Analysts See $0.49 EPS for Brady Corporation (BRC)

May 14, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.04 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.03, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 22 investors sold Brady Corporation shares while 54 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 38.66 million shares or 0.94% more from 38.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Price T Rowe Associates Md invested in 1.15M shares. 611,343 were accumulated by Northern Trust Corporation. Zebra Limited Liability Company has invested 0.36% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Bowling Port Ltd Liability Corporation reported 7,283 shares stake. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) for 213,859 shares. Bryn Mawr Tru, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 142,465 shares. Principal Gru holds 0.01% or 388,566 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Strs Ohio has 0% invested in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). State Street Corporation invested 0% of its portfolio in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Dean Capital Mgmt accumulated 1.24% or 69,460 shares. Balyasny Asset Mgmt Lc reported 25,816 shares. Prelude Management Ltd Llc invested in 2,083 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Ameriprise Financial holds 300,936 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Com stated it has 0.01% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Aqr Cap Mgmt, Connecticut-based fund reported 19,809 shares.

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $954,442 activity. The insider Curran Bentley sold 21,784 shares worth $849,754.

Analysts expect Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) to report $0.49 EPS on May, 24.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 13.95 % from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. BRC’s profit would be $25.36 million giving it 19.13 P/E if the $0.49 EPS is correct. After having $0.48 EPS previously, Brady Corporation’s analysts see 2.08 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $37.5. About 40,638 shares traded. Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has declined 3.81% since May 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.36% the S&P500.

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Brady (NYSE:BRC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Brady had 7 analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 16 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of BRC in report on Thursday, February 22 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, February 22 the stock rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold”. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy” on Tuesday, January 2. SunTrust maintained Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) on Thursday, November 16 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) earned “Buy” rating by Northcoast on Thursday, January 25. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Friday, November 17.

Brady Corporation manufactures and supplies identification solutions and workplace safety (WPS) products to identify and protect premises, products, and people in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.94 billion. The IDS segment offers safety signs, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices for facility identification and protection; materials and printing systems for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; and hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags for wire identification, as well as software and services for safety compliance auditing, procedure writing, and training. It has a 25.48 P/E ratio. The Company’s products also comprise name tags, badges, lanyards, and access control software for people identification; wristbands and labels for tracking and enhancing the safety of patients in hospitals; and custom wristbands for use in the leisure and entertainment industry, such as theme parks, concerts, and festivals.

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