Greencore Group PLC (LON:GNC) Buy Rating Reconfirmed by Analysts at Kepler Cheuvreux; The TP Given is GBX 210.00; Profile of 7 Analysts Covering Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA)

March 14, 2018 - By Migdalia James

Kepler Cheuvreux have a GBX 210.00 price target on the stock. The price target indicates a potential upside of 63.01% from Greencore Group PLC (LON:GNC)‘s close price. This rating was disclosed to clients in a note on Wednesday, 14 March.

Among 15 analysts covering Orbital ATK (NYSE:OA), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Orbital ATK had 39 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 3. The company was downgraded on Friday, October 6 by Wells Fargo. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 8 by Credit Suisse. As per Tuesday, September 19, the company rating was downgraded by C.L. King. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 23 to “Outperform”. The firm has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Monday, February 8. As per Thursday, August 11, the company rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $110 target in Monday, December 5 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Argus Research given on Tuesday, August 11. The rating was downgraded by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, September 19 to “Hold”. See Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE:OA) latest ratings:

08/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
24/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $134.5 Maintain
06/10/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
06/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
19/09/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold Downgrade
19/09/2017 Broker: C.L. King Rating: Hold Downgrade
19/09/2017 Broker: SunTrust Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Old Target: $106 Downgrade
19/09/2017 Broker: Argus Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
18/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $115.0 Maintain

Analysts await Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) to report earnings on April, 17. They expect $0.18 EPS, down 51.35% or $0.19 from last year’s $0.37 per share. GNC’s profit will be $1.27M for 178.19 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.25 actual EPS reported by Greencore Group plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -28.00% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.72, from 0.61 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 34 investors sold Greencore Group plc shares while 43 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 40.57 million shares or 8.68% less from 44.43 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Alliancebernstein L P reported 87,100 shares. Moreover, Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag has 0% invested in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) for 125,843 shares. Stoneridge Invest Prns Llc reported 0.04% in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC). Neuberger Berman Group holds 92,000 shares. Quantitative Investment Mgmt Ltd reported 311,800 shares. California State Teachers Retirement holds 0% or 125,475 shares in its portfolio. Fuller And Thaler Asset Management invested in 1.93 million shares. Nationwide Fund Advsrs invested in 0% or 64,311 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc owns 0.03% invested in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) for 12,350 shares. 431 were accumulated by Sei Invs. State Common Retirement Fund holds 86,778 shares. Scopus Asset Mngmt Limited Partnership, New York-based fund reported 1.50 million shares. Raymond James & Assoc stated it has 23,242 shares. The United Kingdom-based Barclays Public Ltd Company has invested 0% in Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC). Morgan Stanley holds 408,862 shares.

Among 12 analysts covering Greencore Group PLC (LON:GNC), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. Greencore Group PLC has GBX 450 highest and GBX 150 lowest target. GBX 279.60’s average target is 117.93% above currents GBX 128.3 stock price. Greencore Group PLC had 126 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Peel Hunt. Goodbody maintained Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) on Friday, April 22 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Berenberg on Thursday, November 26. Whitman Howard maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 24 report. The stock of Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 4 by Goodbody. Jefferies maintained Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) rating on Wednesday, September 28. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and GBX 410 target. The stock of Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) earned “Buy” rating by Whitman Howard on Thursday, July 27. The rating was maintained by Goodbody with “Buy” on Thursday, September 10. As per Tuesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Berenberg maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, June 1 report.

The stock increased 0.83% or GBX 1.05 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 128.3. About 12.79 million shares traded or 80.90% up from the average. Greencore Group plc (LON:GNC) has 0.00% since March 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Greencore Group plc produces and sells various food products primarily in the United Kingdom and the United States. The company has market cap of 906.44 million GBP. It operates in through, Convenience Foods, and Ingredients and Property. It has a 67.53 P/E ratio. The firm provides sandwiches, wraps, rolls, sub-rolls, flatbreads, baguettes, bagels, prepared salads, and sushi products; and prepared meals, such as chilled ready meals, chilled sauces and soups, and quiches.

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