Numis Maintains a Hold Rating on Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) and GBX 1650.00 Target; Frontline Ltd. (FRO) Covered By 5 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Among 8 analysts covering Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Frontline Ltd. had 12 analyst reports since November 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global on Thursday, January 4. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 25 by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Buy” rating by DNB Markets given on Wednesday, January 13. Seaport Global reinitiated it with “Neutral” rating and $9 target in Wednesday, May 4 report. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, February 9 by Clarkson Capital. Evercore downgraded Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) on Friday, July 21 to “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Seaport Global given on Wednesday, May 31. The firm has “Buy” rating by Nordea given on Thursday, January 14. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, January 4. Clarkson Capital upgraded the shares of FRO in report on Tuesday, February 16 to “Buy” rating. See Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) latest ratings:

04/01/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $7.0 Maintain

Numis currently has a GBX 1650.00 PT on the 24.01 billion GBP market cap company or 8.86% upside potential. In a research note sent to investors and clients on Friday morning, Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) stock had its Hold Rating restate by stock analysts at Numis.

Frontline Ltd., a shipping company, engages in the seaborne transportation of crude oil and oil products worldwide. The company has market cap of $675.84 million. As of December 31, 2016, the firm operated a fleet of 56 vessels, including VLCC, Suezmax, LR2/ Aframax, and MR tankers. It has a 361.82 P/E ratio. It is also involved in the charter, purchase, and sale of vessels.

The stock decreased 2.21% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $3.98. About 797,784 shares traded or 17.25% up from the average. Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) has declined 16.06% since February 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 32.76% the S&P500.

The stock increased 0.20% or GBX 3 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1516.5. About 1.43M shares traded. Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) has 0.00% since February 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.38, from 0.65 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 17 investors sold Compass Group PLC shares while 41 reduced holdings. 11 funds opened positions while 49 raised stakes. 215.30 million shares or 1.60% more from 211.91 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Apg Asset Nv reported 316,409 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Incorporated accumulated 310,480 shares. Teachers Insur Annuity Association Of America has 6.98M shares for 1.52% of their portfolio. Ls Investment Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 0% in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) or 140 shares. Point72 Asset Limited Partnership reported 663,216 shares. Legal & General Public Ltd accumulated 2.62M shares. Assetmark holds 0% of its portfolio in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) for 307 shares. Moreover, Shell Asset Mgmt Company has 0.07% invested in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG). Invesco holds 437,930 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Renaissance Technologies Ltd Com invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG). Art Advsrs Limited Liability Com reported 0.08% stake. Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 0% or 327,804 shares in its portfolio. Highstreet Asset Mngmt holds 0.03% or 35,298 shares. Corecommodity Mgmt Ltd Liability Company has 234,778 shares for 1.78% of their portfolio. Pcj Investment Counsel has invested 0.01% in Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG).

Analysts await Compass Group PLC (LON:CPG) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.05 EPS, down 61.54% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.13 per share. CPG’s profit will be $791,724 for 7582.50 P/E if the $0.05 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.05 actual EPS reported by Compass Group PLC for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth.