(NYSE:EMR) from Industrial Electrical Equipment - Todays Top Gains

Posted March 09, 2017

Private Advisory Group LLC bought a new position in shares of General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Emerson Electric Co. and for the current quarter 18 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.58/share. Finally, Vetr downgraded shares of General Electric Company from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $31.80 target price on the stock.in a research note on Monday, November 14th.

Zacks provides a simpler approach for understanding analyst recommendations on stocks, using an integer based system which converts each recommendation into a 1-5 average, where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell. GMS has a 52-week low of $19.28 and a 52-week high of $33.73.

In recent action, General Electric Company (GE) has made a move of +0.67% over the past month, which has come on weak relative transaction volume.

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Emerson Electric Company has a 50 day moving average of 60.55 and a 200 day moving average of 55.40. The stock has a market capitalization of $260.52 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 33.44 and a beta of 1.20.

On October 28, 2016, it reported earnings at $0.38 a share compared with the consensus estimate of $0.42 per share (negative surprise of -9.52%). The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 0%.

EPS growth for this year is -33.90% and EPS growth for next year is expected to reach at 9.39%. The Q3 2017 consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$0.67 per share. The call for hold was given by 21 analyst while call for sale was recommended by 2 analysts.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 10th. Investors of record on Monday, February 27th will be issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 8th. American Electric Power Company's payout ratio is now 190.32%.

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To make strengthen these views, the active industry firm has Quick Ratio of 1.10, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. The stock was bought at an average price of $29.63 per share, with a total value of $148,150.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 68,757 shares in the company, valued at $2,037,269.91.

In other news, insider Jeffrey S. Bornstein purchased 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 31st. The stock had a trading volume of 4,094,073 shares.

Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

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16 analysts projected Price Targets for General Electric Company. The count of Hold ratings in that period was 2. (NYSE:AEP) for the current quarter. Linscomb & Williams Inc. now owns 276,889 shares of the company's stock valued at $8,750,000 after buying an additional 1,651 shares during the period. The score shows the rating on a scale of 1 to 5, where 1=strong buy and 5=strong sell. Spectrum Asset Management Inc. American Electric Power Company, Inc. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,964 shares of the company's stock valued at $108,000 after buying an additional 270 shares in the last quarter.