Saga (LON:SAGA) Investors: Peel Hunt Reconfirms Buy Rating, Sees GBX 195.00/Share; Virco MFG (VIRC)’s Sentiment Is 5.33

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In analysts note published on today, Peel Hunt restate their Buy rating on Saga (LON:SAGA)‘s stock. The target price per share gives a potential upside of 56.31% from company’s close price.

Virco MFG Corporation (VIRC) investors sentiment increased to 5.33 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 3.47, from 1.86 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 16 investment managers increased or started new stock positions, while 3 reduced and sold holdings in Virco MFG Corporation. The investment managers in our database now hold: 9.27 million shares, up from 4.31 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Virco MFG Corporation in top ten stock positions was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 1 Increased: 11 New Position: 5.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 sale for $ activity.

It closed at $4.2 lastly. It is down 6.28% since April 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.27% the S&P500.

Analysts await Virco Mfg. Corporation (NASDAQ:VIRC) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $-0.06 earnings per share, up 81.82% or $0.27 from last year’s $-0.33 per share. After $0.16 actual earnings per share reported by Virco Mfg. Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -137.50% negative EPS growth.

Virco Mfg. Corporation engages in the design, production, and distribution of furniture for the commercial and education markets in the United States. The company has market cap of $64.50 million. It offers seating products, including 4-leg chairs, cantilever and tablet arm chairs, work surfaces and compact footprints, steel-frame rockers, stools, task and classroom chairs, stack and folding chairs, hard plastic seats, upholstered stack and ergonomic chairs, and plastic stack chairs. It has a 200 P/E ratio. The firm also provides folding, activity, office, computer, and mobile tables; and computer furniture, such as keyboard mouse trays, CPU holders, support columns, desks and workstations, specialty tables, instructor media stations and towers, and other products.

Minerva Advisors Llc holds 2.76% of its portfolio in Virco Mfg. Corporation for 1.05 million shares. Mill Road Capital Management Llc owns 206,829 shares or 1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Zpr Investment Management has 0.31% invested in the company for 42,482 shares. The Montana-based D.A. Davidson & Co. has invested 0.04% in the stock. Bank Of America Corp De, a North Carolina-based fund reported 400 shares.

The stock increased 6.41% or GBX 7.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 124.5. About 4.81 million shares traded. Saga plc (LON:SAGA) has 0.00% since April 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Saga (LON:SAGA), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Saga has GBX 255 highest and GBX 135 lowest target. GBX 185.78’s average target is 49.22% above currents GBX 124.5 stock price. Saga had 109 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Numis Securities maintained it with “Add” rating and GBX 235 target in Wednesday, January 27 report. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy” on Thursday, March 23. The company was maintained on Tuesday, March 15 by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, October 1 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Friday, September 22 with “Buy”. JP Morgan maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 140 target in Tuesday, February 13 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Tuesday, May 3. The stock of Saga plc (LON:SAGA) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, December 5 by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Neutral” rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, September 8. The stock of Saga plc (LON:SAGA) earned “Add” rating by Numis Securities on Wednesday, April 20.

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