Liberum Capital Reiterates ITV PLC (LON:ITV) As Buy; Has TP Of GBX 265.00; Virtu Financial Lifted Its Morgan Stanley (MS) Position

Virtu Financial Llc increased Morgan Stanley (MS) stake by 159.42% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Virtu Financial Llc acquired 8,253 shares as Morgan Stanley (MS)’s stock declined 9.43%. The Virtu Financial Llc holds 13,430 shares with $647,000 value, up from 5,177 last quarter. Morgan Stanley now has $100.16 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.23% or $0.7 during the last trading session, reaching $56.02. About 9.60 million shares traded or 5.30% up from the average. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has risen 57.08% since March 1, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.38% the S&P500.

They currently have a GBX 265.00 PT on ITV PLC (LON:ITV). Liberum Capital’s target would suggest a potential upside of 69.38% from the company’s close price. This was disclosed in a research report on 1 March.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.94 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.06, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 59 investors sold MS shares while 292 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 255 raised stakes. 1.53 billion shares or 1.48% less from 1.55 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Cna reported 63,023 shares stake. Moreover, Estabrook Cap Mgmt has 0.02% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 2,775 shares. 633,500 are held by Gabelli Funds Lc. Cornerstone Advsrs stated it has 3,355 shares. Salzhauer Michael owns 16,879 shares or 0.35% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fulton Natl Bank Na has 0.09% invested in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 25,454 shares. Eagle Cap Lc has invested 1.13% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Investment Management stated it has 0.09% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Johnson Fin Grp Inc Inc Inc has invested 0.01% in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS). Temasek (Private) Ltd accumulated 108,260 shares. Atria Investments Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 18,463 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Tocqueville Asset Lp accumulated 4,898 shares or 0% of the stock. Cordasco Fincl Network holds 47 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Beach Inv holds 1.35% of its portfolio in Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) for 16,110 shares. Price T Rowe Assoc Md holds 1.01% or 122.96 million shares in its portfolio.

Virtu Financial Llc decreased Deutsche Bk Ag London Brh (DTO) stake by 25,542 shares to 10,853 valued at $1.30M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Genesis Energy LP (NYSE:GEL) stake by 34,579 shares and now owns 20,446 shares. First Tr Exchange Traded Fd (FXD) was reduced too.

Among 29 analysts covering Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), 19 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Morgan Stanley has $82 highest and $1 lowest target. $46.98’s average target is -16.14% below currents $56.02 stock price. Morgan Stanley had 97 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, October 20 by Macquarie Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Thursday, July 20 with “Outperform” rating. On Wednesday, October 18 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal-Weight”. As per Tuesday, January 3, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. BMO Capital Markets maintained Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) on Thursday, January 18 with “Buy” rating. Societe Generale upgraded the shares of MS in report on Wednesday, January 11 to “Buy” rating. The stock of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, January 21 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 30 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, October 6 report. The rating was upgraded by Wood on Wednesday, December 13 to “Outperform”.

The stock decreased 2.70% or GBX 4.316 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 155.684. About 11.29 million shares traded. ITV plc (LON:ITV) has 0.00% since March 1, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

ITV plc operates commercial television channels in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 6.24 billion GBP. The Company’s Broadcast & Online segment provides television advertising services; and broadcasts content on its family of free to air and pay channels consisting of ITV, the commercial television channel, as well as the digital channels, such as ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITV Encore, ITVBe, and CITV. It has a 15.26 P/E ratio. It also delivers content across multiple platforms, including itv.com; and pay platforms, including Virgin and Sky, as well as through direct content deals with services, such as Amazon, Apple iTunes, and Netflix.

Among 26 analysts covering ITV PLC (LON:ITV), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. ITV PLC has GBX 375 highest and GBX 110 lowest target. GBX 220.04’s average target is 41.34% above currents GBX 155.684 stock price. ITV PLC had 362 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of ITV plc (LON:ITV) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Monday, January 30. The stock of ITV plc (LON:ITV) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, May 2 by Shore Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, December 4. The company was maintained on Thursday, February 23 by Berenberg. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Wednesday, February 21 with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 260 target in Friday, May 13 report. Macquarie Research maintained ITV plc (LON:ITV) on Thursday, May 11 with “Outperform” rating. The stock of ITV plc (LON:ITV) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, February 17. Barclays Capital maintained ITV plc (LON:ITV) on Thursday, March 3 with “Equal Weight” rating. Goldman Sachs downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and GBX 297 target in Tuesday, March 1 report.