Reaffirmed: Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW) “Buy” Rating Has Been Reiterated at Bank of America; GBX 225.00 Target in Place

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Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW) Rating Reaffirmed

Bank of America now has a GBX 225.00 target price per share on the 6.28 billion GBP market cap company or 16.34% upside potential. In an analyst research report distributed on Monday morning, Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW) shares have had their “Buy” Rating has reaffirmed by research analysts at Bank of America.

From a total of 13 analysts covering Taylor Wimpey PLC (LON:TW) stock, 5 rate it a ”Buy”, 1 a “Sell”, and 6 a ”Hold”. This means that 42% of the ratings are positive. The highest target price is GBX 235 while the lowest target price is GBX 131. The mean of all analyst targets is GBX 198.23 with a 6.58% above today’s (GBX 193.4) stock price. Taylor Wimpey PLC was the topic of 42 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to the firm StockzIntelligence Inc. Deutsche Bank maintained shares on December 14 with “Buy” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained shares with “Buy” rating and GBX 233 target share price in a report from a November 26. UBS maintained TW stock in a recent report from November 16 with “Buy” rating. Numis Securities downgraded the rating on November 16. Numis Securities has a “Add” rating and a GBX 191 price target on shares. Finally, Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in a report issued on a November 16.

The stock decreased 0.31% or GBX 0.6 on December 14, striking GBX 193.4. Approximately 7.02M shares of stock traded hands. Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) has risen 5.04% since May 15, 2015 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.45% the S&P500.

Reaffirmed: Taylor Wimpey (LON:TW)

The overall sentiment of institutions has decreased to 0.98 in Q2 2015. Its down 0.08, from 1.06 in 2015Q2. The ratio dived, as 61 institutions have sold all the shares of Taylor Wimpey plc that they owned while 109 funds have taken shares off the table. 49 funds have purchased shares for the first time while 117 added to their positions. These institutions now hold 50.83 million shares or 10.58% less than the 56.85 million shares they owned in 2015Q2.

The Fund Rocky Mountain Advisers Llc currently is holding shares equating to 13.06% of its total portfolio in Taylor Wimpey plc representing a total of 18,972 shares. Another fund,Marble Arch Investments Lp, is holding a total of 1.15 million shares equating to 10.41% of their holdings. Additionally, Naya Management Llp has a 1.38 million share stake in Taylor Wimpey plc which represents 8.79% of their total portfolio. The Fund, Lateef Investment Management L.P., based out of California, has also built up a stake in the stock, which represents a total of 5.75% of their total portfolio. Finally Crystal Rock Capital Management, a fund which is based in the state of Illinois reported a total holdings of 55,940 shares.

Taylor Wimpey plc is a United Kingdom Company engaged in residential house building. The company has a market cap of 6.28 billion GBP. The Firm operates in two divisions: Housing United Kingdom and Housing Spain. It has 15.21 P/E ratio. The Firm operates at a local level from 24 regional businesses across the United Kingdom.

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