Molina Healthcare, Inc. (MOH) Analysts See $1.67 EPS

September 30, 2018 - By Richard Slagle

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.19 in Q2 2018. Its down 0.13, from 1.32 in 2018Q1. It dropped, as 21 investors sold Molina Healthcare, Inc. shares while 87 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 67 raised stakes. 69.43 million shares or 0.59% more from 69.03 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Shell Asset, a Netherlands-based fund reported 15,100 shares. Eqis Cap Incorporated invested 0.05% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Renaissance Technologies Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 2.10 million shares or 0.19% of the stock. Tiedemann Advsrs Llc owns 634,679 shares or 3.97% of their US portfolio. Fmr Limited Liability accumulated 4.58M shares or 0.05% of the stock. Capital Rech Global Invsts stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Quantitative Mgmt Ltd Co holds 83,500 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Jacobs Levy Equity has invested 0.36% in Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH). Macquarie Gp reported 0% stake. Citigroup Inc invested in 0% or 2,740 shares. Vanguard Gru, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 5.06M shares. Legal General Grp Inc Public Ltd Com, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 77,419 shares. Assetmark, a California-based fund reported 40 shares. Hanseatic Ser Incorporated holds 15 shares. Engineers Gate Manager L P has 60,902 shares for 0.46% of their portfolio.

Since April 9, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 14 sales for $1.46 million activity. 3,000 shares were sold by WOLF DALE B, worth $379,890 on Tuesday, August 7. The insider ORLANDO STEVEN J sold 1,000 shares worth $123,900. The insider Nichols Norman sold 4,501 shares worth $571,627. 25,000 shares were bought by WOYS JAMES, worth $3.72 million on Tuesday, September 18. Shares for $176,788 were sold by Carruthers Garrey on Thursday, June 7. Another trade for 3,823 shares valued at $532,229 was made by Barlow Jeff D. on Monday, August 27.

Analysts expect Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) to report $1.67 EPS on November, 1.They anticipate $0.54 EPS change or 47.79 % from last quarter’s $1.13 EPS. MOH’s profit would be $103.14M giving it 22.26 P/E if the $1.67 EPS is correct. After having $2.25 EPS previously, Molina Healthcare, Inc.’s analysts see -25.78 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.46% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $148.7. About 1.05M shares traded or 1.58% up from the average. Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) has risen 122.88% since September 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 107.26% the S&P500.

Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Molina Healthcare (NYSE:MOH), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Molina Healthcare had 13 analyst reports since May 1, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) rating on Wednesday, September 5. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and $178 target. Jefferies upgraded the shares of MOH in report on Friday, June 22 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America given on Tuesday, July 24. The firm has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, June 1 by BMO Capital Markets. The stock of Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, August 2. Bank of America maintained Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) on Wednesday, August 1 with “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, July 13 by Morgan Stanley. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Thursday, June 28 report. J.P. Morgan downgraded the shares of MOH in report on Wednesday, June 27 to “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight” on Tuesday, May 1.

Molina Healthcare, Inc. provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program in the United States. The company has market cap of $9.18 billion. It operates through three divisions: Health Plans, Molina Medicaid Solutions, and Other. It currently has negative earnings. The Health Plans segment operates health plans in 12 states.

More recent Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stocks To Watch: Strap In For Q3” on September 29, 2018. Also Benzinga.com published the news titled: “Insider Buys Of The Week: Associated Banc-Corp, IFF, Molina Healthcare” on September 22, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “Molina Healthcare (MOH) PT Raised to $165 at Piper Jaffray Following Update on PR Contract & 3Q18” with publication date: September 26, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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