$0.32 EPS Expected for Potlatch Corporation (PCH)

July 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 $0.32 EPS Expected for Potlatch Corporation (PCH)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.86 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.25, from 1.11 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 17 investors sold Potlatch Corporation shares while 75 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 31.69 million shares or 2.69% less from 32.57 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Patten Gru has invested 0.07% in Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH). Kennedy Capital Management Incorporated owns 328,268 shares. Capital Growth Management Limited Partnership reported 1.10 million shares. Next Fin Group Inc reported 60 shares. California Public Employees Retirement Sys accumulated 113,000 shares. West Coast Financial reported 17,183 shares stake. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) for 5,999 shares. Fuller And Thaler Asset Mgmt owns 1.04 million shares. Amica Pension Fund Board Of Trustees has 0.09% invested in Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) for 18,549 shares. Ancora Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 750 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Blackrock Inc holds 0% or 18,230 shares in its portfolio. Secor Ltd Partnership accumulated 0.04% or 7,594 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems owns 83,825 shares. Advisors Asset accumulated 0.01% or 8,870 shares. Corecommodity Mngmt Limited Liability Com stated it has 1.12% in Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH).

Investors wait Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) to report on July, 25. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.32 EPS, up $0.19 or 146.15 % from last year’s $0.13 same quarter earnings. This translates into $13.04M profit for PCH giving the stock a 36.03 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.32 EPS is accurate. Potlatch Corporation’s Wall Street analysts see -21.95 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $0.41 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, About 219,256 shares traded. Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) has risen 31.76% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.06% the S&P500.

Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Potlatch (NASDAQ:PCH), 0 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Potlatch had 13 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, September 7 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, June 27 by Raymond James. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Neutral”. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, November 22 by Bank of America. The rating was upgraded by Bank of America on Monday, October 3 to “Neutral”. On Tuesday, April 11 the stock rating was downgraded by DA Davidson to “Underperform”. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, June 17. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, April 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 17 by Buckingham Research. Vertical Research downgraded Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) on Wednesday, November 16 to “Hold” rating.

Potlatch Corporation is a real estate investment trust , which is primarily engaged in activities associated with timberland management, including the sale of timber, management of timberlands, and purchase and sale of timberlands. The company has market cap of $1.88 billion. The Firm is also engaged in the manufacture and sale of wood products. It has a 69.25 P/E ratio. It operates through three divisions: Resource, Wood Products and Real Estate.

More recent Potlatch Corporation (NASDAQ:PCH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Potlatch Corporation’s (PCH) CEO Michael Covey on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” on April 30, 2017. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Potlatch Corporation’s (PCH) CEO Michael Covey on Q4 2016 Results – Earnings …” on January 31, 2017. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Potlatch Schedules Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call …” with publication date: July 06, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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