Analysts at Citigroup Maintained their Neutral rating for Micro Focus International PLC (LON:MCRO) with GBX 2200.00 Target Price per Share; Uss Investment Management LTD Has Boosted By $516,600 Its Northrop Grumman (NOC) Stake

Uss Investment Management Ltd increased Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC) stake by 7% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Uss Investment Management Ltd acquired 1,800 shares as Northrop Grumman Corp (NOC)’s stock rose 2.59%. The Uss Investment Management Ltd holds 27,500 shares with $7.91 million value, up from 25,700 last quarter. Northrop Grumman Corp now has $61.98 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.91 during the last trading session, reaching $356. About 957,892 shares traded or 2.14% up from the average. Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has risen 18.39% since February 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.69% the S&P500.

They currently have a GBX 2200.00 price target on Micro Focus International PLC (LON:MCRO). Citigroup’s target would suggest a potential downside of -1.59% from the company’s previous stock close. This was disclosed to clients in analysts note on 19 February.

Among 17 analysts covering Micro Focus International (LON:MCRO), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 41% are positive. Micro Focus International has GBX 2980 highest and GBX 1230 lowest target. GBX 2238.18’s average target is 7.14% above currents GBX 2089 stock price. Micro Focus International had 129 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Panmure Gordon maintained Micro Focus International plc (LON:MCRO) rating on Monday, February 1. Panmure Gordon has “Buy” rating and GBX 1611 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Panmure Gordon on Wednesday, March 23. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, September 9. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, November 6 with “Underperform”. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 11 by Barclays Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, November 10 by Peel Hunt. Numis Securities maintained Micro Focus International plc (LON:MCRO) on Friday, June 2 with “Not Rated” rating. On Tuesday, November 24 the stock rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Investec given on Thursday, December 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Thursday, September 8.

The stock decreased 1.37% or GBX 29 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 2089. About 67,109 shares traded. Micro Focus International plc (LON:MCRO) has 0.00% since February 19, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Micro Focus International plc, an infrastructure software company, develops, sells, and supports software products and solutions to federal, airlines, and healthcare industries in the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Japan, and internationally. The company has market cap of 9.11 billion GBP. The firm operates through Micro Focus and SUSE divisions. It has a 31.7 P/E ratio. It provides software products in the areas of collaboration, endpoint management, file and networking services, identity and access management, information archiving, security management, terminal emulation, and software delivery and testing, as well as COBOL development and mainframe, and data center solutions.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.06 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.12, from 0.94 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 42 investors sold NOC shares while 273 reduced holdings. 92 funds opened positions while 242 raised stakes. 137.63 million shares or 0.84% less from 138.80 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Boston Advsrs Ltd Liability Com reported 0.32% stake. Advisory Services Network Limited Liability Company has 0.09% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 2,815 shares. 71,500 were reported by Comerica Bank. Town & Country Natl Bank & Tru Dba First Bankers Tru owns 0.14% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for 933 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Inc invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Piedmont Inv Advsr Ltd Liability Company owns 34,845 shares or 0.21% of their US portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Sys has invested 0.19% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Hillsdale Mgmt Incorporated has invested 0% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Barometer Mngmt holds 78,300 shares or 2.19% of its portfolio. United Asset Strategies owns 1,066 shares or 0.17% of their US portfolio. Jnba Finance Advsrs holds 0.01% or 100 shares in its portfolio. Advantus Cap owns 17,884 shares. Netherlands-based Ing Groep Nv has invested 0.08% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). Edgestream Lp has 1.1% invested in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC). 1,499 are owned by Johnson Inv Counsel.

Among 18 analysts covering Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Northrop Grumman has $394.0 highest and $185 lowest target. $313.27’s average target is -12.00% below currents $356 stock price. Northrop Grumman had 57 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Drexel Hamilton upgraded the shares of NOC in report on Wednesday, October 28 to “Buy” rating. Argus Research maintained Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) on Friday, August 4 with “Buy” rating. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Monday, October 12 to “Neutral”. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $28100 target in Friday, June 2 report. On Monday, December 5 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) rating on Monday, July 24. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $24300 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 17. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 15. J.P. Morgan upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $355.0 target in Tuesday, December 12 report. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Wells Fargo.

Uss Investment Management Ltd decreased Cvs Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) stake by 80,500 shares to 241,200 valued at $19.61 million in 2017Q3. It also reduced Ppl Corp (NYSE:PPL) stake by 991,320 shares and now owns 189,200 shares. Telus Corp (NYSE:TU) was reduced too.