Thomas Cook Group PLC (LON:TCG) Buy Rating Reconfirmed at HSBC; With GBX 140.00 Target; Karpus Management Has Lowered Its First Tr Enhanced Eqty Fd (FFA) Holding

In an analyst note revealed to investors and clients on today, HSBC reaffirmed their Buy rating on Thomas Cook Group PLC (LON:TCG)‘s stock. The target would indicate a potential upside of 34.94% from firm’s last stock price.

Karpus Management Inc decreased First Tr Enhanced Eqty Inc Fd (FFA) stake by 44.56% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Karpus Management Inc sold 323,621 shares as First Tr Enhanced Eqty Inc Fd (FFA)’s stock rose 3.24%. The Karpus Management Inc holds 402,683 shares with $6.06M value, down from 726,304 last quarter. First Tr Enhanced Eqty Inc Fd now has $307.99M valuation. The stock increased 1.05% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $15.42. About 66,476 shares traded or 3.38% up from the average. First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA) has risen 19.38% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.10, from 1.05 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 7 investors sold FFA shares while 13 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 14 raised stakes. 5.36 million shares or 3.64% less from 5.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ifc Inc Fl holds 10,353 shares. Brinker Cap invested 0.02% in First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA). Bancorp Of Nova Scotia reported 0% stake. Raymond James Tru Na invested in 24,906 shares or 0.03% of the stock. Citigroup Incorporated has invested 0% in First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA). Raymond James And Associate reported 655,962 shares. Karpus Management has 402,683 shares. Bancshares Of Montreal Can reported 0% stake. Bancorp Of America De reported 29,674 shares. Royal Bankshares Of Canada holds 0% or 150,886 shares. Parametric Port Limited Liability Company invested in 148,808 shares or 0% of the stock. Cwm Llc reported 0% stake. Wells Fargo And Mn invested 0% in First Trust Enhanced Equity Income Fund (NYSE:FFA). Raymond James Inc holds 0.03% or 301,247 shares. Cetera Advsr Ltd Company holds 13,109 shares.

Karpus Management Inc increased Vanguard Intl Equity Index Fd Mega Cap Gro Etf (VPL) stake by 4,748 shares to 619,318 valued at $42.24 million in 2017Q3. It also upped Blackrock Cr Allctn Inc Tr (BTZ) stake by 234,601 shares and now owns 3.45M shares. Eaton Vance Mun Bd Fd (EIM) was raised too.

Thomas Cook Group plc provides leisure travel services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Northern Europe, and Germany. The company has market cap of 1.86 billion GBP. It also owns, leases, manages, or franchises approximately 190 own-brand hotels in 16 countries under the Casa Cook, Sunwing, Sunprime, Sunconnect, Sentido, and Smartline brands, as well as various partner hotels. It has a 151.88 P/E ratio. In addition, the firm operates an airline fleet of 94 aircrafts; and Academy of Excellence, which offers quality management training and consulting services to its partner hotels in areas, such as food presentation, housekeeping, and online reputation management, as well as offers ancillary products, including travel and booking insurance, airline meals and seat selection, extra luggage, private transfers, room upgrades, excursions, and entertainment while in destination.

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