Masco Corp (MAS) Analysts See $0.60 EPS

July 17, 2017 - By Nellie Frank

 Masco Corp (MAS) Analysts See $0.60 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.05, from 0.81 in 2016Q3. It dived, as 67 investors sold Masco Corp shares while 216 reduced holdings. 57 funds opened positions while 158 raised stakes. 281.50 million shares or 1.49% less from 285.76 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Tower Cap Llc (Trc) stated it has 9,541 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Css Lc Il stated it has 0.02% in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS). Moreover, State Of Wisconsin Invest Board has 0.09% invested in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS). 42,506 were reported by Trexquant Invest Limited Partnership. 286 were accumulated by Ridgeworth Mngmt Ltd. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc holds 0.01% or 16,990 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Blb&B Ltd Com has invested 0.49% in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS). Magee Thomson Inv Prtnrs Ltd Llc holds 3.36% of its portfolio in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) for 306,000 shares. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) holds 0.11% or 3,340 shares in its portfolio. 19,573 are held by Glg Lc. Stevens Capital Management Ltd Partnership stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS). Chase Invest Counsel Corporation holds 0.48% in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) or 30,288 shares. Conning holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) for 8,171 shares. 593,693 were accumulated by Asset Mngmt One Company. Hillsdale Mgmt invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS).

Since February 23, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 9 sales for $6.32 million activity. The insider VAN LOKEREN MARY ANN sold 3,880 shares worth $142,317. Shares for $171,774 were sold by Straber Renee on Thursday, June 15. 2,084 shares valued at $71,986 were sold by LOSH J MICHAEL on Monday, March 20. Another trade for 1,949 shares valued at $66,060 was sold by PAYNE LISA A. Kastner Christopher K. sold $184,628 worth of Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) on Wednesday, March 8.

Analysts await Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 30.43 % or $0.14 from last year’s $0.46 per share. MAS’s profit will be $192.07 million for 16.18 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.41 actual EPS reported by Masco Corp for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 46.34 % EPS growth. About 521,419 shares traded. Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) has risen 18.02% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.32% the S&P500.

Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Masco (NYSE:MAS), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Masco had 28 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. M Partners maintained the shares of MAS in report on Wednesday, October 28 with “Neutral” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, October 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, April 26 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of MAS in report on Wednesday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of MAS in report on Wednesday, January 6 to “Outperform” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, December 16 by Macquarie Research. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 25 by Evercore. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, January 15. The rating was upgraded by SunTrust on Tuesday, July 28 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, October 28 by Barclays Capital.

Masco Corporation designs, manufactures, markets and distributes branded home improvement and building products. The company has market cap of $12.43 billion. The Firm operates through four business divisions: Plumbing Products, Decorative Architectural Products, Cabinetry Products, and Windows and Other Specialty Products. It has a 24.56 P/E ratio. The Company’s portfolio of brands includes BEHR paint; DELTA and HANSGROHE faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KRAFTMAID and MERILLAT cabinets; MILGARD windows and doors, and HOT SPRING spas.

More important recent Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Trinity Industries, IDEX and Masco” on July 10, 2017, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Masco Corporation (MAS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 12, 2017”, Businesswire.com published: “Masco Corporation Announces Date for Earnings Release and Conference Call for …” on June 28, 2017. More interesting news about Masco Corp (NYSE:MAS) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Masco Corporation Announces Upsizing and Early Tender Results of Tender Offers” with publication date: June 26, 2017.

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