Analysts See $0.76 EPS for Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR)

March 15, 2018 - By Linda Rogers

 Analysts See $0.76 EPS for Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.41, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold Worthington Industries, Inc. shares while 63 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 32.39 million shares or 0.52% less from 32.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Tower Capital Limited Liability (Trc) holds 0.02% or 4,304 shares in its portfolio. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania School Empls Retrmt Systems has invested 0% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Whittier Of Nevada Inc has 600 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Benjamin F Edwards & Company Inc stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 0% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Retirement System Of Alabama owns 57,751 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 0.01% or 342 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com accumulated 36,841 shares. Mutual Of America Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability, a New York-based fund reported 36,285 shares. Voya Investment Mgmt Llc stated it has 1.13 million shares. owns 121,760 shares. Quantitative Limited Co, a Virginia-based fund reported 17,600 shares. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0.03% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). State Street invested 0.01% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Northern Tru Corporation holds 0.01% or 772,563 shares.

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions for $669,380 activity. On Thursday, October 19 the insider LAMPRINAKOS JOHN G sold $337,200.

Analysts expect Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) to report $0.76 EPS on March, 29 before the open.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 38.18 % from last quarter’s $0.55 EPS. WOR’s profit would be $46.81M giving it 14.74 P/E if the $0.76 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Worthington Industries, Inc.’s analysts see 16.92 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.60% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $44.81. About 181,266 shares traded. Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has risen 17.54% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.84% the S&P500.

Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Worthington Industries had 13 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 29 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Zacks downgraded the shares of WOR in report on Thursday, August 27 to “Hold” rating. The company was downgraded on Monday, December 12 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, March 14 the stock rating was upgraded by Macquarie Research to “Neutral”. As per Thursday, June 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 4 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, March 30 by Jefferies. Macquarie Research downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Tuesday, November 29 report. The stock of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by Jefferies.

Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey. The company has market cap of $2.76 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders, and Engineered Cabs. It has a 16.34 P/E ratio. The Steel Processing segment processes flat-rolled steel for clients primarily in the automotive, aerospace, agricultural, appliance, construction, container, hardware, HVAC, lawn and garden, leisure and recreation, and office furniture and equipment markets.

More notable recent Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) news were published by: which released: “Worthington Industries: A Closer Look” on February 07, 2018, also with their article: “Worthington Industries Recognized as a Top Military Friendly┬« Employer for …” published on December 04, 2017, published: “Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018” on March 13, 2018. More interesting news about Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) were released by: and their article: “Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” published on December 20, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “Worthington Industries Extends Existing $500 Million Revolving Credit Facility” with publication date: February 19, 2018.

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