Analysts See $0.39 EPS for eBay Inc. (EBAY); Scopia Capital Management LP Cut Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc (GWPH) Position By $82.87 Million

July 12, 2018 - By Anthony Rauscher

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Scopia Capital Management Lp decreased Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc (GWPH) stake by 21.41% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Scopia Capital Management Lp sold 739,867 shares as Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc (GWPH)’s stock rose 36.14%. The Scopia Capital Management Lp holds 2.72M shares with $305.92 million value, down from 3.46 million last quarter. Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc now has $4.09 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.32% or $0.47 during the last trading session, reaching $144.85. About 205,633 shares traded. GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) has risen 49.14% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 36.57% the S&P500. Some Historical GWPH News: 08/05/2018 – GW PHARMACEUTICALS PLC – QTRLY LOSS PER ADS 312.0 CENTS; 19/04/2018 – GW Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences Announces the Unanimous Positive Result of FDA Advisory Committee; 12/04/2018 – GW Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences to Present Data on Epidiolex® (cannabidiol oral solution) at the; 19/04/2018 – GW Pharma Wins Unanimous Recommendation From FDA Advisory Committee For Cannabis-derived Drug — MarketWatch; 14/05/2018 – Peak Health Announces Filing of Patent Applications for testing the “Bioactivity” of the Cannabidiol (CBD) molecule and publica; 13/03/2018 – GW Pharmaceuticals Announces Receipt of Notices of Allowance by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Five New Epidiolex® (cannabidiol) Patents; 19/04/2018 – GW PHARMACEUTICALS AND U.S. SUBSIDIARY GREENWICH BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES THE UNANIMOUS POSITIVE RESULT OF FDA ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING FOR FIRST PLANT-BASED PHARMACEUTICAL CANNABIDIOL TREATMENT…; 19/04/2018 – Epidiolex would be the first drug on the U.S. market derived from the cannabis plant; 19/04/2018 – GW PHARMACEUTICALS PLC – PDUFA GOAL DATE FOR COMPLETION OF NDA REVIEW OF THE CANNABIDIOL ORAL SOLUTION EPIDIOLEX IS JUNE 27, 2018; 19/04/2018 – ADVISERS VOTE 13-0 GW PHARMA DRUG’S BENEFITS OUTWEIGH RISKS

Analysts expect eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) to report $0.39 EPS on July, 19.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 14.71% from last quarter’s $0.34 EPS. EBAY’s profit would be $387.65 million giving it 23.71 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, eBay Inc.’s analysts see -4.88% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.16% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $36.98. About 7.36M shares traded. eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) has risen 7.72% since July 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.85% the S&P500. Some Historical EBAY News: 13/03/2018 – PAYPAL CFO: EBAY IS A GOOD PARTNER; THIS ISN’T AN UGLY DIVORCE; 25/04/2018 – eBay Sees 2Q Cont Ops EPS 33c-EPS 37c; 14/04/2018 – Walmart is in advanced talks to acquire Amazon’s India rival Flipkart – but it may have to strike a deal with eBay first:; 14/05/2018 – Old Mutual Adds eBay, Exits CVS, Cuts Nvidia: 13F; 25/04/2018 – EBay: Grew Active Buyers by 4% Across Platforms; 18/04/2018 – eBay Inc. vs Global Equity Management (SA) Pty. Ltd. | FWD Entered | 04/18/2018; 03/05/2018 – Zurcher Kantonalbank Adds Aptiv, Cuts UBS, Buys More eBay: 13F; 25/04/2018 – EBAY 1Q TOTAL MARKETPLACE GMV $22.55B; 09/05/2018 – EBay will relaunch its India business after selling its Flipkart stake to Walmart; 24/04/2018 – U.S. FDA SAYS FDA ALSO RECENTLY CONTACTED EBAY TO RAISE CONCERNS OVER SEVERAL LISTINGS FOR JUUL PRODUCTS ON ITS WEBSITE

Scopia Capital Management Lp increased Vistra Energy Corp stake by 1.96 million shares to 8.84 million valued at $184.10 million in 2018Q1. It also upped Ptc Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:PTCT) stake by 1.77M shares and now owns 5.91 million shares. Spirit Rlty Cap Inc New (NYSE:SRC) was raised too.

Among 5 analysts covering GW Pharma (NASDAQ:GWPH), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. GW Pharma had 9 analyst reports since January 23, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 17 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 23 by Leerink Swann. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $23500 target in Monday, June 25 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by Cowen & Co. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) on Monday, February 5 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Leerink Swann with “Outperform” on Tuesday, February 6. The company was maintained on Tuesday, February 6 by Bank of America. The stock of GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 26 by Bank of America. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 26 by Goldman Sachs.

More notable recent GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Issues To Watch Out For In GW Pharma” on July 09, 2018, also Benzinga.com with their article: “GW Pharma’s Epidiolex Becomes First Cannabis-Based FDA-Approved Drug” published on June 26, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “D-Day Approaches For GW Pharma” on June 20, 2018. More interesting news about GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) were released by: Benzinga.com and their article: “The DEA Is Rescheduling Epidiolex, But Not (Yet) Cannabis or CBD” published on July 03, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “The FDA Finally Weighs In on Marijuana, and It’s a Go” with publication date: June 30, 2018.

Analysts await GW Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ:GWPH) to report earnings on August, 6. They expect $-2.03 EPS, up 1.93% or $0.04 from last year’s $-2.07 per share. After $-3.12 actual EPS reported by GW Pharmaceuticals plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -34.94% EPS growth.

eBay Inc. operates commerce platforms that connect various buyers and sellers worldwide. The company has market cap of $36.76 billion. The Company’s platforms enable sellers to organize and offer their inventory for sale; and buyers to find and purchase it virtually. It currently has negative earnings. The companyÂ’s Marketplace platforms include its online marketplace at ebay.com and the eBay mobile apps; and StubHub platforms comprise its online ticket platform at stubhub.com, and the StubHub mobile apps and Ticketbis platforms that connect fans with their favorite sporting events, shows, and artists, as well as enables them to buy and sell tickets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.79 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.13, from 0.92 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 44 investors sold eBay Inc. shares while 314 reduced holdings. 103 funds opened positions while 180 raised stakes. 835.10 million shares or 4.08% less from 870.62 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Checchi Capital Advisers Ltd Llc stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY). Oppenheimer Asset Mngmt Inc owns 150,532 shares. Whittier Trust Of Nevada reported 3,410 shares stake. Ashfield Capital invested 0.07% of its portfolio in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY). Valley Natl Advisers Incorporated invested in 29 shares or 0% of the stock. Rbf Cap Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.22% or 46,000 shares. Ellington Mngmt Grp Inc Llc, Connecticut-based fund reported 8,900 shares. Strategic Global Advsr Limited Liability Com holds 0.65% of its portfolio in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) for 46,864 shares. Meeder Asset reported 3,887 shares stake. M&T Bancorp Corp reported 0.89% of its portfolio in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY). Susquehanna Intll Llp holds 14,025 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Federated Investors Pa accumulated 447,162 shares. Mackay Shields Ltd Liability holds 0.18% or 725,780 shares. Convergence Prtnrs Limited reported 0.4% of its portfolio in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY). Colony Group Ltd Liability Com reported 9,397 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Among 24 analysts covering eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive. eBay had 34 analyst reports since January 24, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Aegis Capital given on Thursday, April 19. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $51.0 target in Thursday, February 1 report. The rating was downgraded by Hilliard Lyons to “Hold” on Friday, February 2. The rating was maintained by UBS on Thursday, February 1 with “Buy”. The stock of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, April 20. Mizuho maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Thursday, February 1 report. The firm earned “Strong Buy” rating on Thursday, April 26 by Raymond James. On Wednesday, January 24 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform”. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 1 by Susquehanna.

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