Analysts See $1.65 EPS for Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (HRC); California Water Service Group (CWT)’s Sentiment Is 1.32

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California Water Service Group (CWT) investors sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2019 Q2. It’s down -0.20, from 1.52 in 2019Q1. The ratio has dropped, as 94 hedge funds increased and opened new stock positions, while 71 sold and reduced their holdings in California Water Service Group. The hedge funds in our database now have: 36.10 million shares, up from 35.20 million shares in 2019Q1. Also, the number of hedge funds holding California Water Service Group in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 14 Reduced: 57 Increased: 65 New Position: 29.

Analysts expect Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) to report $1.65 EPS on November, 1.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 1.23% from last quarter’s $1.63 EPS. HRC’s profit would be $110.24M giving it 15.88 P/E if the $1.65 EPS is correct. After having $1.23 EPS previously, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.’s analysts see 34.15% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $104.8. About 121,231 shares traded. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) has risen 16.48% since September 27, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.48% the S&P500. Some Historical HRC News: 07/05/2018 - HILL-ROM - SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS, CO SIGNED CO-MARKETING AGREEMENT FOR A SUITE OF POINT-OF-CARE DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTS; 27/04/2018 - Hill-Rom 2Q EPS 42c; 07/03/2018 - Hill-Rom Holdings Board Elects William G. Dempsey as Executive Chairman; 07/05/2018 - Siemens Healthineers and Hill-Rom to Provide Comprehensive Diabetes Care for Primary Care Facilities; 20/04/2018 - Jennison Adds Hill-Rom, Exits Cooper Cos, Cuts AbbVie; 27/04/2018 - Hill-Rom’s Fiscal Second Quarter Financial Results Exceed Guidance; 07/03/2018 - HILL-ROM RAISES QTRLY DIV; 07/03/2018 - HILL-ROM HOLDINGS SAYS ON MARCH 6, BOARD ELECTED WILLIAM G. DEMPSEY AS EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF BOARD, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY - SEC FILING; 12/03/2018 - Hill-Rom To Divest Certain of Its Third-Party Rental Business to Universal Hospital Services; 27/04/2018 - Hill-Rom 2Q Adj EPS 88c

Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc holds 0.8% of its portfolio in California Water Service Group for 78,493 shares. Aldebaran Financial Inc. owns 22,240 shares or 0.78% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Atria Investments Llc has 0.44% invested in the company for 581,927 shares. The Connecticut-based Corecommodity Management Llc has invested 0.43% in the stock. Nuance Investments Llc, a Kansas-based fund reported 183,808 shares.

More notable recent California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “California Water Service Group Designated Great Place to Work® for Fourth Consecutive Year - GlobeNewswire” on September 23, 2019, also Fool.com with their article: “Why These 3 Water Utility Stocks Soared as Much as 20% in August - Motley Fool” published on September 09, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “California Water Service Launches Firefighter Grant Program - GlobeNewswire” on September 03, 2019. More interesting news about California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “Read This Before Buying California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) For Its Dividend - Yahoo Finance” published on August 12, 2019 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Is California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) Creating Value For Shareholders? - Yahoo Finance” with publication date: June 19, 2019.

Analysts await California Water Service Group (NYSE:CWT) to report earnings on November, 7. They expect $0.78 earnings per share, up 8.33% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.72 per share. CWT’s profit will be $37.55 million for 17.14 P/E if the $0.78 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.35 actual earnings per share reported by California Water Service Group for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 122.86% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $53.47. About 31,821 shares traded. California Water Service Group (CWT) has risen 31.83% since September 27, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.83% the S&P500. Some Historical CWT News: 07/05/2018 - California Water Service Group Opens 2018 College Scholarship Program in California, Hawaii, and Washington; 02/05/2018 - Calif Water Svc Grp: SJW Stockholders Would Receive Superior Deal With CWT’s All-Cash Proposal; 26/04/2018 - CWT CONFIRMS PROPOSAL TO BUY SJW GROUP FOR $68.25/SHR IN CASH; 17/04/2018 - Impax Asset Management Exits Position in California Water; 11/05/2018 - California Water Service Group Responds to SJW Group’s Deceptive Letter to Stockholders; 26/04/2018 - CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE:ALL-CASH PROPOSAL VALUED ABOUT $1.9B; 30/05/2018 - CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE REQUESTS RATE DECREASES DUE TO TAX LAW; 26/04/2018 - SJW Group Rejects Unsolicited Non-Binding lndication of Interest from California Water Service Group; 26/04/2018 - CALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE CONFIDENT CAN GET REGULATORY APPROVAL; 26/04/2018 - CWT PROPOSAL REPRESENTS ~19.9% PREMIUM TO SJW APRIL 25 CLOSE

California Water Service Group, through its subsidiaries, provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico, and Hawaii. The company has market cap of $2.57 billion. The firm engages in the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution, and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public, and irrigation uses, as well as for fire protection. It has a 42.47 P/E ratio. It offers its services to approximately 482,400 clients in 100 California communities; approximately 4,400 water and wastewater clients on the islands of Maui and Hawaii; approximately 16,700 clients in the Tacoma and Olympia areas in Washington; and approximately 8,000 water and wastewater clients in the Belen, Los Lunas, and Elephant Butte areas in New Mexico.

Among 2 analysts covering Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Hill-Rom Holdings has $125 highest and $108 lowest target. $120.50’s average target is 14.98% above currents $104.8 stock price. Hill-Rom Holdings had 5 analyst reports since April 5, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) on Monday, April 15 with “Equal-Weight” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, August 5. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $11600 target in Tuesday, August 6 report.

More notable recent Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) news were published by: Finance.Yahoo.com which released: “Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.’s (NYSE:HRC) Earnings Dropped -7.2%, How Did It Fare Against The Industry? - Yahoo Finance” on September 23, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “If You Had Bought Hill-Rom Holdings (NYSE:HRC) Stock Five Years Ago, You Could Pocket A 147% Gain Today - Yahoo Finance” published on September 02, 2019, Prnewswire.com published: “Hillrom Announces Launch of $425 Million Private Placement - PRNewswire” on September 05, 2019. More interesting news about Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) were released by: Finance.Yahoo.com and their article: “What Is Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.’s (NYSE:HRC) Share Price Doing? - Yahoo Finance” published on August 12, 2019 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Hillrom To Host Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2019 Earnings Conference Call And Webcast - PRNewswire” with publication date: September 19, 2019.

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