Peel Hunt Reports Countryside Properties PLC (LON:CSP) Downgrade and GBX 530.00 Target; Specialty Laboratories Has 0.8 Sentiment

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Specialty Laboratories Inc (SP) investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2019 Q3. It’s down -0.26, from 1.06 in 2019Q2. The ratio fall, as 53 hedge funds opened new and increased positions, while 66 sold and decreased equity positions in Specialty Laboratories Inc. The hedge funds in our database now own: 21.44 million shares, down from 22.05 million shares in 2019Q2. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Specialty Laboratories Inc in top ten positions increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 15 Reduced: 51 Increased: 40 New Position: 13.

In a an analyst note issued on Monday morning, investment analysts at Peel Hunt’s equity division lowered Countryside Properties PLC (LON:CSP)‘s stock to a “Add”. They have a target price per share of GBX 530.00 on CSP or 10.97% more upside.

More notable recent SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Nasdaq, S&P 500 Climb To New Record Closing Highs – Nasdaq” on January 13, 2020, also Nasdaq.com with their article: “The S&P 500 Just Swapped Out 3 Companies. Should Investors Buy on the News? – Nasdaq” published on January 15, 2020, Nasdaq.com published: “S&P 500 eases from record on tech retreat, Wells Fargo slide – Nasdaq” on January 14, 2020. More interesting news about SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “What Are the 3 Best Value Stocks in the S&P 500? Here Are the Results – Nasdaq” published on January 14, 2020 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Nasdaq, S&P hit fresh highs on trade deal hopes, Amazon boost – Nasdaq” with publication date: December 26, 2019.

Analysts await SP Plus Corporation (NASDAQ:SP) to report earnings on February, 19. They expect $0.62 EPS, up 8.77% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.57 per share. SP’s profit will be $14.23 million for 16.66 P/E if the $0.62 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.77 actual EPS reported by SP Plus Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -19.48% negative EPS growth.

SP Plus Corporation provides parking management, ground transportation, and other ancillary services to commercial, institutional, and municipal clients in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The company has market cap of $948.02 million. It offers facility maintenance, event logistics, training, scheduling, and supervising of service personnel. It has a 18.96 P/E ratio. The firm also provides customer service, marketing, and accounting and revenue control functions to facilitate the operation of its clients' facilities or events.

The stock increased 0.22% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $41.31. About 66,727 shares traded. SP Plus Corporation (SP) has risen 54.92% since January 16, 2019 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 54.92% the S&P500. Some Historical SP News: 02/05/2018 – SP Plus 1Q EPS 68c; 08/03/2018 SP Plus Corporation Announces Date for 2018 Annual Meeting; 22/04/2018 – DJ SP Plus Corporation, Inst Holders, 1Q 2018 (SP); 18/04/2018 – SP Plus Closes Above 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 02/05/2018 – SP PLUS 1Q ADJ EPS 39C, EST. 39C; 27/04/2018 – SP Plus Closes Below 50-Day Moving Average: Technicals; 02/05/2018 – SP PLUS AFFIRMS 2018 OUTLOOK; 02/05/2018 – SP Plus 1Q Rev $193.9M

Dudley & Shanley Inc. holds 5.37% of its portfolio in SP Plus Corporation for 587,215 shares. Bernzott Capital Advisors owns 863,301 shares or 3.82% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Intrepid Capital Management Inc has 3.71% invested in the company for 191,863 shares. The New York-based P2 Capital Partners Llc has invested 2.86% in the stock. Aristotle Capital Boston Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 954,534 shares.

Among 3 analysts covering Countryside Properties PLC (LON:CSP), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Countryside Properties PLC has GBX 590 highest and GBX 353 lowest target. GBX 523’s average target is 6.65% above currents GBX 490.4 stock price. Countryside Properties PLC had 15 analyst reports since July 22, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. Berenberg maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 29 report. Berenberg maintained Countryside Properties PLC (LON:CSP) rating on Thursday, January 9. Berenberg has “Buy” rating and GBX 590 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, September 27 by Jefferies. Deutsche Bank maintained Countryside Properties PLC (LON:CSP) rating on Tuesday, January 14. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and GBX 525 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, October 1 report. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Tuesday, November 26. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 21 by Peel Hunt.

The stock decreased 0.37% or GBX 1.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 490.4. About 263,437 shares traded. Countryside Properties PLC (LON:CSP) has 0.00% since January 16, 2019 and is . It has by 0.00% the S&P500.

Countryside Properties PLC operates as a home builder and urban regeneration partner in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 2.21 billion GBP. It operates through two divisions, Housebuilding and Partnerships. It has a 13.15 P/E ratio. The Housebuilding division develops large-scale sites, and provides private and affordable homes in London and the South East of England.

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