Cullen Frost Bankers Lowered Boeing Co Com (BA) Position, 15 Analysts Covering Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT)

July 17, 2017 - By Henry Gaston

Among 20 analysts covering Ashtead Group PLC (LON:AHT), 15 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Ashtead Group PLC had 174 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Monday, November 21, the company rating was maintained by BNP Paribas. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, August 15 by BNP Paribas. The stock of Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 23 by Jefferies. The company was maintained on Wednesday, June 15 by Deutsche Bank. As per Wednesday, March 9, the company rating was downgraded by Credit Suisse. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, February 13 by BNP Paribas. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, June 15 with “Overweight”. BNP Paribas maintained Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) rating on Monday, September 12. BNP Paribas has “Neutral” rating and GBX 1100 target. Numis Securities maintained it with “Add” rating and GBX 1750 target in Wednesday, March 8 report. On Thursday, July 21 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight”. See Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) latest ratings:

12/07/2017 Broker: BNP Paribas Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 1550.00 Maintain
23/06/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 1920.00 New Target: GBX 2000.00 Maintain
14/06/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Add New Target: GBX 1750.00 Maintain
14/06/2017 Broker: Beaufort Securities Rating: Buy Maintain
14/06/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1800.00 New Target: GBX 1800.00 Maintain
14/06/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 1837.00 New Target: GBX 1867.00 Maintain
13/06/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1940.00 New Target: GBX 1940.00 Maintain
13/06/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1800.00 New Target: GBX 1800.00 Maintain
12/06/2017 Broker: HSBC Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1650.00 New Target: GBX 1740.00 Upgrade
06/06/2017 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1940.00 New Target: GBX 1940.00 Maintain

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc decreased Boeing Co Com (BA) stake by 12.1% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc sold 40,029 shares as Boeing Co Com (BA)’s stock rose 4.66%. The Cullen Frost Bankers Inc holds 290,821 shares with $45.28 million value, down from 330,850 last quarter. Boeing Co Com now has $127.24B valuation. The stock increased 1.07% or $2.21 during the last trading session, reaching $208.51. About 92 shares traded. Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) has risen 41.13% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500.

Ashtead Group plc is an equipment rental company. The company has market cap of 8.06 billion GBP. The Firm rents a range of construction and industrial equipment across a range of applications to a diverse customer base. It has a 16.15 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Sunbelt and A-Plant.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.09 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.22, from 1.31 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 25 investors sold Ashtead Group plc shares while 49 reduced holdings. 24 funds opened positions while 57 raised stakes. 68.79 million shares or 2.92% more from 66.84 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Royal Retail Bank Of Canada owns 0% invested in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) for 15,629 shares. The Massachusetts-based State Street has invested 0% in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Price T Rowe Associate Inc Md reported 35,240 shares. Amp Capital Investors Limited reported 12,159 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Advsr Limited Liability Corp has invested 0% in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Independent Port Consultants reported 18,840 shares. North Carolina-based First Personal has invested 0% in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Renaissance Technologies Ltd holds 1.85 million shares. Parametric Associates Ltd Co has invested 0% in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). 26,945 are held by Eqis Capital Mgmt Inc. 103 are held by Thompson Siegel Walmsley Ltd Company. Jpmorgan Chase reported 5.18M shares stake. Prudential Finance Incorporated has 0.03% invested in Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT). Wells Fargo And Mn invested in 919,938 shares. Kennedy Cap Mgmt reported 355,752 shares.

About 866,949 shares traded. Ashtead Group plc (LON:AHT) has 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Cullen Frost Bankers Inc increased Raytheon Co New Com (NYSE:RTN) stake by 13,008 shares to 144,124 valued at $20.47M in 2016Q4. It also upped Ishares Russell 1000 Growth Et (IWF) stake by 59,698 shares and now owns 485,548 shares. Spdr S&P 500 Etf Trust (SPY) was raised too.

Analysts await Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) to report earnings on July, 26 before the open. They expect $2.32 EPS, up 627.27% or $2.76 from last year’s $-0.44 per share. BA’s profit will be $1.42 billion for 22.47 P/E if the $2.32 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.01 actual EPS reported by Boeing Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 15.42% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.89 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 69 investors sold BA shares while 508 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 378 raised stakes. 445.41 million shares or 0.76% more from 442.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 66,489 were accumulated by Dupont Capital Mngmt. Strategic Advsr Limited Com owns 1,854 shares. Utah Retirement Sys holds 109,238 shares. Seaward Mgmt Limited Partnership holds 0.12% of its portfolio in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) for 14,939 shares. Afam Capital Incorporated has invested 0.25% in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA). Homrich And Berg holds 6,486 shares. Commonwealth Bank & Trust Of Australia reported 0.1% in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA). Cornerstone Inv Prns Lc invested in 2.74% or 430,520 shares. Community Trust reported 1.92% of its portfolio in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA). Connor Clark And Lunn Mgmt Ltd has 0.04% invested in Boeing Co (NYSE:BA) for 38,505 shares. Brown Advisory Incorporated holds 0.02% or 37,625 shares in its portfolio. Burney owns 33,004 shares. Palo invested in 8,341 shares. Liberty Mutual Gp Asset Mngmt reported 41,807 shares. Campbell Newman Asset Mngmt reported 6,144 shares.

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