Morgan Stanley Maintains Vesuvius (LON:VSVS) As “Equal weight”; Has Price Target Of GBX 660.00; Last Week Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Analysts

Among 5 analysts covering Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Sterling Construction has $20.0 highest and $5 lowest target. $9.50’s average target is -21.88% below currents $12.16 stock price. Sterling Construction had 13 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, October 5. The firm has “Sector Weight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 9. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 31 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, August 3. The stock has “Buy” rating by DA Davidson on Monday, May 9. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, January 11 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, August 24 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 9 by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) earned “Hold” rating by BWS Financial on Tuesday, May 3. See Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) latest ratings:

11/01/2018 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: Canaccord Genuity Rating: Buy New Target: $20.0 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Hold Maintain

London: In analysts note published on Monday morning, Morgan Stanley reconfirmed their “Equal weight” rating on shares of Vesuvius (LON:VSVS). They currently have a GBX 660.00 PT on the firm. Morgan Stanley’s target means a potential upside of 7.76% from the company’s last stock close.

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions to steel and foundry industries worldwide. The company has market cap of 1.65 billion GBP. It operates in two divisions, Steel and Foundry. It has a 22.14 P/E ratio. The firm offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

Among 16 analysts covering Vesuvius (LON:VSVS), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Vesuvius has GBX 740 highest and GBX 255 lowest target. GBX 566.88’s average target is -7.22% below currents GBX 611 stock price. Vesuvius had 117 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. HSBC maintained Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) rating on Tuesday, December 1. HSBC has “Buy” rating and GBX 400 target. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Monday, August 22. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Sector Performer” rating and GBX 330 target in Friday, March 4 report. The stock of Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Friday, July 31. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, October 28 by JP Morgan. On Tuesday, January 26 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. The stock of Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Thursday, May 11. On Monday, October 9 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy”. Credit Suisse maintained Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) rating on Tuesday, October 6. Credit Suisse has “Underperform” rating and GBX 325 target. Panmure Gordon maintained Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) rating on Friday, November 27. Panmure Gordon has “Sell” rating and GBX 270 target.

The stock increased 0.41% or GBX 2.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 611. About 57,547 shares traded. Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) has 0.00% since March 5, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $519,628 activity. $3,492 worth of Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) was sold by HEMSLEY MAARTEN D.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.92, from 1.92 in 2017Q2. It dropped, as 23 investors sold Sterling Construction Company, Inc. shares while 33 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 29 raised stakes. 17.96 million shares or 9.85% less from 19.92 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Carroll Associate holds 0% of its portfolio in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) for 4 shares. Signia Capital Lc holds 2.28% or 146,157 shares. State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 27,600 shares. Goldman Sachs Gru Inc holds 0% or 16,790 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Chicago Equity Ptnrs Limited Liability Corp has 0.16% invested in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL). Bancorp Of Montreal Can holds 0% or 19,790 shares. Savings Bank Of Mellon invested in 0% or 159,851 shares. Tower Cap Llc (Trc) has 2,346 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase & Comm holds 0% in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) or 202,147 shares. Eam Investors Ltd accumulated 44,204 shares. Alphaone Ser Llc invested in 1.88% or 463,774 shares. First Tru Advsr Limited Partnership owns 0.01% invested in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) for 236,901 shares. Missouri-based Kennedy Cap Mngmt has invested 0.1% in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL). Schwab Charles Invest Mgmt Inc owns 0% invested in Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) for 42,800 shares. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners Ltd Liability Com accumulated 1.91% or 442,630 shares.