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Nomura Keeps $70 Price Objective On ServiceMaster Global (SERV), Keeps “Buy” Rating; Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP Boosted Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) Holding

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Stock research analysts at Nomura have $70 target price per share on ServiceMaster Global (NYSE:SERV). Nomura’s target price per share means a potential upside of 17.65% from the company’s current price. The rating was shown in an analyst note on 14 June.

Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP increased Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) stake by 15.57% reported in 2018Q1 SEC filing. Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP acquired 6,076 shares as Vulcan Materials Company (VMC)’s stock rose 4.59%. The Gardner Lewis Asset Management LP holds 45,093 shares with $5.15M value, up from 39,017 last quarter. Vulcan Materials Company now has $17.46B valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $132.09. About 1.59M shares traded or 20.46% up from the average. Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has declined 0.32% since June 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 12.89% the S&P500. Some Historical VMC News: ; 11/05/2018 – RL10 Engine to Power ULA’s New Vulcan Centaur Upper Stage; 03/05/2018 – Vulcan Materials 1Q Cont Ops EPS 40c; 29/03/2018 – REG-DECISIONS OF RAPALA VMC CORPORATION’S ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON 29 MARCH 2018; 13/03/2018 – VULCAN MATERIALS FILES MIXED SECURITIES SHELF; 19/04/2018 – S&P ASSIGNS LEGACY VULCAN LLC TO RATING ‘BBB’; 05/03/2018 – VULCAN MATERIALS CO – EXCHANGE OFFER WILL EXPIRE AT 11:59 P.M., NEW YORK CITY TIME, ON MARCH 19, 2018; 15/05/2018 – MELVIN EXITED GOOGL, TTWO, VMC, RCL, MNST IN 1Q: 13F; 03/05/2018 – VULCAN MATERIALS 1Q REV. $854M, EST. $811.6M; 03/05/2018 – Vulcan Materials Sees FY Cont Ops EPS $4.00-EPS $4.65; 15/05/2018 – Eminence Capital Adds Vulcan Materials, Exits Mondelez: 13F

Analysts await ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) to report earnings on July, 30. They expect $0.84 earnings per share, up 21.74% or $0.15 from last year’s $0.69 per share. SERV’s profit will be $113.75 million for 17.71 P/E if the $0.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual earnings per share reported by ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 90.91% EPS growth.

Among 12 analysts covering ServiceMaster (NYSE:SERV), 10 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 83% are positive. ServiceMaster has $70 highest and $32 lowest target. $52.91’s average target is -11.08% below currents $59.5 stock price. ServiceMaster had 34 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Nomura maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) on Tuesday, August 16 with “Neutral” rating. On Monday, September 19 the stock rating was downgraded by Nomura to “Reduce”. Credit Suisse maintained it with “Buy” rating and $5200 target in Tuesday, August 1 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) rating on Monday, November 20. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $46.0 target. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Tuesday, October 24. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of SERV in report on Wednesday, August 5 with “Sector Perform” rating. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, December 22 report. The stock of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) earned “Buy” rating by Nomura on Wednesday, February 28. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of SERV in report on Wednesday, February 28 with “Overweight” rating. On Wednesday, May 2 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”.

The stock increased 0.97% or $0.57 during the last trading session, reaching $59.5. About 988,341 shares traded or 38.67% up from the average. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) has risen 49.82% since June 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.25% the S&P500. Some Historical SERV News: 30/03/2018 – Merry Maids Earns Top Ranking Among Home Cleaning Companies in Entrepreneur’s 2018 Franchise 500® List; 26/03/2018 – ServiceMaster Global: Spin-off Continues to Be on Track to Be Completed in 3Q; 26/03/2018 – ServiceMaster: Steve Hochhauser Will Serve as Interim Pres of Amer Home Shield; 26/03/2018 – SERVICEMASTER: PRESIDENT OF AMERICAN HOME SHIELD TO LEAVE; 01/05/2018 – ServiceMaster Global Raises FY18 Adj Ebitda View to $695M-$710M; 01/05/2018 – ServiceMaster Global 1Q Adj EPS 44c; 01/05/2018 – SERVICEMASTER SEES FY REV. $3.09B TO $3.12B, EST. $3.06B; 30/03/2018 – ServiceMaster: Terminix Closes Its Transaction With Copesan Services, Inc; 02/04/2018 – ServiceMaster Celebrates MLK50 with Spring Clean 2018; 03/05/2018 – ServiceMaster Appoints Rex Tibbens as President and Chief Executive Officer of American Home Shield

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. provides residential and commercial services in the United States. The company has market cap of $8.06 billion. It operates in three divisions: Terminix, American Home Shield, and the Franchise Services Group. It has a 15.76 P/E ratio. The Terminix segment offers termite and pest control services, including termite remediation, annual termite inspection and prevention treatments with damage claim guarantees, periodic pest control services, insulation services, mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion.

Another recent and important Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Home Repair Projects And Eventual Infrastructure Spending Will Benefit These 5 Housing-Related Stocks” on May 20, 2018.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.91 in 2018 Q1. Its down 0.34, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It turned negative, as 53 investors sold VMC shares while 171 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 141 raised stakes. 121.53 million shares or 2.47% more from 118.61 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. Nelson Van Denburg And Campbell Wealth Mgmt Limited Company stated it has 100 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Stoneridge Investment Prtn Ltd reported 25,863 shares or 0.49% of all its holdings. Odey Asset Management Grp Ltd invested 0.37% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Hartford Investment Management Com has invested 0.06% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). North Star Mgmt holds 0.02% or 1,800 shares in its portfolio. Kentucky Retirement, a Kentucky-based fund reported 6,914 shares. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky reported 0.02% stake. Wilbanks Smith Thomas Asset Mngmt Limited Liability Co stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Buckingham Capital Mgmt Incorporated has 37,774 shares for 0.5% of their portfolio. Mitchell Mcleod Pugh And Williams invested 0.57% in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). California State Teachers Retirement has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Lifeplan Financial Gp holds 200 shares. Price T Rowe Associate Md, Maryland-based fund reported 9.07M shares. Boston Private Wealth Ltd Com stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC). Westpac Bk Corp has 126,103 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 79% are positive. Vulcan Materials Company had 43 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Bank of America on Thursday, October 19. The company was maintained on Friday, August 14 by Argus Research. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) has “Overweight” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Stephens. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Neutral” rating by Alembic on Thursday, June 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, May 16 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, June 8. The stock of Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, August 23. As per Thursday, January 25, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. The company was maintained on Wednesday, August 5 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson given on Wednesday, October 26.

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