Longbow Research Upgrades AK Steel Holding (AKS), Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) Covered By 6 Bullish Analysts Last Week

June 19, 2017 - By Adrian Erickson

Among 16 analysts covering esure Group plc (LON:ESUR), 6 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. esure Group plc had 145 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, February 24, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Neutral” on Monday, June 19. The stock has “Sell” rating by Berenberg on Monday, February 13. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, February 12 report. As per Tuesday, May 17, the company rating was maintained by Macquarie Research. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, August 11 by Beaufort Securities. Numis Securities downgraded Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) rating on Wednesday, August 12. Numis Securities has “Reduce” rating and GBX 210 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, January 23 report. The stock of Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) earned “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, November 9. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, September 14. See Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) latest ratings:

19/06/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 234.00 New Target: GBX 234.00 Maintain
13/06/2017 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 272.00 New Target: GBX 285.00 Maintain
05/05/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 260.00 New Target: GBX 260.00 Maintain
05/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight New Target: GBX 237.00 Maintain
03/05/2017 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Sell Maintain
03/05/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 200.00 New Target: GBX 200.00 Maintain
18/04/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 234.00 New Target: GBX 234.00 Downgrade
31/03/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 260.00 New Target: GBX 260.00 Downgrade
30/03/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 185.00 New Target: GBX 215.00 Reiteration
24/03/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 250.00 New Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain

Among 17 analysts covering AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. AK Steel Holding Corporation has $9 highest and $1 lowest target. $6.13’s average target is 2.34% above currents $5.99 stock price. AK Steel Holding Corporation had 49 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Cowen & Co on Thursday, April 27. Nomura maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, March 9 report. The rating was initiated by Rosenblatt with “Buy” on Monday, August 22. On Thursday, January 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse to “Neutral”. The stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, November 14 by Morgan Stanley. The stock of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, October 5. Deutsche Bank maintained AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) rating on Friday, October 28. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and $6 target. As per Monday, August 22, the company rating was initiated by Citigroup. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 13. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, June 8 by Credit Suisse.

esure Group plc is a holding company, which provides motor and home insurance services and products through its esure and Sheilas’ Wheels brands. The company has market cap of 1.25 billion GBP. The Company’s divisions include motor underwriting, home underwriting, non-underwritten additional services and investments. It has a 21.01 P/E ratio. The Motor underwriting segment includes the revenues and expenses attributable to its motor insurance underwriting activities inclusive of additional insurance products underwritten by it.

About 48,185 shares traded. Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) has 0.00% since June 19, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 1.64% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $5.99. About 2,000 shares traded. AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) has risen 58.12% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 41.42% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.32, from 1.18 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 46 investors sold AK Steel Holding Corporation shares while 58 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 240.79 million shares or 41.78% more from 169.84 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 72,000 are owned by Princeton Alpha Management Limited Partnership. Gardner Lewis Asset L P reported 0.09% in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Shoker Inv Counsel stated it has 13,790 shares. 14,800 are owned by Concert Wealth Mngmt. Manufacturers Life Com The invested 0% in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Pnc Fincl Ser accumulated 2,908 shares. 28,953 were accumulated by Qcm Cayman. Texas Permanent School Fund reported 0.03% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Cibc Ww Mkts invested in 40,070 shares or 0% of the stock. Aqr Management Llc has 0.01% invested in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) for 883,124 shares. Spot Trading Ltd stated it has 14,555 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS). Merriman Wealth Management Llc, Washington-based fund reported 3.01 million shares. 318,892 were reported by Sanctuary Wealth Advsrs Lc. New York-based Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has invested 0.01% in AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS).

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