Analysts See $0.75 EPS for Casey's General Stores, Inc. (CASY)

May 17, 2018 - By John Moody

Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.32, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 28 investors sold Casey's General Stores, Inc. shares while 83 reduced holdings. 43 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 34.66 million shares or 2.38% less from 35.50 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd reported 1.87% stake. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca has 0.04% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Lloyds Banking Gp Pcl holds 1.59% or 1,539 shares in its portfolio. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) owns 2,450 shares. Forward Mgmt Limited Liability Com has 0.05% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Denver Inv Advisors Ltd Company invested in 2,540 shares. Aqr Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 19,947 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, Prelude Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 0.01% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) for 670 shares. Oregon Pub Employees Retirement Fund holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) for 14,444 shares. Moreover, Qs Invsts Ltd Co has 0% invested in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) for 3,697 shares. Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 2,366 shares. Alta Capital Limited Com holds 100,327 shares or 0.71% of its portfolio. Profund Advsrs Limited Liability Com has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY). Vident Inv Advisory Lc stated it has 19,027 shares. Scout Investments Incorporated reported 136,994 shares.

Since March 8, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 2 sales for $437,587 activity. HANDLEY TERRY W had sold 1,342 shares worth $148,495. 1,000 shares valued at $108,850 were sold by Walljasper William J on Monday, April 2. Heiden Cara Kay bought 4,000 shares worth $439,080.

Analysts expect Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) to report $0.75 EPS on June, 4.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 1.32 % from last quarter’s $0.76 EPS. CASY’s profit would be $28.16 million giving it 33.75 P/E if the $0.75 EPS is correct. After having $0.48 EPS previously, Casey's General Stores, Inc.’s analysts see 56.25 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.26% or $0.26 during the last trading session, reaching $101.25. About 302,904 shares traded. Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) has declined 3.24% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.79% the S&P500.

Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Casey’s General (NASDAQ:CASY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Casey’s General had 17 analyst reports since December 6, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, March 8. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $122.0 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of CASY in report on Tuesday, December 5 with “Hold” rating. On Thursday, March 8 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy”. The stock of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) earned “Market Perform” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Friday, March 9. The stock of Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) earned “Hold” rating by Wells Fargo on Thursday, January 4. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Buy” on Friday, January 12. The company was maintained on Wednesday, March 21 by Stephens. Jefferies maintained Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) on Thursday, March 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 26 by RBC Capital Markets.

Casey's General Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Casey's and Casey's General Store names. The company has market cap of $3.80 billion. The company's stores offer a selection of food, including freshly prepared foods, such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches; beverage and tobacco products; health and beauty aids; automotive products; school supplies, housewares, and pet supplies; and other nonfood items. It has a 11.89 P/E ratio. The Company’s stores also offer fuel for sale on a self-service basis.

More recent Casey's General Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:CASY) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Casey’s General Stores: Good Midwestern Values” on April 18, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Consolidated Research: 2018 Summary Expectations for Caseys General Stores, EQT Midstream Partners, LP, Intellia …” on April 25, 2018. Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Casey’s Celebrates 50” with publication date: April 19, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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