Smith Nephew PLC (LON:SN) Stock “Overweight” Rating Kept at JP Morgan Cazenove; The Target Given is GBX 1411.00; EnerSys (ENS) Covered By 5 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Among 8 analysts covering Enersys (NYSE:ENS), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Enersys had 16 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Neutral” rating by CL King on Tuesday, November 10. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 25 report. Stifel Nicolaus maintained EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) rating on Friday, May 6. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $70 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, December 14 by Sidoti. Sidoti upgraded the shares of ENS in report on Thursday, August 17 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Buy” rating by Maxim Group on Thursday, June 2. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 12 by Maxim Group. The rating was downgraded by Ardour Capital to “Hold” on Friday, August 14. The firm has “Market Perform” rating by William Blair given on Monday, October 26. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 16 by CL King. See EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) latest ratings:

23/01/2018 Broker: Sidoti Rating: Hold New Target: $79.0 Downgrade
16/01/2018 Broker: CL King Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade
16/01/2018 Broker: C.L. King Rating: Buy New Target: $90.0 Upgrade
01/11/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy New Target: $77.0 Maintain
17/08/2017 Broker: Sidoti Rating: Buy New Target: $83.0 Upgrade
09/08/2017 Broker: Oppenheimer Rating: Buy Maintain

JP Morgan Cazenove have a GBX 1411.00 target on the stock. The target would suggest a potential upside of 15.00% from Smith Nephew PLC (LON:SN)‘s previous stock close. This rating was revealed to investors in an analyst note on Wednesday, 7 February.

Analysts await Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) to report earnings on February, 28. They expect $0.11 EPS, up 266.67% or $0.08 from last year’s $0.03 per share. SN’s profit will be $962,422 for 2787.50 P/E if the $0.11 EPS becomes a reality. After $-0.12 actual EPS reported by Smith & Nephew plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -191.67% EPS growth.

The stock increased 0.95% or GBX 11.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1226.5. About 516,606 shares traded. Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) has 0.00% since February 7, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering Smith Nephew PLC (LON:SN), 8 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Smith Nephew PLC has GBX 1750 highest and GBX 1 lowest target. GBX 1281.06’s average target is 4.45% above currents GBX 1226.5 stock price. Smith Nephew PLC had 207 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) earned “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Monday, September 19. On Thursday, October 29 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Add”. The firm earned “Add” rating on Thursday, July 30 by Numis Securities. Deutsche Bank maintained Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) on Friday, May 6 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, February 6 by Deutsche Bank. JP Morgan maintained the shares of SN in report on Thursday, February 1 with “Overweight” rating. The company was maintained on Friday, September 18 by JP Morgan. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of SN in report on Monday, August 1 with “Hold” rating. JP Morgan maintained Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) on Friday, May 6 with “Neutral” rating. The rating was maintained by UBS on Wednesday, November 18 with “Buy”.

Smith & Nephew plc designs, develops, and sells medical devices worldwide. The company has market cap of 10.73 billion GBP. The firm offers sports medicine joint repair products for surgeons, including an array of instruments, technologies, and implants necessary to perform minimally invasive surgery of the joints; and arthroscopic enabling technologies for healthcare providers, such as fluid management equipment for surgical access, high definition cameras, digital image capture, scopes, light sources, and monitors to assist with visualization inside the joints, radio frequency wands, electromechanical and mechanical blades, and hand instruments for removing damaged tissue. It has a 12.49 P/E ratio. It also provides trauma and extremities products consisting of internal and external devices used in the stabilization of severe fractures and deformity correction procedures; robotics-assisted surgery services and products; knee implant products for specialized knee replacement procedures; and hip implant products for reconstruction of the hip joint, as well as various products and technologies to assist in surgical treatment of the ear, nose, and throat.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 31 investors sold Smith & Nephew plc shares while 27 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 48.05 million shares or 15.77% less from 57.05 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Moreover, State Common Retirement Fund has 0% invested in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) for 365,169 shares. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys reported 35,830 shares. Parametric Ltd Liability Corp reported 0% in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). 286,432 were reported by Columbia Pacific Advsr Lc. Citigroup Inc has invested 0% in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). Integral Derivatives Lc has invested 0% in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). Connecticut-based Paloma Prtn has invested 0.01% in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN). Parallax Volatility Advisers Limited Partnership has 207,280 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Goldman Sachs Grp Inc reported 518,583 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Systems stated it has 113,571 shares. Rhumbline Advisers accumulated 80,334 shares. Nationwide Fund Advsr holds 31,313 shares. Western Asset Management Communication owns 55,000 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Bancshares Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) for 187,987 shares. Schroder Investment Management Group stated it has 1.81 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings.

Since October 10, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 5 selling transactions for $618,178 activity. $70,368 worth of Smith & Nephew plc (LON:SN) shares were sold by Thill Howard J SR. The insider SANCHEZ ANTONIO R JR sold 66,536 shares worth $347,318. 19,903 shares were sold by Heinson Christopher, worth $103,894 on Monday, January 8. Shares for $44,664 were sold by Kopel Gregory B. On Monday, January 8 the insider Hink Kirsten A sold $51,934.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.28, from 1.21 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 34 investors sold EnerSys shares while 87 reduced holdings. 34 funds opened positions while 78 raised stakes. 40.71 million shares or 0.77% less from 41.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Tower Rech Cap Ltd Company (Trc) owns 8,729 shares. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss Ltd Limited Liability Company has 87,067 shares. Cantab Prtn Ltd Liability Partnership has invested 0.09% in EnerSys (NYSE:ENS). State Of Wisconsin Investment Board, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 110,000 shares. Brown Advisory stated it has 3,001 shares. Bowling Portfolio Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 0.04% of its portfolio in EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) for 4,023 shares. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Lc has 0% invested in EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) for 62 shares. Dubuque Commercial Bank holds 0% or 120 shares in its portfolio. Advisory Networks stated it has 35 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 306,782 were accumulated by Glob X Mngmt Limited Liability. State Street Corporation invested 0.01% in EnerSys (NYSE:ENS). Burney Company invested in 0.07% or 13,920 shares. Jane Street Gru Ltd owns 5,365 shares. 62,576 are owned by Secor Advisors L P. Guggenheim Capital Lc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) for 57,590 shares.

EnerSys manufactures, markets, and distributes industrial batteries. The company has market cap of $2.79 billion. The firm offers chargers, outdoor cabinet enclosures, power equipment, and battery accessories, as well as related after-market and customer-support services for industrial batteries. It has a 18.02 P/E ratio. It also provides reserve power products that are used for backup power for the continuous operation of critical applications in telecommunications systems, uninterruptible power systems applications for computer and computer-controlled systems, and other specialty power applications, including medical and security systems, premium starting, lighting, and ignition applications, as well as in switchgear, electrical control systems used in electric utilities, large-scale energy storage, energy pipelines, commercial aircraft, satellites, military aircraft, submarines, ships, and tactical vehicles.

The stock increased 2.40% or $1.55 during the last trading session, reaching $66.12. About 461,759 shares traded or 60.38% up from the average. EnerSys (NYSE:ENS) has risen 40.27% since February 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 23.57% the S&P500.