CBS (CBS) Buy Rating Reconfirmed at Rosenblatt Securities; With $78.0 Target; Lancaster Colony (LANC) Has 1.06 Sentiment

Lancaster Colony Corporation manufactures and markets specialty food products for the retail and foodservice markets in the United States. The company has market cap of $3.52 billion. It offers salad dressings and sauces under the Marzetti, Marzetti Simply Dressed, CardiniÂ’s, and GirardÂ’s brands; vegetable dips and fruit dips under the Marzetti brand; frozen garlic breads under the New York BRAND Bakery, Mamma Bella, and Mamma BellaÂ’s brands; and frozen Parkerhouse style yeast and dinner rolls under the Sister SchubertÂ’s and Mary BÂ’s brands. It has a 31.71 P/E ratio. The firm also provides dry egg noodles under the Inn Maid and Amish Kitchen brands; frozen specialty noodles under the Reames and Aunt ViÂ’s brands; croutons and salad toppings under the New York BRAND Bakery, New York BRAND Bakery Texas Toast, Chatham Village, CardiniÂ’s, Marzetti Simply Dressed, and Marzetti brands; sprouted grain bakery products under the Angelic Bakehouse and Flatzza brands; flatbread wraps and pizza crusts under the Flatout brand; and caviar under the Romanoff brand name.

Among 36 analysts covering CBS Corp (NYSE:CBS), 29 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 81% are positive. CBS Corp has $8100 highest and $6 lowest target. $68.78’s average target is 16.77% above currents $58.9 stock price. CBS Corp had 105 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, June 16 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Monday, October 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Topeka Capital Markets given on Wednesday, November 4. Cowen & Co maintained CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) rating on Tuesday, September 19. Cowen & Co has “Buy” rating and $69.0 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 8 by Benchmark. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Telsey Advisory Group given on Friday, May 20. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by Pivotal Research. The rating was downgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 18 to “Market Perform”. The stock of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Monday, September 11.

Analysts await CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) to report earnings on February, 21. They expect $1.19 EPS, up 7.21% or $0.08 from last year’s $1.11 per share. CBS’s profit will be $455.01M for 12.37 P/E if the $1.19 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.11 actual EPS reported by CBS Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 7.21% EPS growth.

The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.53 during the last trading session, reaching $58.9. About 5.88 million shares traded. CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) has risen 18.35% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.65% the S&P500.

CBS Corporation operates as a mass media firm worldwide. The company has market cap of $22.52 billion. The firm operates through four divisions: Entertainment, Cable Networks, Publishing, and Local Media. It has a 86.24 P/E ratio. The Entertainment segment distributes a schedule of news and public affairs broadcasts, and sports and entertainment programming; produces, acquires, and/or distributes programming, including series, specials, news, and public affairs; operates online content networks for information and entertainment; produces, acquires, and distributes theatrical motion pictures; and digital streaming services.

Since August 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 13 insider sales for $73.85 million activity. MOONVES LESLIE had sold 85,000 shares worth $4.89 million on Wednesday, December 13. $538,673 worth of CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) was sold by Ambrosio Anthony G. COUNTRYMAN GARY L sold $327,506 worth of stock or 5,093 shares. 5,270 shares were sold by Schwartz Gil D, worth $344,658 on Wednesday, August 2. CALIFANO JOSEPH A sold $321,088 worth of stock or 5,093 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.23, from 0.8 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 53 investors sold CBS Corporation shares while 225 reduced holdings. 80 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. 225.71 million shares or 1.68% less from 229.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. 241,085 were reported by Raymond James And Associates. The Massachusetts-based Contravisory Inv Mgmt has invested 0% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Legal & General Gru Public Limited Company owns 1.90M shares. Community Tru Investment holds 128,239 shares or 0.8% of its portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement stated it has 0.06% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Hl Ltd Com holds 0.01% or 7,554 shares in its portfolio. Addenda Inc holds 0.42% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS) or 103,848 shares. The Massachusetts-based Baystate Wealth Lc has invested 0% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). The New York-based Howe Rusling has invested 0% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Advsr Asset Management Incorporated owns 1,697 shares. First Republic Inv reported 39,147 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Bancorp Of New York Mellon Corporation invested in 4.39M shares. Fincl Counselors has invested 0.26% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Virtus Investment Advisers has invested 0.57% in CBS Corporation (NYSE:CBS). Engineers Gate Manager L P reported 62,561 shares.

The stock increased 0.87% or $1.11 during the last trading session, reaching $128.41. About 107,094 shares traded or 1.79% up from the average. Lancaster Colony Corporation (LANC) has risen 2.30% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.40% the S&P500.