Peel Hunt Reaffirms Hill Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS)’s Buy Rating; Last Week ePlus inc. (PLUS) Analysts

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Among 3 analysts covering ePlus (NASDAQ:PLUS), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. ePlus has $113 highest and $75.0 lowest target. $95.33’s average target is 6.87% above currents $89.2 stock price. ePlus had 15 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sidoti maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, May 26 report. The stock of ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, December 9 by Stifel Nicolaus. Canaccord Genuity maintained the shares of PLUS in report on Thursday, November 5 with “Buy” rating. The stock of ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, October 9 by Sidoti. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, October 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. The rating was reinitiated by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, January 5 with “Buy”. The stock of ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has “Sell” rating given on Friday, August 7 by Zacks. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) on Friday, October 30 to “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Sunday, September 10 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Thursday, November 2. See ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) latest ratings:

09/02/2018 Broker: Sidoti Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Buy Upgrade

Today, Peel Hunt restate their Buy rating on Hill Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS)‘s stock in an analyst note issued to clients.

ePlus inc., an engineering-centric technology solutions provider, provides information technology services and products, flexible leasing and financing solutions, and enterprise supply management in the United States. The company has market cap of $1.24 billion. It operates through two divisions, Technology and Financing. It has a 22.08 P/E ratio. The Technology segment sells IT products, such as hardware, software, maintenance, software assurance, and services; and offers advanced professional and managed services, including data center infrastructure, networking, security, cloud, and collaboration, as well as ePlus managed, professional, security, staff augmentation, server and desktop support, and project management services.

Since January 18, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 4 insider sales for $1.87 million activity. Herman Lawrence S also sold $37,236 worth of ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) shares. On Thursday, February 15 MARRON MARK P sold $1.35M worth of ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) or 17,973 shares. Marion Elaine D also sold $240,000 worth of ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) shares.

The stock increased 2.00% or $1.75 during the last trading session, reaching $89.2. About 86,538 shares traded. ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) has risen 14.76% since May 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.21% the S&P500.

More recent ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “ePlus Expands Executive Management Team with Chief Operating Officer” on May 09, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “ePlus to Sponsor and Present at the CyberHub Summit” on April 19, 2018. Streetinsider.com‘s news article titled: “ePlus (PLUS) Names Darren Raiguel COO” with publication date: May 09, 2018 was also an interesting one.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.42 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.06, from 1.48 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 22 investors sold ePlus inc. shares while 44 reduced holdings. 31 funds opened positions while 63 raised stakes. 12.27 million shares or 0.23% more from 12.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Prudential Incorporated invested in 102,225 shares. Glenmede Company Na owns 0% invested in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) for 1,350 shares. Stone Ridge Asset Management Ltd holds 11,072 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Stratos Wealth Prns Ltd accumulated 0% or 1,448 shares. Boston Advsrs Lc has invested 0.11% of its portfolio in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Eulav Asset Mgmt holds 0.33% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS) or 93,300 shares. 1.13 million are held by Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp. The New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). Victory Capital owns 3,006 shares. Ls Ltd Liability Com reported 380 shares. Alps Advisors reported 6,003 shares. Parkside Financial Bank reported 0% stake. First Wilshire Securities Mngmt Inc reported 46,070 shares stake. The Ontario – Canada-based Financial Bank Of Montreal Can has invested 0% in ePlus inc. (NASDAQ:PLUS). 184 are owned by Ftb Advisors.

The stock decreased 8.71% or GBX 128 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1342. About 143,928 shares traded or 43.46% up from the average. Hill & Smith Holdings PLC (LON:HILS) has 0.00% since May 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Hill & Smith Holdings PLC designs, makes, and supplies infrastructure products; and provides galvanizing services. The company has market cap of 1.06 billion GBP. The firm operates in three divisions: Infrastructure Products?Utilities; Infrastructure Products-Roads; and Galvanizing Services divisions. It has a 19.82 P/E ratio. The Infrastructure Products?Utilities segment provides industrial floorings, plastic drainage pipes, security fencing, pipe supports, energy grid components, GRP railway platforms, flood prevention barriers, handrails, access covers, and steel and composite products for a range of infrastructure markets, including energy creation and distribution, rail, water, and house building.

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