BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT) Hit By Deutsche Bank Upgraded. Has GBX 1700.00 Target; The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX) Covered By 5 Bulls

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Deutsche Bank upped BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT)‘s stock to a “Buy” rating. The ratings change was published in a a note today. The company now has GBX 1700.00 target on BLT.

Among 15 analysts covering Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Greenbrier Companies has $65 highest and $25 lowest target. $51.33’s average target is 13.44% above currents $45.25 stock price. Greenbrier Companies had 31 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, July 27 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Monday, April 9. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Monday, July 17. Cowen & Co maintained The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) rating on Friday, October 14. Cowen & Co has “Outperform” rating and $39 target. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, August 28 report. Cowen & Co maintained The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) rating on Tuesday, January 10. Cowen & Co has “Outperform” rating and $50 target. Wells Fargo maintained The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) rating on Monday, April 9. Wells Fargo has “Hold” rating and $5000 target. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral” on Wednesday, October 26. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the shares of GBX in report on Tuesday, October 24 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, December 14 by Cowen & Co. See The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) latest ratings:

09/04/2018 Broker: Wells Fargo Rating: Hold New Target: $50.0000 Maintain
08/04/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0000 Maintain
09/04/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $55 New Target: $54 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $55.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Seaport Global Rating: Buy New Target: $65 Initiates Coverage On
24/10/2017 Broker: KeyBanc Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $60.0 Maintain

The stock decreased 0.98% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $45.25. About 823,025 shares traded or 75.16% up from the average. The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) has risen 23.22% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.67% the S&P500.

Since January 17, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 sale for $260,000 activity. Centurion Alejandro had sold 5,000 shares worth $260,000.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.5 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.42, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. shares while 65 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 68 raised stakes. 33.05 million shares or 6.18% more from 31.12 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Daiwa Securities Grp Inc Inc has 53,000 shares. Deutsche National Bank Ag invested in 483,995 shares. Denver Inv Advsrs Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 1.08% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Eqis Capital Mngmt holds 0.01% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) for 3,866 shares. Northern Trust Corporation holds 0.01% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) or 789,034 shares. The New York-based Amalgamated Bank has invested 0.01% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 1,016 shares. State Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation stated it has 1.12 million shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Sg Americas Secs Ltd Company has invested 0% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Dreman Value Management L L C has invested 0% in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX). Oz Mngmt L P holds 0.03% of its portfolio in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX) for 116,796 shares. Laurion Cap Mgmt L P stated it has 10,702 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Arrowgrass Capital Prtnrs (Us) Lp reported 107,066 shares. Alpha Windward Ltd Liability Co owns 10,800 shares or 0.34% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Point72 Asset Mngmt L P has 0% invested in The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (NYSE:GBX).

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, makes, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The company has market cap of $1.30 billion. The Company’s Manufacturing segment offers double-stack intermodal railcars; tank cars; auto-max railcar, and multi-max auto rack and flat cars for automotive transportation; conventional railcars, such as boxcars, covered hopper cars, center partition cars, bulkhead flat cars, and solid waste service flat cars; and pressurized tank cars, non-pressurized tank cars, coil cars, coal cars, gondolas, sliding wall cars, and automobile transporter cars; and marine vessels, including conventional deck barges, double-hull tank barges, railcar/deck barges, barges for aggregates, and other heavy industrial products and dump barges. It has a 10.02 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s Wheels & Parts segment provides wheel services, including reconditioning of wheels and axles, new axle machining and finishing, and axle downsizing; and reconditions and makes railcar cushioning units, couplers, yokes, side frames, bolsters, and various other parts, as well as produces roofs, doors, and associated parts for boxcars.

Among 31 analysts covering BHP Billiton PLC (LON:BLT), 9 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. BHP Billiton PLC has GBX 1900 highest and GBX 515 lowest target. GBX 1249.61’s average target is -13.69% below currents GBX 1447.8 stock price. BHP Billiton PLC had 504 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan maintained BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) rating on Thursday, March 30. JP Morgan has “Underweight” rating and GBX 1265 target. The firm has “Underweight” rating by JP Morgan given on Wednesday, February 22. The stock has “Sell” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, September 20. The company was maintained on Monday, October 10 by JP Morgan. Liberum Capital maintained BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) rating on Tuesday, February 23. Liberum Capital has “Sell” rating and GBX 550 target. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, February 22 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 19 by JP Morgan. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Thursday, May 26 by Macquarie Research. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Thursday, January 26 with “Hold”. The stock of BHP Billiton plc (LON:BLT) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, May 16 by Macquarie Research.

BHP Billiton Plc, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. The company has market cap of 77.08 billion GBP. It operates through four divisions: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. It has a 16.43 P/E ratio. The firm explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical coal, thermal energy coal, and gas and oil properties.

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