SEI Investments Co. (SEIC): Small Today, More Tomorrow

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Wed 30 Jan (In 17 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.77 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.80 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 27.40%, a profit margin of 31.50% and a gross margin of 82.10%.

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC). Most recently, on October 24th, 2018, Keefe Bruyette Upgrade a Outperform rating. Before that, on April 12th, 2018, William Blair Downgrade to Mkt Perform. Raymond James Downgrade a Mkt Perform rating on April 20th, 2017, Keefe Bruyette Upgrade an Mkt Perform rating on April 6th, 2016, and Oppenheimer Reiterated a Outperform rating on January 28th, 2016.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 158.48M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 7.38B. In the last trading day, 778,204 shares of SEI Investments Co. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 813.74K shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $0.53 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +1.15% and a moving average of 46.78. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$2.95 (which is -5.96%) and the stock’s moving average was 46.04. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of SEIC changed by -$5.92 (which is -11.28%) and demonstrated a moving average of 50.25.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 55.00%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 65.97% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 61.19%. Using a similar metric, SEI Investments Co. (SEIC) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 61.78% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 65.10% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 57.76%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.69 over the past 9 days, 1.35 over the past two weeks, and 0.93 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $46.54 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $78.35 and a low of $42.27. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

Loomis Sayles Co LP purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 16,422,058 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 215,419 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that Loomis Sayles Co LP now held 10.56% stake in SEI Investments Co. (SEIC)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, SEI Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC) experienced a high price of $47.17 and low point of $46.31. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 46.54 per share, following a loss of -$0.27, or -1.86% during the full day.