What to Look For in Bank of America Earnings


The short ratio in the company's stock is documented at 1.61 and the short float is around of 1.02%. Park Hotels & Resorts had 17 analyst reports since January 5, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel.

Bank of America has an average target price of $27.50 per share. The rating was initiated by Nomura with "Buy" on Tuesday, February 14. The rating was upgraded by Atlantic Securities on Wednesday, December 21 to "Overweight".

Investors in Bank of America are, of course, interested in the bank's profitability since an improvement in the most important metric may determine a further rise in the quarterly dividend Bank of America pays its shareholders. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Deutsche Bank. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $26.00 target price on shares of Bank of America Corporation in a research note on Thursday, July 20th.

Strategic Advisors Llc increased Bank Amer Corp (BAC) stake by 522.77% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. The Essex Financial Services Inc holds 211,512 shares with $5.13M value, up from 186,149 last quarter. Jefferies Group also issued estimates for Bank of America Corporation's FY2019 earnings at $2.45 EPS. The stock declined 0.48% or $0.12 reaching $25.81 on the news. About 85,361 shares traded.

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Bank of America Corp.is expected to report its third-quarter results before the market opens Friday.

In terms of the upcoming earnings, the consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.45 in earnings per share (EPS) and $21.93 billion in revenue. BAC's profit will be $4.99 billion for 13.62 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality.

Swedbank increased Bank Of America (BAC) stake by 6.78% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Therefore 100% are positive. Bank of America had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Citigroup has "Buy" rating and $26 target. The firm has "Buy" rating by Roth Capital given on Tuesday, June 6. The stock of Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) earned "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, September 10. The stock has "Hold" rating by Societe Generale on Tuesday, September 13. On Monday, August 24 the stock rating was upgraded by KBW to "Outperform". Highvista Strategies Llc reported 129,100 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, February 9. Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) has risen 58.64% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. As the P/E goes up, it shows that current investor sentiment is that the company is worth more. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st were given a $0.12 dividend. It worsened, as 79 investors sold BAC shares while 543 reduced holdings.

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Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the company. The insider now holds 1.09 million shares of Bank of America Corporation (BAC). Brinker Cap holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) for 53,186 shares. With 33,100 avg volume, 0 days are for ENTEST BIOMEDICAL INCORPORATED (OTCMKTS:ENTB)'s short sellers to cover ENTB's short positions. Suffolk Capital Management Lc holds 1.13% or 353,064 shares. Blackrock Inc has invested 0.86% in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). California-based California Public Employees Retirement System has invested 0.97% in Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC). Quantum Mgmt Limited Liability Nj holds 243,206 shares. New Amsterdam Prtn Ltd Liability Company owns 87,579 shares or 0.49% of their USA portfolio. Rmb Mngmt Limited Com holds 0.05% or 78,349 shares. The relative volume of the stock is 0.78. Highfields Cap Mngmt Limited Partnership, Massachusetts-based fund reported 730,405 shares. Parametric Portfolio Associates Limited has 24.01 million shares for 0.72% of their portfolio. They expect $1.03 EPS, down 3.74% or $0.04 from last year's $1.07 per share. ENTB's SI was 6,400 shares in October as released by FINRA. After a recent check, company stock has been trading near the $25.45 mark.

Insider trading over the last 12 months, however, paints a different picture. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 9.26 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.48, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 105 investors sold Kroger Co shares while 223 reduced holdings. 51 funds opened positions while 236 raised stakes. Madison Investment Incorporated invested in 1.22 million shares. Manufacturers Life Communication The has invested 0% in Microvision, Inc. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Limited reported 73,904 shares. Planning Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation holds 37,129 shares. Stephens Ar invested in 0.01% or 13,534 shares. It was reported on Oct, 12 by Barchart.com. For investors, it allows a very quick snapshot of the company's finances without getting bogged down in the details of an accounting report. Bard Assoc holds 0.21% or 213,494 shares. New York-based Robotti Robert has invested 0.15% in PriceSmart, Inc.

Ccm Investment Advisers Llc decreased Merck & Co. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 0.4% while institutional stake was 78.4%.

The Kroger Co. manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. The market capitalization of the company is at $268.14 Billion. The Firm markets its technology under the brand name, PicoP.

The company P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 15.58 and Forward P/E ratio is 12. As of January 28, 2017, it had operated approximately 4,000 owned or leased supermarkets, convenience stores, fine jewelry stores, distribution warehouses and food production plants through divisions, subsidiaries or affiliates.

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