$0.32 EPS Expected for Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA)
February 27, 2018 – By Marie Mckinney
Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.36, from 1.04 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 15 investors sold Vera Bradley, Inc. shares while 27 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 37 raised stakes. 20.97 million shares or 2.78% less from 21.57 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
109,000 are owned by Tiaa Cref Ltd Liability. New York State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 11,732 shares. Savings Bank Of Ny Mellon owns 271,045 shares. Nationwide Fund Advisors holds 29,337 shares. American Intl Grp invested in 0% or 15,826 shares. Principal Finance Gp Incorporated holds 0% in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) or 145,163 shares. 10,000 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement Systems. 2,390 were accumulated by Pinebridge Investments Lp. Meeder Asset Mgmt has 300 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney Strauss Ltd Com reported 330,412 shares. 20,006 were accumulated by Comerica National Bank. Macquarie holds 28,900 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 936,363 are owned by Daruma Cap Management Llc. Massachusetts-based Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0% in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA). Bridgeway Capital Management Incorporated has invested 0% in Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA).
Analysts expect Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) to report $0.32 EPS on March, 14 before the open.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 14.29 % from last quarter’s $0.28 EPS. VRA’s profit would be $11.35M giving it 7.99 P/E if the $0.32 EPS is correct. After having $0.23 EPS previously, Vera Bradley, Inc.’s analysts see 39.13 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.19% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $10.23. About 304,688 shares traded. Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) has declined 49.97% since February 27, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 66.67% the S&P500.
Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) Ratings Coverage
Among 8 analysts covering Vera Bradley (NASDAQ:VRA), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Vera Bradley had 27 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, September 25. Robert W. Baird maintained Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, August 30. The rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold” on Tuesday, October 3. As per Thursday, December 10, the company rating was maintained by Telsey Advisory Group. The stock of Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Sector Weight” rating on Thursday, October 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, September 3 with “Underperform”. Wunderlich maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 11 report. On Monday, August 28 the stock rating was maintained by FBR Capital with “Buy”.
Vera Bradley, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, makes, and sells women's handbags, luggage and travel items, fashion and home accessories, and gifts. The company has market cap of $362.99 million. The firm offers totes, crossbodies, satchels, clutches, backpacks, baby, and lunch bags; accessories, inclduing wallets, wristlets, eyeglass cases, jewelry, scarves, and various technology accessories; and travel products, such as rolling luggage, cosmetics, and travel and packing accessories, as well as travel bags comprising duffel and weekend bags. It has a 204.6 P/E ratio. It also provides home products consisting of mugs and tumblers, as well as textiles products, such as throw blankets, beach towels, comforters, and wellness and beauty products; offers apparel/footwear, stationery, merchandising, and gift card products; and licenses its products.
More notable recent Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year End …” on February 05, 2018, also Globenewswire.com with their article: “Vera Bradley Announces Reporting Date for Fiscal Year 2018 Third Quarter Results” published on October 30, 2017, Marketwatch.com published: “Vera Bradley stock reverses gains to fall 9% as company unveils management changes” on August 30, 2017. More interesting news about Vera Bradley, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRA) were released by: Marketwatch.com and their article: “Vera Bradley bags sell out after appearing on TLC reality show” published on May 31, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Is Vera Bradley, Inc. (VRA) A Suitable Pick for Value Investors?” with publication date: September 18, 2017.
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