Are Analysts Bullish John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) After Last Week?

June 19, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

 Are Analysts Bullish John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) After Last Week?
Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.64, from 0.86 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 8 investors sold John Wood Group PLC shares while 16 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 25 raised stakes. 36.03 million shares or 1.33% more from 35.56 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Blackrock Fund holds 1.41M shares. State Street Corp stated it has 0% in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Netols Asset Mgmt accumulated 0.49% or 732,780 shares. Northern holds 468,842 shares. Connor Clark And Lunn invested 0% of its portfolio in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Bridgeway Cap Mngmt invested in 0.04% or 1.03 million shares. Mariner Wealth Advsr Lc invested 0.02% of its portfolio in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Wells Fargo & Co Mn holds 0% or 29,196 shares. Retail Bank Of Ny Mellon invested in 0% or 165,434 shares. Blackrock Institutional Com Na owns 0% invested in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) for 1.28M shares. Royal Bancorporation Of Canada accumulated 8,761 shares or 0% of the stock. California State Teachers Retirement owns 0% invested in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) for 88,987 shares. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag holds 0% or 35,536 shares. Cutter And Brokerage holds 0.12% or 91,000 shares in its portfolio. Strs Ohio has invested 0% in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG).

John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) Ratings Coverage

Among 22 analysts covering John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG), 9 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. John Wood Group PLC had 159 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, February 8 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Friday, December 11 by Barclays Capital. The stock of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) earned “Reduce” rating by Nomura on Tuesday, September 8. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with “Speculative Buy” on Thursday, October 8. The stock of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) earned “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, February 24. On Friday, March 11 the stock rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Sell/Neutral”. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Sell” on Wednesday, August 31. The stock of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 18. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs with “Conviction Sell” on Friday, June 3. Nomura maintained the shares of WG in report on Monday, February 8 with “Reduce” rating. Below is a list of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/06/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 650.00 New Target: GBX 600.00 Maintain
24/05/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 810.00 New Target: GBX 965.00 Upgrade
23/05/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 900.00 New Target: GBX 850.00 Reiteration
19/05/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 900.00 New Target: GBX 850.00 Maintain
15/05/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Maintain
11/05/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 875.00 New Target: GBX 825.00 Reiteration
18/04/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 650.00 New Target: GBX 650.00 Maintain
07/04/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 900.00 New Target: GBX 929.00 Upgrade
22/03/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 800.00 New Target: GBX 650.00 Downgrade
22/03/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1000.00 New Target: GBX 1000.00 Maintain

About 842,500 shares traded. John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) has 0.00% since June 19, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

John Wood Group PLC is a United Kingdom energy services company. The company has market cap of 2.54 billion GBP. The Firm provides a range of engineering, production support, maintenance management and industrial gas turbine overhaul and repair services to the gas and oil and power generation industries. It has a 117.76 P/E ratio.

More notable recent John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) news were published by: Gurufocus.com which released: “Invesco European Growth Fund Comments on John Wood Group PLC” on May 19, 2017, also Ft.com with their article: “Wood Group warns of tough conditions for oil services companies” published on May 10, 2017, Ft.com published: “Wood Group profits hit by lower oil exploration spending” on February 21, 2017. More interesting news about John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) were released by: Ft.com and their article: “Wood Group lifts estimate of savings from proposed Amec takeover” published on April 05, 2017 as well as Bloomberg.com‘s news article titled: “Wood Group to Acquire Amec in $2.7 Billion All-Share Deal” with publication date: March 13, 2017.

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