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Blucora, Inc. (BCOR) Reaches $36.75 52-Week High; G4S plc (LON:GFS) Had 9 Bulls

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Among 18 analysts covering G4S PLC (LON:GFS), 9 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. G4S PLC had 140 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Thursday, September 17. Credit Suisse maintained G4S plc (LON:GFS) on Friday, November 20 with “Neutral” rating. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 19. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Friday, April 1 report. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, September 8 with “Neutral”. BNP Paribas maintained G4S plc (LON:GFS) on Monday, July 4 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, March 10 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Underperform”. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, May 3 by Morgan Stanley. As per Monday, March 13, the company rating was maintained by BNP Paribas. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 165 target in Thursday, August 11 report. See G4S plc (LON:GFS) latest ratings:

18/05/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 290.00 Maintain
10/05/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 345.00 Maintain
27/04/2018 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 220.00 New Target: GBX 255.00 Maintain
13/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 385.00 New Target: GBX 370.00 Maintain
28/03/2018 Broker: HSBC Rating: Reduce New Target: GBX 245.00 Maintain
12/03/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 330.00 Maintain
12/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 315.00 Maintain
12/03/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 345.00 New Target: GBX 345.00 Maintain
09/03/2018 Broker: SEB Equities Rating: Hold Upgrade
15/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 350.00 Upgrade

The stock of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) hit a new 52-week high and has $38.59 target or 5.00% above today’s $36.75 share price. The 8 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $1.73 billion company. The 1-year high was reported on May, 19 by Barchart.com. If the $38.59 price target is reached, the company will be worth $86.35 million more. The stock increased 2.94% or $1.05 during the last trading session, reaching $36.75. About 453,058 shares traded or 18.44% up from the average. Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) has risen 36.26% since May 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.71% the S&P500.

Analysts await Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.77 EPS, up 14.93% or $0.10 from last year’s $0.67 per share. BCOR’s profit will be $36.18 million for 11.93 P/E if the $0.77 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.20 actual EPS reported by Blucora, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -35.83% negative EPS growth.

Among 6 analysts covering Blucora (NASDAQ:BCOR), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Blucora had 13 analyst reports since August 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, February 12 by Wedbush. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research given on Monday, May 2. Benchmark maintained the shares of BCOR in report on Monday, August 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Barrington given on Tuesday, May 15. The rating was maintained by Craig Hallum on Thursday, May 10 with “Buy”. The stock of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) has “Buy” rating given on Saturday, August 22 by Benchmark. The stock of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) earned “Outperform” rating by Barrington Research on Friday, October 28. The stock of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) earned “Buy” rating by Benchmark on Tuesday, February 16. The firm has “Buy” rating by Craig Hallum given on Friday, April 29. Benchmark maintained Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) rating on Wednesday, July 26. Benchmark has “Buy” rating and $2300 target.

Blucora, Inc. provides technology-enabled financial solutions to consumers, small business owners, and tax professionals in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.73 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Wealth Management and Tax Preparation. It has a 64.47 P/E ratio. The Wealth Management segment offers an integrated platform of brokerage, investment advisory, and insurance services to financial advisors.

More news for Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCOR) were recently published by: Globenewswire.com, which released: “Blucora Announces First Quarter 2018 Results” on May 09, 2018. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Blucora, Inc. 2018 Q1 – Results – Earnings Call Slides” and published on May 09, 2018 is yet another important article.

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