25.19% to Target, Credit Suisse Reaffirms “Outperform” Rating for RELX Plc (LON:REL) Stock; Alamo Group (ALG) Sellers Increased By 15.07% Their Shorts

February 16, 2018 - By Peter Erickson

RELX Plc (LON:REL) had its stock rating noted as “Outperform” by analysts at Credit Suisse. Credit Suisse currently has a GBX 1840.00 price target on the 29.63B GBP market cap company or 25.19% upside potential. This was shown in analysts report on 16 February.

Alamo Group Incorporated (NYSE:ALG) had an increase of 15.07% in short interest. ALG’s SI was 139,000 shares in February as released by FINRA. Its up 15.07% from 120,800 shares previously. With 71,900 avg volume, 2 days are for Alamo Group Incorporated (NYSE:ALG)’s short sellers to cover ALG’s short positions. The SI to Alamo Group Incorporated’s float is 1.46%. The stock increased 0.79% or $0.88 during the last trading session, reaching $112.55. About 31,767 shares traded. Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) has risen 46.10% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.40% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.44, from 1.58 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 17 investors sold Alamo Group Inc. shares while 42 reduced holdings. 22 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 10.66 million shares or 2.70% more from 10.38 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Strs Ohio reported 3,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Commonwealth Equity Service Inc reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG). Assetmark accumulated 0% or 273 shares. Barclays Public Limited Company has 0% invested in Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG). Panagora Asset invested in 0.04% or 96,387 shares. Smith Asset Mgmt Gp L P accumulated 35,030 shares. American Century Companies holds 0.01% or 73,931 shares in its portfolio. Ftb Advsrs stated it has 211 shares. Mufg Americas Corp has 55 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn stated it has 16,936 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Invesco stated it has 0% in Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG). Goldman Sachs has invested 0% in Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG). Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 894 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Company National Bank holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) for 3,945 shares. California Pub Employees Retirement System owns 18,400 shares.

Alamo Group Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells agricultural equipment and infrastructure maintenance equipment for governmental and industrial use worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.31 billion. It operates through three divisions: Agricultural, Industrial, and European. It has a 26.97 P/E ratio. The firm offers hydraulically-powered and tractor-mounted mowers, such as boom-mounted mowers; cutters and replacement parts for heavy-duty and intensive use applications; and heavy duty tractors-and truck-mounted mowing, and vegetation maintenance equipment and parts.

Since September 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $426,206 activity. DAVIES GEOFF sold $392,648 worth of Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) on Monday, September 18. Shares for $33,558 were sold by Raborn Richard Hodges.

Among 4 analysts covering Alamo Group (NYSE:ALG), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Alamo Group had 6 analyst reports since October 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Seaport Global Securities downgraded Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) on Friday, November 6 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 24 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Seaport Global. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 25 by Piper Jaffray. The firm has “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, September 29. The stock of Alamo Group Inc. (NYSE:ALG) earned “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Friday, October 9.

The stock increased 1.36% or GBX 20 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1486. About 935,399 shares traded. RELX PLC (LON:REL) has 0.00% since February 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

RELX PLC provides information and analytics for professional and business clients in North America, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of 29.63 billion GBP. The companyÂ’s Scientific, Technical & Medical segment offers information, analytics, and tools that help clients make decisions. It has a 23.62 P/E ratio. This segment provides research, reference, and education content; and database and decision tools for scientists, academic institutions, educators, research leaders and administrators, medical researchers, doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals and students, as well as hospitals, research institutions, health insurers, managed healthcare organizations, research-intensive firms, and governments.

Among 19 analysts covering Reed Elsevier PLC (LON:REL), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 74% are positive. Reed Elsevier PLC has GBX 1990 highest and GBX 20 lowest target. GBX 1663.22’s average target is 11.93% above currents GBX 1486 stock price. Reed Elsevier PLC had 152 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Friday, February 24 by Barclays Capital. Goldman Sachs maintained the shares of REL in report on Friday, January 13 with “Neutral” rating. Societe Generale maintained the shares of REL in report on Friday, January 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 21. BNP Paribas maintained RELX PLC (LON:REL) rating on Tuesday, February 21. BNP Paribas has “Outperform” rating and GBX 1750 target. Nomura maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1360 target in Thursday, March 24 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 19 with “Outperform”. As per Monday, February 22, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. The rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Underperform” on Thursday, January 26. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Monday, October 3.

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