Houston Wire & Cable Company (HWCC) Analysts See $0.04 EPS; Tal Education Group (TAL) Shorts Down By 2.55%

February 15, 2018 - By Ellis Scott

Tal Education Group (NYSE:TAL) had a decrease of 2.55% in short interest. TAL’s SI was 18.55 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 2.55% from 19.04M shares previously. With 5.24M avg volume, 4 days are for Tal Education Group (NYSE:TAL)’s short sellers to cover TAL’s short positions. The stock increased 2.62% or $0.85 during the last trading session, reaching $33.31. About 3.67M shares traded. TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) has risen 131.08% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 114.38% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) to report $0.04 EPS on March, 15.They anticipate $0.12 EPS change or 150.00% from last quarter’s $-0.08 EPS. HWCC’s profit would be $660,248 giving it 43.75 P/E if the $0.04 EPS is correct. After having $0.06 EPS previously, Houston Wire & Cable Company’s analysts see -33.33% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.45% or $0.1001 during the last trading session, reaching $7.0001. About 10,524 shares traded. Houston Wire & Cable Company (NASDAQ:HWCC) has risen 22.62% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 5.92% the S&P500.

TAL Education Group, through its subsidiaries, provides K-12 after-school tutoring services in the People's Republic of China. The company has market cap of $16.68 billion. It offers tutoring services to K-12 students covering various academic subjects, including mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, history, geography, political science, English, and Chinese. It has a 117.29 P/E ratio. The firm also provides tutoring services primarily through small classes, including Xueersi Peiyou, Mobby, and Firstleap tutoring services; personalized premium services under Izhikang name; and online courses.

Among 12 analysts covering Tal International Group Inc. (NYSE:TAL), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Tal International Group Inc. had 29 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Perform” rating and $23 target in Friday, July 31 report. The stock of TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, August 18. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 25 by Credit Suisse. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Friday, July 31 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “Hold” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, July 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, January 24 by Bank of America. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, January 26. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $40.3 target in Monday, September 25 report. Cowen & Co maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $17 target in Thursday, October 29 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Friday, October 27.

Houston Wire & Cable Company, through its subsidiaries, sells electrical and mechanical wire and cable, industrial fasteners, hardware, and related services in the United States. The company has market cap of $115.55 million. It offers wire and cable products, including continuous and interlocked armor cables; control and power cables; electronic wires and cables; flexible and portable cords; instrumentation and thermocouple cables; lead and high temperature cables; medium voltage cables; and premise and category wires and cables, primary and secondary aluminum distribution cables, and steel wire ropes and wire rope slings, as well as synthetic fiber rope slings, chains, shackles, and other related hardware and corrosion resistant products. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides private branded products comprising its proprietary brand LifeGuard, a low-smoke zero-halogen cable.

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