Second Curve Capital Has Decreased By $1.20 Million Its Encore Cap Group (ECPG) Holding; Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) Had 4 Bullish Analysts

November 14, 2017 - By Michael Collier

Among 7 analysts covering PayPoint PLC (LON:PAY), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 57% are positive. PayPoint PLC had 65 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, July 31 with “Equal Weight”. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1162 target in Friday, December 16 report. The stock of Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, January 28. As per Wednesday, August 12, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. Canaccord Genuity maintained Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) rating on Thursday, January 26. Canaccord Genuity has “Buy” rating and GBX 1162 target. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 11 by Barclays Capital. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, January 29 with “Neutral”. The stock of Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) earned “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 17. As per Tuesday, January 10, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. The stock of Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, November 24. See Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) latest ratings:

10/11/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 980.00 New Target: GBX 980.00 Maintain
26/07/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 980.00 New Target: GBX 980.00 Upgrade
26/06/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 980.00 New Target: GBX 980.00 Maintain
16/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1069.00 New Target: GBX 1183.00 Maintain
30/05/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 900.00 New Target: GBX 980.00 Reinitiateds
26/05/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1200.00 New Target: GBX 1200.00 Maintain
26/05/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Underweight New Target: GBX 900.00 Maintain
25/05/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Under Review Old Target: GBX 1110.00 New Target: GBX 900.00 Under Review

Second Curve Capital Llc decreased Encore Cap Group Inc (ECPG) stake by 6.67% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Second Curve Capital Llc sold 30,000 shares as Encore Cap Group Inc (ECPG)’s stock rose 13.29%. The Second Curve Capital Llc holds 420,000 shares with $16.86 million value, down from 450,000 last quarter. Encore Cap Group Inc now has $1.24B valuation. The stock declined 1.33% or $0.65 reaching $48.35 per share. About 4,090 shares traded. Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) has risen 51.28% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.58% the S&P500.

PayPoint plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The company has market cap of 621.05 million GBP. The Company’s subsidiaries provide specialist consumer payment, and other services and products, transaction processing and settlement. It has a 10.44 P/E ratio. It offers clients streamlined consumer payment processing and transaction routing in an integrated solution, through MultiPay.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.05 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 30 investors sold Paypoint plc shares while 71 reduced holdings. 32 funds opened positions while 85 raised stakes. 117.62 million shares or 2.67% more from 114.56 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Bessemer Gru owns 0% invested in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) for 426 shares. Schafer Cullen Capital Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) for 13,290 shares. Qs Investors Lc has 0% invested in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) for 19 shares. California-based Menta Capital has invested 0.13% in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY). Eagle Boston Investment Mngmt holds 434,437 shares or 0.85% of its portfolio. Macquarie Group Incorporated Limited holds 648,592 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Prelude Limited holds 0.01% in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) or 3,400 shares. 76 are held by Trust Of Vermont. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca accumulated 3,600 shares. Principal Fincl Grp holds 470,244 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) invested in 4,375 shares. Sfe Counsel holds 74,560 shares. Palisade Management Ltd Liability Com Nj stated it has 0.51% of its portfolio in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY). State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement System holds 0% or 82,066 shares. Moreover, Private Advisor Gp Limited Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) for 12,168 shares.

About 19,051 shares traded. Paypoint plc (LON:PAY) has 0.00% since November 14, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.94 EPS, up 30.56% or $0.22 from last year’s $0.72 per share. ECPG’s profit will be $24.11M for 12.86 P/E if the $0.94 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.15 actual EPS reported by Encore Capital Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.26% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.17 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.06 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 14 investors sold ECPG shares while 34 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 25.82 million shares or 2.06% more from 25.30 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Piedmont Advisors Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). Citigroup Inc reported 209,936 shares. Fmr Limited Com has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). Mackenzie Corporation reported 6,794 shares. Susquehanna Ltd Liability Partnership reported 7,834 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Pub Sector Pension Inv Board holds 0% or 12,125 shares in its portfolio. Wasatch owns 17,985 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Sterling Mgmt Lc invested in 24,010 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Us National Bank De stated it has 7,266 shares. Capstone Asset Communications stated it has 0.01% in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 49,221 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Comerica Comml Bank has invested 0.01% in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). Sg Americas Ltd Liability holds 0.07% in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) or 201,483 shares. Wells Fargo Mn, California-based fund reported 19,157 shares. Td Asset Mngmt reported 34,200 shares.

Among 8 analysts covering Encore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Encore Capital Group Inc had 12 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Hold” on Friday, August 4. The stock of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) earned “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Thursday, November 2. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, July 20. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 11 by Macquarie Research. The rating was initiated by Northland Capital on Tuesday, March 22 with “Outperform”. On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. Raymond James downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Tuesday, December 13 report. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Thursday, October 8. The rating was maintained by Suntrust Robinson with “Buy” on Thursday, November 12. Northland Capital maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, November 3 report.

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