Analysts See $0.84 EPS for RPM International Inc. (RPM)

September 17, 2017 - By Maria Brooks

 Analysts See $0.84 EPS for RPM International Inc. (RPM)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.01 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.08, from 1.09 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 38 investors sold RPM International Inc. shares while 123 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 96.58 million shares or 0.69% more from 95.92 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Fort Washington Inv Advsrs Oh has invested 0.02% in RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM). Focused Wealth Mngmt Inc has 0.01% invested in RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM). Metropolitan Life Insurance Company New York, a New York-based fund reported 129,759 shares. Cincinnati Financial Corp stated it has 2.42% of its portfolio in RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM). Toronto Dominion Retail Bank holds 1,116 shares. Oz Mngmt Ltd Partnership accumulated 0% or 11,715 shares. State Street reported 6.28M shares stake. Motco holds 0% or 400 shares. 385,372 were accumulated by Aqr Mngmt Limited Liability Co. Ancora Advisors Limited Company has 2,290 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Trust Comm Of Vermont reported 1,300 shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Com holds 0.02% or 4,689 shares. Anderson Hoagland & stated it has 35,015 shares. Cap Guardian Tru Com holds 1,341 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Smithfield Trust Com has 0.03% invested in RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) for 2,793 shares.

Analysts await RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) to report earnings on October, 4 before the open. They expect $0.84 EPS, up 1.20 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.83 per share. RPM’s profit will be $112.11 million for 15.03 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.02 actual EPS reported by RPM International Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.65 % negative EPS growth. The stock increased 1.20% or $0.6 on September 15, reaching $50.5. About 1.69 million shares traded or 81.81% up from the average. RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) has risen 9.09% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.61% the S&P500.

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering RPM International (NYSE:RPM), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. RPM International had 12 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Northcoast upgraded the shares of RPM in report on Friday, February 17 to “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Accumulate” rating on Tuesday, January 5 by Seaport Global Securities. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, August 10 by Seaport Global. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of RPM in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold”. RBC Capital Markets maintained RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) rating on Monday, June 12. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $4900 target. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 22 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 25. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, October 14.

RPM International Inc., through its subsidiaries, makes, markets and sells various specialty chemical product lines, including specialty paints, protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance of industrial, specialty and consumer markets. The company has market cap of $6.74 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: the industrial reportable segment , the specialty reportable segment (specialty segment) and the consumer reportable segment (consumer segment). It has a 39.15 P/E ratio. The Company’s family of products includes those marketed under brand names, such as API, Carboline, CAVE, DAP, Day-Glo, Dri-Eaz, Dryvit, Euclid, EUCO, Fibergrate, Flecto, Flowcrete, Grupo PV, Hummervoll, illbruck, Mohawk, Rust-Oleum, Stonhard, TCI, Toxement, Tremco, Tuf-Strand, Universal Sealants, Viapol, Watco and Zinsser.

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