$0.20 EPS Expected for National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI)

February 21, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 $0.20 EPS Expected for National CineMedia, Inc. (NCMI)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.39 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.28, from 1.11 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 22 investors sold National CineMedia, Inc. shares while 29 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 64.16 million shares or 24.03% more from 51.73 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Moreover, State Street has 0% invested in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 1,913 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc reported 140,475 shares. Teton Advsrs has invested 0.01% in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI). Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt Incorporated has 0% invested in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) for 594,000 shares. Standard General Lp holds 12.58 million shares or 60.53% of its portfolio. Switzerland-based Swiss Bank has invested 0% in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI). Balyasny Asset Management Limited Liability Co owns 11,195 shares. Voya Invest Mngmt Llc has 0% invested in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI). Barclays Public Ltd, United Kingdom-based fund reported 5,833 shares. Vanguard invested in 5.38 million shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Llc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI). Parallax Volatility Advisers L P holds 1,101 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Manufacturers Life Insur The invested in 50,355 shares or 0% of the stock. Gabelli Funds Limited Liability has invested 0% in National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI).

Since September 18, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $88.34 million activity. Standard General L.P. also bought $1.47M worth of National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) on Monday, December 18. AMERICAN MULTI-CINEMA – INC. also sold $73.08M worth of National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) on Monday, September 18.

Analysts expect National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) to report $0.20 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 16.67 % from last quarter’s $0.24 EPS. NCMI’s profit would be $31.28 million giving it 8.89 P/E if the $0.20 EPS is correct. After having $0.12 EPS previously, National CineMedia, Inc.’s analysts see 66.67 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.85% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $7.11. About 583,958 shares traded. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) has declined 44.10% since February 21, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 60.80% the S&P500.

National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering National CineMedia Inc (NASDAQ:NCMI), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. National CineMedia Inc had 25 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. J.P. Morgan downgraded National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) rating on Wednesday, November 8. J.P. Morgan has “Sell” rating and $5.0 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by FBR Capital on Monday, January 29. The rating was upgraded by Zacks on Tuesday, September 22 to “Buy”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, March 15 by Credit Suisse. FBR Capital downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $8.75 target in Tuesday, November 7 report. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, September 28 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Friday, February 5 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, November 10 by M Partners. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, November 7 by B. Riley & Co. Credit Suisse reinitiated National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) on Monday, June 13 with “Outperform” rating.

National CineMedia, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an in-theatre digital media network in North America. The company has market cap of $1.11 billion. The firm produces and distributes various versions of FirstLook, a cinema advertising and entertainment pre-show on movie screens; sells advertising on its lobby entertainment network; and various forms of advertising and promotions in theatre lobbies. It has a 21.16 P/E ratio. It also sells online and mobile advertising through its Cinema Accelerator digital product and mobile app, including Movie Night Out.

More important recent National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “NCM Statement Regarding Receipt of Director Nomination Notice from Standard …” on January 26, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “National CineMedia: The Business And Cash Flow Explained”, Seekingalpha.com published: “Standard General raises National CineMedia stake, seeks seats” on January 26, 2018. More interesting news about National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “National CineMedia (NCM) Brings Augmented Reality to Movie Theaters” with publication date: February 20, 2018.

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