Analyst Earnings Estimates Review: Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

JPMorgan Chase, the biggest USA bank by assets, stated a 35.1 per cent jump in first-quarter earnings to US$8.7 billion and offered an upbeat outlook on the U.S. economy. The consensus earnings estimates for the company have stabilized at US$1.67 per share. The number of shares now owned by investors are 786.95 mln. (NYSE:SRC) are the two most active stocks in the Media - Diversified industry based on today's trading volumes. About 64,022 shares traded or 62.29% up from the average. Tompkins Financial Corporation (NYSEMKT:TMP) has declined 6.71% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 8.49% the S&P500.

Carl Goldsmith decreased its stake in Time Warner Inc (TWX) by 1.26% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The hedge fund run by John Thiessen held 87,060 shares of the television services company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $7.96M, down from 242,060 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Beach Point Capital Management Lp who had been investing in Time Warner Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $75.80 billion market cap company. The stock increased 0.67% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $97.33. About 2.37 million shares traded. Copart, Inc. (NASDAQ:CPRT) has risen 61.05% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.80% the S&P500.

Merck rose 2.29 percent after the company presented positive data on its cancer drug Keytruda, driving a 0.7 percent gain in the healthcare index. Shares for $966,720 were sold by MIZELL STEVEN.

According to Zacks Investment Research, Time Warner Inc. has a Consensus Recommendation of 2.13. The company was initiated on Monday, October 9 by Citigroup. (NYSE:TWX) on Friday, August 7 to " rating. The company has the market capitalization of $76.08 Billion. FBR Capital maintained the shares of TWX in report on Thursday, November 5 with "Outperform" rating. JP Morgan maintained the shares of Monday in report on Thursday, April 7 with "Neutral" rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with "Overweight" rating in Friday, February 2 report. Time Warner's payout ratio is presently 25.08%. Its up 0.15, from 0.76 in 2017Q3. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 303,165 shares. 75 funds opened positions while 246 raised stakes. Of Vermont reported 18,730 shares stake. Factory Mutual Insurance holds 245,100 shares. Badgley Phelps Bell accumulated 3,147 shares. National Pension reported 679,121 shares or 0.31% of all its holdings. Churchill Mngmt holds 0.03% or 16,342 shares in its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Limited holds 801 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Schroder Invest Gru reported 0.03% stake. Mirae Asset Global Invs Co Ltd reported 0.03% stake.

Short interest, or the percentage of a stock's tradable shares now being shorted, is another metric investors use to get a pulse on sentiment. Its down 0.37, from 1.43 in 2017Q3.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of TWX. 100,000 shares traded per day would be a minimum for most traders and some require 1,000,000. Moreover, Shell Asset Management Communications has 0.19% invested in Time Warner Inc. Epoch Prns reported 0.34% stake. Tarbox Family Office Inc accumulated 342 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The stock declared an annual dividend of $6.63% per share. Hanseatic Management Svcs Inc owns 674 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. (NYSE:TWX). Eubel Brady And Suttman Asset Management reported 3,812 shares. The stock price is trading underground than the 200 day moving average at time of writing; this is a notable negative signal for long-term investors. Force Capital Mngmt Ltd Llc owns 82,581 shares. The company has volume of 4.6 Million shares.

Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for earnings of US$1.74. (NYSE:TWX) on Friday, August 4 to "Hold" rating. Kistler invested in 359 shares. AXA increased its position in shares of Time Warner by 1.0% during the third quarter. TWX's SI was 15.45 million shares in April as released by FINRA.

Since January 2, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $3.63 million activity. On Monday, February 5 BARR WILLIAM P sold $390,647 worth of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) on Thursday, December 14. WRIGHT DEBORAH C also sold $376,219 worth of Time Warner Inc.

Analysts await Copart, Inc. (NYSE:TWX). Brandywine Inv Mgmt Lc holds 0.6% of its portfolio in Time Warner Inc. Therefore 45% are positive.

Brokerages expect Time Warner (NYSE:TWX) to report $7.95 billion in sales for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 4 by UBS. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and $88 target. (NYSE:TWX) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, September 7. On Monday, November 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Buy". Catawba Cap Va has invested 0.23% in Time Warner Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, October 24.

On a weekly basis, the stock is 1.21%. (NYSE:TWX) on Thursday, November 5 to "Neutral" rating. The institutional investor held 4.28M shares of the finance company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $185.50M, down from 4.38 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. It also increased its holding in Invitation Homes Inc by 2.28 million shares in the quarter, for a total of 3.11 million shares, and has risen its stake in Intra Cellular Therapies Inc (NASDAQ:ITCI).

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