Tate Lyle PLC (LON:TATE) Buy Rating Maintained by Analysts at Liberum Capital; The Target Price per Share is GBX 850.00; Uss Investment Management LTD Increased Southern Co (SO) Stake By $1.26 Million

Uss Investment Management Ltd increased Southern Co (SO) stake by 20.49% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Uss Investment Management Ltd acquired 25,800 shares as Southern Co (SO)’s stock rose 4.35%. The Uss Investment Management Ltd holds 151,729 shares with $7.46 million value, up from 125,929 last quarter. Southern Co now has $47.37B valuation. The stock increased 0.90% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $47.2. About 7.95M shares traded or 67.60% up from the average. The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has risen 2.49% since January 9, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.21% the S&P500.

In an analyst note released on Monday, 8 January, Tate Lyle PLC (LON:TATE) stock Buy was reaffirmed at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 850.00 TP on the stock. Liberum Capital’s TP indicates a potential upside of 22.18% from the company’s last stock close.

Among 18 analysts covering The Southern Company (NYSE:SO), 6 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. The Southern Company has $62 highest and $43 lowest target. $50.68’s average target is 7.37% above currents $47.2 stock price. The Southern Company had 54 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 12 by Jefferies. As per Monday, September 26, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. The rating was upgraded by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, August 1 to “Buy”. SunTrust maintained The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) rating on Wednesday, October 18. SunTrust has “Hold” rating and $52.0 target. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) earned “Buy” rating by Guggenheim on Tuesday, January 2. As per Friday, May 13, the company rating was initiated by Howard Weil. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, July 30. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Outperform” rating given on Friday, September 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, March 31 by BMO Capital Markets. As per Monday, October 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 51 investors sold SO shares while 353 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 330 raised stakes. 525.28 million shares or 0.91% more from 520.53 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, State Bank Of Hawaii has 0.28% invested in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Moon Capital Management Ltd Liability Company, a Tennessee-based fund reported 12,568 shares. Pictet North America Advsr Sa invested in 0.33% or 41,792 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board owns 92,437 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Hotchkis & Wiley Cap Mgmt Ltd Liability holds 0.17% or 858,363 shares in its portfolio. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Ltd Company has 6,300 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Inv Centers Of America reported 62,532 shares. Orleans Cap La reported 2.14% stake. Beaumont Financial Prns Limited Liability Company accumulated 5,501 shares. Cambridge Company holds 9,564 shares. Finemark Bank Trust reported 14,841 shares. 715,945 were accumulated by Public Employees Retirement System Of Ohio. The New York-based Canandaigua Bancshares Tru has invested 0.24% in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO). Madison Invest Hldgs holds 0.01% or 9,390 shares in its portfolio. Appleton Ptnrs Ma has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in The Southern Company (NYSE:SO).

Since August 3, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 selling transactions for $11.99 million activity. $261,400 worth of stock was sold by Daiss Ann P on Friday, October 20. 75,144 The Southern Company (NYSE:SO) shares with value of $3.70 million were sold by WOMACK CHRISTOPHER C. 46,941 shares were sold by BEATTIE ART P, worth $2.46M. Kerr – II James Y had sold 25,000 shares worth $1.30 million on Friday, October 20. The insider BOWERS WILLIAM P sold $4.26M.

Among 17 analysts covering Tate Lyle PLC (LON:TATE), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. Tate Lyle PLC has GBX 900 highest and GBX 505 lowest target. GBX 749.47’s average target is 9.12% above currents GBX 686.8 stock price. Tate Lyle PLC had 197 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 685 target in Monday, May 23 report. Liberum Capital maintained Tate & Lyle plc (LON:TATE) rating on Wednesday, August 31. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 790 target. Deutsche Bank maintained Tate & Lyle plc (LON:TATE) on Thursday, October 8 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Monday, September 7 by Liberum Capital. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, December 19 with “Buy”. Societe Generale maintained Tate & Lyle plc (LON:TATE) rating on Friday, May 27. Societe Generale has “Buy” rating and GBX 700 target. The stock of Tate & Lyle plc (LON:TATE) earned “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, September 29. Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 9 report. The rating was maintained by Kepler Cheuvreux on Tuesday, June 13 with “Reduce”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, May 24 by Liberum Capital.