Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC) Investors: Liberum Capital Reconfirms Hold Rating, Sees GBX 225.00/Share

Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC) Rating

Equities researchers at Liberum Capital have GBX 225.00 PT on Stagecoach Group PLC (LON:SGC). Liberum Capital’s PT indicates a potential upside of 7.12% from the company’s close price. The rating was revealed to clients and investors in a research note on Thursday, 29 September.

Out of 17 analysts covering Stagecoach Group (LON:SGC), 6 rate it a “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 8 “Hold”. This means 35% are positive. GBX 460 is the highest target while GBX 225 is the lowest. The GBX 291.80 average target is 38.03% above today’s (GBX 211.4) stock price. Stagecoach Group has been the topic of 69 analyst reports since October 8, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. JP Morgan maintained the stock on September 29 with “Underweight” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Performer” rating and GBX 240 target price in a September 1 report. Shore Capital maintained the shares of SGC in a report on September 28 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained the firm’s rating on August 22. UBS has “Buy” rating and GBX 290 price target. Lastly, Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in a September 21 report.

About 489,243 shares traded hands. Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has declined 23.57% since February 29, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 34.83% the S&P500.

Analysts await Superior Uniform Group Inc (NASDAQ:SGC) to report earnings on October, 27.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 2.45 in 2016 Q2. Its up 1.50, from 0.95 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 0 funds sold all Stagecoach Group plc shares owned while 11 reduced positions. 1 funds bought stakes while 26 increased positions. They now own 5.26 million shares or 5.26% less from 5.55 million shares in 2016Q1.

Venator Capital Management Ltd. holds 3.05% of its portfolio in Stagecoach Group plc for 189,144 shares. Pembroke Management Ltd owns 689,900 shares or 1.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.73% invested in the company for 145,764 shares. The Minnesota-based Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc. has invested 0.34% in the stock. Catalyst Capital Advisors Llc, a New York-based fund reported 50,000 shares.

Stagecoach Group plc is a United Kingdom transport company. The company has a market cap of 1.21 billion GBP. The Firm is engaged in the sale and operation of passenger transport. It has a 12.44 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in five divisions: UK Bus , megabus Europe, UK Bus (London), North America and UK Rail.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Superior Uniform Group manufactures and sells a wide range of uniforms, corporate I.D., career apparel and accessories for the hospital and healthcare fields; hotels; fast food and other restaurants; and public safety, industrial, transportation and commercial markets, as well as corporate and resort embroidered sportswear. (Press Release)”

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