Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL) Institutional Investor Sentiment Analysis

May 16, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

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Sentiment for Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL)

Burlington Stores Inc (NYSE:BURL) institutional sentiment increased to 0.95 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.10, from 0.85 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 137 investment managers started new and increased positions, while 144 decreased and sold holdings in Burlington Stores Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 66.96 million shares, down from 67.97 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Burlington Stores Inc in their top 10 positions increased from 5 to 9 for an increase of 4. Sold All: 30 Reduced: 114 Increased: 75 New Position: 62.

Burlington Stores, Inc. operates as a retailer of branded apparel products in the United States. The company has market cap of $9.53 billion. The firm offers fashion-focused merchandise, including ladies sportswear, menswear, youth apparel, baby furniture, footwear, accessories, home décor and gifts, and coats. It has a 25.64 P/E ratio. As of January 28, 2017, it operated 592 stores, including an Internet store in 45 states and Puerto Rico.

The stock increased 0.46% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $140.49. About 787,220 shares traded. Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) has risen 37.17% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.62% the S&P500.

Analysts await Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) to report earnings on May, 24. They expect $1.09 EPS, up 49.32 % or $0.36 from last year’s $0.73 per share. BURL’s profit will be $73.90M for 32.22 P/E if the $1.09 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.17 actual EPS reported by Burlington Stores, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -49.77 % negative EPS growth.

Night Owl Capital Management Llc holds 2.87% of its portfolio in Burlington Stores, Inc. for 50,142 shares. Buckingham Capital Management Inc owns 193,176 shares or 2.85% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Shellback Capital Lp has 2.38% invested in the company for 260,000 shares. The Illinois-based Oberweis Asset Management Inc has invested 2.37% in the stock. Kames Capital Plc, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 743,547 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $14.35 million activity.

Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 93% of Burlington Stores’s analysts are positive. Out of 15 Wall Street analysts rating Burlington Stores, 14 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $115.0 while the high is $15600. The stock’s average target of $139.77 is -0.51% below today’s ($140.49) share price. BURL was included in 22 notes of analysts from November 21, 2017. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Thursday, April 12. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 2 report. The stock of Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) earned “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, November 23. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Monday, April 23 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, March 9 with “Overweight”. M Partners maintained the shares of BURL in report on Monday, March 12 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 21. As per Thursday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, November 21. As per Monday, December 11, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co.

Another recent and important Burlington Stores, Inc. (NYSE:BURL) news was published by Globenewswire.com which published an article titled: “New Research: Key Drivers of Growth for ARRIS International plc, Tapestry, Dollar General, AMC Entertainment …” on May 09, 2018.

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