2017 Q3 Sentiment Caseys General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY)

January 16, 2018 - By Maria Brooks

  2017 Q3 Sentiment Caseys General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY)

Sentiment for Caseys General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY)

Caseys General Stores Inc (NASDAQ:CASY) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.78 in 2017 Q3. Its down -0.34, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. The ratio fall, as 101 investment professionals opened new or increased positions, while 130 trimmed and sold stakes in Caseys General Stores Inc. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now possess: 35.50 million shares, down from 37.22 million shares in 2017Q2. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Caseys General Stores Inc in their top 10 positions decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 33 Reduced: 97 Increased: 72 New Position: 29.

CaseyÂ’s General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's and CaseyÂ’s General Store names. The company has market cap of $4.65 billion. The companyÂ’s stores offer a selection of food, including freshly prepared foods, such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches; beverage and tobacco products; health and beauty aids; automotive products; school supplies, housewares, and pet supplies; and other nonfood items. It has a 30.46 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores also offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis.

The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $123.91. About 152,035 shares traded. Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has risen 0.79% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.91% the S&P500.

Analysts await Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $0.58 earnings per share, 0.00 % or $0.00 from last year’s $0.58 per share. CASY’s profit will be $21.78M for 53.41 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.28 actual earnings per share reported by Casey's General Stores, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -54.69 % negative EPS growth.

Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc holds 4.09% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. for 179,286 shares. Paragon Capital Management Llc owns 100,604 shares or 3.69% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Chilton Investment Co Llc has 1.85% invested in the company for 436,890 shares. The Virginia-based Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Llc has invested 1.75% in the stock. Lloyds Banking Group Plc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 1,539 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $108,010 activity.

Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 54% of Casey’s General Stores’s analysts are positive. Out of 13 Wall Street analysts rating Casey’s General Stores, 7 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 6 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $105.0 while the high is $150.0. The stock’s average target of $123.90 is -0.01% below today’s ($123.91) share price. CASY was included in 51 notes of analysts from August 18, 2015. RBC Capital Markets maintained Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) rating on Tuesday, December 8. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $125 target. The company was downgraded on Tuesday, June 6 by Sidoti. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $137 target in Thursday, December 8 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. The company was maintained on Friday, July 7 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, September 11 to “Market Perform”. Zacks upgraded Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) rating on Thursday, September 3. Zacks has “Buy” rating and $118 target. The stock of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, March 9. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Sector Perform” rating in Tuesday, November 17 report.

More notable recent Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Casey’s General Stores responds to activist investor” on January 03, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Pre-Market Technical Scan on Services Equities — KBR Inc., Jacobs Engineering …” published on December 27, 2017, Fool.com published: “Why Casey’s General Stores Inc Stock Tumbled Today” on December 13, 2017. More interesting news about Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) were released by: Desmoinesregister.com and their article: “Casey’s planning $35 million office expansion in Ankeny” published on January 03, 2018 as well as Desmoinesregister.com‘s news article titled: “Casey’s creating 101 new jobs at Ankeny headquarters” with publication date: January 16, 2018.

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