NEX Group Plc (LON:NXG) “Overweight” Rating Reconfirmed by Barclays Capital; With GBX 730.00 Target; Prudential Financial Has Upped Its Anthem (ANTM) Holding

Prudential Financial Inc increased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 23.75% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Prudential Financial Inc acquired 240,844 shares as Anthem Inc (ANTM)’s stock rose 10.08%. The Prudential Financial Inc holds 1.25 million shares with $238.25 million value, up from 1.01 million last quarter. Anthem Inc now has $62.63 billion valuation. The stock decreased 1.58% or $3.92 during the last trading session, reaching $243.93. About 2.00 million shares traded or 23.16% up from the average. Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has risen 31.86% since February 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.16% the S&P500.

In a note sent to clients and investors on today, Barclays Capital reconfirmed their “Overweight” rating on NEX Group Plc (LON:NXG)‘s stock. The PT gives a potential upside of 14.46% from company’s last price.

Among 10 analysts covering Nex Group Plc (LON:NXG), 3 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Nex Group Plc has GBX 745 highest and GBX 500 lowest target. GBX 653’s average target is 2.92% above currents GBX 634.5 stock price. Nex Group Plc had 48 analyst reports since January 9, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of NXG in report on Monday, March 27 with “Overweight” rating. As per Wednesday, July 12, the company rating was maintained by Numis Securities. JP Morgan maintained NEX Group plc (LON:NXG) rating on Tuesday, November 21. JP Morgan has “Neutral” rating and GBX 635 target. The rating was reinitiated by Liberum Capital with “Hold” on Wednesday, May 17. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, March 28 by BNP Paribas. The company was maintained on Monday, October 2 by Shore Capital. The stock of NEX Group plc (LON:NXG) has “Sell” rating given on Monday, October 16 by Shore Capital. Shore Capital maintained the stock with “Sell” rating in Wednesday, November 22 report. The firm has “Hold” rating by Numis Securities given on Wednesday, February 15. The stock has “Sell” rating by Shore Capital on Wednesday, May 31.

The stock decreased 0.70% or GBX 4.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 634.5. About 68,186 shares traded. NEX Group plc (LON:NXG) has 0.00% since February 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

NEX Group plc delivers pricing, analytics, index, and regulatory reporting solutions to various clients worldwide. The company has market cap of 2.41 billion GBP. The firm operates through NEX Markets, NEX Optimisation, and NEX Group and other divisions. It has a 1.94 P/E ratio. The Company’s pricing and analytics services provide various products in foreign exchange , such as EBS Ticker and EBS Rates real-time feeds, EBS non-deliverable forwards, and Premium FX Feed, a proprietary direct feed of live and streaming prices derived from a selected range of sources, as well as FX Currency Options TFS-ICAP; BrokerTec European Repo and RepoPX data services in money markets; fixed income data services through various electronic platforms; and CFETS-NEX, which offers real-time, end-of-day, and historical market data from onshore China interdealer brokers.

Among 24 analysts covering Anthem Inc (NYSE:ANTM), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Anthem Inc has $312.0 highest and $133 lowest target. $229.38’s average target is -5.96% below currents $243.93 stock price. Anthem Inc had 73 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, July 30 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, September 20 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, September 14 by Cantor Fitzgerald. The stock of Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) earned “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Wednesday, July 26. Jefferies maintained Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) rating on Wednesday, January 31. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $294.0 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $209.0 target in Friday, September 1 report. Cantor Fitzgerald upgraded it to “Overweight” rating and $210 target in Friday, April 28 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, May 30. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 2 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 1.

Prudential Financial Inc decreased Astoria Finl Corp (NYSE:AF) stake by 136,570 shares to 18,674 valued at $401,000 in 2017Q3. It also reduced American Elec Pwr Inc (NYSE:AEP) stake by 41,370 shares and now owns 714,328 shares. Bel Fuse Inc (NASDAQ:BELFB) was reduced too.