Federated Investors (NYSE:FII) will be releasing its earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, January 24th. Analysts expect Federated Investors to post earnings of $0.54 per share for the quarter.

Federated Investors (NYSE:FII) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The asset manager reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.03. Federated Investors had a net margin of 19.32% and a return on equity of 34.54%. The firm had revenue of $278.32 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $278.51 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.54 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was down 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect Federated Investors to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Federated Investors (NYSE FII) opened at $34.56 on Wednesday. Federated Investors has a fifty-two week low of $24.93 and a fifty-two week high of $36.67. The firm has a market cap of $3,490.00, a PE ratio of 16.30, a PEG ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.56. The company has a current ratio of 3.33, a quick ratio of 1.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27.

In other news, VP John B. Fisher sold 6,460 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.49, for a total transaction of $203,425.40. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 508,445 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $16,010,933.05. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, EVP Peter J. Germain sold 9,654 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.04, for a total transaction of $347,930.16. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 68,987 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,486,291.48. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 47,430 shares of company stock valued at $1,636,457. 7.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on FII. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Federated Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Argus lowered shares of Federated Investors from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Federated Investors from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 target price for the company in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “sell” rating and set a $31.00 target price on shares of Federated Investors in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a $31.00 target price on shares of Federated Investors and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 15th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating, one has given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $30.75.

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Federated Investors Company Profile

Federated Investors, Inc (Federated) is a provider of investment management products and related financial services. Federated operates through investment management business segment. It is engaged in sponsoring, marketing and providing investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts, which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products.

Earnings History for Federated Investors (NYSE:FII)

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