Headlam Group PLC (LON:HEAD) Buy Rating Maintained by Analysts at Peel Hunt; With GBX 650.00 Target; Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co Cut Grace W R & Co Del New (GRA) Holding

December 7, 2017 - By Clifton Ray

In an analyst report revealed on Thursday, 7 December, Headlam Group PLC (LON:HEAD) stock Buy was reaffirmed by Peel Hunt. They currently have a GBX 650.00 price target on the stock. Peel Hunt’s price target would suggest a potential upside of 23.22% from the company’s close price.

Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co Llc decreased Grace W R & Co Del New (GRA) stake by 13.82% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co Llc sold 32,963 shares as Grace W R & Co Del New (GRA)’s stock declined 0.67%. The Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co Llc holds 205,484 shares with $14.80 million value, down from 238,447 last quarter. Grace W R & Co Del New now has $4.79 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.89% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $70.64. About 1.22M shares traded or 62.54% up from the average. W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) has declined 6.22% since December 7, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.92% the S&P500.

Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co Llc increased Irhythm Technologies Inc Com stake by 18,287 shares to 115,592 valued at $4.91M in 2017Q2. It also upped Impinj Inc Com stake by 145,201 shares and now owns 2.11M shares. Sequans Communications Spon Adr Ea Repr 1 Ord Shs (NYSE:SQNS) was raised too.

Among 14 analysts covering W. R. Grace & Co (NYSE:GRA), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. W. R. Grace & Co had 26 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Monness Crespi on Thursday, April 28 with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Tigress Financial given on Monday, August 3. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, June 8 report. Jefferies downgraded W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) on Wednesday, November 30 to “Hold” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Jefferies. The stock of W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) earned “Buy” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, October 26. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, November 30 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research on Monday, March 7 with “Outperform”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, September 13 by Seaport Global Securities. The stock of W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 16 by Jefferies.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.50, from 1.21 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 34 investors sold GRA shares while 89 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 56.77 million shares or 1.56% more from 55.90 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Los Angeles Management Equity Rech has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Barclays Pcl accumulated 23,730 shares or 0% of the stock. Grp One Trading Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 8,060 shares. Manufacturers Life Insur The owns 2,487 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt Ltd invested in 0.01% or 5,003 shares. Morgan Stanley reported 221,558 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Andra Ap has 0.08% invested in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). 313,851 are owned by Aqr Mngmt Llc. Moreover, Westpac Banking Corp has 0% invested in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Ubs Oconnor Limited Liability Corporation has invested 0% in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Blackrock has 0.01% invested in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) for 3.34M shares. Geode Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com holds 0.01% or 515,727 shares in its portfolio. Pennsylvania-based Hudock Cap Llc has invested 0.04% in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA). Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 0.01% or 77,955 shares. American reported 0% in W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA).

Since June 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $1.92 million activity. The insider Shelnitz Mark A sold 26,853 shares worth $1.92 million.

Analysts await W. R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.96 earnings per share, up 1.05% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.95 per share. GRA’s profit will be $65.06M for 18.40 P/E if the $0.96 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.90 actual earnings per share reported by W. R. Grace & Co. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.67% EPS growth.

Among 3 analysts covering Headlam Group PLC (LON:HEAD), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Headlam Group PLC has GBX 710 highest and GBX 450 lowest target. GBX 680’s average target is 28.91% above currents GBX 527.5 stock price. Headlam Group PLC had 19 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, December 1, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. Investec initiated Headlam Group plc (LON:HEAD) rating on Monday, August 24. Investec has “Buy” rating and GBX 570 target. As per Thursday, March 3, the company rating was maintained by Investec. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 15 by Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt upgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Tuesday, July 18 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 21 by Peel Hunt. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, December 8 by Investec. On Tuesday, March 7 the stock rating was downgraded by Peel Hunt to “Add”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Arden Partners on Thursday, December 1. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Friday, May 20 with “Hold”.

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