Analysts at Berenberg Kept their Hold rating for SIG PLC (LON:SHI) with GBX 160.00 PT; Popular (BPOP) Shorts Down By 9.94%

London: In analysts report revealed on Tuesday, 20 February, Berenberg maintained their Hold rating on shares of SIG PLC (LON:SHI). They currently have a GBX 160.00 price target on the firm. Berenberg’s target indicates a potential upside of 7.02% from the company’s last stock close.

Popular Incorporated (NASDAQ:BPOP) had a decrease of 9.94% in short interest. BPOP’s SI was 3.76 million shares in February as released by FINRA. Its down 9.94% from 4.17 million shares previously. With 939,400 avg volume, 4 days are for Popular Incorporated (NASDAQ:BPOP)’s short sellers to cover BPOP’s short positions. The stock decreased 1.02% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $42.58. About 1.05M shares traded or 6.28% up from the average. Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) has risen 26.79% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.09% the S&P500.

The stock increased 1.29% or GBX 1.9 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 149.5. About 46,376 shares traded. SIG plc (LON:SHI) has 0.00% since February 20, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

SIG plc engages in the distribution of specialist building products for the construction and related markets in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Mainland Europe. The company has market cap of 884.36 million GBP. It offers insulation and energy management products, such as structural and technical insulations, dry linings, construction accessories, fixings, air handling systems, and insulated panels and modular housing systems. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also provides exterior products, including tiles, slates, membranes, and battens for pitched roofs; single-ply flat roofing systems; plastic building products; Industrial roofing and cladding systems; and room-in-roof panel systems.

Among 18 analysts covering SIG PLC (LON:SHI), 6 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. SIG PLC has GBX 250 highest and GBX 88 lowest target. GBX 160’s average target is 7.02% above currents GBX 149.5 stock price. SIG PLC had 162 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, March 16. The stock has “Neutral” rating by UBS on Wednesday, May 24. The stock has “Buy” rating by Shore Capital on Thursday, February 1. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 14 by J.P. Morgan. As per Monday, December 14, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Numis Securities maintained the shares of SHI in report on Thursday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. Liberum Capital maintained SIG plc (LON:SHI) rating on Thursday, May 12. Liberum Capital has “Hold” rating and GBX 135 target. Numis Securities maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 150 target in Thursday, March 10 report. On Monday, November 14 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Hold”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, January 29 by Deutsche Bank.

Among 17 analysts covering Popular Inc (NASDAQ:BPOP), 14 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. Popular Inc has $70.0 highest and $32 lowest target. $45.25’s average target is 6.27% above currents $42.58 stock price. Popular Inc had 45 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, February 15 by Sandler O’Neill. Bank of America reinitiated the shares of BPOP in report on Wednesday, September 23 with “Underperform” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 6 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was initiated by Merion Capital with “Outperform” on Friday, February 26. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Compass Point initiated Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) rating on Thursday, February 25. Compass Point has “Buy” rating and $32 target. The firm has “Buy” rating by HSBC given on Tuesday, January 12. Wood upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, November 28 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 6 by Jefferies. The rating was upgraded by BTIG Research on Tuesday, October 31 to “Buy”.