$1.41 Earnings Per Share Expected for Mylan (MYL) This Quarter

Brokerages expect Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL) to report earnings of $1.41 per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Five analysts have provided estimates for Mylan’s earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at $1.33 and the highest estimate coming in at $1.50. Mylan reported earnings per share of $1.57 during the same quarter last year, which indicates a negative year-over-year growth rate of 10.2%. The company is scheduled to announce its next earnings report after the market closes on Wednesday, February 28th.

On average, analysts expect that Mylan will report full year earnings of $4.54 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $4.45 to $4.65. For the next fiscal year, analysts anticipate that the firm will post earnings of $5.34 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $5.12 to $5.52. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of analysts that cover Mylan.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on MYL shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Mylan from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Cantor Fitzgerald set a $34.00 target price on shares of Mylan and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Guggenheim started coverage on shares of Mylan in a report on Tuesday, December 12th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $59.00 target price on the stock. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $58.00 target price (up from $48.00) on shares of Mylan in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co set a $43.00 target price on shares of Mylan and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, January 18th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $44.89.

Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL) traded up $0.17 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $41.45. 2,797,958 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,650,000. The company has a current ratio of 1.46, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.05. Mylan has a 12 month low of $29.39 and a 12 month high of $47.82. The firm has a market capitalization of $22,140.00, a PE ratio of 24.97, a P/E/G ratio of 1.12 and a beta of 1.35.

In other Mylan news, CEO Heather M. Bresch sold 75,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $45.00, for a total transaction of $3,375,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 0.69% of the company’s stock.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group purchased a new stake in shares of Mylan during the 4th quarter worth $236,000. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB boosted its position in shares of Mylan by 11.5% during the 4th quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB now owns 80,209 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,394,000 after purchasing an additional 8,249 shares in the last quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. boosted its position in shares of Mylan by 23.9% during the 4th quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 8,283 shares of the company’s stock worth $349,000 after purchasing an additional 1,596 shares in the last quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp boosted its position in shares of Mylan by 9.9% during the 4th quarter. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 180,616 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,642,000 after purchasing an additional 16,260 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Paragon Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Mylan during the 4th quarter worth $260,000. Institutional investors own 76.86% of the company’s stock.

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Mylan Company Profile

Mylan N.V. is a global pharmaceutical company. The Company develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes generic and branded generic products for resale by others; specialty pharmaceuticals, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It operates through two segments: Generics and Specialty.

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