EPS for Whitestone REIT (WSR) Expected At $0.25

July 18, 2017 - By Marry Poplack

 EPS for Whitestone REIT (WSR) Expected At $0.25
Investors sentiment increased to 2.83 in Q4 2016. Its up 1.58, from 1.25 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 8 investors sold Whitestone REIT shares while 16 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 12.79 million shares or 2.73% more from 12.45 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Citigroup Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) for 28,797 shares. Geode Cap Limited Liability accumulated 268,108 shares. Strs Ohio holds 0% or 53,987 shares. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas invested in 861 shares. Tower Research Ltd (Trc) owns 431 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 24,600 were accumulated by State Common Retirement Fund. Royal State Bank Of Canada, Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 56,346 shares. 114 are held by Dubuque Retail Bank & Tru Company. Blackrock Invest Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation owns 113,323 shares. Northern Tru Corporation invested in 0% or 322,095 shares. Silver Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 2.87% in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR). 15,817 are held by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems. Axa holds 0% or 68,129 shares. James Invest owns 41,110 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Aqr Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR).

Since March 7, 2017, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $34,690 activity. LAMBERT PAUL T also bought $34,690 worth of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) on Tuesday, March 7.

Wall Street await Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) to release earnings on July, 26. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.25, down exactly $0.07 or 21.88 % from 2014’s $0.32 EPS. The expected WSR’s profit could reach $9.61 million giving the stock 12.65 P/E in the case that $0.25 earnings per share is reported. After posting $0.32 EPS for the previous quarter, Whitestone REIT’s analysts now forecast -21.88 % negative EPS growth. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $12.65. About 268,239 shares traded. Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has declined 9.96% since July 18, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 26.66% the S&P500.

Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Whitestone REIT had 7 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Maxim Group on Friday, July 29 with “Buy”. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, May 17 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, August 19 by Robert W. Baird. The stock of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by Maxim Group. Robert W. Baird initiated Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) on Thursday, July 23 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, July 14 by Hilliard Lyons. The company was initiated on Monday, December 14 by SunTrust.

Whitestone REIT is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $486.05 million. The Firm is engaged in owning and operating commercial properties in culturally diverse markets in various metropolitan areas. It has a 96.08 P/E ratio. The Company’s acquisition targets are located in densely populated, culturally diverse neighborhoods, primarily in and around Austin, Chicago, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Phoenix and San Antonio.

More notable recent Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Whitestone REIT Chairman and CEO Awarded the 2017 EY Entrepreneur of the Year …” on June 19, 2017, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Whitestone REIT (WSR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 30, 2017” published on June 29, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “Whitestone REIT Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Webcast and Conference Call” on July 10, 2017. More interesting news about Whitestone REIT (NYSE:WSR) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Whitestone Is Poised To Profit, I’m Upgrading To BUY” published on May 22, 2017 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Whitestone REIT’s Board of Trustees Declares Third Quarter 2017 Dividends” with publication date: June 15, 2017.

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