Henry Schein, Inc. to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of $0.95 Per Share, Piper Jaffray Forecasts (HSIC)

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) – Investment analysts at Piper Jaffray issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for shares of Henry Schein in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, April 11th. Piper Jaffray analyst S. James anticipates that the company will earn $0.95 per share for the quarter. Piper Jaffray has a “Buy” rating and a $78.00 price target on the stock. Piper Jaffray also issued estimates for Henry Schein’s Q2 2018 earnings at $1.01 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $1.01 EPS, Q4 2018 earnings at $1.09 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $4.06 EPS, Q1 2019 earnings at $1.04 EPS, Q2 2019 earnings at $1.10 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $1.12 EPS, Q4 2019 earnings at $1.21 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $4.47 EPS.

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Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The company reported $0.97 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.97. Henry Schein had a net margin of 3.26% and a return on equity of 19.70%. The firm had revenue of $3.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.30 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.94 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis.



Several other equities research analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Henry Schein from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Leerink Swann reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Henry Schein in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. BidaskClub cut shares of Henry Schein from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. Barrington Research reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Henry Schein in a report on Wednesday, February 21st. Finally, Evercore ISI started coverage on shares of Henry Schein in a report on Thursday, January 4th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $81.00 target price on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $82.31.

Shares of NASDAQ:HSIC opened at $71.02 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.45, a quick ratio of 0.76 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. Henry Schein has a one year low of $62.56 and a one year high of $93.50. The stock has a market cap of $10,644.03, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.73, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 1.05.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Jane Street Group LLC raised its holdings in Henry Schein by 353.7% in the 4th quarter. Jane Street Group LLC now owns 44,893 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,138,000 after acquiring an additional 34,999 shares during the period. Laurel Grove Capital LLC raised its holdings in Henry Schein by 39.6% in the 4th quarter. Laurel Grove Capital LLC now owns 17,241 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,205,000 after acquiring an additional 4,891 shares during the period. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp raised its holdings in Henry Schein by 5.2% in the 4th quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 249,817 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,457,000 after acquiring an additional 12,271 shares during the period. AXA raised its holdings in Henry Schein by 513.5% in the 4th quarter. AXA now owns 624,368 shares of the company’s stock valued at $43,631,000 after acquiring an additional 522,600 shares during the period. Finally, FDx Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in Henry Schein by 13.8% in the 4th quarter. FDx Advisors Inc. now owns 11,609 shares of the company’s stock valued at $811,000 after acquiring an additional 1,409 shares during the period. 98.32% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Henry Schein Company Profile

Henry Schein, Inc provides health care products and services to dental practitioners and laboratories, animal health clinics, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide. It operates through two segments, Health Care Distribution, and Technology and Value-Added Services.

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