Multi-Color Corporation (LABL) Analysts See $1.12 EPS

May 17, 2018 - By Mona Holcomb

Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.42, from 1.66 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 14 investors sold Multi-Color Corporation shares while 36 reduced holdings. 12 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 12.65 million shares or 3.38% more from 12.24 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Renaissance Group Inc Ltd reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Parametric Portfolio Assocs Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 42,935 shares. Credit Suisse Ag, Switzerland-based fund reported 15,893 shares. Moreover, Stanley has 0.12% invested in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Vanguard Gru accumulated 0% or 777,983 shares. Hartford Invest Mgmt invested 0.12% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). State Bank Of Ny Mellon has invested 0% of its portfolio in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Schwab Charles Management Inc invested in 0% or 66,699 shares. California State Teachers Retirement owns 21,549 shares. 5,315 are held by State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership reported 0% in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Moreover, Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL). Alphaone has 44,720 shares. Qs Invsts Limited Com invested in 6 shares or 0% of the stock. Thrivent Fin For Lutherans has 8,890 shares for 0% of their portfolio.

Since December 13, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 2 sales for $1.32 million activity. BENACERRAF ARI J bought $260,800 worth of stock or 4,000 shares. Another trade for 13,500 shares valued at $970,317 was made by CONNOLLY CHARLES B on Wednesday, December 13. Apel Oliver bought $73,345 worth of stock.

Analysts expect Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) to report $1.12 EPS on May, 29.They anticipate $0.14 EPS change or 14.29 % from last quarter’s $0.98 EPS. LABL’s profit would be $22.89 million giving it 14.27 P/E if the $1.12 EPS is correct. After having $0.71 EPS previously, Multi-Color Corporation’s analysts see 57.75 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.31% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $63.95. About 60,111 shares traded. Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) has declined 4.89% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.44% the S&P500.

Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) Ratings Coverage

Among 5 analysts covering Multi-Color (NASDAQ:LABL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Multi-Color had 5 analyst reports since January 8, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded the shares of LABL in report on Wednesday, February 7 to “Sector Weight” rating. The company was upgraded on Monday, January 8 by Hilliard Lyons. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 6 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Sidoti given on Monday, March 5. Robert W. Baird maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, February 7 report.

Multi-Color Corporation provides various label solutions. The company has market cap of $1.31 billion. The firm offers pressure sensitive labels; in-mold labels; heat transfer labels; shrink sleeve labels; cut and stack glue-applied labels comprising peel-away promotional labels, thermochromics, holographics, and metalized films; and promotional products, such as scratch-off coupons, static-clings, and tags. It has a 17.02 P/E ratio. It also provides graphic and pre-press services; and various print methods consisting of flexographic, lithographic, rotogravure, letterpress, and digital services.

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