Jlb & Associates Has Boosted Eaton Vance (EV) Position; Calpine Has 0.95 Sentiment

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. The company has market cap of $5.44 billion. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. It currently has negative earnings. The firm sells power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities and other governmental entities, and power marketers, as well as retail commercial, industrial, and residential customers.

Jlb & Associates Inc increased Eaton Vance (EV) stake by 6.25% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Jlb & Associates Inc acquired 9,730 shares as Eaton Vance (EV)’s stock rose 3.10%. The Jlb & Associates Inc holds 165,473 shares with $8.17M value, up from 155,743 last quarter. Eaton Vance now has $6.61B valuation. The stock decreased 1.42% or $0.83 during the last trading session, reaching $57.8. About 1.71 million shares traded or 169.39% up from the average. Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV) has risen 29.11% since February 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.41% the S&P500.

Analysts await Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) to report earnings on February, 9. They expect $0.20 EPS, up 150.00% or $0.60 from last year’s $-0.4 per share. CPN’s profit will be $72.11M for 18.86 P/E if the $0.20 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.63 actual EPS reported by Calpine Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -68.25% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $17.24 million activity.

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $15.09. About 3.38M shares traded. Calpine Corporation (CPN) has declined 5.37% since February 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.07% the S&P500.

Vega Energy Gp Llc holds 47.3% of its portfolio in Calpine Corporation for 2.42 million shares. Teilinger Capital Ltd. owns 230,805 shares or 20.68% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Omni Partners Llp has 8.47% invested in the company for 4.50 million shares. The New York-based Tig Advisors Llc has invested 4.15% in the stock. Havens Advisors Llc, a New York-based fund reported 416,000 shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 0 of Calpine’s analysts are positive. Out of 2 Wall Street analysts rating Calpine, 0 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. CPN was included in 2 notes of analysts from November 22, 2016. The stock of Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Morgan Stanley. On Tuesday, November 22 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”.

Among 13 analysts covering Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 23% are positive. Eaton Vance Corp. has $61.0 highest and $30 lowest target. $48.17’s average target is -16.66% below currents $57.8 stock price. Eaton Vance Corp. had 43 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $49.0 target in Thursday, September 28 report. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was upgraded by J.P. Morgan to “Hold”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given on Tuesday, July 21. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup on Monday, June 5 to “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of EV in report on Wednesday, September 9 with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, June 23 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV) rating on Friday, August 19. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Market Perform” rating and $40 target. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Susquehanna on Tuesday, January 19. Bank of America maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, October 31 report. Jefferies maintained the shares of EV in report on Wednesday, August 2 with “Hold” rating.