Barclays Capital Reiterated St James’s Place PLC (LON:STJ) As “Overweight”; Has Target Price per Share Of GBX 1361.00; Profile of 2 Analysts Covering Ecopetrol S.A. (EC)

Among 8 analysts covering Ecopetrol (NYSE:EC), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 25% are positive. Ecopetrol had 12 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, June 5 by HSBC. As per Wednesday, May 31, the company rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley. Citigroup upgraded the shares of EC in report on Wednesday, December 6 to “Hold” rating. As per Tuesday, November 28, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The stock has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, December 7. Tudor Pickering upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Friday, September 9 report. The stock of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) earned “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, August 12. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, October 25 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, March 8 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) earned “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, October 25. See Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) latest ratings:

06/12/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Hold New Target: $12.0 Upgrade
28/11/2017 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Underperform Downgrade
25/10/2017 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Neutral Upgrade
25/10/2017 Broker: J.P. Morgan Rating: Hold New Target: $9.3 Upgrade

London: In a note made public on Friday, 26 January, Barclays Capital kept their “Overweight” rating on shares of St James’s Place PLC (LON:STJ). They currently have a GBX 1361.00 target price per share on the company. Barclays Capital’s target indicates a potential upside of 10.94% from the company’s last price.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.43, from 0.88 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Ecopetrol S.A. shares while 26 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. 38.42 million shares or 2.62% less from 39.45 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Millennium Mngmt Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) for 171,364 shares. Sg Americas Limited stated it has 10,904 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Parametric Port Associate Ltd Liability Corp has 0% invested in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) for 443,840 shares. Ellington Mgmt Grp Limited stated it has 0.02% in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC). Two Sigma Secs Limited Liability Company holds 0.01% in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) or 16,305 shares. 1,003 are held by Glenmede Communications Na. Pnc Fin Serv Group Inc reported 0% of its portfolio in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC). Connor Clark And Lunn Investment Mgmt Limited reported 499,347 shares. Moreover, Morgan Stanley has 0% invested in Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC). Lazard Asset Mngmt Lc owns 892,671 shares. Deprince Race And Zollo holds 142,890 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Jpmorgan Chase And owns 161,960 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Nomura Asset Management Limited reported 19,786 shares. Apg Asset Mngmt Nv accumulated 1.23 million shares or 0.02% of the stock. 498,394 were accumulated by Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag.

Ecopetrol S.A. operates as an integrated oil company. The company has market cap of $39.03 billion. It operates through three divisions: Exploration and Production; Transport and Logistics; and Refining, Petrochemical and Biofuels. It has a 27.28 P/E ratio. The firm produces crude gas and oil; and engages in the extraction, collection, treatment, storage and pumping, or compression of hydrocarbons.

The stock decreased 2.04% or $0.41 during the last trading session, reaching $19.64. About 3.09 million shares traded or 97.87% up from the average. Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE:EC) has risen 7.58% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 9.12% the S&P500.

St. James's Place plc is a publicly owned investment manager. The company has market cap of 6.49 billion GBP. The firm launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It has a 51.74 P/E ratio. It invests in public equity and fixed income market across the globe.

The stock increased 0.44% or GBX 5.349 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1226.349. About 258,159 shares traded. St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) has 0.00% since January 26, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 22 analysts covering St James’s Place PLC (LON:STJ), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 77% are positive. St James’s Place PLC has GBX 1430 highest and GBX 1 lowest target. GBX 1190.37’s average target is -2.93% below currents GBX 1226.349 stock price. St James’s Place PLC had 190 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained the shares of STJ in report on Friday, January 20 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Tuesday, May 30. JP Morgan maintained St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) on Wednesday, January 18 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Tuesday, September 27 with “Buy”. Bernstein maintained St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) on Thursday, February 18 with “Outperform” rating. Numis Securities reinitiated the stock with “Add” rating in Friday, July 29 report. JP Morgan maintained St. James's Place plc (LON:STJ) on Tuesday, March 21 with “Overweight” rating. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, April 12 by JP Morgan. As per Thursday, January 21, the company rating was upgraded by Peel Hunt. JP Morgan maintained the shares of STJ in report on Wednesday, April 27 with “Overweight” rating.

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