November 25, 2016 - By Louis Casey
In a research note issued on today, Exane BNP Paribas reconfirmed their “Underperform” rating on Severn Trent PLC (LON:SVT)‘s stock. The price target would indicate a potential downside of -9.24% from firm’s last price.
Out of 16 analysts covering Severn Trent PLC (LON:SVT), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 9 “Hold”. This means 25% are positive. GBX 2650 is the highest target while GBX 1000 is the lowest. The GBX 2153.08 average target is -2.13% below today’s (GBX 2200) stock price. Severn Trent PLC has been the topic of 75 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Bernstein maintained Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) rating on Thursday, January 14. Bernstein has “Market Perform” rating and GBX 2110 price target. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of SVT in a report on Thursday, October 8 with “Underperform” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 23 by HSBC. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by Bernstein given on Monday, December 7. JP Morgan downgraded Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) on Friday, July 22 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, October 19 by Investec. HSBC maintained Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) on Friday, January 15 with “Hold” rating. As per Thursday, October 15, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 21 by Beaufort Securities. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Friday, June 24.
About 164,658 shares traded hands. Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) has declined 0.94% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 6.35% the S&P500.
Analysts await Servotronics, Inc. (NYSEMKT:SVT) to report earnings on March, 20.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1 in Q2 2016. Its up 0.75, from 0.25 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 1 funds sold all Severn Trent Plc shares owned while 3 reduced positions. 0 funds bought stakes while 1 increased positions. They now own 329,195 shares or 1.10% less from 332,870 shares in 2016Q1.
Thompson Davis & has invested 0% of its portfolio in Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT). Morgan Stanley holds 0% of its portfolio in Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) for 6,850 shares. Tower Rech Capital (Trc) accumulated 538 shares or 0% of the stock. National Bank Of America Corporation De owns 200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Blackrock Fund Advsr accumulated 0% or 113 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Ltd Partnership owns 83,746 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. James Investment last reported 1,901 shares in the company. Fmr Ltd holds 0% or 163,256 shares in its portfolio. California Public Employees Retirement Sys owns 16,553 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Grt Partners Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) for 31,219 shares. Vanguard Group Inc Inc Inc accumulated 24,816 shares or 0% of the stock.
Severn Trent Plc treats and provides water and removes wastewater in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company has a market cap of 5.19 billion GBP. The Firm provides clean water and wastewater services through its businesses, Severn Trent Water and Severn Trent Business Services. It has a 13.88 P/E ratio. It operates through two divisions: Regulated Water and Waste Water, and Business Services.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Servotronics, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture and market advanced technology products consisting primarily of control components and consumer products consisting of knives and various types of cutlery.”
Servotronics, Inc., incorporated on October 8, 1972, designs, makes and markets advanced technology products consisting primarily of control components and consumer products consisting of knives and various types of cutlery and other edged products. The Firm operates in two divisions, which include Advanced Technology Group (ATG) and Consumer Products Group (CPG). ATG’s activities primarily involve the design, manufacture and marketing of servo-control components, which include torque motors, control valves and actuators, among others for government, commercial and industrial applications. CPG’s activities involve the design, manufacture and marketing of a range of cutlery products for use by clients and government agencies.
More notable recent Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) news were published by: Moodys.com which released: “Moody’s changes outlook on Severn Trent’s ratings to stable; affirms A3/Baa1 …” on November 04, 2016, also Fool.Co.Uk with their article: “3 Brexit ‘buys’: AstraZeneca plc, Compass Group plc and Severn Trent plc” published on July 04, 2016, Fool.Co.Uk published: “Buy National Grid plc, Severn Trent plc, 3i Infrastructure plc & GCP …” on June 14, 2016. More interesting news about Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) were released by: Fool.Co.Uk and their article: “Where’s Best To Invest? HSBC Holdings plc, Severn Trent Plc Or Bellway plc?” published on June 23, 2015 as well as Fool.Co.Uk‘s news article titled: “Can Severn Trent plc, Pennon Group plc and United Utilities Group plc provide …” with publication date: May 27, 2016.
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By Louis Casey