Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC) Shareholders Are Liking The News That Liberum Capital Has Reiterated Their “Hold” Rating on the Stock

June 29, 2018 - By Cecil Scoggins

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.33 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.19, from 1.52 in 2017Q4. It fall, as 2 investors sold Stagecoach Group plc shares while 19 reduced holdings. 9 funds opened positions while 19 raised stakes. 5.01 million shares or 0.52% more from 4.98 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.

Eam Ltd Liability Corp holds 25,404 shares. Menta Cap Limited Liability holds 27,406 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Pembroke Mgmt Limited has invested 0.93% of its portfolio in Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC). Martingale Asset Management Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) for 27,903 shares. Bessemer Grp, New Jersey-based fund reported 11,000 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur Company The owns 6,921 shares. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 5,530 shares. Punch And Inc accumulated 0.54% or 232,875 shares. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 0% or 214 shares. Moreover, Wasatch Advsr has 0.15% invested in Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) for 447,761 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins reported 0% stake. 27,008 are owned by Millennium Mgmt Limited Liability Corp. Dimensional Fund Limited Partnership has invested 0.01% in Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC). 573 are held by Ameritas Inv Partners Incorporated. Perritt Cap Mngmt Inc invested in 0.29% or 41,050 shares.

Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC) Rating Reaffirmed

Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC) has had their stock rating kept as a solid “Hold” by investment analysts at Liberum Capital. This was shown in analysts report on Friday morning.

Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. Stagecoach Group PLC has GBX 205 highest and GBX 137 lowest target. GBX 167.33’s average target is 18.17% above currents GBX 141.6 stock price. Stagecoach Group PLC had 11 analyst reports since February 6, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, May 18. The stock of Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 28 by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 6. The firm has “Buy” rating by Shore Capital given on Tuesday, February 6. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 6 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, June 28. JP Morgan maintained Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) rating on Wednesday, February 7. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and GBX 151 target. Canaccord Genuity upgraded it to “Buy” rating and GBX 171 target in Wednesday, February 7 report. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, June 6 with “Hold”. On Friday, April 27 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Sell”.

The stock increased 1.22% or GBX 1.7 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 141.6. About 3.30 million shares traded or 133.02% up from the average. Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has 0.00% since June 29, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Analysts await Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.25 earnings per share, down 13.79 % or $0.04 from last year’s $0.29 per share. SGC’s profit will be $1.43M for 141.60 P/E if the $0.25 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual earnings per share reported by Stagecoach Group plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 56.25 % EPS growth.

Stagecoach Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, mainland Europe, the United States, and Canada. The company has market cap of 811.42 million GBP. It operates through four divisions: UK Bus , UK Bus (London), North America, and UK Rail. It has a 22.12 P/E ratio. The firm offers bus, coach, train, and tram services.

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