Liberum Capital Maintains “Buy” Rating for ITV PLC (LON:ITV) Stock; Last Week Legg Mason, Inc. (LM) Analysts

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Among 15 analysts covering Legg Mason Inc. (NYSE:LM), 7 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 47% are positive. Legg Mason Inc. has $67 highest and $2 lowest target. $47.46’s average target is 22.10% above currents $38.87 stock price. Legg Mason Inc. had 72 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) on Monday, May 29 with “Buy” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $50.0 target in Thursday, December 21 report. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold” on Wednesday, April 11. The firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given on Wednesday, January 10. The firm has “Buy” rating by Jefferies given on Monday, July 11. The stock of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, March 29. The stock of Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, December 15. RBC Capital Markets maintained Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) rating on Thursday, July 27. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $4700 target. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of LM in report on Tuesday, April 10 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, October 25 with “Buy”. See Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) latest ratings:

25/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $41.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0000 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $52 New Target: $53 Maintain
23/04/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Old Rating: Equal-Weight New Rating: Equal-Weight Old Target: $44 New Target: $41 Maintain
11/04/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $45.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $48.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $42 New Target: $40 Maintain
06/04/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $46 New Target: $49 Maintain
06/03/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $48 New Target: $46 Maintain
30/01/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Old Rating: Underweight New Rating: Underweight Old Target: $40 New Target: $42 Maintain

Liberum Capital reiterated their “Buy” rating on ITV PLC (LON:ITV)‘s stock in analysts report issued to clients on 17 May.

Another recent and important Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Legg Mason (LM) Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript” on April 26, 2018.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.52 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.51, from 1.01 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 20 investors sold Legg Mason, Inc. shares while 88 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 74.56 million shares or 0.52% less from 74.95 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Great Lakes Ltd Com stated it has 196,098 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Moreover, Koch has 0.12% invested in Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM). Willingdon Wealth Mngmt owns 300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Moreover, California Pub Employees Retirement System has 0.02% invested in Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) for 336,001 shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board reported 0.03% of its portfolio in Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM). Principal Group holds 367,375 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Advisory Serv Network Ltd Limited Liability Company invested in 1,181 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 18,699 shares. 6,519 were reported by Diligent Investors Limited Liability Company. Aperio Grp Inc Limited Company accumulated 86,858 shares. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability owns 30,306 shares. Convergence Investment Prns Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 177,225 shares. Public Employees Retirement Systems Of Ohio invested 0.01% in Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM). Amundi Pioneer Asset Management holds 0.01% or 182,472 shares in its portfolio. Tcw Grp accumulated 15,283 shares or 0.01% of the stock.

Legg Mason, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company. The company has market cap of $3.29 billion. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides investment management and related services to company-sponsored mutual funds and other investment vehicles including pension funds, foundations, endowments, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, private banks, family offices, individuals, as well as to global, institutional, and retail clients. It has a 10.75 P/E ratio. It launches and manages equity, fixed income, and multi-asset customized portfolios through its subsidiaries.

The stock decreased 0.21% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $38.87. About 1.46M shares traded or 79.04% up from the average. Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE:LM) has risen 12.20% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.65% the S&P500.

ITV plc operates commercial television channels in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 6.69 billion GBP. The Company’s Broadcast & Online segment provides television advertising services; and broadcasts content on its family of free to air and pay channels consisting of ITV, the commercial television channel, as well as the digital channels, such as ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITV Encore, ITVBe, and CITV. It has a 16.4 P/E ratio. It also delivers content across multiple platforms, including itv.com; and pay platforms, including Virgin and Sky, as well as through direct content deals with services, such as Amazon, Apple iTunes, and Netflix.

Among 26 analysts covering ITV PLC (LON:ITV), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. ITV PLC has GBX 375 highest and GBX 110 lowest target. GBX 216.44’s average target is 29.41% above currents GBX 167.25 stock price. ITV PLC had 381 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, October 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital given on Tuesday, April 17. The firm has “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas given on Wednesday, November 4. The firm has “Add” rating given on Wednesday, March 2 by Numis Securities. JP Morgan maintained ITV plc (LON:ITV) on Wednesday, January 25 with “Overweight” rating. The stock of ITV plc (LON:ITV) has “Add” rating given on Friday, November 6 by Numis Securities. The firm has “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Wednesday, October 14. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, December 19. Shore Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, February 28 report. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Wednesday, July 27 with “Buy”.

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