Analysts See $0.71 EPS for Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN)

July 18, 2017 - By Louis Casey

 Analysts See $0.71 EPS for Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.73 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.57, from 1.3 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 30 investors sold Silgan Holdings Inc. shares while 75 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 36.35 million shares or 14.00% less from 42.27 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund reported 14,150 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Alliancebernstein L P owns 27,016 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Retirement Of Alabama has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN). Dynamic Capital Mgmt Limited has 28,798 shares. First Quadrant Lp Ca holds 0.08% or 73,473 shares in its portfolio. South Dakota Council owns 0.01% invested in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) for 11,300 shares. Asset Incorporated invested 0% in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN). 106,799 were accumulated by Blackrock Limited Liability. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% or 131,642 shares. Principal Financial Gru holds 0.01% or 151,606 shares in its portfolio. Sg Americas Lc holds 0% in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) or 2,497 shares. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt accumulated 5,540 shares. Brown Advisory reported 18,601 shares. Ls Lc stated it has 0.01% in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN). Eulav Asset Mngmt invested 0.24% of its portfolio in Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN).

Since May 11, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $610,140 activity. Prinzen B Frederik also sold $199,557 worth of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) on Thursday, May 11. $347,363 worth of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) shares were sold by Greenlee Adam J.

Analysts expect Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) to report $0.71 EPS on July, 26.They anticipate $0.11 EPS change or 18.33 % from last quarter’s $0.6 EPS. SLGN’s profit would be $78.86M giving it 11.22 P/E if the $0.71 EPS is correct. After having $0.62 EPS previously, Silgan Holdings Inc.’s analysts see 14.52 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.21% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $31.87. About 377,013 shares traded. Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) has risen 26.81% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.11% the S&P500.

Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Silgan Holdings Inc. had 19 analyst reports since September 15, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 5 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) earned “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, July 13. On Tuesday, September 15 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”. As per Tuesday, January 24, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, March 18. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, May 12 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Monday, October 26 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets on Tuesday, January 24 to “Outperform”. The stock of Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 19 by Wells Fargo. The stock has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, July 7.

Silgan Holdings Inc. is a holding company. The company has market cap of $3.54 billion. The Firm is a maker of rigid packaging for consumer goods products. It has a 25.32 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in three business divisions: metal containers, closures and plastic containers.

More recent Silgan Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SLGN) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Silgan Holdings Inc. (SLGN) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for May 30, 2017” on May 26, 2017. Also Moodys.com published the news titled: “Moody’s downgrades Silgan’s CFR to Ba2, concludes review, rates new notes …” on February 07, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Silgan Holdings’ (SLGN) CEO Anthony Allott on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings Call …” with publication date: April 27, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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