Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Analysts See $0.76 EPS

March 15, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Analysts See $0.76 EPS
Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.41, from 0.79 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 27 investors sold Worthington Industries, Inc. shares while 63 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 70 raised stakes. 32.39 million shares or 0.52% less from 32.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Whittier Trust Co Of Nevada, Nevada-based fund reported 600 shares. Park Natl Oh holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) for 17,382 shares. Comerica Financial Bank holds 36,098 shares. Credit Agricole S A reported 0% stake. Metropolitan Life Insurance Ny invested in 0.02% or 72,149 shares. Principal Financial Group Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). Great West Life Assurance Can reported 27,377 shares stake. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited holds 342 shares. New Amsterdam Ltd Ny holds 1.38% in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) or 143,887 shares. Macquarie reported 970,876 shares. Qs Invsts Ltd reported 33,762 shares. 30,875 were reported by Ubs Asset Management Americas Inc. D E Shaw & Incorporated stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR). 18,200 were reported by Pacad. Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR).

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $669,380 activity. $332,180 worth of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) was sold by BRINKMAN DALE T on Wednesday, January 24.

Analysts expect Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) to report $0.76 EPS on March, 29 before the open.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 38.18 % from last quarter’s $0.55 EPS. WOR’s profit would be $46.81M giving it 14.74 P/E if the $0.76 EPS is correct. After having $0.65 EPS previously, Worthington Industries, Inc.’s analysts see 16.92 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.60% or $0.73 during the last trading session, reaching $44.81. About 181,266 shares traded. Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has risen 17.54% since March 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.84% the S&P500.

Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Worthington Industries had 13 analyst reports since August 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research upgraded the shares of WOR in report on Tuesday, March 14 to “Neutral” rating. Jefferies downgraded the stock to “Underperform” rating in Monday, December 12 report. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, March 30 report. JP Morgan maintained Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) on Thursday, March 24 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, October 11 by Jefferies. The stock of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) earned “Underperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, November 29. The stock of Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Jefferies. As per Thursday, September 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Zacks downgraded the shares of WOR in report on Thursday, August 27 to “Hold” rating. On Thursday, June 29 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”.

Worthington Industries, Inc., a metals manufacturing company, focuses on value-added steel processing and manufactured metal products in the United States, Austria, Canada, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, and Turkey. The company has market cap of $2.76 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Steel Processing, Pressure Cylinders, and Engineered Cabs. It has a 16.34 P/E ratio. The Steel Processing segment processes flat-rolled steel for clients primarily in the automotive, aerospace, agricultural, appliance, construction, container, hardware, HVAC, lawn and garden, leisure and recreation, and office furniture and equipment markets.

More notable recent Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Worthington Industries: A Closer Look” on February 07, 2018, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 14, 2018” published on March 13, 2018, Fool.com published: “Worthington Industries, Inc. (WOR) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript” on December 20, 2017. More interesting news about Worthington Industries, Inc. (NYSE:WOR) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Worthington Industries Extends Existing $500 Million Revolving Credit Facility” published on February 19, 2018 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Worthington Industries Recognized as a Top Military Friendly┬« Employer for …” with publication date: December 04, 2017.

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