National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) Investors: Liberum Capital Reiterates “Buy” Rating; VMware, Inc. (VMW) Had 20 Analysts Last Week

In analysts report shared with investors by Liberum Capital on Friday, 9 March, National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) stock “Buy” was maintained.

Among 48 analysts covering VMware Inc (NYSE:VMW), 20 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 27 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. VMware Inc had 174 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Monday, November 27 with “Buy” rating. UBS maintained VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) on Tuesday, October 13 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Oppenheimer given on Friday, June 2. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, March 2 by Hilliard Lyons. On Wednesday, April 20 the stock rating was maintained by Drexel Hamilton with “Buy”. The rating was initiated by Berenberg on Tuesday, April 4 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, June 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, September 1. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Tuesday, November 14. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, October 21. See VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) latest ratings:

06/03/2018 Broker: Maxim Group Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $123 New Target: $134 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $155.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Hilliard Lyons Old Rating: Long-Term Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
01/03/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy New Target: $165.0 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $135 New Target: $140 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $142 New Target: $138 Maintain
02/03/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
28/02/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $125.0 Maintain
15/02/2018 Broker: Edward Jones Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
05/02/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $160.0 Maintain

National Express Group PLC provides public transportation services in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America, and the Middle East. The company has market cap of 2.00 billion GBP. The firm operates through UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America, Spain and Morocco, and Central functions divisions. It has a 15.93 P/E ratio. It primarily offers bus, coach, and rail services.

The stock decreased 0.10% or GBX 0.4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 392. About 50,551 shares traded. National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) has 0.00% since March 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 18 analysts covering National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 61% are positive. National Express Group PLC has GBX 650 highest and GBX 250 lowest target. GBX 425.60’s average target is 8.57% above currents GBX 392 stock price. National Express Group PLC had 119 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, March 13 by Jefferies. Liberum Capital maintained National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) rating on Thursday, February 23. Liberum Capital has “Hold” rating and GBX 370 target. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of NEX in report on Friday, February 24 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, September 15 by Investec. JP Morgan maintained National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) rating on Friday, April 15. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and GBX 335 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, November 3. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Thursday, February 23 by Shore Capital. On Thursday, January 5 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight”. The stock of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, January 16 by Liberum Capital. The company was maintained on Wednesday, November 4 by Deutsche Bank.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.35, from 1.22 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 42 investors sold VMware, Inc. shares while 122 reduced holdings. 62 funds opened positions while 138 raised stakes. 87.77 million shares or 1.59% more from 86.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. First Citizens Fincl Bank has 0.12% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Wellington Gp Llp reported 207,328 shares. Investec Asset Mngmt Ltd reported 1.29% stake. Moreover, California Employees Retirement System has 0.03% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 198,203 shares. Voya Mngmt Limited Liability Corp reported 3.91M shares. Bessemer Gru Inc holds 588 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Invesco owns 418,306 shares. Harber Asset Management Ltd has 4.66% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 116,156 shares. Amalgamated Financial Bank accumulated 0.03% or 7,464 shares. France-based Exane Derivatives has invested 0% in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW). Schroder Investment Mgmt Grp Inc stated it has 360,900 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Cadence Cap Mngmt Ltd Com holds 0.01% of its portfolio in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 1,867 shares. Salem Invest Counselors has 0% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 350 shares. Jnba Financial Advisors owns 0% invested in VMware, Inc. (NYSE:VMW) for 11 shares. Baker Avenue Asset Limited Partnership reported 81,503 shares.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has market cap of $49.87 billion. The Company’s virtualization infrastructure solutions includes a suite of services and products designed to deliver a software-defined data center, run on industry-standard desktop computers, servers, and mobile devices; and supports a range of operating system and application environments, as well as networking and storage infrastructures. It has a 44.46 P/E ratio. The firm offers VMware vSphere, a data center platform, which enables users to deploy hypervisor, a layer of software that resides between the operating system and system hardware to enable compute virtualization; storage and availability products that provide data storage and protection options; network and security products; and management and automation products to manage and automate overarching IT processes involved in provisioning IT services and resources to users from initial infrastructure deployment to retirement.

Since December 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 selling transactions for $4.77 million activity. 10,000 shares were sold by POONEN SANJAY, worth $1.30 million on Tuesday, January 9. Carli Maurizio sold $335,220 worth of stock. Shares for $2.82M were sold by Raghuram Rangarajan (Raghu) on Tuesday, December 12.