Liberum Capital Reiterates a “Buy” Rating on RPS Group PLC (LON:RPS) and GBX 310.00 Target; Virtus Investment Advisers Has Boosted By $3.83 Million Its United Parcel Service (UPS) Position

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Virtus Investment Advisers Inc increased United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) stake by 188.25% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Virtus Investment Advisers Inc acquired 32,183 shares as United Parcel Service Inc (UPS)’s stock declined 13.88%. The Virtus Investment Advisers Inc holds 49,279 shares with $5.87M value, up from 17,096 last quarter. United Parcel Service Inc now has $97.77 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $113.5. About 4.48M shares traded. United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) has declined 2.49% since May 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.04% the S&P500.

London: In a note released on 1 May, Liberum Capital maintained their “Buy” rating on shares of RPS Group PLC (LON:RPS). They currently have a GBX 310.00 price target on the firm. Liberum Capital’s target would suggest a potential upside of 18.66% from the company’s close price.

RPS Group Plc, a consultancy company, provides advice on the evaluation and development of energy, water, and other resources; and development and management of the built and natural environment. The company has market cap of 577.61 million GBP. The firm operates through Built and Natural Environment, Energy, and Australia Asia Pacific divisions. It currently has negative earnings. It offers consultancy services, including environmental assessment, project management, water resources management, due diligence, oceanography, health and safety, risk management, town and country planning, building, landscape and urban design, surveying, and transport planning to various aspects of the property and infrastructure development and management sectors.

Among 5 analysts covering RPS Group PLC (LON:RPS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. RPS Group PLC has GBX 330 highest and GBX 167 lowest target. GBX 269.80’s average target is 1.81% above currents GBX 265 stock price. RPS Group PLC had 55 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Hold” on Thursday, May 18. The stock of RPS Group plc (LON:RPS) earned “Buy” rating by Numis Securities on Monday, August 17. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 3 by Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital maintained RPS Group plc (LON:RPS) rating on Wednesday, February 17. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 240 target. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, March 2 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, August 4 by Liberum Capital. The rating was upgraded by Numis Securities on Thursday, March 1 to “Add”. Peel Hunt maintained RPS Group plc (LON:RPS) on Friday, April 29 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, October 19, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The stock of RPS Group plc (LON:RPS) earned “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, August 4.

The stock increased 2.51% or GBX 6.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 265. About 572,981 shares traded. RPS Group plc (LON:RPS) has 0.00% since May 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $480,600 activity. McClure Teri P also sold $480,600 worth of United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Monday, February 26.

Among 24 analysts covering United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. United Parcel Service has $148 highest and $79.0 lowest target. $122.43’s average target is 7.87% above currents $113.5 stock price. United Parcel Service had 74 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, August 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. Bank of America downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 22 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 4. The rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold” on Thursday, February 1. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 24 by Robert W. Baird. Robert W. Baird maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Friday, October 27 with “Hold” rating. Oppenheimer maintained United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPS) on Tuesday, February 20 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 13 by JP Morgan. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Wednesday, September 20, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus.

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