Peel Hunt Reiterated Avon Rubber PLC (LON:AVON) As “Buy”; Has PT Of GBX 1450.00; Df Dent & Co Has Trimmed Its Discover Financial Services (U (DFS) Stake

Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 1450.00 target price per share on the 370.36 million GBP market cap company or 18.85% upside potential. In analysts report revealed to investors and clients on 14 March, Avon Rubber PLC (LON:AVON) stock had its “Buy” Rating reiterated by equity research analysts at Peel Hunt.

Df Dent & Co Inc decreased Discover Financial Services (U (DFS) stake by 3.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Df Dent & Co Inc sold 29,616 shares as Discover Financial Services (U (DFS)’s stock declined 15.69%. The Df Dent & Co Inc holds 770,490 shares with $49.68 million value, down from 800,106 last quarter. Discover Financial Services (U now has $27.43 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.05% or $0.82 during the last trading session, reaching $77.33. About 2.28M shares traded or 0.63% up from the average. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has risen 10.42% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 6.28% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.10, from 0.77 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 71 investors sold DFS shares while 261 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 197 raised stakes. 301.28 million shares or 2.91% less from 310.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Monroe National Bank & Trust & Tru Mi holds 0.01% or 390 shares in its portfolio. Cantab Cap Partners Llp reported 7,857 shares. Smith Asset Mngmt Group Inc LP invested in 286,623 shares. Palladium Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corporation, Virginia-based fund reported 211,096 shares. Associated Banc has invested 0.77% in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS). Cap Advisors Limited Lc has 555 shares. Savings Bank Of Nova Scotia has 0.02% invested in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) for 64,799 shares. Great Lakes Advsr Lc holds 1.4% or 925,043 shares in its portfolio. Ulysses Mngmt Llc stated it has 300,000 shares. Td Asset Mgmt reported 1.98 million shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. 188,816 were reported by Natixis. Advisor Limited Liability Company owns 7,124 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Honeywell Interest invested 0.76% of its portfolio in Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS). Peoples Svcs, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 136 shares. Icon Advisers Communications accumulated 248,680 shares or 1.13% of the stock.

Among 32 analysts covering Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS), 22 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Discover Financial Services had 90 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) rating on Friday, June 16. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $82 target. The company was downgraded on Thursday, February 11 by Bank of America. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $100.0 target in Wednesday, January 24 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, October 5. Wells Fargo initiated Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) rating on Tuesday, October 10. Wells Fargo has “Hold” rating and $69.0 target. As per Wednesday, October 25, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) rating on Thursday, September 7. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $75.0 target. Morgan Stanley maintained Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) on Friday, September 8 with “Overweight” rating. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, January 16 report. The stock of Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 17 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

Analysts await Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $1.83 EPS, up 27.97% or $0.40 from last year’s $1.43 per share. DFS’s profit will be $649.20 million for 10.56 P/E if the $1.83 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.55 actual EPS reported by Discover Financial Services for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 18.06% EPS growth.

Df Dent & Co Inc increased Pros Holdings Inc (NYSE:PRO) stake by 385,329 shares to 2.70 million valued at $65.22M in 2017Q3. It also upped Cogent Communications (NASDAQ:CCOI) stake by 7,963 shares and now owns 35,481 shares. Dexcom Inc (NASDAQ:DXCM) was raised too.

The stock decreased 0.33% or GBX 4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1216. About 13,324 shares traded. Avon Rubber p.l.c. (LON:AVON) has 0.00% since March 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

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