Peel Hunt Maintains Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO) as Buy; Duff & Phelps Utility & Corporate Bond Trust (DUC)’s Sentiment Is 2.63

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Duff & Phelps Utility & Corporate Bond Trust Inc (DUC) investors sentiment increased to 2.63 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 1.98, from 0.65 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 21 active investment managers increased and started new equity positions, while 8 sold and reduced their holdings in Duff & Phelps Utility & Corporate Bond Trust Inc. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 11.10 million shares, up from 10.18 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Duff & Phelps Utility & Corporate Bond Trust Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 3 Reduced: 5 Increased: 10 New Position: 11.

In a research report shared with investors on 16 May, Peel Hunt restate their Buy rating on Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO)‘s stock.

Premier Oil plc, an upstream oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, production, and development of gas and oil properties primarily in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 789.75 million GBP. The firm is also involved in issuing convertible bonds. It currently has negative earnings. As of December 31, 2016, it had proven and probable reserves of 353 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe); and 2P reserves and 2C resources of 835 mmboe.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.11 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.56, from 1.67 in 2017Q3. It worsened, as 5 investors sold Premier Oil plc shares while 13 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 13 raised stakes. 5.49 million shares or 2.46% more from 5.36 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Raymond James & Assoc stated it has 89,837 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Natl Bank Of America De holds 0% in Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) or 329,644 shares. Sei Company holds 4,000 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Riggs Asset Managment stated it has 1,500 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt accumulated 8,303 shares. Guggenheim Cap Ltd Liability Co reported 470,097 shares. Ledyard Comml Bank holds 1,900 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Moreover, Landscape Capital Mgmt Limited Com has 0.03% invested in Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO). Stifel Fincl Corporation has 41,291 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Rmb Mngmt Ltd Liability Com, a Illinois-based fund reported 24,636 shares. Invesco Limited reported 226,728 shares stake. Us Retail Bank De holds 0% or 4,545 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Jpmorgan Chase And has 0% invested in Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) for 1,200 shares. Creative Planning reported 0% of its portfolio in Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO). Peoples Financial Corp stated it has 0.01% in Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO).

The stock decreased 6.86% or GBX 7.58 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 102.92. About 6.76M shares traded. Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) has 0.00% since May 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering Premier Oil PLC (LON:PMO), 15 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Premier Oil PLC has GBX 8500 highest and GBX 12 lowest target. GBX 546.88’s average target is 431.36% above currents GBX 102.92 stock price. Premier Oil PLC had 246 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) earned “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Friday, November 13. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, January 18 by Credit Suisse. Citigroup upgraded Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) on Friday, October 21 to “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of PMO in report on Wednesday, July 13 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of PMO in report on Friday, February 26 with “Equal Weight” rating. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 50 target in Friday, January 29 report. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Friday, September 18 by BMO Capital Markets. Canaccord Genuity maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, May 16 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, October 13 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, October 6.