Peel Hunt Reaffirms SDL PLC (LON:SDL) As Buy; Has Target Price Of GBX 550.00; 7 Analysts Covering Rowan Companies plc (RDC)

Among 33 analysts covering Rowan Companies Inc. (NYSE:RDC), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 22 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Rowan Companies Inc. had 95 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 14 by KLR. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Wednesday, August 2. Jefferies maintained Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) on Tuesday, June 6 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Monday, May 16. The rating was downgraded by Credit Agricole on Tuesday, December 22 to “Underperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Guggenheim given on Monday, November 30. RBC Capital Markets maintained Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) on Wednesday, November 4 with “Sector Perform” rating. The company was initiated on Wednesday, September 14 by Howard Weil. Nomura maintained Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) on Thursday, August 3 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Friday, November 3. See Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) latest ratings:

23/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Underweight Downgrade
15/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $13.0 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $15.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Hold New Target: $14.0 Maintain
11/01/2018 Broker: PiperJaffray Old Rating: Overweight New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
10/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Hold New Target: $17.6 Downgrade
05/01/2018 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $16.0
04/01/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $16.0 Maintain
06/11/2017 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: $15 New Target: $18 Maintain

In a note sent to investors and clients on today, Peel Hunt maintained their Buy rating on SDL PLC (LON:SDL)‘s stock. The target price would suggest a potential upside of 18.66% from company’s last stock close.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.56, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 29 investors sold Rowan Companies plc shares while 87 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. 129.33 million shares or 3.45% less from 133.95 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. American Intl Group, New York-based fund reported 310,675 shares. First Pacific Advisors Lc invested in 0.14% or 1.41 million shares. Manufacturers Life Insurance The invested 0% in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) stated it has 6,150 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Hbk Lp reported 2.16 million shares. Moreover, Connor Clark & Lunn Inv Mngmt Limited has 0.02% invested in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) for 222,347 shares. Federated Investors Pa reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC). Sei Invs has invested 0% in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa stated it has 55,559 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Systematic Finance Mngmt L P holds 0.05% in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) or 194,580 shares. Axa, France-based fund reported 17,600 shares. Stifel Corp has 0% invested in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) for 52,740 shares. Profund Ltd Liability stated it has 0.01% in Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt owns 16,574 shares. First Manhattan reported 1,200 shares.

Rowan Companies plc provides offshore gas and oil contract drilling services. The company has market cap of $1.86 billion. As of February 24, 2017, it operated a fleet of 29 mobile offshore drilling units, including 25 jack-up rigs and 4 ultra-deepwater drillships. It currently has negative earnings. The firm operates in the United States Gulf of Mexico, the United Kingdom, and Norwegian sectors of the North Sea, the Middle East, and Trinidad.

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $14.72. About 2.55M shares traded. Rowan Companies plc (NYSE:RDC) has declined 16.50% since February 1, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.20% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.22% or GBX 1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 456. About 17 shares traded. SDL plc (LON:SDL) has 0.00% since February 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering SDL PLC (LON:SDL), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. SDL PLC has GBX 670 highest and GBX 275 lowest target. GBX 519.22’s average target is 13.86% above currents GBX 456 stock price. SDL PLC had 57 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Peel Hunt maintained SDL plc (LON:SDL) on Tuesday, November 14 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, January 14. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy” on Friday, January 12. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Peel Hunt. Citigroup upgraded it to “Buy” rating and GBX 500 target in Wednesday, January 20 report. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 540 target in Tuesday, February 14 report. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 16. The stock of SDL plc (LON:SDL) has “Corporate” rating given on Monday, April 3 by N+1 Singer. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon with “Buy” on Thursday, February 18. Peel Hunt maintained SDL plc (LON:SDL) on Monday, January 11 with “Hold” rating.