Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP (KRP) EPS Estimated At $0.12; Piermont Capital Management Has Trimmed Stepan Company (SCL) Position

Piermont Capital Management Llc decreased Stepan Company (SCL) stake by 20.79% reported in 2018Q3 SEC filing. Piermont Capital Management Llc sold 7,659 shares as Stepan Company (SCL)’s stock declined 13.22%. The Piermont Capital Management Llc holds 29,178 shares with $2.54 million value, down from 36,837 last quarter. Stepan Company now has $2.04 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.93% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $90.45. About 57,181 shares traded. Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) has declined 3.39% since February 13, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 3.39% the S&P500. Some Historical SCL News: 24/04/2018 – Stepan Declares Quarterly Dividend; 27/03/2018 Stepan Completes Acquisition of a Surfactant Production Facility and a Portion of its Associated Surfactant Business in Mexico; 24/04/2018 – Stepan 1Q Adj EPS $1.37; 24/04/2018 – Stepan Closes Below 200-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 24/04/2018 – Stepan 1Q Net $30.7M; 10/04/2018 – STEPAN CO SAYS ROJO WILL SUCCEED MATTHEW EAKEN – SEC FILING; 10/04/2018 – Stepan Announces Appointment Of New VP And Chief Financial Officer; 20/04/2018 – DJ Stepan Company, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SCL); 24/04/2018 – STEPAN CO SCL.N – FOR FULL YEAR, COMPANY EXPECTS CAPITAL SPENDING TO BE BETWEEN $105 MLN AND $115 MLN; 20/04/2018 – Stepan Forms Golden Cross: Technicals

Analysts expect Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP (NYSE:KRP) to report $0.12 EPS on March, 7 before the open.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 100.00% from last quarter’s $0.06 EPS. KRP’s profit would be $6.83M giving it 37.40 P/E if the $0.12 EPS is correct. After having $-0.15 EPS previously, Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP’s analysts see -180.00% EPS growth. The stock increased 2.44% or $0.43 during the last trading session, reaching $17.95. About 49,189 shares traded. Kimbell Royalty Partners, LP (NYSE:KRP) has risen 2.79% since February 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.79% the S&P500. Some Historical KRP News: 29/05/2018 – KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNERS LP – ANNOUNCES PROPOSED ELECTION TO CHANGE TAX STATUS FROM PASS-THROUGH PARTNERSHIP TO A TAXABLE ENTITY; 29/05/2018 – KIMBELL ROYALTY – WILL RAISE CASH PORTION OF PURCHASE PRICE THROUGH PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF 7.00% SERIES A CUMULATIVE CONVERTIBLE PREFERRED UNITS; 29/05/2018 – Kimbell Royalty Gets Commitments for $200M Revolving Credit Facility; 10/05/2018 – Kimbell Royalty Partners 1Q Loss/Shr $3.23; 29/05/2018 – KKR SELLS MINERAL & ROYALTY INTERESTS TO KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNE; 29/05/2018 – KIMBELL ROYALTY – FOLLOWING DEAL CLOSE, HAYMAKER’S PRIVATE EQUITY SPONSORS WILL OWN ABOUT 37% OF KIMBELL; 29/05/2018 – KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNERS LP -ACQUISITION IMMEDIATELY ACCRETIVE TO DISTRIBUTABLE CASH FLOW, INCREASES PRODUCTION BY MORE THAN 50% ON A PER UNIT BASIS; 08/03/2018 – Kimbell Royalty Partners 4Q Earnings per Common Unit $0.06; 29/05/2018 – KIMBELL ROYALTY PARTNERS – KKR AND KAYNE, WITH HAYMAKER MANAGEMENT, APOLLO, AGREED TO VOTE IN FAVOR OF PROPOSED ELECTION TO CHANGE TO A TAXABLE ENTITY; 29/05/2018 – Kimbell Royalty to Buy Haymaker Mineral, Royalty Interests for $404 Million

Since September 6, 2018, it had 1 insider purchase, and 8 insider sales for $859,797 activity. Slone Robert Victor also sold $300,473 worth of Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) shares. The insider Mergner Arthur W sold $125,628. $15,975 worth of Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) shares were sold by Stefaniak Debra. 500 shares valued at $44,745 were sold by PACHOLEC FRANK on Thursday, September 13. 400 Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) shares with value of $31,488 were bought by Rojo Luis. 2,114 Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) shares with value of $185,504 were sold by LAWTON GREGORY E. Shares for $118,870 were sold by WEHMER EDWARD J on Monday, October 29.

Analysts await Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.77 earnings per share, down 27.36% or $0.29 from last year’s $1.06 per share. SCL’s profit will be $17.34 million for 29.37 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual earnings per share reported by Stepan Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.63% negative EPS growth.

More notable recent Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Stepan: Why I Am Forgetting This Dividend King – Seeking Alpha” on November 02, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Dividend Champion Spotlight: Stepan Company – Seeking Alpha” published on December 22, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “Stepan Co. – A Defensive Graham Study – Seeking Alpha” on April 27, 2018. More interesting news about Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Stepan Co (SCL) CEO Quinn Stepan on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on October 24, 2018 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Stepan Co. 2018 Q2 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: July 25, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.5 in 2018 Q3. Its down 0.20, from 1.7 in 2018Q2. It is negative, as 5 investors sold SCL shares while 51 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 14.88 million shares or 0.32% more from 14.83 million shares in 2018Q2 were reported. Jpmorgan Chase And reported 64,480 shares stake. Prelude Mgmt Ltd Liability Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL). 24,799 were reported by Great West Life Assurance Com Can. Price T Rowe Associates Md holds 200,450 shares. Burney reported 6,154 shares. Proshare Advsr Limited Liability Corporation reported 85,675 shares. Walthausen & Com Lc owns 91,898 shares for 0.77% of their portfolio. North Carolina-based Bank & Trust Of America Corp De has invested 0% in Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL). holds 0% or 15,920 shares in its portfolio. Matarin Cap Limited Liability Corp reported 160,900 shares. Glenmede Na has invested 0% in Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL). Cubist Systematic Strategies Limited Liability accumulated 3,125 shares or 0.01% of the stock. The Australia-based Macquarie Group Inc has invested 0% in Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL). Personal Cap Advsr reported 0.13% in Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL). Bahl And Gaynor Inc owns 22,722 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio.

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