Analysts await McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NASDAQ:MKC) to report earnings on Mar, 27 for the fiscal quarter ending Feb 2018.

They expect $0.91 EPS, up 16.48% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.76 per share.

At the moment 13 analysts are watching McCormick & Company, Incorporated (NASDAQ:MKC), 1 rate it “Buy”, 2 “Outperform”, 9 “Underperform”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”.

Looking forward, for the quarter ending Feb-18, 9 analysts have a mean sales target of 1,239.87 million. For the quarter ending May-18, 9 analysts have a mean sales target of 1,306.19 million whilst for the year ending Nov-18, 12 analysts have a mean target of 5,459.43 million.

In terms of earnings per share, 12 analysts have a 0.90 EPS mean target for the quarter ending Feb-18, for the quarter ending May-18, 12 analysts have a 0.93 EPS mean target and for the quarter ending May-18 there are 14 estimates of 4.87 EPS.

The biggest institutional shareholders in McCormick & Company, Incorporated include Vanguard Group Inc which owns 13 million shares in the company valued at $1.33 B million. State Farm Mutual Automobile Ins Co is the second biggest holder with 9 million shares currently valued at 961.56 million whilst State Street Corp has 7 million shares valued at 736.01 million.

Total shares held by institutions as of the most recent company filings are 91,059,097 with a reported 5,912,398 bought and 2,350,457 sold. These holdings make up 69.45% of the company’s outstanding shares.

Currently insiders hold 271,578 shares in the business which makes up 0.21% of shares. The biggest holder currently is Robert W. Skelton who owns 54,161 shares (0.04% of those outstanding), whilst Robert J. Lawless holds 33,626 (0.03% of shares outstanding) and William E. Stevens holds 22,400 (0.02% of shares outstanding).

The stock increased or $0 during the last trading session, hitting $.