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Credit Suisse Reaffirms GBX 1050.00 Target Price On Bodycote (LON:BOY), Reaffirms “Outperform” Rating; Hennessy Advisors (HNNA)’s Sentiment Is 1.63

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Hennessy Advisors Inc (HNNA) investors sentiment increased to 1.63 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.30, from 1.33 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 13 investment managers opened new and increased stock positions, while 8 decreased and sold their positions in Hennessy Advisors Inc. The investment managers in our database reported: 1.24 million shares, up from 1.19 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Hennessy Advisors Inc in top ten stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 3 Increased: 11 New Position: 2.

In analysts report made public on Friday, 18 May, Bodycote (LON:BOY) stock “Outperform” was reiterated at Credit Suisse. They currently have a GBX 1050.00 TP on the stock. Credit Suisse’s TP means a potential upside of 11.23% from the company’s previous stock close.

Among 23 analysts covering Bodycote PLC (LON:BOY), 15 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 65% are positive. Bodycote PLC has GBX 1105 highest and GBX 500 lowest target. GBX 862.18’s average target is -8.33% below currents GBX 940.5 stock price. Bodycote PLC had 172 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, October 30 with “Outperform”. On Friday, October 16 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Tuesday, February 14. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 30 by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity on Wednesday, October 12 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by HSBC with “Hold” on Friday, September 29. The stock of Bodycote plc (LON:BOY) earned “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Monday, January 15. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. The stock of Bodycote plc (LON:BOY) earned “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, March 6. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform” on Friday, August 28.

Bodycote plc provides thermal processing services worldwide. The company has market cap of 1.79 billion GBP. The firm operates in two business areas, Aerospace, Defence & Energy; and Automotive & General Industrial. It has a 18.44 P/E ratio. It offers heat treatment services, including altering the microstructure of metals and alloys, such as steel and aluminum to impart properties comprising surface hardness, temperature resistance, ductility, and strength; metal joining services consisting of electron beam welding, and vacuum and honeycomb brazing; and Hot isostatic pressing services, including HIP product fabrication, isostatic pressing, and HIP supporting services.

The stock increased 1.51% or GBX 14 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 940.5. About 799,664 shares traded or 27.55% up from the average. Bodycote plc (LON:BOY) has 0.00% since May 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $168,986 activity.

Another recent and important Hennessy Advisors, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNNA) news was published by Prnewswire.com which published an article titled: “Hennessy Advisors, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Earnings of $0.58 Per Share” on May 02, 2018.

Zpr Investment Management holds 2.38% of its portfolio in Hennessy Advisors, Inc. for 99,710 shares. Perritt Capital Management Inc owns 191,392 shares or 0.88% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ativo Capital Management Llc has 0.3% invested in the company for 68,491 shares. The California-based Willow Creek Wealth Management Inc. has invested 0.23% in the stock. Weber Alan W, a New York-based fund reported 30,000 shares.

Hennessy Advisors, Inc. is publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of $147.10 million. It provides its services to Hennessy Funds and investment companies. It has a 7.71 P/E ratio. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds.

Hennessy Advisors, Inc. (NASDAQ:HNNA) Institutional Positions Chart

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