Peel Hunt Maintains GBX 165.00 Target Price per Share On EI Group Plc (LON:EIG), Maintains Buy Rating; Hasbro Has 1.1 Sentiment

Hasbro, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a play and entertainment company. The company has market cap of $11.30 billion. The firm operates through U.S. and Canada, International, and Entertainment and Licensing. It has a 19.38 P/E ratio. The U.S. and Canada segment markets and sells action figures, arts and crafts, and creative play products; electronic toys and related electronic interactive products; fashion and other dolls, infant products, play sets, preschool toys, plush products, and sports action blasters and accessories; and vehicles and toy-related specialty products, as well as traditional board games, and trading card and role-playing games primarily in the United States and Canada.

Stock research analysts at Peel Hunt have GBX 165.00 price target on EI Group Plc (LON:EIG). Peel Hunt’s price target means a potential upside of 14.66% from the company’s close price. The rating was shown in an analyst note on 5 January.

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Hasbro’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Hasbro, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $86.76 while the high is $110.0. The stock’s average target of $95.59 is 5.38% above today’s ($90.71) share price. HAS was included in 4 notes of analysts from November 28, 2016. As per Monday, February 13, the company rating was initiated by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Monday, November 28. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, February 7 with “Hold”.

Analysts await Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) to report earnings on February, 5. They expect $1.84 earnings per share, up 12.20% or $0.20 from last year’s $1.64 per share. HAS’s profit will be $229.17 million for 12.32 P/E if the $1.84 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.09 actual earnings per share reported by Hasbro, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.96% negative EPS growth.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 14 selling transactions for $88.93 million activity.

The stock decreased 0.64% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $90.71. About 1.29 million shares traded. Hasbro, Inc. (HAS) has risen 19.06% since January 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.36% the S&P500.

Cincinnati Indemnity Co holds 8.02% of its portfolio in Hasbro, Inc. for 21,000 shares. Cincinnati Insurance Co owns 1.26 million shares or 3.68% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cincinnati Casualty Co has 3.56% invested in the company for 42,500 shares. The Utah-based Ronna Sue Cohen has invested 3.09% in the stock. Baldwin Brothers Inc Ma, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 167,121 shares.

Investors sentiment is 1.15 in 2017 Q3. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is the same, as 7 investors sold Ei Group plc shares while 53 reduced holdings. only 29 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 25.00 million shares or 0.02% less from 25.00 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. New York-based Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher And Company has invested 1.59% in Ei Group plc (LON:EIG). Pinebridge Invests Lp reported 37,919 shares stake. The Illinois-based Envestnet Asset Management has invested 0% in Ei Group plc (LON:EIG). Comerica National Bank & Trust invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Ei Group plc (LON:EIG). Texas-based Employees Retirement Of Texas has invested 0.01% in Ei Group plc (LON:EIG). 391,286 were reported by Prudential Fincl Inc. Bridgeway Cap Mgmt invested in 0.12% or 239,850 shares. Jefferies Gru Lc owns 5,300 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Brandywine Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Ei Group plc (LON:EIG). Philadelphia Financial Mgmt Of San Francisco Ltd Liability Com holds 3.57% or 446,454 shares in its portfolio. Martingale Asset L P stated it has 100,558 shares. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Co (Trc) holds 0.01% of its portfolio in Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) for 3,022 shares. Strs Ohio reported 0% stake. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue holds 0.01% or 6,406 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems owns 50,915 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since December 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $561,420 activity. Nelson John P also sold $561,420 worth of Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) shares.

The stock increased 2.71% or GBX 3.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 144. About 98,411 shares traded. Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) has 0.00% since January 5, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Ei Group plc operates leased and tenanted pubs in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 682.52 million GBP. It also engages in rental of commercial properties, as well as financing and public houses management businesses. It has a 12.97 P/E ratio. The firm operates approximately 4,900 pubs.

Analysts await Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.56 earnings per share, down 41.05% or $0.39 from last year’s $0.95 per share. EIG’s profit will be $2.65 million for 64.29 P/E if the $0.56 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by Ei Group plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.85% negative EPS growth.

Among 5 analysts covering Ei Group (LON:EIG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Ei Group has GBX 200 highest and GBX 140 lowest target. GBX 168’s average target is 16.67% above currents GBX 144 stock price. Ei Group had 20 analyst reports since February 9, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) earned “Add” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, May 11. The stock of Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) earned “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, February 9. Numis Securities maintained the shares of EIG in report on Tuesday, December 5 with “Buy” rating. Liberum Capital maintained Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) rating on Tuesday, November 21. Liberum Capital has “Hold” rating and GBX 140 target. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities on Tuesday, May 16 with “Buy”. The stock of Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, January 5 by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Add” rating by Peel Hunt given on Wednesday, April 5. The firm has “Add” rating given on Tuesday, May 9 by Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of EIG in report on Friday, June 9 with “Add” rating. The stock of Ei Group plc (LON:EIG) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, May 30.