Analysts at Liberum Capital Kept the Same their “Buy” rating for Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG) with GBX 5800.00 Price Target; Prudential Financial Has Cut Analogic (ALOG) Holding

In an analyst note issued to clients on 16 January, Ferguson Plc (LON:FERG) stock “Buy” was maintained at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 5800.00 target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target suggests a potential upside of 2.95% from the company’s close price.

Prudential Financial Inc decreased Analogic Corp (ALOG) stake by 58.53% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Prudential Financial Inc sold 37,720 shares as Analogic Corp (ALOG)’s stock declined 12.32%. The Prudential Financial Inc holds 26,724 shares with $2.24 million value, down from 64,444 last quarter. Analogic Corp now has $1.05B valuation. The stock decreased 1.11% or $0.95 during the last trading session, reaching $84.4. About 40,051 shares traded. Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) has declined 8.54% since January 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 25.24% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.32% or GBX 74 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 5664. About 162,941 shares traded or Infinity% up from the average. Ferguson plc (LON:FERG) has 0.00% since January 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ferguson plc distributes plumbing and heating products, and building materials in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, the Nordic, and Central Europe. The company has market cap of 14.08 billion GBP. It offers plumbing supplies to the residential, commercial, municipal, and industrial sectors for new construction, as well as for repair, maintenance, and improvement projects; and bathroom, kitchen, and lighting products. It has a 18.31 P/E ratio. The firm also distributes pipes, valves, fittings, hydrants, meters, and related water management products, as well as offers related services, such as water line tapping and pipe fusion for governments and municipal contractors, water treatment plant contractors, and waterworks contractors on residential, commercial, and municipal projects across the water, sanitary sewer, and storm water management markets.

Among 11 analysts covering Ferguson (LON:FERG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Ferguson has GBX 6500 highest and GBX 4700 lowest target. GBX 5613.64’s average target is -0.89% below currents GBX 5664 stock price. Ferguson had 26 analyst reports since August 30, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 13 by Credit Suisse. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, October 4. As per Wednesday, December 6, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, September 25 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 19 by Citigroup. The firm has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, December 4. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, September 29 report. Deutsche Bank maintained Ferguson plc (LON:FERG) rating on Wednesday, December 6. Deutsche Bank has “Hold” rating and GBX 4700 target. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and GBX 5600 target in Tuesday, October 3 report.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $12,825 activity. $12,825 worth of Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) shares were sold by Ryan James Patrick.

Analysts await Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) to report earnings on March, 5. They expect $0.68 earnings per share, down 20.00% or $0.17 from last year’s $0.85 per share. ALOG’s profit will be $8.49M for 31.03 P/E if the $0.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.61 actual earnings per share reported by Analogic Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 11.48% EPS growth.

Among 4 analysts covering Analogic Company (NASDAQ:ALOG), 1 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Analogic Company has $100 highest and $75.0 lowest target. $88.33’s average target is 4.66% above currents $84.4 stock price. Analogic Company had 7 analyst reports since November 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Analogic Corporation (NASDAQ:ALOG) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, March 24 by Sidoti. Jefferies initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, August 9 report. The rating was downgraded by Benchmark to “Hold” on Wednesday, December 7. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, September 20 with “Hold”. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, December 6 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital given on Thursday, September 22.