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Barclays Capital Reiterates a Overweight Rating on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT) and GBX 2263.00 Target; Last Week FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (FLT) Analysts

They currently have a GBX 2263.00 TP on Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT). Barclays Capital’s target would suggest a potential upside of 12.95% from the company’s last stock close price. This was disclosed to clients in a report on Wednesday morning.

Among 16 analysts covering Fleetcor Technologies (NYSE:FLT), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Fleetcor Technologies has $201.5000 highest and $75 lowest target. $174.90’s average target is -7.60% below currents $189.29 stock price. Fleetcor Technologies had 46 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, October 18. The stock of FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) earned “Neutral” rating by Compass Point on Friday, April 15. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, November 2. The stock of FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, May 25 by Jefferies. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 7 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $197.0 target in Wednesday, October 11 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Wednesday, September 20. Suntrust Robinson initiated FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) on Friday, June 24 with “Buy” rating. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, August 5 report. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, August 14 with “Neutral”. See FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) latest ratings:

13/11/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $194.0 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $180 New Target: $200 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $189 New Target: $194 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: $180 New Target: $200 Maintain
01/11/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $194.0 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $180.0 Maintain
18/10/2017 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Overweight Old Target: $184 New Target: $189 Maintain
11/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $197.0 Maintain
20/09/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $185.0 Maintain
07/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $201.5000 Maintain

The stock decreased 2.91% or GBX 60 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2000. About 1.06M shares traded. Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) has 0.00% since December 13, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Analysts await Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) to report earnings on February, 22. They expect $0.21 earnings per share, up 31.25% or $0.05 from last year’s $0.16 per share. AHT’s profit will be $1.04M for 2380.95 P/E if the $0.21 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.30 actual earnings per share reported by Ashtead Group plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.00% negative EPS growth.

Among 20 analysts covering Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Ashtead Group PLC has GBX 2400 highest and GBX 660 lowest target. GBX 1765.79’s average target is -11.71% below currents GBX 2000 stock price. Ashtead Group PLC had 203 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Numis Securities on Monday, February 1. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) rating on Friday, March 11. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and GBX 1300 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Thursday, January 28. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with “Neutral” on Monday, July 25. BNP Paribas maintained Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) on Wednesday, March 16 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Friday, August 19. The company was maintained on Monday, April 4 by Barclays Capital. BNP Paribas maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 1050 target in Monday, August 1 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, November 29 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Add” on Wednesday, December 7.

Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, rents a range of construction and industrial equipment. The company has market cap of 9.95 billion GBP. It offers equipment for use in lifting, powering, generation, moving, digging, compacting, drilling, supporting, scrubbing, pumping, directing, heating, and ventilating works. It has a 18.74 P/E ratio. The firm provides various types of construction equipment for non-residential construction markets; and facilities management equipment for the maintenance and repair of facilities.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.95 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.09, from 0.86 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 18 investors sold Ashtead Group plc shares while 53 reduced holdings. 13 funds opened positions while 48 raised stakes. 68.11 million shares or 5.17% less from 71.82 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Princeton Strategies Gru Ltd Liability Com owns 20,000 shares. Sg Americas Securities Ltd Co holds 0% or 11,256 shares. Teachers Insurance And Annuity Association Of America reported 0.02% of its portfolio in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Jacobs Levy Equity holds 0.03% or 221,105 shares in its portfolio. Arrow Limited accumulated 0.18% or 109,512 shares. Glob X Co Lc has 0.23% invested in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) for 1.20 million shares. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio reported 170,329 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Moreover, Credit Suisse Ag has 0% invested in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). 2,295 are owned by Envestnet Asset Mngmt Incorporated. Creative Planning owns 3,200 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. State Street Corporation reported 0% stake. Davenport And Com Limited Liability Company, Virginia-based fund reported 10,485 shares. Suntrust Banks Inc invested in 14,465 shares. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc invested 0% in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Jpmorgan Chase & stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT).

The stock increased 0.08% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $189.29. About 648,820 shares traded. FleetCor Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FLT) has declined 6.67% since December 13, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.37% the S&P500.

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