12.59% to Target, JP Morgan Cazenove Reconfirms “Overweight” Rating for John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) Stock; MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR)’s Sentiment Is 0.8

They currently have a GBX 770.00 PT on John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). JP Morgan Cazenove’s target would suggest a potential upside of 12.59% from the company’s current stock price. This was disclosed to clients in an analyst report on Thursday morning.

The stock increased 0.35% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $8.53. About 72,052 shares traded. MFS Charter Income Trust (MCR) has risen 6.51% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 10.19% the S&P500.

Analysts await John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $-0.08 EPS, up 57.89% or $0.11 from last year’s $-0.19 per share. After $-0.52 actual EPS reported by John Wood Group PLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -84.62% EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. John Wood Group PLC has GBX 1020 highest and GBX 8.40 lowest target. GBX 731.26’s average target is 7.70% above currents GBX 679 stock price. John Wood Group PLC had 182 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of WG in report on Wednesday, February 22 with “Hold” rating. The stock of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, April 25 by Liberum Capital. As per Monday, December 7, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The firm has “Reduce” rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, September 8. The company was maintained on Monday, September 14 by Goldman Sachs. Numis Securities upgraded it to “Buy” rating and GBX 929 target in Friday, April 7 report. On Monday, March 20 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with “Neutral”. The stock of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) earned “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas on Monday, September 12. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, August 11 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, July 1 by Beaufort Securities.

The stock increased 3.07% or GBX 20.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 679. About 845,086 shares traded. John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) has 0.00% since January 4, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

John Wood Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering, procurement, construction, and maintenance services to the gas and oil, and power generation industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of 4.54 billion GBP. The firm operates through three divisions: Asset Life Cycle Solutions West, Asset Life Cycle Solutions East, and Specialist Technical Solutions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers project and modification services, such as engineering, project management, repair orders, construction, commissioning, and fabrication services; activities and maintenance services; and industrial services, including access and containment, rope access, insulation, painting and protective coatings, positive pressure habitats, heat treatment, composite wrap, industrial cleaning, asbestos remediation, building construction and civil engineering, passive fire protection, and mechanical and piping support services, as well as electrical, control, and instrumentation services.

Investors sentiment increased to 2.24 in Q3 2017. Its up 1.09, from 1.15 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 6 investors sold John Wood Group PLC shares while 15 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 40.08 million shares or 11.23% more from 36.04 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Manufacturers Life The holds 460 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Auxier Asset holds 0.01% or 11,655 shares. Wells Fargo Mn has 0% invested in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Gendell Jeffrey L accumulated 1.28% or 4.95 million shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag invested 0% of its portfolio in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Barclays Public Ltd Company reported 1,400 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys stated it has 0% of its portfolio in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Fortress Investment Gp Ltd Liability Co has 45,350 shares. Columbia L L C Mgmt stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Connor Clark Lunn Investment Management Limited invested in 0% or 177,513 shares. Bank & Trust Of Mellon holds 182,022 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mariner Wealth Advsr Ltd Llc invested in 0.02% or 119,865 shares. Art Advisors Ltd has invested 0% of its portfolio in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Raymond James Ser has invested 0% in John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG). Parametric Assocs invested in 0% or 12,459 shares.