94.75% to Target, Liberum Capital Reconfirms Buy Rating for ITV PLC (LON:ITV) Stock; Materialise NV Ads (MTLS) Shorts Increased By 18.23%

In a report issued to clients on Tuesday, 16 January, ITV PLC (LON:ITV) stock had its Buy Rating kept by expert analysts at Liberum Capital. They currently have a GBX 330.00 target price per share on company. Liberum Capital’s target gives a potential upside of 94.75% from the company’s last stock close.

Materialise NV Ads (NASDAQ:MTLS) had an increase of 18.23% in short interest. MTLS’s SI was 515,700 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 18.23% from 436,200 shares previously. With 52,400 avg volume, 10 days are for Materialise NV Ads (NASDAQ:MTLS)’s short sellers to cover MTLS’s short positions. The SI to Materialise NV Ads’s float is 1.09%. The stock decreased 0.93% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $13.78. About 35,629 shares traded. Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) has risen 87.96% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 71.26% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 1.45% or GBX 2.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 169.45. About 4.51M shares traded. ITV plc (LON:ITV) has 0.00% since January 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

ITV plc operates commercial television channels in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 6.80 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 16.78 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), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. ITV PLC has GBX 375 highest and GBX 110 lowest target. GBX 225.24’s average target is 32.92% above currents GBX 169.45 stock price. ITV PLC had 343 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, December 9 by Citigroup. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 180 target in Wednesday, November 15 report. As per Monday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, February 29 by Nomura. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Panmure Gordon. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Shore Capital. On Tuesday, December 19 the stock rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Berenberg with “Hold” on Monday, July 11. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 29 report. The rating was maintained by Investec on Friday, January 8 with “Hold”.

Materialise NV provides additive manufacturing software and 3D printing services in Europe, the Americas, and Asia. The company has market cap of $652.14 million. The companyÂ’s Materialise Software segment offers proprietary software worldwide through programs and platforms that enable and enhance the functionality of 3D printers and of 3D printing operations. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s software interfaces between various types of 3D printers, and various software applications and capturing technologies, including computer-aided design packages and 3D scanners.

Among 4 analysts covering Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Materialise NV had 5 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Mkt Perform” rating by FBR Capital on Tuesday, May 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 13 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, November 9. Credit Suisse maintained Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS) on Friday, August 11 with “Outperform” rating.