AGCO Corporation (AGCO) Analysts See $1.11 EPS

January 16, 2018 - By Clifton Ray

 AGCO Corporation (AGCO) Analysts See $1.11 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.04, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 25 investors sold AGCO Corporation shares while 124 reduced holdings. 40 funds opened positions while 81 raised stakes. 64.46 million shares or 1.81% more from 63.32 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Neuberger Berman Limited Liability Corporation invested 0% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Parametric Portfolio Associate holds 357,533 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. 7,704 are owned by Trexquant Invest Lp. Point72 Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership accumulated 4,825 shares or 0% of the stock. Hilltop Hldgs has invested 0.33% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio has 0.01% invested in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Bb&T Limited Liability Company accumulated 20,267 shares. British Columbia Investment invested in 0.03% or 57,286 shares. Voya Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) or 18,669 shares. Creative Planning has invested 0% in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Fulton Financial Bank Na stated it has 3,437 shares. Boston Advsrs Ltd Co owns 7,784 shares. Advantus Cap invested 0.02% of its portfolio in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO). Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt Inc holds 366,830 shares. Wells Fargo And Co Mn has 0% invested in AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) for 103,028 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $1.92 million activity. BECK ANDREW H had sold 10,000 shares worth $721,836 on Friday, August 4. Smith Lucinda B had sold 1,000 shares worth $73,000 on Tuesday, August 8. Veltmaat Hans Bernd had sold 750 shares worth $49,892 on Tuesday, August 29.

Analysts expect AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) to report $1.11 EPS on February, 6.They anticipate $0.27 EPS change or 32.14 % from last quarter’s $0.84 EPS. AGCO’s profit would be $88.29 million giving it 16.69 P/E if the $1.11 EPS is correct. After having $0.79 EPS previously, AGCO Corporation’s analysts see 40.51 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.35% or $0.99 during the last trading session, reaching $74.11. About 837,896 shares traded or 17.88% up from the average. AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) has risen 25.79% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.09% the S&P500.

AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) Ratings Coverage

Among 19 analysts covering Agco Corporation (NYSE:AGCO), 5 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Agco Corporation had 65 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 30 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 30 report. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, December 13 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) on Wednesday, February 3 with “Sector Perform” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, November 28 by PiperJaffray. The stock of AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, December 17. Stifel Nicolaus maintained AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) on Wednesday, September 13 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 12. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank to “Buy” on Wednesday, January 4. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Piper Jaffray.

AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts worldwide. The company has market cap of $5.90 billion. The firm offers tractors, including high horsepower tractors that are used on larger farms, primarily for row crop production; utility tractors for small- and medium-sized farms, as well as for dairy, livestock, orchards, and vineyards; and compact tractors for small farms, specialty agricultural industries, landscaping, and residential uses. It has a 29.23 P/E ratio. It also provides combines that are used in harvesting grain crops; and application equipment, including self-propelled, three- and four-wheeled vehicles and related equipment for use in the application of liquid and dry fertilizers and crop protection chemicals, as well as for after crops emerge from the ground.

More recent AGCO Corporation (NYSE:AGCO) news were published by: Twst.com which released: “AGCO Corporation: AGCO Announces 2017 Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and …” on January 10, 2018. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “AGCO Corp Scales 52-Week High: What’s Driving the Stock?” on December 19, 2017. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “AGCO -4% as 2018 earnings guidance misses consensus” with publication date: December 19, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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