Jane Scaccetti Insider Investment for 2,500 Shares of Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN); Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) Covered By 13 Bullish Analysts Last Week

Jane Scaccetti, an insider and also director of the well-known company Penn National Gaming Inc made a deal. She picked up 2,500 shares of the company with the insider buying transaction valued at $68,775 USD – totalled based on $27.5 for every share. In the last 30 days, she also bought 7,975 shares with a total value of about $147,694 USD. The probability of this transaction remaining disregarded is little because it’s new, with the director now having in hand 12,475 shares – that is 0.01% of the Company’s market cap.

Among 33 analysts covering Marks Spencer Group PLC (LON:MKS), 13 have Buy rating, 13 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. Marks Spencer Group PLC had 371 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Espirito Santo Execution on Tuesday, August 25 with “Buy”. HSBC maintained Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) rating on Friday, October 16. HSBC has “Buy” rating and GBX 700 target. The rating was maintained by HSBC with “Buy” on Friday, January 8. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 24 by AlphaValue. The stock of Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, January 2. The company was maintained on Friday, August 26 by Haitong Securities. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan on Friday, June 3 to “Underweight”. The stock of Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) has “Outperform” rating given on Monday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Sell” rating by Goldman Sachs on Monday, April 11. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Tuesday, December 13. See Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) latest ratings:

14/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 330.00 Maintain
12/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 330.00 Maintain
07/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Maintain
02/02/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 250.00 New Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
24/01/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Underperform Old Target: GBX 370.00 New Target: GBX 285.00 DownGrade
19/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 330.00 New Target: GBX 330.00 Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 285.00 New Target: GBX 285.00 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 370.00 New Target: GBX 370.00 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: GBX 370.00 New Target: GBX 370.00 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Underweight Old Target: GBX 285.00 New Target: GBX 285.00 Maintain

Since August 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 9 insider sales for $8.97 million activity. The insider Sottosanti Carl sold 20,000 shares worth $440,000. Shares for $334,358 were sold by WILMOTT TIMOTHY J on Monday, October 16. The insider Snowden Jay A sold 50,000 shares worth $1.04M.

Among 12 analysts covering Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive. Penn National Gaming has $39 highest and $14 lowest target. $26.88’s average target is -3.48% below currents $27.85 stock price. Penn National Gaming had 31 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, December 7 by Deutsche Bank. On Friday, February 10 the stock rating was initiated by Suntrust Robinson with “Hold”. Telsey Advisory Group maintained Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) on Friday, October 28 with “Outperform” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) on Thursday, June 22 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 27 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 24 by Morgan Stanley. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Tuesday, January 19 by Telsey Advisory Group. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Telsey Advisory Group to “Market Perform”. On Thursday, October 26 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy”.

The stock increased 0.07% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $27.85. About 1.22 million shares traded. Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) has risen 33.06% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.36% the S&P500.

Penn National Gaming, Inc. owns and manages gaming and racing facilities, and operates video gaming terminals with a focus on slot machine entertainment. The company has market cap of $2.53 billion. The firm operates through Northeast, South/West, and Midwest divisions. It has a 5.17 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 27 facilities in 17 jurisdictions, including California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, and Ontario, Canada.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.09, from 1.26 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 20 investors sold Penn National Gaming, Inc. shares while 57 reduced holdings. 38 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 87.76 million shares or 3.65% more from 84.67 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas Inc has invested 0% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.02% or 61,346 shares in its portfolio. Par Cap Mgmt Incorporated holds 0.48% of its portfolio in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN) for 1.81 million shares. Penn Capital Mngmt Inc reported 449,943 shares. Rk Capital Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 433,198 shares. Macquarie Gru Ltd invested in 0% or 16,100 shares. Sentinel Asset Management owns 662,202 shares or 0.37% of their US portfolio. Minnesota-based Ameriprise Financial has invested 0.01% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Omers Administration Corp reported 29,900 shares stake. Cwm Ltd reported 355 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Cibc Asset Mgmt stated it has 10,749 shares. Renaissance Techs Lc has invested 0.03% in Penn National Gaming, Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN). Vantage Advsrs Limited Liability Company, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 67 shares. State Street holds 1.99M shares or 0% of its portfolio. Us Comml Bank De owns 20 shares.