Important Rating: JP Morgan Cazenove Reconfirms Vectura Group (LON:VEC) As Overweight; Has Target Price Of GBX 230.00

November 24, 2016 - By Nellie Frank

Vectura Group (LON:VEC) Rating

JP Morgan Cazenove currently has a GBX 230.00 target price on the 1.01B GBP market cap company or 53.33% upside potential. In a research note sent to investors on Thursday, 24 November, Vectura Group (LON:VEC) stock had its Overweight Rating reaffirmed by equity analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove.

Vectura Group PLC (LON:VEC) Ratings Coverage

Out of 8 analysts covering Vectura Group PLC (LON:VEC), 7 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 88% are positive. GBX 279 is the highest target while GBX 160 is the lowest. The GBX 215.25 average target is 43.98% above today’s (GBX 149.5) stock price. Vectura Group PLC has been the topic of 59 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Numis Securities maintained Vectura Group PLC (LON:VEC) rating on Monday, May 16. Numis Securities has “Buy” rating and GBX 264 price target. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the shares of VEC in a report on Friday, October 30 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, August 5 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy”. FinnCap maintained the shares of VEC in a report on Thursday, October 1 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by N+1 Singer on Monday, January 4 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Vectura Group PLC (LON:VEC) rating on Friday, April 8. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and GBX 250 price target. The stock has “Buy” rating given by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, January 8. On Thursday, February 4 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities on Thursday, July 28 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by N+1 Singer on Tuesday, November 22 with “Buy”.

About 996,285 shares traded hands. Vectura Group PLC (LON:VEC) has declined 14.62% since April 25, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 20.03% the S&P500.

Analysts await Vectrus Inc (NYSE:VEC) to report earnings on March, 21. They expect $0.52 earnings per share, down 5.45% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.55 per share. VEC’s profit will be $5.81M for 11.04 P/E if the $0.52 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.60 actual earnings per share reported by Vectrus Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.33% negative EPS growth.

Vectura Group plc is engaged in research, development and commercialization of therapeutic products and drug delivery systems for human use. The company has a market cap of 1.01 billion GBP. The Company’s products include Ultibro Breezhaler and Rest of World (RoW)) – LABA-LAMA; Seebri Breezhaler (EU and RoW) – LAMA; AirFluSal Forspiro (EU and RoW) – ICS-LABA; ADVATE (Global) – Antihaemophilic Factor (Recombinant); Adept (Global) – Icodextrin; Anoro Ellipta (Global) – LAMA-LABA; Relvar Ellipta/Breo Ellipta (Global) – ICS-LABA, and Incruse Ellipta (Global) – LAMA. It has a 130.8 P/E ratio. The Company’s product pipeline includes VR588, VR475, VR647, VR942, VR179, VR736, VR096, VR876, VR315, VR506, VR632, Seebri Neohaler and VR465.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Vectrus, Inc. engages in providing infrastructure asset management, logistics and supply chain management, and information technology and network communication services. Its services include operations, maintenance, management, engineering and sustainment for physical assets including a wide variety of facilities, information technology, network and communication systems, vehicles and equipment. The Company serves U.S. government customers worldwide. Vectrus, Inc. is based in United States.”

VEC Company Profile

Vectrus, Inc., incorporated on February 4, 2014, is a well-known provider of services to the United States Government across the world. The Firm offers services, including infrastructure asset management, logistics and supply chain management, and information technology and network communication. The Company’s infrastructure asset management services support the United States Army, Air Force and Navy, and include infrastructure services, security, warehouse management and distribution, ammunition management, civil engineering, air base maintenance and operations, communications, emergency services, transportation, and life support activities at various global military installations. The Company’s logistics and supply chain management services support and maintain the vehicle and equipment stocks of the United States Army and Marine Corps. The Company’s information technology and network communication services consist of sustainment of communications systems, network security, systems installation and full life cycle management of information technology systems. The Firm provides global service solutions in over 130 locations and approximately 20 countries across over three continents.

Another recent and important Vectura Group PLC (LON:VEC) news was published by Fool.Co.Uk which published an article titled: “Could Vectura Group plc grow to be a FTSE 100 company within 10 years?” on November 23, 2016.

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