EPS for Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO) Expected At $0.35; Clark Capital Management Group Has Raised Its Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) Holding

August 10, 2018 - By Theresa McIntyre

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Analysts expect Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) to report $0.35 EPS on August, 23.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 20.45% from last quarter’s $0.44 EPS. PDCO’s profit would be $32.68 million giving it 16.14 P/E if the $0.35 EPS is correct. After having $0.30 EPS previously, Patterson Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 16.67% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.40% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $22.6. About 1.46 million shares traded. Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has declined 51.53% since August 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 64.10% the S&P500. Some Historical PDCO News: 23/05/2018 – Patterson Cos Names Donald Zurbay Chief Financial Officer; 22/05/2018 – The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO); 12/03/2018 – Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Announces Investigation into Patterson Companies, Inc. (PDCO); 07/03/2018 U.S. HEALTH CARE SERVICES: BARCLAYS STARTS WITH NEUTRAL INDUSTRY VIEW; 10/05/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Patterson Companies, Inc. Shareholders and a Lead Pla; 04/04/2018 – Hagens Berman Alerts Investors in Patterson Companies to the May 29, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline in the Pending Securities Class Action; 10/05/2018 – The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of a Class Action Filed on Behalf of Patterson Companies, Inc. Shareholders and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of May 29, 2018 (PDCO); 23/05/2018 – Patterson’s Zurbay Subject to Noncompetition and Nonsolicitation Provisions During Employment, 24 Months Thereafter; 13/03/2018 – Patterson Companies Elects Robert C. Frenzel to Bd of Directors; 06/05/2018 – Kaskela Law LLC: Shareholder Class Action Filed Against Patterson Companies, Inc. – PDCO

Clark Capital Management Group Inc increased Colgate Palmolive Co (CL) stake by 153.71% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Clark Capital Management Group Inc acquired 5,632 shares as Colgate Palmolive Co (CL)’s stock declined 10.30%. The Clark Capital Management Group Inc holds 9,296 shares with $666,000 value, up from 3,664 last quarter. Colgate Palmolive Co now has $57.21B valuation. The stock decreased 0.99% or $0.66 during the last trading session, reaching $65.93. About 2.98 million shares traded. Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) has declined 15.42% since August 10, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.99% the S&P500. Some Historical CL News: 21/05/2018 – COLGATE-PALMOLIVE (INDIA) LTD COLG.NS SAYS VOLUME GROWTH OF 4 PCT IN QTR; 27/04/2018 – COLGATE-PALMOLIVE CO – PLANNING FOR A YEAR OF GROSS MARGIN EXPANSION AND EXPECT DOUBLE-DIGIT EARNINGS PER SHARE GROWTH IN 2018; 21/05/2018 – COLGATE INDIA INTERIM DIV/SHR 11 RUPEES; 07/03/2018 Colgate Announces 5% Dividend Increase — Effective 2nd Quarter 2018; 02/05/2018 – NJ Biz: Colgate-Palmolive campus set for redevelopment; 27/04/2018 – Colgate sales growth fails to shine amid LatAm slowdown; 07/03/2018 – COLGATE RECOMMENDS HOLDERS REJECT “MINI-TENDER” OFFER BY BAKER; 03/04/2018 – Among the firms are Stanley Black & Decker, Colgate-Palmolive and Campbell Soup; 27/04/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive 1Q Operating Profit $983M; 29/03/2018 – Colgate-Palmolive Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average

Among 12 analysts covering Patterson Companies Inc (NASDAQ:PDCO), 2 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. Patterson Companies Inc had 17 analyst reports since February 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 3 by Piper Jaffray. The stock of Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by Northcoast. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Sell”. On Thursday, March 1 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with “Hold” rating and $23 target in Monday, June 18 report. As per Friday, March 2, the company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley. The company was maintained on Friday, June 22 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, March 1 by Robert W. Baird. JP Morgan maintained the shares of PDCO in report on Monday, March 5 with “Underweight” rating. The firm has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Thursday, June 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.26 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.26, from 1 in 2017Q4. It improved, as 68 investors sold Patterson Companies, Inc. shares while 74 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 131 raised stakes. 82.52 million shares or 5.42% less from 87.24 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Bluemountain Capital Mngmt Limited Com has 81,470 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Guyasuta Investment Advsrs has invested 0.1% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Tokio Marine Asset Management Limited holds 9,200 shares. 3,531 were accumulated by Gru One Trading Lp. Arrowstreet Cap Lp accumulated 230,700 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Prelude Capital Mngmt Llc stated it has 0% in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO). Moreover, Transamerica Fin Advsrs Inc has 0% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 159 shares. Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership accumulated 1,818 shares or 0% of the stock. Stone Run Capital Limited Com holds 0.57% of its portfolio in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 48,750 shares. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh, a Germany-based fund reported 71,573 shares. 78,238 were accumulated by Seizert Capital Prtn. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D owns 0.04% invested in Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) for 500,000 shares. Thompson Inv Mngmt owns 13,480 shares. Lapides Asset Management Ltd Liability Com owns 147,500 shares or 0.72% of their US portfolio. 28,380 are held by Sg Americas Securities Ltd.

Patterson Companies, Inc. distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The company has market cap of $2.11 billion. It operates through Dental and Animal Health divisions. It has a 10.46 P/E ratio. The company's Dental segment offers consumable products, such as infection control, restorative materials, hand instruments, and sterilization products; basic and advanced technology dental equipment; patient education systems; and office forms and stationery.

More recent Patterson Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDCO) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Patterson Companies First-Quarter Fiscal 2019 Conference Call Scheduled for Thursday, August 30, 2018” on August 09, 2018. Also Seekingalpha.com published the news titled: “Patterson Companies Is Worth A Look” on July 23, 2018. Benzinga.com‘s news article titled: “77 Biggest Movers From Yesterday” with publication date: August 08, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Clark Capital Management Group Inc decreased Alphabet Inc stake by 9,960 shares to 404 valued at $419,000 in 2018Q1. It also reduced Pepsico Inc (NYSE:PEP) stake by 2,977 shares and now owns 7,794 shares. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N was reduced too.

Among 8 analysts covering Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE:CL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Colgate-Palmolive had 12 analyst reports since March 15, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, April 30 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, May 1. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, July 31 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 25 by Argus Research. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $67 target in Thursday, June 21 report. The stock of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) earned “Neutral” rating by Macquarie Research on Monday, July 30. Morgan Stanley maintained Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) rating on Friday, April 20. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $80 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, April 17. As per Monday, July 23, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. UBS upgraded Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Thursday, July 19 to “Buy” rating.

Since February 9, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 18 insider sales for $18.23 million activity. Verduin Patricia sold $110,310 worth of stock or 1,572 shares. MOISON FRANCK J also sold $3.10 million worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares. $106,939 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares were sold by HUSTON JOHN J. Gayle Helene D also sold $435,600 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) on Thursday, May 10. $120,830 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares were sold by Dolan Victoria L. $1.47M worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) shares were sold by COOK IAN M. $321,701 worth of Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) was sold by Wallace Noel R..

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.18, from 0.87 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 71 investors sold CL shares while 487 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 313 raised stakes. 605.00 million shares or 0.22% less from 606.34 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Renaissance Techs Limited Com stated it has 9.22 million shares. Stonebridge Cap Management reported 0.13% stake. Rockland Trust invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Bb&T Limited Co invested in 60,822 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Central Bancshares And Communication has invested 0.02% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Loomis Sayles & LP has invested 0.27% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Eads & Heald Invest Counsel owns 28,111 shares or 1.28% of their US portfolio. First Finance Fincl Bank reported 32,417 shares. Jane Street Limited accumulated 0.02% or 126,163 shares. The California-based Fairview Investment Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.02% in Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL). Teacher Retirement Of Texas accumulated 0.35% or 725,180 shares. Fuller Thaler Asset Management Inc invested in 6,200 shares. Asset Advsr Corporation holds 0.03% or 2,670 shares. Palo accumulated 966 shares. Colony Grp Inc Ltd, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 28,648 shares.

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