Kepler Cheuvreux Reconfirmed Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (LON:ULE) As Buy; Has Target Price Of GBX 1600.00; Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) Covered By 3 Bullish Analysts Last Week

The firm have set target of GBX 1600.00 on Ultra Electronics Holdings PLC (LON:ULE) shares. This is 6.14% from the previous stock close. In a research note shared with investors on 1 March, Kepler Cheuvreux reconfirmed their Buy rating on shares of ULE.

Among 7 analysts covering Essentra (LON:ESNT), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Essentra had 60 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) rating on Tuesday, September 1. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and GBX 955 target. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, November 25 report. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon on Monday, February 22 with “Overweight”. The firm has “Add” rating by Numis Securities given on Friday, April 21. The stock has “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, December 15. The company was maintained on Tuesday, November 22 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, August 1 with “Hold”. JP Morgan maintained Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) on Monday, October 19 with “Neutral” rating. Jefferies maintained Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) on Thursday, February 22 with “Hold” rating. Numis Securities maintained the shares of ESNT in report on Monday, August 1 with “Buy” rating. See Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) latest ratings:

22/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 510.00 New Target: GBX 510.00 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 585.00 New Target: GBX 585.00 Maintain
14/12/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 585.00 New Target: GBX 585.00 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 585.00 New Target: GBX 585.00 Maintain
24/10/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 500.00 Maintain
23/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 585.00 New Target: GBX 585.00 Maintain
25/09/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 585.00 New Target: GBX 585.00 Maintain

The stock increased 0.31% or GBX 1.4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 449. About 140,817 shares traded. Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) has 0.00% since March 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.75 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.39, from 1.36 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 19 investors sold Essentra plc shares while 58 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 91 raised stakes. 83.02 million shares or 4.73% more from 79.27 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. State Street Corporation owns 2.33 million shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) owns 0% invested in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) for 36 shares. Goldman Sachs Grp Incorporated Inc invested 0% of its portfolio in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT). Boston Ptnrs holds 1.27M shares or 0.06% of its portfolio. Susquehanna Intll Gru Llp holds 0% of its portfolio in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) for 59,662 shares. Tower Research Cap Ltd Limited Liability Company (Trc) has invested 0.03% in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT). Bowling Port Mngmt Lc reported 37,049 shares. Wellington Gru Ltd Liability Partnership, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 297,747 shares. Citadel Advsrs Ltd Co has invested 0% in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT). Sg Americas Securities Ltd invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT). Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0% in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT). Commonwealth Equity Serv, Massachusetts-based fund reported 9,744 shares. Toth Advisory Corporation owns 19,925 shares for 0.2% of their portfolio. Barclays Public reported 779,728 shares stake. Invesco Limited holds 0% in Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) or 61,034 shares.

Essentra plc manufactures and supplies specialist plastic, fiber, foam, and packaging products worldwide. The company has market cap of 1.17 billion GBP. The firm operates through three strategic business units: Component Solutions, Health & Personal Care Packaging, and Filtration Products. It has a 22.34 P/E ratio. The Component Solutions strategic business unit offers plastic injection molded, vinyl dip-molded, and metal items for equipment manufacturing, automotive, fabrication, electronics, and construction industries, as well as component solutions for protection and finishing purposes.

Since September 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 selling transactions for $23.27 million activity. $22.31 million worth of Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) shares were sold by CASALE MARK. The insider MCALEE LAWRENCE E JR sold 7,000 shares worth $315,070. $234,509 worth of Essentra plc (LON:ESNT) was sold by Gibbons Mary Lourdes on Friday, October 20. The insider WEINSTOCK DAVID B sold $125,130.

The stock decreased 6.92% or GBX 110 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1480. About 172,455 shares traded. Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (LON:ULE) has 0.00% since March 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.