Brady Corporation (BRC) EPS Estimated At $0.49

May 16, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.04 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.03, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 22 investors sold Brady Corporation shares while 54 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 56 raised stakes. 38.66 million shares or 0.94% more from 38.30 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Moreover, One Natl Association has 0.05% invested in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Piedmont Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation reported 9,870 shares. Amalgamated Commercial Bank, a New York-based fund reported 6,786 shares. Clarivest Asset Ltd Company owns 117,400 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio. State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Moreover, Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 0% invested in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) for 2,020 shares. Sector Pension Inv Board stated it has 62,794 shares. Automobile Association holds 0% or 36,800 shares. Prelude Capital Management Ltd Llc has invested 0.01% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Fuller And Thaler Asset Management accumulated 1,200 shares or 0% of the stock. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Limited Liability Corp reported 474,415 shares or 0.89% of all its holdings. Stone Ridge Asset Mngmt Limited Co reported 0.09% stake. The Georgia-based Vident Advisory Ltd Liability Company has invested 0.01% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC). Champlain Investment Prtnrs Ltd Liability Com reported 0.24% in Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC).

Since December 12, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $954,442 activity. Another trade for 21,784 shares valued at $849,754 was sold by Curran Bentley.

Analysts expect Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) to report $0.49 EPS on May, 24 before the open.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 13.95 % from last quarter’s $0.43 EPS. BRC’s profit would be $25.35 million giving it 19.59 P/E if the $0.49 EPS is correct. After having $0.48 EPS previously, Brady Corporation’s analysts see 2.08 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.54% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $38.4. About 383,022 shares traded or 94.09% up from the average. Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has declined 3.81% since May 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.36% the S&P500.

Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Brady (NYSE:BRC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Brady had 5 analyst reports since November 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 25 by Northcoast. The stock has “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, January 2. The firm has “Hold” rating by SunTrust given on Thursday, February 22. Robert W. Baird maintained Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) rating on Thursday, February 22. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $40.0 target. On Friday, November 17 the stock rating was maintained by Bank of America with “Underperform”.

Brady Corporation manufactures and supplies identification solutions and workplace safety (WPS) products to identify and protect premises, products, and people in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $1.99 billion. The IDS segment offers safety signs, pipe markers, labeling systems, spill control products, and lockout/tagout devices for facility identification and protection; materials and printing systems for product identification, brand protection labeling, work in process labeling, and finished product identification; and hand-held printers, wire markers, sleeves, and tags for wire identification, as well as software and services for safety compliance auditing, procedure writing, and training. It has a 26.09 P/E ratio. The Company’s products also comprise name tags, badges, lanyards, and access control software for people identification; wristbands and labels for tracking and enhancing the safety of patients in hospitals; and custom wristbands for use in the leisure and entertainment industry, such as theme parks, concerts, and festivals.

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