Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL) Hold Rating Reconfirmed by Liberum Capital; With GBX 360.00 Target; Profile of 6 Analysts Covering Umpqua Holdings (UMPQ)

In analysts note revealed to clients on today, Liberum Capital maintained their Hold rating on Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL)‘s stock. The price target suggests a potential downside of -0.88% from firm’s close price.

Among 11 analysts covering Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Umpqua Holdings Corp has $25.0 highest and $16.5 lowest target. $20.46’s average target is -8.66% below currents $22.4 stock price. Umpqua Holdings Corp had 34 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, August 25 by Raymond James. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stephens given on Thursday, July 20. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) earned “Sell” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, October 19. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Sunday, November 5 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 2. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 10. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, June 8. The firm earned “Market Perform” rating on Thursday, August 27 by Wells Fargo. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) earned “Sell” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, October 3. As per Wednesday, August 26, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. See Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) latest ratings:

08/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $25.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Sandler O’Neill Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Wedbush Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $20 Upgrade
02/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $25.0 Maintain
12/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $24.0 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $24.0 Maintain
08/11/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Upgrade
08/11/2017 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
05/11/2017 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Buy New Target: $23.0 Maintain

Among 19 analysts covering Merlin Entertainments PLC (LON:MERL), 13 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 68% are positive. Merlin Entertainments PLC has GBX 600 highest and GBX 360 lowest target. GBX 474.76’s average target is 30.32% above currents GBX 364.3 stock price. Merlin Entertainments PLC had 168 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities on Friday, September 30. The stock of Merlin Entertainments plc (LON:MERL) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, January 15 by Liberum Capital. Barclays Capital maintained Merlin Entertainments plc (LON:MERL) rating on Friday, September 30. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and GBX 520 target. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of MERL in report on Thursday, February 4 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Merlin Entertainments plc (LON:MERL) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 20 by Goldman Sachs. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, March 6 with “Buy”. On Tuesday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Shore Capital with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Monday, September 7. The stock of Merlin Entertainments plc (LON:MERL) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 28 by Beaufort Securities. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, April 26 with “Overweight”.

The stock increased 0.69% or GBX 2.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 364.3. About 295,356 shares traded. Merlin Entertainments plc (LON:MERL) has 0.00% since January 15, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Merlin Entertainments plc operates visitor attraction places worldwide. The company has market cap of 3.71 billion GBP. The firm operates midway attractions under the Madame Tussauds, The Eye Brand, SEA LIFE, The Dungeons, LEGOLAND Discovery Centres, Seal Sanctuaries, Blackpool Tower, WILD LIFE, Australian Treetop Adventures, Hotham Alpine Resort, Falls Creek, and Shreks Adventure London brands. It has a 17.6 P/E ratio. It also operates LEGOLAND parks under the LEGOLAND Billund, LEGOLAND Windsor, LEGOLAND California, LEGOLAND Deutschland, LEGOLAND Florida, LEGOLAND Malaysia, LEGOLAND Dubai, and LEGOLAND Japan brands; and resort theme parks under the Alton Towers, Chessington World of Adventures, Gardaland, Heide Park, THORPE PARK Resort, and Warwick Castle brand names.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $758,567 activity. The insider DAVIS RAYMOND P sold $758,567.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the commercial and retail banking, and retail brokerage businesses. The company has market cap of $4.93 billion. It operates through Community Banking and Home Lending divisions. It has a 21.33 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment provides loan and deposit products to business and retail customers.

The stock increased 1.22% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $22.4. About 1.13 million shares traded. Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) has risen 14.15% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.27, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 21 investors sold Umpqua Holdings Corporation shares while 76 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 189.91 million shares or 0.07% less from 190.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Dupont Cap Mngmt Corp accumulated 66,770 shares. Citigroup holds 38,465 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Hanson Mcclain Inc holds 354 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The New York-based State Teachers Retirement Sys has invested 0.01% in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Legal And General Gp Public Ltd Co owns 275,013 shares. San Francisco Sentry Inv Gru (Ca) invested in 0.02% or 3,000 shares. Ferguson Wellman Cap owns 37,264 shares. Brookstone Cap Mgmt has invested 0.03% of its portfolio in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Mgmt Grp Limited Liability Com reported 0% stake. Goldman Sachs Group Inc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas reported 162,175 shares. World Investors invested 0.07% in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Wilbanks Smith And Thomas Asset Mngmt has 0.22% invested in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) for 136,718 shares. New York State Common Retirement Fund has 0.01% invested in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Phocas Financial Corp has 310,860 shares for 0.5% of their portfolio.