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$0.89 EPS Expected for Brunswick (BC); First Financial Northwest (FFNW) Sentiment Is 3.42

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Analysts expect Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) to report $0.89 EPS on February, 7.BC’s profit would be $77.20M giving it 13.88 P/E if the $0.89 EPS is correct. After having $1.28 EPS previously, Brunswick Corporation’s analysts see -30.47% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.21% or $0.59 during the last trading session, reaching $49.4. About 145,879 shares traded. Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) has declined 13.48% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.48% the S&P500. Some Historical BC News: 24/04/2018 – Life Fitness Appoints New CMO and VP, Global Customer Experience & Service; 05/04/2018 – Global Halifax: BREAKING: Speaker of New Brunswick legislature booted from caucus over harassment allegations; 04/05/2018 – Boston Partners Exits Position in Brunswick; 17/05/2018 – Brunswick 21.5% Owned by Hedge Funds; 13/03/2018 – VP Dekker Gifts 200 Of Brunswick Corp; 13/03/2018 – The Daily Gleaner: EXCLUSIVE: ‘I really feel that people in New Brunswick should have the IMAX experience’; 15/05/2018 – COBALT ALLEGES BRUNSWICK’S SEA RAY STILL INFRINGING PATENT; 26/04/2018 – Brunswick Corp Sees FY18 Revenue Growth of 6%-7%; 19/04/2018 – DJ Brunswick Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (BC); 26/04/2018 – Brunswick First-Quarter Profit Grows 8%

First Financial Northwest Inc (FFNW) investors sentiment increased to 3.42 in Q3 2018. It’s up 0.59, from 2.83 in 2018Q2. The ratio is positive, as 41 institutional investors increased or started new positions, while 12 sold and reduced stakes in First Financial Northwest Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 9.56 million shares, up from 4.51 million shares in 2018Q2. Also, the number of institutional investors holding First Financial Northwest Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 7 Increased: 27 New Position: 14.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in Q3 2018. Its down 0.08, from 1.19 in 2018Q2. It fall, as 32 investors sold Brunswick Corporation shares while 105 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 99 raised stakes. 78.08 million shares or 1.49% less from 79.26 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Moreover, Icon Advisers Com has 0.96% invested in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Panagora Asset Mngmt invested in 0.08% or 311,510 shares. Stephens Ar owns 11,000 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Gamco Invsts Incorporated Et Al has 82,800 shares. Oakbrook Investments Ltd Liability Com invested in 0.04% or 11,080 shares. Quantbot Technology L P invested 0.18% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Channing Capital Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 0.31% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). 37 are held by Cwm Limited Liability Company. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas reported 10,273 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Magnetar Financial Limited Liability Company, Illinois-based fund reported 4,433 shares. Deutsche State Bank Ag has 212,826 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System has 23,800 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Co stated it has 0.12% in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC). Rhumbline Advisers reported 0.02% stake. Sei Investments Comm has 0.03% invested in Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) for 114,495 shares.

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company has market cap of $4.29 billion. The companyÂ’s Marine Engine segment offers outboard, sterndrive, and inboard engine and propulsion systems; marine electronics and control integration systems, steering systems, instruments, controls, propellers, trolling motors, fuel systems, service parts, and lubricants; and diesel propulsion systems to the recreational and commercial marine markets. It has a 41.69 P/E ratio. It serves independent boat builders and end users, as well as local, state, and foreign governments through marine dealers and distributors, specialty marine retailers, and marine service centers under the Mercury, Mercury MerCruiser, Mariner, Mercury Racing, Mercury Sport Jet, Mercury Jet Drive, Mercury Diesel, Sea Pro, Axius, Zeus, Quicksilver, Mercury Precision Parts, Mercury Propellers, Attwood, Garelick, Whale, Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine Supply, Payne's Marine Group, BLA, Seachoice, and MotorGuide brand names.

Since September 28, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 sale for $507,502 activity. On Friday, November 30 the insider FERNANDEZ MANUEL A bought $702,597. 5,446 shares were sold by Pfeifer John C, worth $364,620. STAYER RALPH C also bought $169,525 worth of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Brunswick (NYSE:BC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Brunswick had 5 analyst reports since July 27, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) earned “Outperform” rating by Wedbush on Monday, August 13. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC) on Friday, July 27 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Tuesday, November 6 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Citigroup given on Wednesday, August 15.

Analysts await First Financial Northwest, Inc. (NASDAQ:FFNW) to report earnings on January, 24. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, down 12.90% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.31 per share. FFNW’s profit will be $2.80M for 14.58 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual earnings per share reported by First Financial Northwest, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.

Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc holds 0.61% of its portfolio in First Financial Northwest, Inc. for 299,999 shares. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. owns 72,400 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Bowling Portfolio Management Llc has 0.07% invested in the company for 31,965 shares. The Ohio-based Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.04% in the stock. Bridgeway Capital Management Inc, a Texas-based fund reported 119,982 shares.

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $15.75. About 2,457 shares traded. First Financial Northwest, Inc. (FFNW) has declined 1.90% since January 14, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.90% the S&P500. Some Historical FFNW News: 20/04/2018 – DJ First Financial Northwest Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (FFNW); 16/05/2018 – CincinnatiBusCou: EXCLUSIVE: First Financial names lead independent director; 26/04/2018 – First Fincl Northwest 1Q EPS 66c; 26/04/2018 – FIRST FINANCIAL NORTHWEST INC – NET LOANS RECEIVABLE INCREASED TO $991.1 MLN AT MARCH 31, 2018, COMPARED TO $988.7 MLN AT DECEMBER 31, 2017; 16/05/2018 – Cincinnati Business Courier: EXCLUSIVE: First Financial names lead independent director; 02/04/2018 First Financial Northwest Declines Most in More Than Six Years; 26/04/2018 – First Fincl Northwest Raises Quarterly Dividend to 8c Vs. 7c; 12/04/2018 – SYNCOM FORMULATIONS (INDIA) LTD SYFI.BO SAYS CO GOT SEBI ORDER ON APRIL 11 IN MATTER OF FIRST FINANCIAL SERVICES; 26/04/2018 – First Financial Northwest, Inc. Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend 14 Percent to $0.08 per Share; 26/04/2018 – First Fincl Northwest Net Loans Receivable $991.1M at March 31

Since January 1, 0001, it had 6 buys, and 2 insider sales for $351,930 activity.

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