Research Analysts at Liberum Capital Maintain their Buy rating for Restaurant Group The PLC (LON:RTN). The PT Given is GBX 430.00; Lincoln National (LNC) Sentiment Is 0.84

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company has market cap of $18.24 billion. It operates through four divisions: Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection. It has a 12.99 P/E ratio. The firm sells a range of wealth protection, accumulation, and retirement income products and solutions.

Restaurant Group The PLC (LON:RTN) had its stock rating noted as Buy by analysts at Liberum Capital. Liberum Capital currently has a GBX 430.00 target on the 521.39M GBP market cap company or 65.13% upside potential. This was disclosed to clients in a report on Thursday morning.

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Lincoln National’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Lincoln National, 4 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $55.0 while the high is $73.0. The stock’s average target of $64 is -23.21% below today’s ($83.34) share price. LNC was included in 6 notes of analysts from October 7, 2016. Citigroup initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 26 report. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, December 14. The stock of Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, December 9 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, October 7 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. On Thursday, April 6 the stock rating was upgraded by Bank of America to “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $55.0 target in Tuesday, October 18 report.

Analysts await Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE:LNC) to report earnings on January, 31 after the close. They expect $1.91 earnings per share, up 7.91% or $0.14 from last year’s $1.77 per share. LNC’s profit will be $417.96 million for 10.91 P/E if the $1.91 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.03 actual earnings per share reported by Lincoln National Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -5.91% negative EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.53% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $83.34. About 1.07 million shares traded. Lincoln National Corporation (LNC) has risen 47.27% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 30.57% the S&P500.

Rr Partners Lp holds 11.11% of its portfolio in Lincoln National Corporation for 2.21 million shares. Poplar Forest Capital Llc owns 794,998 shares or 5.07% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Lyrical Asset Management Lp has 4.13% invested in the company for 4.31 million shares. The Georgia-based Cornerstone Investment Partners Llc has invested 3.1% in the stock. Bloom Tree Partners Llc, a New York-based fund reported 399,255 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Restaurant Group The PLC (LON:RTN), 10 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 48% are positive. Restaurant Group The PLC has GBX 860 highest and GBX 250 lowest target. GBX 425’s average target is 63.34% above currents GBX 260.2 stock price. Restaurant Group The PLC had 182 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Peel Hunt downgraded the shares of RTN in report on Thursday, November 12 to “Add” rating. As per Friday, August 28, the company rating was maintained by N+1 Singer. The stock of The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, September 7 by Citigroup. Citigroup maintained the shares of RTN in report on Monday, July 27 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, January 15. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Peel Hunt. On Wednesday, March 8 the stock rating was upgraded by Peel Hunt to “Add”. The stock of The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) earned “Buy” rating by Numis Securities on Tuesday, September 1. Jefferies upgraded The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) on Thursday, October 15 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 14 by Barclays Capital.

The Restaurant Group plc operates restaurants and pub restaurants in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 521.39 million GBP. The Company’s brands include Frankie & BennyÂ’s, Chiquito, Coast to Coast, Brunning & Price, JoeÂ’s Kitchen, and GarfunkelÂ’s. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also operates TRG concessions that provide casual dining, counter service, coffee shops, pubs, and bars in the United KingdomÂ’s airports and railways.

The stock decreased 1.59% or GBX 4.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 260.2. About 1.06M shares traded or 28.66% up from the average. The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) has 0.00% since January 25, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.09, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 42 investors sold The Restaurant Group plc shares while 343 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 346 raised stakes. 205.51 million shares or 1.55% less from 208.75 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Bangor National Bank has 0.23% invested in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) for 5,985 shares. 9,932 were reported by Advisor Prtn. Kj Harrison & Prns Inc holds 6,000 shares or 0.38% of its portfolio. Kings Point holds 37,803 shares or 1.57% of its portfolio. Wolverine Asset Management Limited reported 47,056 shares. Ghp Invest Advsr has invested 0.04% in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN). Bb&T Securities Ltd, a Virginia-based fund reported 64,849 shares. Texas Capital Bank Inc Tx reported 0.78% of its portfolio in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN). Aviance Cap Prtn Ltd Co, a Florida-based fund reported 2,743 shares. Fifth Third Bank & Trust reported 80,002 shares. Gm Advisory Gp stated it has 1,814 shares. Texas Yale Capital Corporation stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN). Jfs Wealth Advsrs Limited Liability holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN) for 250 shares. Scopus Asset Management Lp has invested 0.2% in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN). Ameriprise Financial invested 0.03% in The Restaurant Group plc (LON:RTN).