Barclays Capital Restated “Overweight” Rating For ASOS Plc (LON:ASC); Karpus Management Decreased Hancock John Income Secs Tr (JHS) Position By $1.21 Million

Karpus Management Inc decreased Hancock John Income Secs Tr (JHS) stake by 26.7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Karpus Management Inc sold 86,569 shares as Hancock John Income Secs Tr (JHS)’s stock declined 0.62%. The Karpus Management Inc holds 237,607 shares with $3.52 million value, down from 324,176 last quarter. Hancock John Income Secs Tr now has $171.90 million valuation. The stock decreased 0.27% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $14.76. About 10,803 shares traded. John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) has risen 2.55% since January 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.15% the S&P500.

In a research report released on 26 January, Barclays Capital maintained their “Overweight” rating on ASOS Plc (LON:ASC)‘s stock.

Among 24 analysts covering ASOS Plc (LON:ASC), 15 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. ASOS Plc has GBX 8500 highest and GBX 45 lowest target. GBX 6210.73’s average target is -12.72% below currents GBX 7116 stock price. ASOS Plc had 241 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Wednesday, October 26 by BNP Paribas. The stock of ASOS Plc (LON:ASC) earned “Outperform” rating by BNP Paribas on Wednesday, April 13. The rating was maintained by BNP Paribas on Thursday, September 17 with “Outperform”. Liberum Capital maintained the shares of ASC in report on Wednesday, April 19 with “Buy” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained ASOS Plc (LON:ASC) on Monday, June 20 with “Outperform” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Berenberg on Monday, December 18. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Wednesday, May 11. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Wednesday, July 13. The rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, April 12 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Monday, November 23.

Analysts await ASOS Plc (LON:ASC) to report earnings on February, 6. They expect $-0.11 EPS, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $-0.11 per share. After $-0.14 actual EPS reported by ASOS Plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -21.43% EPS growth.

ASOS Plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online fashion retailer in the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the Russian Federation. The company has market cap of 5.93 billion GBP. The firm offers a range of clothing products, including womenswear and menswear, footwear, and accessories, as well as jewelry and beauty collections. It has a 92.9 P/E ratio. It sells approximately 85,000 branded and own-labeled products primarily through its Website, asos.com, as well as through marketplace platforms, magazines, and social networking sites.

The stock increased 0.51% or GBX 36 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 7116. About 41,979 shares traded. ASOS Plc (LON:ASC) has 0.00% since January 26, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Karpus Management Inc increased Modern Media Acq Corp stake by 35,050 shares to 4.13 million valued at $40.30M in 2017Q3. It also upped Eaton Vance Mun Bd Fd (EIM) stake by 451,643 shares and now owns 4.36 million shares. Vanguard Us Total Stock Mkt Etf (VTI) was raised too.

Investors sentiment is 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q2. It is without change, as 0 investors sold JHS shares while 7 reduced holdings. only 4 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 3.25 million shares or 0.89% more from 3.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, Sit Inv has 0.54% invested in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) for 1.45 million shares. Invesco invested 0% of its portfolio in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Moreover, Royal Bank & Trust Of Canada has 0% invested in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) for 3,714 shares. Bank Of America De reported 25,624 shares. Brick Kyle Associate holds 0.43% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) or 36,085 shares. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advsr Ltd Liability Partnership Ma owns 415 shares. Provise Mngmt Group Inc Incorporated Ltd Company holds 0.2% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) or 90,722 shares. 1607 Capital Partners Limited Liability holds 496,949 shares. Raymond James Services Advsr has invested 0% in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS). Karpus Mngmt owns 237,607 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Cls Invests Ltd accumulated 238 shares or 0% of the stock. Morgan Stanley owns 0% invested in John Hancock Income Securities Trust (NYSE:JHS) for 104,327 shares. Lpl Ltd Liability Co accumulated 12,561 shares. 56,672 are owned by Guggenheim Cap Limited Liability Corporation. Wells Fargo & Mn holds 547,213 shares or 0% of its portfolio.

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