Analysts See $1.13 EPS for Hibbett Sports, Inc. (HIBB)

May 12, 2018 - By Richard Conner

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.97 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.23, from 1.2 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 27 investors sold Hibbett Sports, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 39 raised stakes. 21.69 million shares or 2.10% more from 21.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
California State Teachers Retirement Systems invested in 0% or 33,193 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Management has 27,760 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. American owns 16,191 shares. Blackrock has invested 0% in Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB). Credit Suisse Ag owns 26,470 shares. Gotham Asset Management Ltd Liability holds 0.01% in Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) or 21,485 shares. 468,188 are held by Maverick Cap. Manufacturers Life Insur The holds 0% or 16,113 shares in its portfolio. Schroder Investment Mngmt Grp Inc has 278,000 shares. Panagora Asset Mngmt Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) for 142,566 shares. Vanguard Grp Inc Incorporated has invested 0% in Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB). Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 6,401 shares. California Public Employees Retirement has 0% invested in Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB). Principal Gp reported 154,429 shares stake. 246,079 were reported by Landscape Management Ltd.

Since March 22, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $435,775 activity. Another trade for 5,000 shares valued at $141,000 was made by YOTHER ALTON E on Thursday, April 12.

Analysts expect Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) to report $1.13 EPS on May, 17.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 16.49 % from last quarter’s $0.97 EPS. HIBB’s profit would be $21.46M giving it 6.06 P/E if the $1.13 EPS is correct. After having $0.44 EPS previously, Hibbett Sports, Inc.’s analysts see 156.82 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.18% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $27.4. About 424,333 shares traded. Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) has declined 19.03% since May 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 30.58% the S&P500.

Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) Ratings Coverage

Among 10 analysts covering Hibbett Sports (NASDAQ:HIBB), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Hibbett Sports has $3300 highest and $12 lowest target. $23.85’s average target is -12.96% below currents $27.4 stock price. Hibbett Sports had 24 analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $22.0 target in Monday, February 26 report. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Monday, February 26 to “Hold”. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Monday, November 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 19 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Friday, March 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna on Tuesday, January 9. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 20 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Susquehanna with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 23. Susquehanna maintained the shares of HIBB in report on Friday, May 4 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Wednesday, December 13.

Hibbett Sports, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates athletic specialty stores in small and mid-sized markets primarily in the South, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic, and the Midwest regions of the United States. The company has market cap of $520.33 million. The Company’s stores offer a range of merchandise, including athletic footwear, team sports equipment, athletic and fashion apparel, and related accessories. It has a 16.02 P/E ratio. The firm also sells merchandise directly to educational institutions and youth associations.

More recent Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIBB) news were published by: which released: “Hibbett Sports Announces First Quarter 2019 Earnings and Conference Call Dates” on May 11, 2018. Also published the news titled: “Investor Expectations to Drive Momentum within Real Goods Solar, Graco, Hibbett Sports, NETGEAR, WD-40, and …” on April 30, 2018.‘s news article titled: “Hibbett Sports Introduces New Mobile App Plus Chance To Win Free Sneakers For A Year” with publication date: May 01, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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