PayPoint PLC (LON:PAY) Investors: Jefferies International Maintains “Buy” Rating, Sees GBX 1250.00/Share

PayPoint PLC (LON:PAY) Rating

Jefferies International have a GBX 1250.00 target price on the stock. The target price would suggest a potential upside of 20.25% from PayPoint PLC (LON:PAY)’s last price. This rating was released in a note on Thursday, 29 September.

Out of 7 analysts covering PayPoint PLC (LON:PAY), 3 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 43% are positive. GBX 1400 is the highest target while GBX 841 is the lowest. The GBX 985.71 average target is -3.93% below today’s (GBX 1026) stock price. PayPoint PLC has been the topic of 34 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Jefferies maintained the stock on September 29 with “Buy” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1063 target price in a July 28 report. JP Morgan maintained the shares of PAY in a report on July 29 with “Neutral” rating. J.P. Morgan maintained the firm’s rating on January 28. J.P. Morgan has “Neutral” rating and GBX 841 price target. Lastly, Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in a July 28 report.

About 3,834 shares traded hands. Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) has risen 36.59% since February 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.33% the S&P500.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.07 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.13, from 0.94 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 52 funds sold all Paypoint plc shares owned while 82 reduced positions. 42 funds bought stakes while 101 increased positions. They now own 97.67 million shares or 6.71% less from 104.70 million shares in 2016Q1.

Lapides Asset Management Llc holds 3.58% of its portfolio in Paypoint plc for 1.04 million shares. Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc owns 213,610 shares or 2.48% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Espalier Global Management Llc has 2.41% invested in the company for 117,865 shares. The Michigan-based Managed Asset Portfolios Llc has invested 1.71% in the stock. Sterneck Capital Management Llc, a Missouri-based fund reported 124,020 shares.

PayPoint plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The company has a market cap of 698.95 million GBP. The Company’s subsidiaries provide specialist consumer payment, and other services and products, transaction processing and settlement. It currently has negative earnings. It offers clients streamlined consumer payment processing and transaction routing in an integrated solution, through MultiPay.

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