Menzies John PLC (LON:MNZS) Stock “Add” Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt; The PT Given is GBX 758.00; Last Week Primo Water (PRMW) Analysts

January 5, 2018 - By Martha Paddon

Among 5 analysts covering Primo Water (NASDAQ:PRMW), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Primo Water had 9 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Tuesday, October 3 with “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $17.5 target in Monday, November 6 report. Barrington Research upgraded it to “Outperform” rating and $9.5 target in Tuesday, December 29 report. The stock of Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 7 by Northland Capital. Barrington Research maintained Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) rating on Tuesday, October 11. Barrington Research has “Outperform” rating and $15 target. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was downgraded by Barrington Research to “Market Perform”. See Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) latest ratings:

06/11/2017 Broker: FBR Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $17.5 Maintain
03/10/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $18.0 Maintain
07/08/2017 Broker: Northland Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $18.0000 Maintain

The firm have set target of GBX 758.00 on Menzies John PLC (LON:MNZS) shares. This is 10.90% from the stock close price. In a research report revealed to investors on Friday, 5 January, Peel Hunt reconfirmed their “Add” rating on shares of MNZS.

Primo Water Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides multi-gallon purified bottled water, self-service refill water, and water dispensers in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $373.68 million. The firm operates in two divisions, Primo Water and Primo Dispensers. It currently has negative earnings. The Primo Water segment offers exchange and refill products through point of purchase display racks, or self-serve filtered water displays and recycling centers.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $12.45 million activity. Shares for $160,454 were sold by MCQUILKIN MALCOLM on Thursday, September 14. $12.16M worth of stock was sold by PRIM BILLY D on Tuesday, August 15.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.4 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.59 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 9 investors sold Primo Water Corporation shares while 21 reduced holdings. 15 funds opened positions while 27 raised stakes. 18.85 million shares or 8.74% more from 17.33 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Salem Investment Counselors Incorporated reported 3,774 shares. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 17,056 shares. 800 are owned by Carroll Finance Associate Inc. Pnc Serv Gp holds 0% of its portfolio in Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) for 70 shares. Granite Point Management Ltd Partnership accumulated 30,600 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag has invested 0% in Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW). Ny State Common Retirement Fund owns 0% invested in Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) for 22,996 shares. Da Davidson holds 30,356 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wells Fargo And Mn has 127,157 shares for 0% of their portfolio. 12 West Management Ltd Partnership holds 549,424 shares. California Employees Retirement invested in 63,786 shares or 0% of the stock. Wedge Capital Mgmt L Ltd Partnership Nc holds 0% of its portfolio in Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) for 43,600 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys accumulated 40,848 shares. Redmond Asset Management Limited Liability Company invested 0.27% in Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW). Westwood Mngmt Corp Il has invested 0.14% in Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW).

The stock increased 0.24% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $12.45. About 95,009 shares traded. Primo Water Corporation (NASDAQ:PRMW) has declined 3.15% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 19.85% the S&P500.

John Menzies plc provides distribution and aviation services in the United Kingdom, the United States, and internationally. The company has market cap of 564.65 million GBP. It operates through two divisions, Distribution and Aviation. It has a 84.61 P/E ratio. The Distribution segment offers newspaper and magazine distribution services.

Among 7 analysts covering Menzies John PLC (LON:MNZS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 71% are positive. Menzies John PLC has GBX 860 highest and GBX 416 lowest target. GBX 676.50’s average target is -1.30% below currents GBX 685.38 stock price. Menzies John PLC had 49 analyst reports since August 18, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, April 7, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 9 by Berenberg. The company was reinitiated on Tuesday, August 15 by Numis Securities. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 24 by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by N+1 Singer. Peel Hunt maintained John Menzies plc (LON:MNZS) on Wednesday, December 14 with “Add” rating. Peel Hunt maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 595 target in Friday, September 2 report. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities on Tuesday, November 24 with “Buy”. The firm has “Add” rating given on Monday, June 5 by Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Add” rating in Thursday, November 23 report.

The stock increased 0.79% or GBX 5.38 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 685.38. About 5,989 shares traded. John Menzies plc (LON:MNZS) has 0.00% since January 5, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.