Analysts expect that Hudson Ltd (NYSE:HUD) will announce $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Hudson’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.05 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.03. Hudson posted earnings per share of $0.08 in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a negative year over year growth rate of 50%. The company is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report on Thursday, March 12th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Hudson will report full-year earnings of $0.61 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.60 to $0.61. For the next financial year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $0.73 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $0.67 to $0.78. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Hudson.

Hudson (NYSE:HUD) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 4th. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30 by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $523.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $533.87 million. Hudson had a return on equity of 8.65% and a net margin of 0.57%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was down .7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.29 earnings per share.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. TheStreet raised shares of Hudson from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a report on Thursday, December 5th. Bank of America downgraded shares of Hudson from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $14.00 to $10.00 in a report on Tuesday, November 5th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Hudson from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, January 10th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Hudson from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, November 7th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Hudson currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $15.25.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its holdings in Hudson by 1.5% in the 3rd quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 61,813 shares of the company’s stock valued at $758,000 after purchasing an additional 894 shares during the period. Northern Trust Corp boosted its holdings in Hudson by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 405,476 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,592,000 after purchasing an additional 1,662 shares during the period. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Hudson by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. now owns 82,529 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,139,000 after purchasing an additional 1,750 shares during the period. Renaissance Group LLC boosted its holdings in Hudson by 4.2% in the 3rd quarter. Renaissance Group LLC now owns 49,549 shares of the company’s stock valued at $608,000 after purchasing an additional 2,013 shares during the period. Finally, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. boosted its holdings in Hudson by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter. D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. now owns 316,082 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,359,000 after purchasing an additional 2,274 shares during the period. 41.96% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

HUD traded up $0.30 on Thursday, hitting $14.07. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 380,187 shares, compared to its average volume of 241,699. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $14.48 and its 200-day simple moving average is $12.94. The firm has a market cap of $1.29 billion, a P/E ratio of 16.95, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.08 and a beta of 0.99. Hudson has a 12 month low of $10.33 and a 12 month high of $16.95. The company has a quick ratio of 0.71, a current ratio of 1.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.15.

About Hudson

Hudson Ltd. operates as a travel retail company in the United States and Canada. It operates travel essentials and convenience stores, bookstores, duty-free stores, proprietary and branded specialty stores, electronics stores, themed stores, and quick-service food and beverage outlets under proprietary and third-party brands.

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