Analysts See $0.68 EPS for Huntsman Corporation (HUN)

July 17, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 Analysts See $0.68 EPS for Huntsman Corporation (HUN)
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.67 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.43, from 1.1 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 41 investors sold Huntsman Corporation shares while 125 reduced holdings. 39 funds opened positions while 73 raised stakes. 162.28 million shares or 1.01% less from 163.94 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Stifel Corporation holds 75,739 shares. Wall Street Access Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Co holds 30,919 shares or 0.33% of its portfolio. Creative Planning reported 9,402 shares. Susquehanna Grp Llp owns 158,312 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Sei holds 0.01% or 129,600 shares. Paloma Partners owns 123,345 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Swiss Natl Bank holds 0.01% or 330,474 shares in its portfolio. Us Bankshares De holds 0% or 69,749 shares in its portfolio. Boothbay Fund Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 15,118 shares or 0.09% of the stock. Arrowpoint Asset Mgmt Limited Com invested in 0.21% or 687,700 shares. At Bank reported 20,000 shares. Clinton Incorporated has 204,330 shares for 0.23% of their portfolio. Blackrock Institutional Tru Co Na owns 5.13 million shares. American Century Cos has invested 0% in Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Wilen Mgmt Corporation holds 4.38% or 376,368 shares in its portfolio.

Since January 24, 2017, it had 2 insider purchases, and 10 sales for $8.98 million activity. Ridd Brian V had sold 44,265 shares worth $951,698 on Wednesday, January 25. Wright Randy W. also sold $365,178 worth of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) shares. 4,639 shares were sold by ESPLIN J KIMO, worth $102,174. Stolle Russell R had sold 27,593 shares worth $687,565 on Monday, April 3. 100,000 shares valued at $2.47 million were sold by Huntsman Jon M on Monday, April 3. $59,343 worth of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) was bought by Douglas Sean. Huntsman Peter R also bought $238,339 worth of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) on Wednesday, May 31.

Analysts await Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, up 28.30 % or $0.15 from last year’s $0.53 per share. HUN’s profit will be $164.16M for 10.05 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.57 actual earnings per share reported by Huntsman Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 19.30 % EPS growth. About 3.36 million shares traded. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has risen 91.88% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 75.18% the S&P500.

Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Huntsman Corporation had 20 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 3 by Nomura. Monness Crespi & Hardt maintained the shares of HUN in report on Tuesday, September 29 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 15. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, July 13. Macquarie Research maintained the shares of HUN in report on Tuesday, September 29 with “Outperform” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 30 with “Buy”. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and $30 target in Friday, April 28 report. Alembic maintained the shares of HUN in report on Monday, June 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, December 12. JP Morgan maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, October 20 report.

Huntsman Corporation is a manufacturer of differentiated organic chemical products and of inorganic chemical products. The company has market cap of $6.60 billion. The Firm operates all of its businesses through its subsidiary, Huntsman International LLC . It has a 18.72 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through five divisions: Polyurethanes, Performance Products, Advanced Materials, Textile Effects, and Pigments and Additives.

More notable recent Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Investors Are Leaving Money At The Table” on June 23, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Venator Materials Launches Offer of Senior Notes Due 2025” published on June 26, 2017, Reuters.com published: “Corvex, NYC investment group seek to scuttle Clariant-Huntsman deal” on July 03, 2017. More interesting news about Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) were released by: Prnewswire.com and their article: “Venator Materials Prices $375 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes Due 2025” published on June 30, 2017 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Huntsman to Discuss Second Quarter 2017 Results on July 27, 2017” with publication date: July 12, 2017.

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