Rice Energy Inc (RICE) Analysts See $0.13 EPS

October 13, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

 Rice Energy Inc (RICE) Analysts See $0.13 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.13, from 0.92 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 62 investors sold Rice Energy Inc shares while 76 reduced holdings. 47 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 154.41 million shares or 13.71% less from 178.94 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported.
Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher invested in 0.95% or 613,901 shares. Walleye Trading Lc, a Minnesota-based fund reported 98,023 shares. Guggenheim Limited Liability owns 59,325 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Thompson Siegel Walmsley Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.87% in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). State Street accumulated 4.38 million shares or 0.01% of the stock. Qvt Fincl Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 732,317 shares. Putnam Invests Ltd Liability holds 0% in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) or 27,910 shares. Adage Prns Group Inc Ltd Company owns 3.89M shares or 0.25% of their US portfolio. Morgan Stanley has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). Corecommodity Management Lc owns 0.47% invested in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) for 18,464 shares. Vertex One Asset Mngmt stated it has 79,615 shares or 0.34% of all its holdings. Creative Planning owns 1,941 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 15,414 were reported by Advsr Asset Mngmt. Texan Cap Mgmt stated it has 0.96% of its portfolio in Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE). State Bank Of America De owns 2.58 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Analysts await Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) to report earnings on November, 1. RICE’s profit will be $27.67M for 53.13 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.10 actual earnings per share reported by Rice Energy Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.00 % EPS growth. About 3.42 million shares traded. Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) has risen 14.59% since October 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.11% the S&P500.

Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) Ratings Coverage

Among 27 analysts covering Rice Energy (NYSE:RICE), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive. Rice Energy had 86 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Buy” on Monday, August 7. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 10 by BMO Capital Markets. On Tuesday, October 20 the stock rating was upgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Outperform”. JP Morgan initiated Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) on Wednesday, December 9 with “Neutral” rating. The company was maintained on Monday, March 7 by iBERIA Capital Partners. The stock of Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, April 7. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, October 3 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Friday, March 31 by Seaport Global. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Buy” rating and $30.0 target in Tuesday, September 12 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Mizuho on Thursday, October 6.

Rice Energy Inc. is an independent natural gas and oil company. The company has market cap of $5.88 billion. The Firm is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of natural gas, oil and natural gas liquids (NGL) properties in the Appalachian Basin. It currently has negative earnings. The Firm conducts its activities through two divisions: Exploration and Production, and Midstream.

More recent Rice Energy Inc (NYSE:RICE) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “Hedge fund DE Shaw urges EQT to split after Rice Energy deal” on September 14, 2017. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Archrock, Inc. to Present at Johnson Rice Energy Conference” on September 25, 2017. Reuters.com‘s news article titled: “Jana claims EQT-Rice Energy deal synergies ‘grossly exaggerated'” with publication date: September 20, 2017 was also an interesting one.

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with our FREE daily email newsletter.