Greene King PLC (LON:GNK) Got Lower Numis Rating And GBX 510.00 Target; Last Week Photronics, Inc. (PLAB) Analysts

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Greene King PLC (LON:GNK)‘s rating was downgraded by stock analysts at Numis to a Reduce. They have a target price per share of GBX 510.00 on GNK. Numis’s target price per share means a potential downside of -0.02% from the stock’s last price.

Among 7 analysts covering Photronics (NASDAQ:PLAB), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Photronics had 10 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Needham maintained Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) on Friday, December 4 with “Buy” rating. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 1 by SunTrust. The company was initiated on Thursday, October 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by Needham on Friday, February 12 with “Buy”. On Monday, September 18 the stock rating was maintained by Needham with “Hold”. The stock of Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) earned “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, November 11. As per Friday, November 11, the company rating was downgraded by Needham. On Thursday, October 1 the stock rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with “Buy”. See Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) latest ratings:

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.32, from 1.4 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 24 investors sold Photronics, Inc. shares while 50 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 66.22 million shares or 3.60% more from 63.91 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Dimensional Fund Advisors L P, a Texas-based fund reported 5.80M shares. Hanson & Doremus Inv Management reported 2,000 shares. Quantbot Technology L P has 3,622 shares for 0% of their portfolio. California Public Employees Retirement Systems owns 772,676 shares. Art Ltd Liability Corporation invested 0.06% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Lsv Asset holds 890,090 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Meeder Asset Mngmt has invested 0% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Panagora Asset Mgmt reported 35,064 shares. Numeric Ltd Liability Company reported 49,200 shares. 842,037 were accumulated by Robeco Institutional Asset Management Bv. Blackrock holds 8.93 million shares or 0% of its portfolio. Citigroup Inc has invested 0% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset has invested 0% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Aqr Ltd invested 0.01% in Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB). Barrow Hanley Mewhinney And Strauss Ltd Liability Company reported 4.41M shares or 0.06% of all its holdings.

The stock increased 1.21% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $8.35. About 159,492 shares traded. Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) has declined 25.69% since April 12, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 37.24% the S&P500.

Since December 11, 2017, it had 1 insider buy, and 8 sales for $4.04 million activity. The insider TYSON MITCHELL G sold 1,040 shares worth $8,840. Shares for $3.09 million were sold by MACRICOSTAS CONSTANTINE S on Friday, February 16. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $8,500 was bought by JORDAN JOHN P. The insider KIRLIN PETER S sold $21,500. On Monday, April 2 the insider Progler Christopher J sold $30,375. 4,000 Photronics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAB) shares with value of $36,000 were sold by Burr Richelle E.

Photronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, makes and sells photomasks in Taiwan, Korea, the United States, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $583.49 million. The firm offers photomasks, which are high precision photographic quartz plates containing microscopic images of electronic circuits for use in the manufacture of semiconductors and flat panel displays , as well as that are used as masters to transfer circuit patterns onto semiconductor wafers and flat panel substrates during the fabrication of integrated circuits, FPDs, and other types of electrical and optical components. It has a 33.53 P/E ratio. It sells its products to semiconductor or FPD designers, manufacturers, and foundries, as well as to other high performance electronics manufacturers through its sales personnel and customer service representatives.

The stock increased 9.96% or GBX 46.3 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 511.2. About 1.15 million shares traded. Greene King plc (LON:GNK) has 0.00% since April 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 21 analysts covering Greene King PLC (LON:GNK), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Greene King PLC has GBX 1175 highest and GBX 399 lowest target. GBX 768.42’s average target is 50.32% above currents GBX 511.2 stock price. Greene King PLC had 160 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan downgraded Greene King plc (LON:GNK) rating on Friday, June 30. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and GBX 750 target. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of GNK in report on Friday, December 1 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Greene King plc (LON:GNK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 29 by Goldman Sachs. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, November 20 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, February 14. The stock of Greene King plc (LON:GNK) earned “Buy” rating by Shore Capital on Monday, December 19. Deutsche Bank maintained Greene King plc (LON:GNK) on Wednesday, October 18 with “Buy” rating. As per Tuesday, November 24, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Buy”. The stock has “Add” rating by Numis Securities on Thursday, March 17.

Greene King plc operates as a pub retailer and brewer in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 1.58 billion GBP. The firm operates through Pub Company, Pub Partners, and Brewing & Brands divisions. It has a 9.08 P/E ratio. The Company’s retail brands and formats include Greene King Local Pubs, Hungry Horse, Flaming Grill, Farmhouse Inns, and Chef & Brewer.

Analysts await Greene King plc (LON:GNK) to report earnings on May, 14. They expect $-0.26 EPS, up 60.61% or $0.40 from last year’s $-0.66 per share. After $0.07 actual EPS reported by Greene King plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -471.43% negative EPS growth.

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