Published: Sun, April 22, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

As of May, 3 Windstream Holdings, Inc. (WIN) Analysts See $-0.81 EPS


Goldman Sachs Group Inc restated a "sell" rating and set a $4.50 price objective on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, March 22nd. Approximately 20.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Its beta value stands at 0.19.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Five analysts have made estimates for Windstream Holdings' earnings, with estimates ranging from ($0.76) to ($0.20). Zacks Investment Research's earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that cover Windstream Holdings. United Capital Financial Advisers LLC now owns 22,981 shares of the company's stock valued at $125,000 after buying an additional 110 shares in the last quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in Windstream by 38.0% during the fourth quarter. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 97,453 shares in the company, valued at $153,975.74. Isthmus Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Windstream Holdings by 1.7% in the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 652,756 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $1,208,000 after buying an additional 389,632 shares during the period. Finally, Royce & Associates LP lifted its holdings in Windstream by 17.7% during the 4th quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($2.52) earnings per share. Institutional investors own 55.18% of the company's stock. Windstream Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:WIN)'s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 0. On Wednesday, October 25 the rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on shares of Windstream Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, March 15th. On Monday, March 19 the firm has "Equal-Weight" rating given by Morgan Stanley. On Friday, February 23 Jefferies maintained Windstream Holdings, Inc. On Tuesday, January 2 the company was downgraded by JP Morgan.

Among 7 analysts covering Windstream (NASDAQ:WIN), 1 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 3 Hold.

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Stifel Nicolaus initiated Fomento Económico Mexicano, S.A.B.de C.V. (NYSE:FMX) on Tuesday, November 22 with "Buy" rating . The British Columbia Investment Management Corp holds 194,938 shares with $12.33M value, down from 282,202 last quarter.

Windstream stock remained flat at $$1.55 during mid-day trading on Friday. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 106,928 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $197,000 after acquiring an additional 102,003 shares during the last quarter. Windstream has a 1-year low of $1.28 and a 1-year high of $5.75. The company now has a Return on Equity of 0% and a Return on Investment of -11.2%. The stock has a market capitalization of $325.3 Million however its outstanding shares are 209.87 Million. Last year's EPS was $-0.89, while now analysts expect change of 8.99 % up from current $-0.81 EPS. The firm had revenue of $1.50 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.49 billion.

The company's quick ratio for most recent quarter is 0.5 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 0.6.

While having a peek at profitability ratios Windstream Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:WIN) has trailing twelve month gross margin at 47.7%, its trailing twelve month operating margin stands at -28.2% whereas its trailing twelve month net profit margin spots at -36.2%.

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