Goldman Sachs Maintains Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)’s “Neutral” Rating; CSG Systems International (CSGS) Sentiment Is 1.24

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CSG Systems International Inc (CSGS) investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.25, from 0.99 in 2017Q3. The ratio has increased, as 87 institutional investors increased and started new equity positions, while 70 sold and decreased equity positions in CSG Systems International Inc. The institutional investors in our database reported: 29.63 million shares, down from 29.73 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding CSG Systems International Inc in top ten equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 13 Reduced: 57 Increased: 59 New Position: 28.

In a report revealed to clients on Wednesday, 4 April, Goldman Sachs reaffirmed their “Neutral” rating on Vesuvius (LON:VSVS)‘s stock.

Vesuvius plc provides engineering services and solutions to steel and foundry industries worldwide. The company has market cap of 1.52 billion GBP. It operates in two divisions, Steel and Foundry. It has a 40.14 P/E ratio. The firm offers foundry consumables and equipment, including binders, melt shop refractories, coatings, filtration and gating systems, metallurgical and pouring control systems, feeding systems, die dressings and coatings, melt treatment products, crucibles, and ceramics for iron, steel, and nonferrous foundries.

Among 16 analysts covering Vesuvius (LON:VSVS), 9 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 56% are positive. Vesuvius has GBX 740 highest and GBX 255 lowest target. GBX 572.81’s average target is 1.92% above currents GBX 562 stock price. Vesuvius had 120 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Monday, March 7 the stock rating was maintained by BNP Paribas with “Neutral”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, November 4 by UBS. BNP Paribas maintained it with “Neutral” rating and GBX 480 target in Friday, February 10 report. BNP Paribas maintained Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) rating on Monday, August 3. BNP Paribas has “Outperform” rating and GBX 470 target. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Monday, August 1. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 5 by Peel Hunt. UBS maintained Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) rating on Monday, October 19. UBS has “Buy” rating and GBX 425 target. Investec maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, March 2 report. On Friday, October 30 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Underperform”. Panmure Gordon maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 380 target in Wednesday, March 23 report.

The stock decreased 0.79% or GBX 4.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 562. About 43,762 shares traded. Vesuvius plc (LON:VSVS) has 0.00% since April 4, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await CSG Systems International, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSGS) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.60 EPS, up 17.65% or $0.09 from last year’s $0.51 per share. CSGS’s profit will be $20.06M for 18.82 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.55 actual EPS reported by CSG Systems International, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 9.09% EPS growth.

CSG Systems International, Inc. provides business support solutions primarily to the communications industry. The company has market cap of $1.51 billion. The Company’s suite of solutions comprises Advanced Convergent Platform, a billing and customer care platform for cable and satellite providers; Total Service Mediation framework that supports offline and real-time mediation requirements; Singleview solution to deliver real-time charging services; and Wholesale Business Management Solution (WBMS), a settlements system, which handles voice, data, and content services. It has a 24.16 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s solutions also include customer interaction management solutions that process interactive voice, SMS/text, print, e-mail, Web, and fax messages on behalf of clients; and managed services.

The stock increased 0.85% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $45.17. About 176,700 shares traded. CSG Systems International, Inc. (CSGS) has risen 21.15% since April 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 9.60% the S&P500.

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