Barclays Capital Maintains Synthomer (LON:SYNT) As “Overweight”; Has TP Of GBX 580.00; Jackson Rivers Co (JRVR) Sentiment Is 1.54

In a report revealed to clients on Friday, 2 March, Synthomer (LON:SYNT) stock had its “Overweight” Rating restate by stock analysts at Barclays Capital. They currently have a GBX 580.00 target price per share on firm. Barclays Capital’s target means a potential upside of 23.98% from the company’s close price.

James River Group Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides specialty insurance and reinsurance services in the United States. The company has market cap of $961.58 million. It operates in four divisions: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted Insurance, Casualty Reinsurance, and Corporate and Other. It has a 22.49 P/E ratio. The Excess and Surplus Lines segment underwrites property and liability insurance on an excess and surplus commercial lines basis in all states and the District of Columbia.

Philadelphia Financial Management Of San Francisco Llc holds 4.71% of its portfolio in James River Group Holdings, Ltd. for 645,175 shares. Rk Capital Management Llc owns 250,841 shares or 2.42% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Redwood Investments Llc has 1.09% invested in the company for 230,374 shares. The Massachusetts-based Monarch Partners Asset Management Llc has invested 0.72% in the stock. Opus Capital Group Llc, a Ohio-based fund reported 74,507 shares.

The stock decreased 1.01% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $32.38. About 414,267 shares traded or 9.66% up from the average. James River Group Holdings, Ltd. (JRVR) has risen 33.65% since March 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.95% the S&P500.

Synthomer plc, a specialty chemical company, produces and sells polymers for coatings, construction, healthcare, and automotive industries in Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. The company has market cap of 1.59 billion GBP. It offers synthetic binders for paper and board coating; paints, lacquers, and chemical products, such as acrylic, styrene acrylic, and vinyl acetate based binders for architectural and industrials coatings; cement mortar and industrial floor screeds; adhesives; and nitrile, polychloroprene lattices, and prevulcanised natural latex for health and protection sectors, as well as dispersions for catheters, respiratory bellows, medical seat cushions, condoms, or balloons. It has a 15.18 P/E ratio. The firm also provides butadiene based lattices and dispersions for textile floor covering applications, as well as high solids styrene butadiene rubber lattices to produce latex foams for the bedding industry and the cushioning segment; and functional polymers, such as aqueous acrylic, butadiene, and vinyl acetate based polymer dispersions for the industrial divisions of adhesives, technical textiles, and fiber bonding.

The stock increased 0.26% or GBX 1.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 467.4. About 36,474 shares traded. Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) has 0.00% since March 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since October 20, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $1.41 million activity. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $23,632 was made by Aggarwal Rahul B. on Wednesday, October 25. Andradi Ben had sold 176 shares worth $4,107. $8,750 worth of stock was sold by Garg Sanjay on Thursday, October 26. Ranade Prashant also sold $1.36M worth of Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) on Wednesday, February 21. The insider Gangidi Narendar Reddy sold $1,553.

Analysts await Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) to report earnings on April, 19. They expect $0.45 EPS, down 2.17% or $0.01 from last year’s $0.46 per share. SYNT’s profit will be $1.53 million for 259.67 P/E if the $0.45 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.62 actual EPS reported by Synthomer plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -27.42% negative EPS growth.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.71 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.47, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 10 investors sold Synthomer plc shares while 31 reduced holdings. 25 funds opened positions while 45 raised stakes. 29.77 million shares or 4.49% more from 28.49 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Legal And General Public Limited Co owns 11,938 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Denali Advisors Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 203 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Ipg Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Com has 523,540 shares. Third Avenue Mngmt Limited Liability invested in 488,697 shares or 0.43% of the stock. Blackrock stated it has 0% in Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT). Tower Research Ltd Liability Co (Trc) has 3,832 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Wells Fargo & Com Mn, California-based fund reported 73,882 shares. Manufacturers Life Ins Company The reported 27,586 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The Pennsylvania-based Stoneridge Inv Partners Lc has invested 0.08% in Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT). Fil reported 376,269 shares. G2 Prtnrs Ltd Llc, New York-based fund reported 19,500 shares. 24,289 were accumulated by Quantbot Technologies Limited Partnership. California Employees Retirement Systems has 0% invested in Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT). Advisory Svcs Net Ltd Llc holds 0% or 1,000 shares. Ellington Management Limited Liability owns 23,700 shares or 0.08% of their US portfolio.

Among 15 analysts covering Synthomer (LON:SYNT), 8 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Synthomer has GBX 580 highest and GBX 260 lowest target. GBX 471.87’s average target is 0.96% above currents GBX 467.4 stock price. Synthomer had 133 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) earned “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, March 8. On Thursday, August 24 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. On Wednesday, July 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Numis Securities to “Hold”. The stock of Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) has “Overweight” rating given on Monday, November 9 by Barclays Capital. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, November 10 by JP Morgan. The stock of Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) earned “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Monday, November 6. Numis Securities maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 386 target in Friday, December 2 report. The stock of Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, October 6. Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Add” rating in Friday, April 22 report. The stock of Synthomer plc (LON:SYNT) earned “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank on Wednesday, September 28.