Equity Analysts at JP Morgan Cazenove Maintained their “Overweight” rating for Man Group PLC (LON:EMG). The Price Objective Given is GBX 225.00; Xcel Energy Has 1.09 Sentiment

Xcel Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages primarily in the generation, purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity in the United States. The company has market cap of $23.13 billion. It operates through Regulated Electric Utility, Regulated Natural Gas Utility, and All Other divisions. It has a 19.55 P/E ratio. The firm generates electricity through coal, nuclear, natural gas, hydroelectric, solar, biomass, oil and refuse, and wind energy sources.

In a research note shared with investors and clients on Thursday, 25 January, Man Group PLC (LON:EMG) stock “Overweight” was reaffirmed at JP Morgan Cazenove. They currently have a GBX 225.00 PT on the stock. JP Morgan Cazenove’s PT suggests a potential upside of 5.73% from the company’s last price.

Analysts await Xcel Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:XEL) to report earnings on February, 1. They expect $0.42 EPS, down 6.67% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.45 per share. XEL’s profit will be $213.26M for 27.11 P/E if the $0.42 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.97 actual EPS reported by Xcel Energy Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -56.70% negative EPS growth.

Bruce & Co. Inc. holds 5.09% of its portfolio in Xcel Energy Inc. for 481,600 shares. Stewart & Patten Co Llc owns 496,224 shares or 4.29% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc has 3.83% invested in the company for 326,390 shares. The California-based Alethea Capital Management Llc has invested 2.99% in the stock. National Investment Services Inc Wi, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 58,177 shares.

The stock decreased 0.37% or $0.17 during the last trading session, reaching $45.55. About 2.38M shares traded. Xcel Energy Inc. (XEL) has risen 13.18% since January 25, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.52% the S&P500.

Man Group plc provides alternative investment management services worldwide. The company has market cap of 3.46 billion GBP. The firm offers a range of liquid investment products and solutions, which include quantitative and discretionary, long only and long short, and single and multi-manager. It currently has negative earnings. It distributes its products and solutions directly to institutions; and to private investors through a network of intermediaries.

Among 18 analysts covering Man Group PLC (LON:EMG), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Man Group PLC has GBX 216 highest and GBX 95 lowest target. GBX 177.94’s average target is -16.38% below currents GBX 212.8 stock price. Man Group PLC had 165 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Macquarie Research maintained Man Group plc (LON:EMG) rating on Friday, May 27. Macquarie Research has “Outperform” rating and GBX 176 target. The firm has “Hold” rating by Numis Securities given on Thursday, March 2. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 30 by Liberum Capital. The stock of Man Group plc (LON:EMG) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 16 by JP Morgan. JP Morgan maintained Man Group plc (LON:EMG) rating on Wednesday, October 25. JP Morgan has “Overweight” rating and GBX 210 target. BNP Paribas maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 120 target in Tuesday, January 10 report. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, April 1 by JP Morgan. The stock of Man Group plc (LON:EMG) earned “Hold” rating by Panmure Gordon on Sunday, October 4. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, April 21. Numis Securities maintained it with “Sell” rating and GBX 95 target in Friday, October 2 report.

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