$0.66 EPS Expected for Hexcel Corporation (HXL)

March 17, 2018 - By Louis Casey

 $0.66 EPS Expected for Hexcel Corporation (HXL)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.07 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.12, from 1.19 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 23 investors sold Hexcel Corporation shares while 97 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 97 raised stakes. 80.81 million shares or 0.27% less from 81.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Ameriprise Fin reported 101,233 shares stake. Citadel Advsrs Limited Liability Co accumulated 1.23 million shares. Putnam Fl Inv reported 109,142 shares. Schwab Charles Investment Management stated it has 0.03% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Strategic Fincl Serv invested in 62,592 shares or 0.59% of the stock. Natixis Asset Mgmt invested in 0.84% or 168,586 shares. Silvercrest Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 4,266 shares. Blackrock reported 5.20 million shares. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 9,940 shares. Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0.01% invested in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Bluemountain Management Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL). Fdx Incorporated accumulated 19,868 shares. Dimensional Fund L P accumulated 912,430 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Capital Investors invested in 1.28M shares or 0.09% of the stock. First Manhattan Com stated it has 0% in Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL).

Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $5.03 million activity. Hendricks Kimberly A. sold $165,222 worth of stock or 2,608 shares.

Analysts expect Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) to report $0.66 EPS on April, 18.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 10.00 % from last quarter’s $0.6 EPS. HXL’s profit would be $59.29 million giving it 25.31 P/E if the $0.66 EPS is correct. After having $0.70 EPS previously, Hexcel Corporation’s analysts see -5.71 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.6 during the last trading session, reaching $66.81. About 803,181 shares traded or 49.50% up from the average. Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) has risen 15.53% since March 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.17% the S&P500.

Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Hexcel (NYSE:HXL), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Hexcel had 42 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Monday, February 6 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity given on Thursday, June 8. As per Friday, January 22, the company rating was initiated by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Friday, October 20 with “Buy”. As per Monday, December 5, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 1 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Vertical Research. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, May 26 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, September 28 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, January 24.

Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, makes, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $6.00 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. It has a 21.62 P/E ratio. The Composite Materials segment makes and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, structural adhesives, honeycombs, molding compounds, tooling materials, polyurethane systems, and laminates used in various applications, including military and commercial aircraft, wind turbine blades, recreational products, transport, and other industrial applications.

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