Peel Hunt Reconfirms a “Hold” Rating on Antofagasta PLC (LON:ANTO) and GBX 1050.00 Target; Leidos Holdings, Inc. (LDOS) Covered By 11 Bullish Analysts Last Week

January 24, 2018 - By Danny Collins

Among 13 analysts covering Leidos Holdings (NYSE:LDOS), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 85% are positive. Leidos Holdings had 33 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, August 3 with “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer given on Tuesday, December 6. The rating was maintained by Argus Research on Thursday, August 31 with “Buy”. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, January 8 report. The stock of Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Jefferies. The rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, December 14 with “Neutral”. On Friday, September 22 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of LDOS in report on Thursday, August 10 to “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Cowen & Co. Cowen & Co maintained Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) on Thursday, October 12 with “Buy” rating. See Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) latest ratings:

08/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $70.0 Maintain
21/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Hold New Target: $68 Initiates Coverage On
03/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $65 New Target: $71 Maintain
25/10/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Buy Upgrade
18/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $64.0 Maintain
12/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $68.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $75.0 Upgrade
22/09/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $52.0 Maintain
18/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $66.0 Maintain
31/08/2017 Broker: Argus Research Rating: Buy Old Target: $62 New Target: $64 Maintain

London: In a note issued to clients on 24 January, Peel Hunt restate their “Hold” rating on shares of Antofagasta PLC (LON:ANTO). They currently have a GBX 1050.00 target on the firm. Peel Hunt’s target would indicate a potential upside of 9.91% from the company’s last price.

Among 29 analysts covering Antofagasta PLC (LON:ANTO), 7 have Buy rating, 14 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 24% are positive. Antofagasta PLC has GBX 1200 highest and GBX 250 lowest target. GBX 729.58’s average target is -23.64% below currents GBX 955.4 stock price. Antofagasta PLC had 358 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Beaufort Securities maintained the shares of ANTO in report on Wednesday, March 16 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) earned “Sell” rating by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, October 25. Jefferies maintained Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) rating on Thursday, July 23. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and GBX 725 target. On Tuesday, August 9 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. Goldman Sachs upgraded the shares of ANTO in report on Wednesday, November 30 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 10 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Wednesday, May 4. Bernstein maintained Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) on Monday, December 14 with “Outperform” rating. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 640 target in Wednesday, August 26 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Performer” rating and GBX 500 target in Tuesday, August 9 report.

Antofagasta plc, through its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, and mining of copper properties in Chile. The company has market cap of 9.42 billion GBP. It operates through Los Pelambres, Centinela, Antucoya, Zaldívar, Exploration and evaluation, and Railway and Other Transport Services divisions. It has a 26.1 P/E ratio. The firm produces copper concentrates containing by-products, such as molybdenum, gold, and silver; and copper cathodes.

The stock decreased 1.20% or GBX 11.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 955.4. About 1.35 million shares traded. Antofagasta plc (LON:ANTO) has 0.00% since January 24, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.19, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 27 investors sold Leidos Holdings, Inc. shares while 109 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 107.32 million shares or 2.02% less from 109.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Wells Fargo And Mn accumulated 3.25M shares. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc invested 0.01% in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). Cetera Advisor Networks Ltd Liability Company stated it has 6,475 shares. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt holds 0% of its portfolio in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS) for 2,186 shares. Eaton Vance Mngmt holds 996,548 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Symphony Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 10,499 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Cornerstone accumulated 671 shares. Anchor Bolt Ltd Partnership reported 347,040 shares or 0.84% of all its holdings. Bb&T Corp has 0% invested in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). The New York-based Braun Stacey Inc has invested 0.96% in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). Legal General Grp Public Lc invested in 265,222 shares. Highvista Strategies Lc accumulated 9,900 shares or 0.13% of the stock. Destination Wealth Management holds 3,943 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Florida-based Raymond James Financial has invested 0% in Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LDOS). 5,425 are owned by First Republic Invest.

Since August 28, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $44,600 activity. Shares for $44,600 were sold by May Gary Stephen on Monday, August 28.

Leidos Holdings, Inc., a science and technology company, provides technology and engineering solutions in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $10.13 billion. The firm operates through National Security Solutions , Information Systems & Global Solutions (IS&GS), and Health and Infrastructure (HIS) divisions. It has a 32.98 P/E ratio. The NSS segment offers national security solutions and systems for air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace for the U.S. intelligence community, the U.S.