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$0.69 EPS Expected for Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR)

December 10, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 $0.69 EPS Expected for Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.03, from 0.76 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 35 investors sold Worthington Industries, Inc. shares while 79 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 61 raised stakes. 32.56 million shares or 3.98% less from 33.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Mason Street Llc reported 21,465 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Hbk Invests L P invested in 13,190 shares. 300 were accumulated by Bessemer Gp Inc. Reilly Limited Company reported 728 shares stake. Budros Ruhlin & Roe holds 10,915 shares. Systematic Mgmt L P owns 38,550 shares or 0.04% of their US portfolio. Winslow Evans Crocker invested in 800 shares. The Germany-based Deutsche Savings Bank Ag has invested 0.01% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Park National Oh reported 17,672 shares stake. Natl Bank Of America De reported 190,746 shares. Teachers Retirement Sys Of The State Of Kentucky reported 10,320 shares. Smith Graham & Investment L P accumulated 170,873 shares or 0.93% of the stock. Sandy Spring Retail Bank has 230 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Hsbc Plc invested 0% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Gareth Morgan Investments Partnership reported 0.13% stake.

Analysts expect Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) to report $0.69 EPS on December, 18.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 8.00 % from last quarter’s $0.75 EPS. WOR’s profit would be $43.45 million giving it 15.33 P/E if the $0.69 EPS is correct. After having $0.73 EPS previously, Worthington Industries, Inc.’s analysts see -5.48 % EPS growth. The stock increased 1.73% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $42.31. About 395,488 shares traded. Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has risen 17.54% since December 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.84% the S&P500.

Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Worthington Industries has $4700 highest and $30 lowest target. $41.50’s average target is -1.91% below currents $42.31 stock price. Worthington Industries had 13 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. Jefferies maintained it with “Sell” rating and $45 target in Thursday, March 30 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of WOR in report on Wednesday, October 11 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research given on Tuesday, March 14. Jefferies maintained Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) rating on Wednesday, June 14. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $4500 target. Jefferies maintained Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) rating on Thursday, September 29. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $42 target. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, March 24. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Underperform” on Monday, December 12. On Tuesday, April 4 the stock rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold”.

Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey. The company has market cap of $2.66 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders, and Engineered Cabs. It has a 14.93 P/E ratio. The Steel Processing segment processes flat-rolled steel for clients primarily in the automotive, aerospace, agricultural, appliance, construction, container, hardware, HVAC, lawn and garden, leisure and recreation, and office furniture and equipment markets.

More notable recent Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Summit Financial Strategies, Inc. Buys Worthington Industries Inc, iShares …” on November 09, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Worthington Industries’ (WOR) CEO John McConnell on Q1 2018 Results – Earnings …” published on September 27, 2017, Globenewswire.com published: “Worthington Industries Recognized as a Top Military Friendly® Employer for …” on December 04, 2017. More interesting news about Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Why Worthington Industries spent big on Amtrol, and how it compares with 5 …” published on June 05, 2017 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Worthington Industries – Buy The Dip” with publication date: April 03, 2017.

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