Admiral Group PLC (LON:ADM) Rating Reaffirmed
This Morning, Tuesday, 8 December, Admiral Group PLC (LON:ADM)’s “Underweight” rating was reconfirmed at JP Morgan Cazenove in analysts note.
From a total of 16 analysts covering Admiral Group PLC (LON:ADM) stock, 3 rate it a ”Buy”, 6 a “Sell”, and 10 a ”Hold”. This means that 16% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 1750 while the lowest target price is GBX 1140. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 1511.06 with a -9.36% below today’s (GBX 1640.44) stock price. Admiral Group PLC was the topic of 26 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Citigroup maintained shares on November 26 with “Sell” rating. Nomura maintained shares with “Neutral” rating and GBX 1630 target share price in a report from a September 18. Bernstein maintained ADM stock in a recent report from November 23 with “Outperform” rating. UBS maintained the rating on September 17. UBS has a “Neutral” rating and a GBX 1580 price target on shares. Finally, Goldman Sachs maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in a report issued on an October 9.
The stock increased 0.39% or GBX 6.44 on December 7, striking GBX 1640.44. Approximately shares of stock traded hands. Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) has risen 8.36% since May 11, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.43% the S&P500.
The overall sentiment of institutions has increased to 0.84 in Q2 2015. Its up 0.02, from 0.82 in 2015Q2. The ratio is positive, as 71 institutions have sold all the shares of Admiral Group plc that they owned while 263 funds have taken shares off the table. 44 funds have purchased shares for the first time while 235 added to their positions. These institutions now hold 461.42 million shares or 1.97% more than the 452.52 million shares they owned in 2015Q2.
The Fund Eclectica Asset Management Llp currently is holding shares equating to 8.59% of its total portfolio in Admiral Group plc representing a total of 35,540 shares. Another fund,Fairfield Bush & Co., is holding a total of 333,762 shares equating to 6.08% of their holdings. Additionally, Washington State Investment Board has a 61,189 share stake in Admiral Group plc which represents 4.02% of their total portfolio. The Fund, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co, based out of Illinois, has also built up a stake in the stock, which represents a total of 3.92% of their total portfolio. Finally Stevens First Principles Investment Advisors, a fund which is based in the state of California reported a total holdings of 108,503 shares.
Insider activity is a very important aspect to track on any stock. Going back to August 18, 2015, shareholders of Admiral Group plc have witnessed 0 insider purchases, and a total of 2 selling transactions equating to a net activity of approximately $152,508 . Stott John P sold 1,000 shares worth approximately $45,000.
Admiral Group plc is a United Kingdom firm engaged in the provision of car insurance. The company has a market cap of 4.56 billion GBP. The Firm has four operational divisions, which include UK Car Insurance, International Car Insurance, Price Comparison and Other. It has 15.64 P/E ratio. The UK Car Insurance segment consists of the underwriting of car insurance and other products that supplement the car insurance policy.
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