Berenberg Upgraded Countrywide Plc (LON:CWD); Medley Capital Has 0.9 Sentiment

Medley Capital Corporation is a business development company. The company has market cap of $286.53 million. The fund seeks to invest in privately negotiated debt and equity securities of small and middle market companies. It currently has negative earnings. It primarily invests in the following sectors: business services; buildings and real estate; automobile; gas and oil; aerospace and defense; home and office furnishings, housewares, and durable consumer products; healthcare, education and childcare; personal, food, and miscellaneous services; retail stores, diversified or conglomerate manufacturing; telecommunications; mining, steel, iron, and non-precious metals; leisure, amusement, motion pictures, and entertainment; chemicals, plastics, and rubber; finance; personal and nondurable consumer products ; beverage, food, and tobacco; containers, packaging, and glass; structure finance securities; machinery (non-agriculture, non-construction, non-electric); diversified or conglomerate service; restaurant and franchise; electronics; and cargo transport.

Countrywide Plc (LON:CWD)‘s stock was upped to a “Hold” by equity analysts at Berenberg, who have a TP of GBX 95.00 on CWD. Berenberg’s target is -7.14% from CWD’s last price.

The stock increased 2.63% or GBX 2.63 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 102.63. About 91,616 shares traded. Countrywide plc (LON:CWD) has 0.00% since January 24, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 11 analysts covering Countrywide Plc (LON:CWD), 0 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Countrywide Plc has GBX 622 highest and GBX 95 lowest target. GBX 216.18’s average target is 110.64% above currents GBX 102.63 stock price. Countrywide Plc had 50 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Reduce” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, June 22. Citigroup maintained Countrywide plc (LON:CWD) on Tuesday, May 10 with “Neutral” rating. On Thursday, November 24 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Tuesday, October 31. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, January 24 by Berenberg. The stock of Countrywide plc (LON:CWD) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Monday, December 19 by Barclays Capital. Jefferies maintained Countrywide plc (LON:CWD) on Monday, June 26 with “Hold” rating. The company was maintained on Wednesday, September 9 by Goldman Sachs. Citigroup downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Friday, November 20 report. The stock of Countrywide plc (LON:CWD) earned “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Friday, November 6.

Countrywide plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides residential estate agency and property services in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 243.26 million GBP. It operates through four divisions: Retail, London, Financial Services, and B2B. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers surveying services, including valuation panel management services, residential valuations, and surveys for mortgage lenders; leasehold, commercial, relocation, and residential property management services; and sells residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural properties, as well as land through public auction.

Analysts await Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) to report earnings on February, 8. They expect $0.15 earnings per share, down 21.05% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.19 per share. MCC’s profit will be $8.17M for 8.77 P/E if the $0.15 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual earnings per share reported by Medley Capital Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -6.25% negative EPS growth.

The stock decreased 1.13% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $5.26. About 157,777 shares traded. Medley Capital Corporation (MCC) has declined 6.36% since January 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.06% the S&P500.

Roumell Asset Management Llc holds 6.12% of its portfolio in Medley Capital Corporation for 435,870 shares. American Financial Group Inc owns 2.20 million shares or 1.36% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cue Financial Group Inc. has 0.84% invested in the company for 201,900 shares. The Illinois-based Arete Wealth Advisors Llc has invested 0.32% in the stock. West Family Investments Inc., a Illinois-based fund reported 367,236 shares.