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Imperial Brands PLC (IMB) Earns "Buy" Rating from Berenberg Bank

Ted Baker plc logo Investec Maintained SSE PLC (LON:SSE) As “Buy”; Has PT Of GBX 1520.00; 10 Analysts Covering CVS Health (CVS)
Laurie Berry | 19 May, 2017, 15:14

They expect $0.80 EPS, up 15.94% or $0.11 from last year's $0.69 per share. The Westwood Holdings Group Inc holds 405,536 shares with $90.64 million value, up from 329,262 last quarter. Realpage Inc now has $2.75B valuation.

Shares of Hastings Group Hldg PLC (LON:HSTG) traded down 0.20% during mid-day trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 304.00. Associated British Foods plc (LON:ABF) has risen 6.00% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has by 0.00% the S&P500. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 63% are positive. Hastings Group Hldg PLC has a one year low of GBX 162.90 and a one year high of GBX 314.60. GBX 278.75's average target is 33.95% above currents GBX 208.1 stock price. JP Morgan maintained Weir Group PLC (LON:WEIR) on Friday, July 29 with "Underweight" rating. The stock of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (LON:HL) earned "Buy" rating by Shore Capital on Wednesday, February 8. Credit Suisse upgraded AstraZeneca plc (ADR) (NYSE:AZN) on Friday, May 12 to "Neutral" rating. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, August 10 report. The company has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $35.68. The stock of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, April 28 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with "Overweight" on Friday, July 1. The stock of Red Hat Inc (NYSE:RHT) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Zacks. The Company's segments include Growth Markets, USA, Returns Markets North, Returns Markets South and Logistics. The Company's divisions are the United Kingdom and the US. It has a 13.26 P/E ratio. There are now 178,040,694 shares in issue with the average daily volume traded being 609,522. Ibstock plc (LON:IBST) has risen 6.00% since April 18, 2017 and is uptrending.

Murphy Capital Management Inc increased Select Sector Spdr Tr Sbi Cons (XLY) stake by 6,689 shares to 34,673 valued at $2.82M in 2016Q4. It also upped Ishares Tr (SCZ) stake by 19,943 shares and now owns 350,739 shares. Columbia Bkg Sys Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) was reduced too. Stifel Nicolaus has "Buy" rating and $120 target.

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister
Macron said he's relying on Tusk to "go even further in this work of re-shaping and setting in motion again a European ambition". The MEP was among the first politicians to support Macron when he set up his political movement En Marche, or On the Move.

Analysts await Visa Inc (NYSE:V) to report earnings on July, 20. BNP Paribas has "Neutral" rating and GBX 230 target. The stock has "Underperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, December 21. The stock has "Buy" rating by Goodbody on Friday, November 27. Deutsche Bank AG dropped their target price on shares of Imperial Brands PLC from GBX 4,350 ($56.15) to GBX 4,100 ($52.92) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, May 4th. The rating was initiated by FBR Capital on Wednesday, March 30 with "Outperform". The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Thursday, January 7 to "Outperform". The brokerage now has a hold rating on the biopharmaceutical company's stock.

In other news, insider Richard Mark Brewster sold 9,000,001 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 21st.

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