Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED) Forms $8.43 Double Bottom; 4 Bullish Analysts Covering South State (SSB)

Among 8 analysts covering South State Corp (NASDAQ:SSB), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. South State Corp had 20 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Tuesday, July 25, the company rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Hold” rating and $93.0 target in Thursday, October 26 report. The stock of South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, December 2. The company was maintained on Monday, October 30 by Brean Capital. The stock of South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) earned “Hold” rating by Brean Capital on Monday, October 23. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Tuesday, November 29 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. On Wednesday, August 2 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Hold”. On Monday, September 21 the stock rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray with “Neutral”. The stock of South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 30 by Brean Capital. SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, November 28 report. See South State Corporation (NASDAQ:SSB) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $100.0 Maintain
01/12/2017 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $107.0 Maintain
30/10/2017 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $93.0 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy Old Target: $98 New Target: $102 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral New Target: $90 Reinitiate
03/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $95.0 Maintain
02/08/2017 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Hold Maintain

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED) formed double bottom with $7.92 target or 6.00% below today’s $8.43 share price. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (BNED) has $395.49 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.82% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $8.43. About 359,742 shares traded. Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) has risen 5.18% since December 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.52% the S&P500.

Analysts await Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) to report earnings on February, 27. They expect $0.12 EPS, up 33.33% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.09 per share. BNED’s profit will be $5.63M for 17.56 P/E if the $0.12 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.03 actual EPS reported by Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -88.35% negative EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Barnes & Noble Education (NYSE:BNED), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Barnes & Noble Education had 6 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, May 9 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Wednesday, October 7. BWS Financial initiated Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE:BNED) on Tuesday, October 11 with “Strong Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy”. On Monday, July 27 the stock rating was initiated by Craig Hallum with “Buy”.