Johnston Press PLC (LON:JPR) Buy Rating Reconfirmed at Liberum Capital; With GBX 36.00 Target; Nic (EGOV) SI Increased By 0.72%

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In an analyst report shared with investors and clients on today, Liberum Capital restate their Buy rating on Johnston Press PLC (LON:JPR)‘s stock. The TP would suggest a potential upside of 476.92% from firm’s current stock price.

Nic Inc (NASDAQ:EGOV) had an increase of 0.72% in short interest. EGOV’s SI was 7.85M shares in June as released by FINRA. Its up 0.72% from 7.80M shares previously. With 744,600 avg volume, 11 days are for Nic Inc (NASDAQ:EGOV)’s short sellers to cover EGOV’s short positions. The SI to Nic Inc’s float is 12.39%. The stock decreased 1.26% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $15.7. About 339,919 shares traded. NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) has declined 26.51% since June 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 39.08% the S&P500. Some Historical EGOV News: ; 15/05/2018 – NIC’s Gov2Go Platform Wins 2018 Dynamite Award in `Impacter’ Category at ACT-IAC Igniting Innovation Showcase; 18/05/2018 – Kentucky Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Launches Online Registration Application; 02/04/2018 – Adidas’ Nic Galway on Building Successful Collaborations; 18/05/2018 – Kentucky Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Launches Online Registration Application; 19/03/2018 – Cavium™ Expands Industry Partnerships to Drive OCP NIC 3.0; 23/04/2018 – Weld County, Colorado Citizens Can Skip the Trip to DMV with Gov2Go; 16/04/2018 – NOR’s MCInfo Helps Insurance Companies and States Save Paper This Earth Day; 26/04/2018 – The Town of Narragansett, Rhode Island Clerk’s Office Deploys SailPoint Over-the-Counter (OTC); 07/05/2018 – NIC Autotec Reports Full-Year Parent Earnings Results; 28/03/2018 – West Virginia Human Rights Commission Launches New Mobile-Friendly Website

Johnston Press plc provides news, information, and marketing services to local and regional communities and businesses in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 6.57 million GBP. The firm operates through Publishing and Contract Printing divisions. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s portfolio includes 13 daily, 154 weekly paid-for, and 37 weekly free newspapers; various monthly lifestyle magazines; specialist local publications; 215 local, e-commerce, and mobile Websites; and 31 tablet and Smartphone apps.

Among 5 analysts covering Johnston Press PLC (LON:JPR), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Johnston Press PLC has GBX 230 highest and GBX 10 lowest target. GBX 54’s average target is 765.38% above currents GBX 6.24 stock price. Johnston Press PLC had 60 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Wednesday, January 20 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Sell”. As per Thursday, February 1, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, September 13. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon on Wednesday, October 26 with “Buy”. As per Wednesday, March 29, the company rating was maintained by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon on Friday, February 3 with “Buy”. Panmure Gordon maintained the shares of JPR in report on Tuesday, August 11 with “Buy” rating. Panmure Gordon maintained the shares of JPR in report on Tuesday, March 22 with “Buy” rating. On Thursday, February 11 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Sell”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 26 by Liberum Capital.

It closed at GBX 6.24 lastly. It is up 0.00% since June 14, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.03, from 1.25 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 17 investors sold NIC Inc. shares while 56 reduced holdings. 27 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 58.38 million shares or 6.48% less from 62.43 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported. 138,928 are held by Aqr Cap Mgmt Ltd Co. Morgan Stanley invested 0% in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Los Angeles Cap Management Equity Research Inc reported 34,915 shares. Brookstone Management accumulated 0.01% or 12,413 shares. Glenmede Trust Na invested 0% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Scotia Cap accumulated 48,247 shares. New Vernon Capital Ii Lc has invested 0.2% in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Lucus Advsr reported 0.37% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Cardinal Mngmt reported 0.13% stake. Bancorporation Of Ny Mellon invested 0.01% in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership holds 0.01% or 2.10M shares in its portfolio. Profund Advsrs Lc holds 0.05% or 99,992 shares. Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems invested 0% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV). Bluemountain Capital Management Ltd Llc invested in 14,290 shares. Bridges Invest Mngmt Inc has invested 0.15% of its portfolio in NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV).

Another recent and important NIC Inc. (NASDAQ:EGOV) news was published by Bizjournals.com which published an article titled: “NIC founder leaves the company’s board; two big-time CIOs join on” on June 11, 2018.

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