Analysts See $0.44 EPS for PulteGroup, Inc. (PHM)

April 23, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.25, from 0.76 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 30 investors sold PulteGroup, Inc. shares while 182 reduced holdings. 86 funds opened positions while 128 raised stakes. 236.87 million shares or 3.30% less from 244.94 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Jane Street Group Limited Liability Co has 36,293 shares. National Pension Serv reported 4,148 shares. 112 are owned by Plante Moran Financial Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company. Florida-based Raymond James has invested 0.02% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). The Florida-based State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has invested 0.05% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). Credit Suisse Ag owns 915,181 shares. Ledyard Natl Bank accumulated 1,537 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Tudor Invest Et Al invested 0.05% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). Price T Rowe Assocs Md has invested 0% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). 1,752 are held by Captrust Financial Advsrs. Trexquant Ltd Partnership reported 21,321 shares. Kepos Lp reported 0.04% of its portfolio in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). First Fincl Bank Of Omaha holds 0.08% or 63,000 shares. The Missouri-based Parkside Finance National Bank & Trust Tru has invested 0% in PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM). Synovus Financial Corp owns 39,018 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 3 insider sales for $7.47 million activity. 92,800 PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) shares with value of $3.15M were sold by OShaughnessy Robert. The insider OLEARY PATRICK J sold 8,677 shares worth $260,607.

Analysts expect PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) to report $0.44 EPS on April, 24 before the open.They anticipate $0.13 EPS change or 41.94 % from last quarter’s $0.31 EPS. PHM’s profit would be $125.92 million giving it 16.31 P/E if the $0.44 EPS is correct. After having $0.85 EPS previously, PulteGroup, Inc.’s analysts see -48.24 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.60% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $28.71. About 776,201 shares traded. PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) has risen 24.54% since April 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.99% the S&P500.

PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering PulteGroup (NYSE:PHM), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. PulteGroup had 21 analyst reports since October 25, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) earned “Hold” rating by Susquehanna on Thursday, January 4. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of PHM in report on Tuesday, November 14 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Wednesday, January 31. Bank of America maintained the shares of PHM in report on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by B. Riley & Co to “Neutral” on Wednesday, January 3. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, December 29 by Wedbush. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of PHM in report on Monday, March 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Tuesday, November 14 by Buckingham Research. On Wednesday, January 17 the stock rating was maintained by UBS with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) on Wednesday, October 25 with “Outperform” rating.

PulteGroup, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the homebuilding business in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.22 billion. The firm is involved in the acquisition and development of land primarily for residential purposes; and the construction of housing on such land. It has a 19.9 P/E ratio. It offers various home designs, including single-family detached, townhouses, condominiums, and duplexes under the Centex, Pulte Homes, Del Webb, DiVosta Homes, and John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods names.

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