Peel Hunt Maintains GBX 1300.00 PT On Avon Rubber PLC (LON:AVON), Maintains Buy Rating; Torchmark (TMK) Had 0 Bulls

November 15, 2017 - By Marie Mckinney

In a note revealed on 15 November, Avon Rubber PLC (LON:AVON) stock had its Buy Rating maintained by equity research analysts at Peel Hunt. They currently have a GBX 1300.00 price target on company. Peel Hunt’s target would suggest a potential upside of 19.43% from the company’s last stock close price.

Among 11 analysts covering Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK), 0 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Torchmark Corporation had 30 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Goldman Sachs downgraded Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) on Wednesday, February 24 to “Sell” rating. The stock of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, November 18 by Bank of America. As per Wednesday, July 29, the company rating was downgraded by Bank of America. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, November 10. The firm has “Sell” rating by Zacks given on Tuesday, August 25. The stock of Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 7 by Credit Suisse. Wood maintained Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) on Monday, April 24 with “Hold” rating. Wells Fargo maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, July 26 report. Zacks upgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Wednesday, August 19 report. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of TMK in report on Monday, November 13 with “Underweight” rating. See Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) latest ratings:

13/11/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Underweight Old Target: $76 New Target: $78 Maintain
10/11/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $83.0 Maintain
26/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold Old Target: $75 New Target: $85 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $83 Initiates Coverage On
06/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $78.0 Maintain
11/08/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight Old Target: $65 New Target: $67 Maintain
26/07/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Sell Maintain
29/05/2017 Broker: Wood Rating: Hold New Target: $75.00 Maintain
26/05/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $75.0000 Maintain

Among 7 analysts covering Avon Rubber PLC (LON:AVON), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Avon Rubber PLC has GBX 1279 highest and GBX 820 lowest target. GBX 1149.86’s average target is 5.49% above currents GBX 1090 stock price. Avon Rubber PLC had 38 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by N+1 Singer on Friday, September 15 with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The stock of Avon Rubber plc (LON:AVON) earned “Buy” rating by N+1 Singer on Monday, August 10. N+1 Singer maintained Avon Rubber plc (LON:AVON) rating on Tuesday, October 18. N+1 Singer has “Buy” rating and GBX 1100 target. Investec maintained the shares of AVON in report on Wednesday, January 27 with “Hold” rating. N+1 Singer maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1170 target in Wednesday, February 15 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 16 by Peel Hunt. N+1 Singer maintained Avon Rubber plc (LON:AVON) on Tuesday, May 16 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by WH Ireland given on Wednesday, November 18. The stock has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Friday, September 15.

Avon Rubber p.l.c. is engaged in the design, test and manufacturing specialist products from various sites. The company has market cap of 338.15 million GBP. The Firm operates in two divisions: Protection & Defence, and Dairy. It has a 17.2 P/E ratio. It operates out of Europe and the United States.

About 22,251 shares traded. Avon Rubber plc (LON:AVON) has 0.00% since November 15, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.58% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $85.18. About shares traded. Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) has risen 25.88% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.18% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.89 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.07, from 0.82 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 15 investors sold Torchmark Corporation shares while 159 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 105 raised stakes. 80.55 million shares or 3.85% less from 83.78 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Highland Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 84,466 shares. Hartford Com owns 29,586 shares. Macquarie Gru Limited accumulated 0.03% or 199,435 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Lmr Prns Llp holds 0.08% or 17,045 shares. Federated Invsts Inc Pa owns 5,110 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wfg Advsr L P owns 0.03% invested in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 1,471 shares. 7,889 are owned by Rothschild Asset Mgmt. Ahl Prns Ltd Liability Partnership has 42,157 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Kentucky Retirement System owns 0.04% invested in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 6,974 shares. Adage Capital Partners Group Inc Inc Lc invested in 0.03% or 152,442 shares. California-based Fuller And Thaler Asset Management has invested 0% in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK). Moreover, California State Teachers Retirement has 0.03% invested in Torchmark Corporation (NYSE:TMK) for 214,452 shares. Pub Employees Retirement Of Ohio reported 77,261 shares. Warren Averett Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability stated it has 2,684 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings.

Since May 30, 2017, it had 1 buying transaction, and 1 insider sale for $149,662 activity. Shares for $337,862 were sold by DICHIARO STEVEN JOHN on Wednesday, May 31. NEWTON LLOYD W had bought 2,500 shares worth $188,200.

Torchmark Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company has market cap of $9.83 billion. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of life and health insurance products and annuities to a base of customers. It has a 18.35 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include life insurance, health insurance, annuities and investment.

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