9.39% to Target, JP Morgan Cazenove Reconfirms “Overweight” Rating for RELX Plc (LON:REL) Stock; Shorts at Audiocodes Limited (AUDC) Raised By 34.08%

December 7, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Audiocodes Limited (NASDAQ:AUDC) had an increase of 34.08% in short interest. AUDC’s SI was 29,900 shares in December as released by FINRA. Its up 34.08% from 22,300 shares previously. With 335,500 avg volume, 0 days are for Audiocodes Limited (NASDAQ:AUDC)’s short sellers to cover AUDC’s short positions. The SI to Audiocodes Limited’s float is 0.15%. The stock decreased 2.65% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $6.98. About 64,447 shares traded. AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) has risen 67.99% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 51.29% the S&P500.

In an analyst note revealed to investors and clients on today, JP Morgan Cazenove maintained their “Overweight” rating on RELX Plc (LON:REL)‘s stock. The target price per share suggests a potential upside of 9.39% from firm’s last stock price.

RELX PLC provides information and analytics for professional and business clients in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of 34.75 billion GBP. The companyÂ’s Scientific, Technical & Medical segment offers information, analytics, and tools that help clients make decisions. It has a 27.63 P/E ratio. This segment provides research, reference, and education content; and database and decision tools for scientists, academic institutions, educators, research leaders and administrators, medical researchers, doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals and students, as well as hospitals, research institutions, health insurers, managed healthcare organizations, research-intensive firms, and governments.

Among 19 analysts covering Reed Elsevier PLC (LON:REL), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Reed Elsevier PLC has GBX 1990 highest and GBX 20 lowest target. GBX 1646.83’s average target is -5.25% below currents GBX 1738 stock price. Reed Elsevier PLC had 138 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, July 28 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 5 by Investec. Nomura maintained RELX PLC (LON:REL) on Friday, November 20 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 27 by Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1215 target in Thursday, July 23 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 20 by Berenberg. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 24 by Nomura. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Underperform” rating and GBX 1130 target in Thursday, January 26 report. As per Thursday, February 16, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank.

The stock increased 0.58% or GBX 10 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1738. About 458,660 shares traded. RELX PLC (LON:REL) has 0.00% since December 7, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

AudioCodes Ltd. designs, develops, and sells Voice over IP , converged VoIP, and data networking products and applications for enterprise unified communications, contact centers, service well-known provider business services, mobile VoIPs, and cloud virtualized data centers worldwide. The company has market cap of $216.62 million. It deploys its products through broadband, mobile, cable, and enterprise networks. It has a 12.81 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s products include chips, boards, subsystems, media and residential gateways, media servers, session border controllers, multi-service business routers, mobile communications solutions, life cycle management solutions, and messaging platforms, as well as IP phones, and survivable branch and value added applications.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.40, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 5 investors sold AudioCodes Ltd. shares while 9 reduced holdings. 6 funds opened positions while 12 raised stakes. 6.93 million shares or 8.29% less from 7.55 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Eagle Advsrs Limited Liability owns 86,000 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Arrowstreet Lp accumulated 248,798 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Geode Mgmt Ltd Co has 0% invested in AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC). Vanguard Gru reported 0% stake. Millennium Management Ltd Liability Co has invested 0% in AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 8 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Acadian Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation reported 0.02% of its portfolio in AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC). Morgan Stanley invested 0% of its portfolio in AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC). Deutsche Bankshares Ag owns 115,520 shares for 0% of their portfolio. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 128,426 shares. New York-based Prtnrs Limited Liability Com has invested 0% in AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC). 14,413 are held by Stratos Wealth Prns Limited. First Advsr L P holds 0% of its portfolio in AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) for 49,565 shares. Renaissance Techs Limited Liability Corp has 206,900 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Clarivest Asset Mngmt Limited Liability invested in 0.01% or 93,510 shares.

Among 4 analysts covering Audiocodes (NASDAQ:AUDC), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Audiocodes has $8.5 highest and $4.50 lowest target. $7.75’s average target is 11.03% above currents $6.98 stock price. Audiocodes had 8 analyst reports since November 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Needham. The stock of AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) earned “Market Perform” rating by Northland Capital on Wednesday, February 1. Northland Capital maintained AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) on Monday, July 3 with “Hold” rating. The stock of AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) earned “Buy” rating by Needham on Wednesday, November 4. The stock of AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Needham. The stock of AudioCodes Ltd. (NASDAQ:AUDC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 1 by Needham. As per Wednesday, July 26, the company rating was maintained by William Blair. As per Friday, December 18, the company rating was initiated by Drexel Hamilton.

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