$1.97 EPS Expected for Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (VRTS); Shorts at Teucrium Corn Fund Etv (NYSEARCA:CORN) Raised By 65.22%

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Analysts expect Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) to report $1.97 EPS on April, 26.They anticipate $0.62 EPS change or 23.94% from last quarter’s $2.59 EPS. VRTS’s profit would be $13.75M giving it 15.16 P/E if the $1.97 EPS is correct. After having $3.06 EPS previously, Virtus Investment Partners, Inc.’s analysts see -35.62% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.91% or $1.1 during the last trading session, reaching $119.44. About 27,367 shares traded. Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) has declined 16.73% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 21.10% the S&P500. Some Historical VRTS News: 27/04/2018 – Correct: Virtus Invest Partners 1Q Rev $129M; 13/03/2018 – DNP Select Income Fund Announces Dividends And Sources Of Distribution; 21/04/2018 – DJ Virtus Investment Partners Inc, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (VRTS); 06/04/2018 – Virtus Investment Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average; 03/04/2018 – Virtus Global Dividend & Income Fund Inc. Declares Distribution And Discloses Sources Of Distribution – Section 19(a) Notice; 26/04/2018 – Virtus Partners LLC Selected by Pacific Global Asset Management LLC for Middle Office and Fund Administration Mandate; 27/04/2018 – Virtus Invest Partners 1Q EPS $2.77; 27/04/2018 – Virtus Invest Partners 1Q Adj EPS $2.59; 30/05/2018 – Virtus Total Return Buys 1.4% Position in Rightmove; 19/04/2018 – lnfraCap MLP ETF (NYSE: AMZA) Declares Monthly Distribution

Teucrium Corn Fund Etv (NYSEARCA:CORN) had an increase of 65.22% in short interest. CORN’s SI was 114,000 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 65.22% from 69,000 shares previously. With 44,300 avg volume, 3 days are for Teucrium Corn Fund Etv (NYSEARCA:CORN)’s short sellers to cover CORN’s short positions. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $15.23. About 13,968 shares traded. Teucrium Corn Fund (NYSEARCA:CORN) has declined 11.04% since April 17, 2018 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 15.41% the S&P500.

More notable recent Teucrium Corn Fund (NYSEARCA:CORN) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Floods, Trade, Drought, E15, And Corn – Seeking Alpha” on March 29, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Agricultural Commodities Post The April WASDE Report – Seeking Alpha” published on April 14, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Agricultural Commodities Pre-April WASDE – Seeking Alpha” on April 08, 2019. More interesting news about Teucrium Corn Fund (NYSEARCA:CORN) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “Grains: Floods In The Midwest Could Change The Course Of Price – Seeking Alpha” published on March 31, 2019 as well as Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “What Do China’s Plans Mean For Ethanol, Corn, And Sugar? – Seeking Alpha” with publication date: February 18, 2019.

Among 2 analysts covering Virtus Investment (NASDAQ:VRTS), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Virtus Investment had 7 analyst reports since October 29, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Wednesday, November 14 by Morgan Stanley. Barclays Capital maintained Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) on Thursday, April 11 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Equal-Weight” rating in Monday, October 29 report. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of VRTS in report on Tuesday, February 19 with “Equal-Weight” rating.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2018 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.21 in 2018Q3. It dropped, as 20 investors sold Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. shares while 30 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 6.67 million shares or 3.81% more from 6.42 million shares in 2018Q3 were reported. Keybank National Association Oh invested in 7,550 shares or 0% of the stock. Charles Schwab Incorporated holds 0% or 58,103 shares. Pinebridge Invests Lp accumulated 0.02% or 11,714 shares. Newtyn Ltd Liability Corporation holds 1.17% or 75,299 shares in its portfolio. State Common Retirement Fund holds 6,800 shares. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund accumulated 215,970 shares. Price T Rowe Assocs Md holds 0.01% or 392,072 shares. Riverhead Management Lc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS). Vulcan Value Ltd Co owns 391,194 shares for 0.29% of their portfolio. Capital Advsrs Limited Limited Company accumulated 1 shares. Ipswich Invest Mngmt Company has invested 0% in Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS). Alliancebernstein L P stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS). Cna, a Illinois-based fund reported 11,785 shares. Voya Investment Management Llc reported 0% in Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS). Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase & Company has 0% invested in Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS).

More notable recent Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides – Seeking Alpha” on February 01, 2019, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (VRTS) CEO George Aylward on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” published on February 01, 2019, Seekingalpha.com published: “Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (VRTS) CEO George Aylward on Q3 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript – Seeking Alpha” on October 26, 2018. More interesting news about Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTS) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Report: Developing Opportunities within Ford Motor, Manulife Financial, Aramark, Acadia Realty Trust, Virtus Investment Partners, and CMS Energy — Future Expectations, Projections Moving into 2019 – GlobeNewswire” published on February 28, 2019 as well as Prnewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Virtus Investment Partners Introduces New Brand Identity As Part of Firm’s 10-Year Anniversary – PRNewswire” with publication date: February 20, 2019.

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