational Retirement Board. Deutsche Comml Bank Ag has 0% invested in Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) for 104,748 shares. Georgia-based Vident Inv Advisory Ltd has invested 0.02% in Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS). Great West Life Assurance Can reported 36,185 shares. Gotham Asset Limited Liability reported 0.21% in Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS). Qv Invsts holds 2.81M shares or 13.84% of its portfolio. Brandywine Glob Inv Management Llc holds 224,987 shares. California Employees Retirement System accumulated 267,352 shares or 0.02% of the stock.

Since February 28, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 5 selling transactions for $5.63 million activity. $684,150 worth of stock was sold by LOULOU PATRICK on Wednesday, March 21. $3.10M worth of stock was sold by Williams John David on Wednesday, February 28. Fagan Michael sold $1.06 million worth of Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) on Thursday, March 1.

Analysts expect Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) to report $0.70 EPS on May, 1 before the open.They anticipate $0.38 EPS change or 118.75 % from last quarter’s $0.32 EPS. UFS’s profit would be $43.88 million giving it 16.32 P/E if the $0.70 EPS is correct. After having $0.64 EPS previously, Domtar Corporation’s analysts see 9.37 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $45.7. About 449,181 shares traded. Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) has risen 15.04% since April 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.49% the S&P500.

Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Domtar Corp (NYSE:UFS), 3 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Domtar Corp had 15 analyst reports since October 30, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, February 8, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 10 by Stephens. The stock has “Hold” rating by Bank of America on Monday, April 2. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 9 by Stephens. The company was upgraded on Friday, February 9 by Vertical Research. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 25 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, February 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 15 with “Sell”. The firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given on Friday, February 9. As per Friday, January 12, the company rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets.

Domtar Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes communication papers, specialty and packaging papers, and absorbent hygiene products in the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $2.87 billion. It operates in two divisions, Pulp and Paper, and Personal Care. It currently has negative earnings. The firm provides business papers, including copy and electronic imaging papers that are used with ink jet and laser printers, photocopiers, and plain-paper fax machines, as well as computer papers, preprinted forms, and digital papers for office and home use.

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