Is Acacia Mining Plc (LON:ACA) a Buy or a Sell? Peel Hunt Gives ‘Under Review’; Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Has Boosted By $390,888 Its Alaska Air Group (ALK) Position

June 25, 2018 - By rebbecca

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Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc increased Alaska Air Group (ALK) stake by 24.93% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc acquired 6,408 shares as Alaska Air Group (ALK)’s stock declined 6.47%. The Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc holds 32,117 shares with $1.99M value, up from 25,709 last quarter. Alaska Air Group now has $7.75 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.78% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $62.91. About 2.33M shares traded or 2.26% up from the average. Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) has declined 28.54% since June 25, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.11% the S&P500. Some Historical ALK News: 03/05/2018 – Alaska Air Group Elects Facebook Executive Susan Li to Board; 15/05/2018 – Alaska Air Group: Combined April Capacity Up 8.7%; 13/04/2018 – Alaska Air Group March Capacity Rose 7.2%; 15/05/2018 – Alaska Airlines plans to pull its planes and pilots out of New York; 15/05/2018 – Alaska Air Sees FY18 Adjusted Cost Per ASM 8.51c-8.56c, Down About 3.5%; 15/05/2018 – MARSHALL WACE EXITED LOGI, TMUS, ALK, OXY, KHC IN 1Q: 13F; 15/05/2018 – Alaska Air April Capacity Rose 8.7%; 04/04/2018 – Alaska Airlines adds new nonstop service between New York’s JFK Airport and San Jose, California, and third daily Seattle flight; 15/05/2018 – Correct: Alaska Air Sees FY18 Adjusted Cost Per ASM 8.51c-8.56c, Up About 3.5%; 23/04/2018 – ALASKA AIR TO INTRODUCE NEW ‘SAVER FARE’ TO COMPETE WITH ULCC

Peel Hunt reissued their Under Review rating on shares of Acacia Mining Plc (LON:ACA) in a research note revealed to investors on Monday morning.

Among 24 analysts covering Acacia Mining Plc (LON:ACA), 10 have Buy rating, 7 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Acacia Mining Plc has GBX 720 highest and GBX 140 lowest target. GBX 276.23’s average target is 148.19% above currents GBX 111.3 stock price. Acacia Mining Plc had 269 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Add” rating given on Monday, April 25 by Numis Securities. The company was maintained on Monday, July 24 by Jefferies. On Tuesday, July 25 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Reduce”. Panmure Gordon maintained Acacia Mining plc (LON:ACA) on Tuesday, September 27 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 22 by Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 340 target in Monday, May 23 report. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Wednesday, November 25 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, October 7. The stock has “Buy” rating by Numis Securities on Monday, October 30. On Wednesday, September 2 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Neutral”.

The stock decreased 6.16% or GBX 7.3 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 111.3. About 504,274 shares traded. Acacia Mining plc (LON:ACA) has 0.00% since June 25, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Acacia Mining plc, together with its subsidiaries, mines, processes, and sells gold in Africa. The company has market cap of 456.43 million GBP. The firm has three gold mines in north-west Tanzania, including Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi, and North Mara; and a portfolio of exploration projects at various stages of development in Tanzania, Kenya, Burkina Faso, and Mali. It currently has negative earnings. It also produces co-products, such as copper and silver.

Among 17 analysts covering Alaska Air Group (NYSE:ALK), 8 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Alaska Air Group has $145 highest and $9 lowest target. $84.75’s average target is 34.72% above currents $62.91 stock price. Alaska Air Group had 93 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, December 15 by Barclays Capital. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, June 18 report. The company was maintained on Monday, December 4 by Cowen & Co. The stock has “In-Line” rating by Imperial Capital on Friday, March 31. UBS downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, February 15 report. Citigroup maintained the shares of ALK in report on Monday, September 18 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, April 17 by Imperial Capital. The stock of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) has “Sell” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by J.P. Morgan. On Tuesday, October 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Evercore to “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Imperial Capital with “In-Line” on Thursday, February 1.

More recent Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK) news were published by: Fool.com which released: “Southwest Airlines and Alaska Air Are Playing Nice Again” on June 02, 2018. Also Forbes.com published the news titled: “How Sensitive Is Alaska Air’s Price To Oil Prices?” on June 15, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s news article titled: “Airline sector follows Delta lower” with publication date: June 06, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Tillar-Wenstrup Advisors Llc decreased Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) stake by 10,689 shares to 36,961 valued at $1.97 million in 2018Q1. It also reduced Ishares Msci Usa Momentum (MTUM) stake by 102,923 shares and now owns 15,181 shares. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) was reduced too.

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