Serco Group PLC (LON:SRP) Investors: Shore Capital Keeps “Hold” Rating; H&R Block Has 0.99 Sentiment

In analysts note revealed to clients on Wednesday, 14 February, Serco Group PLC (LON:SRP) stock had its “Hold” Rating reiterated by expert analysts at Shore Capital.

H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides assisted income tax return preparation, digital do-it-yourself tax solutions, and other services and products related to income tax return preparation to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company has market cap of $5.42 billion. The firm offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the firm or by franchisees. It has a 13.85 P/E ratio. It also develops and markets DIY income tax preparation software; and provides DIY tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns, review of tax returns by a tax professional, access to tax tips, advice and tax-related news, use of calculators for tax planning, and error checking and electronic filing.

Among 19 analysts covering Serco Group PLC (LON:SRP), 3 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 16% are positive. Serco Group PLC has GBX 1360 highest and GBX 77 lowest target. GBX 117.45’s average target is 38.18% above currents GBX 85 stock price. Serco Group PLC had 144 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Serco Group plc (LON:SRP) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, February 14 by BNP Paribas. Liberum Capital maintained Serco Group plc (LON:SRP) on Friday, February 9 with “Sell” rating. HSBC maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, February 17 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, July 4 by Shore Capital. As per Thursday, December 14, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. The company was maintained on Wednesday, February 14 by Shore Capital. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 135 target in Thursday, January 7 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, March 17. On Wednesday, December 13 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Sell”.

The stock increased 1.74% or GBX 1.45 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 85. About 250,234 shares traded. Serco Group plc (LON:SRP) has 0.00% since February 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Serco Group Plc provides public services in the Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, the United Kingdom, and North America. The company has market cap of 925.57 million GBP. It provides defense, health, justice and immigration, transport, and citizen services. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also offers non-clinical support services to hospitals; environmental and leisure services, as well as a range of front, middle, and back-office services to local authorities; and IT services to European institutions.

The stock increased 3.10% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $25.91. About 2.74 million shares traded. H&R Block, Inc. (HRB) has risen 27.23% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.53% the S&P500.

Analysts await H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE:HRB) to report earnings on March, 6. They expect $-0.45 earnings per share, up 8.16% or $0.04 from last year’s $-0.49 per share. After $-0.71 actual earnings per share reported by H&R Block, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -36.62% EPS growth.