$0.02 EPS Expected for Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH)

October 13, 2017 - By Kurt Siggers

 $0.02 EPS Expected for Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.15, from 1.19 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 33 investors sold Molina Healthcare, Inc. shares while 85 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 54.04 million shares or 3.75% more from 52.09 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Partner Limited Partnership has invested 1.7% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Prudential reported 161,205 shares. Chicago Equity Prtn owns 70,635 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Advantus Mngmt holds 0.01% or 5,349 shares in its portfolio. Arizona State Retirement Systems invested in 0.02% or 18,000 shares. Point72 Asset Management L P holds 155,300 shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Vident Invest Advisory Lc has 29,090 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 0.01% or 13,740 shares. Matarin Mngmt Ltd Com invested in 0% or 166,568 shares. Cornerstone Capital Liability Company invested in 0.04% or 79,933 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt holds 0% or 3,723 shares in its portfolio. Rothschild Asset Management stated it has 0.52% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Vanguard Grp Incorporated Inc reported 0.01% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Amp Capital Ltd accumulated 0% or 10,415 shares. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company has invested 0.03% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH).

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 selling transactions for $7.18 million activity. Shares for $19,094 were sold by BAYER TERRY on Tuesday, June 13. MOLINA JOHN C sold 15,123 shares worth $1.00M. $991,380 worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) was sold by MOLINA J MARIO MD. $15,815 worth of stock was sold by ROMNEY RONNA on Wednesday, May 31. The insider ORLANDO STEVEN J sold $67,180. $495,811 worth of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) shares were sold by COOPERMAN DANIEL.

Investors wait Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) to report on October, 26. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.02 earnings per share, down $0.83 or 97.65 % from last year’s $0.85 same quarter earnings. This translates into $1.14 million profit for MOH giving the stock a 792.75 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.02 EPS is accurate. Molina Healthcare, Inc.’s Wall Street analysts see -300.00 % EPS growth, taking into account the $-0.01 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $63.42. About 882,521 shares traded. Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has risen 48.61% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 31.91% the S&P500.

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) Ratings Coverage

Among 18 analysts covering Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Molina Healthcare had 37 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of MOH in report on Monday, September 19 to “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, August 17 the stock rating was upgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Overweight”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, September 5. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by Piper Jaffray. Goldman Sachs downgraded Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) on Wednesday, May 4 to “Sell” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, November 2 with “Equal Weight”. The stock of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, June 7 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Underperform” on Friday, November 11. Leerink Swann maintained Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) on Monday, May 2 with “Outperform” rating.

Molina Healthcare, Inc. offers Medicaid-related solutions for low-income families and individuals, and assists government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program. The company has market cap of $3.60 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions and Other, which includes its Pathways Health and Community Support LLC business. It currently has negative earnings. It arranges healthcare services for persons served by Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Marketplace, and products to assist government agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program.

More notable recent Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Molina Healthcare- New CEO’s annual ‍base salary will be $1.3 mln” on October 10, 2017, also Labusinessjournal.com with their article: “Molina Healthcare Appoints New Chief Executive” published on October 11, 2017, Streetinsider.com published: “Form 4 MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC For: Oct 09 Filed by: Barlow Jeff D.” on October 11, 2017. More interesting news about Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Molina Healthcare Announces Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference …” published on October 05, 2017 as well as Marketwatch.com‘s news article titled: “Molina Healthcare names Joseph Zubretsky its new CEO” with publication date: October 10, 2017.

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