Dicks Sporting Goods (DKS) Earning Somewhat Negative Press Coverage, Analysis Finds

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Short-term options traders are exceptionally put-biased toward the stock, based on its Schaeffer's put/call open interest ratio (SOIR) of 2.99, which ranks in the 89th annual percentile. The institutional investor held 260,546 shares of the beverages (production and distribution) company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $11.73M, down from 270,686 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock increased 1.24% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $31.92. About 5.07 million shares traded. (NASDAQ:SIRI) has risen 25.58% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending.

According to 30 stock analysts, Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc., is being kept at an average Hold, rating, with at least 13.59% of shares outstanding that are now legally short sold. Throughout the prior 3-months, the stock performs 5.98 percent, turning over six-month performance to 18.62 percent.

Shares of Dicks Sporting Goods (NYSE:DKS) opened at $31.92 on Friday. This represents a $0.90 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.82%. At a certain point in the past four quarters, the shares traded as low as $2.85 but made a 12.28% recovery since then.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Dick's Sporting Goods Inc.is -9.1%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is -29.6%. It has underperformed by 18.05% the S&P500. (NYSE:DKS), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive.

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Among 36 analysts covering Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $35 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 9.65% from its current levels. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 18 by UBS.

The organization has the market capitalization of $3.46B. The rating was downgraded by Argus Research on Wednesday, January 18 to "Hold". The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Wednesday, September 21 by Guggenheim. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Piper Jaffray. RBC Capital Markets maintained Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. The stock of Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, December 15 by Argus Research.

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Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DKS. Teacher Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.01% in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. Moreover, Great West Life Assurance Can has 0.57% invested in Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) for 4.22 million shares. Okumus Fund Mngmt holds 10.96% or 1.72 million shares in its portfolio. (NYSE:DKS). First Finance Corp In has 850 shares. Cadinha And Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.33% or 34,591 shares. Assetmark accumulated 1,702 shares. Raymond James & reported 62,614 shares stake. 348.95 million shares or 1.76% more from 342.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Royal National Bank & Trust Of Canada, Ontario - Canada-based fund reported 191,090 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt owns 94,820 shares or 0.05% of their USA portfolio. Bancshares Of Montreal Can invested 0% of its portfolio in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. Tiaa Cref Investment Management Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL). Tompkins Financial Corp has invested 0% in Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE:DKS) recently had a high trading volume day. Zacks' sales averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Dicks Sporting Goods. Investors of record on Friday, March 9th will be given a dividend of $0.225 per share.

The company reported its EPS on 10/30/2017. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, sixteen have given a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 73% are positive. Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. had 142 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $72 target in Friday, August 7 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, December 19. (NYSE:DKS) on Friday, August 14 with "Buy" rating. As per Tuesday, August 29, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. SOLOMON DAVID M sold $5.77M worth of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Thursday, February 16 by Credit Suisse. As per Wednesday, March 8, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, July 26 by Susquehanna. The firm has "Hold" rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, February 16.

Since November 17, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $292,234 activity. That activity is comparable to their recent volume average trend of almost 1 million shares which they recorded over a period of three months. Shares for $719,250 were sold by LONG ROBERT EDWARD.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.24, from 0.75 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 92 investors sold WFC shares while 725 reduced holdings. The company has market cap of $3.49 billion. Kistler holds 1,770 shares. Jpmorgan Chase accumulated 527,771 shares or 0% of the stock. Winslow Evans & Crocker invested in 0.38% or 25,288 shares. 40,000 were reported by King Luther Cap Management. Overbrook Mngmt Corp, a New York-based fund reported 3,611 shares. Hbk Ltd Partnership owns 478,400 shares. (NYSE:DKS). Fifth Third Fincl Bank reported 0% stake. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Co holds 0.01% or 27,247 shares.

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