Virgin Money Holdings UK Plc (LON:VM) Received GBX 305.00 Target From Jefferies International; Intercontinentalexchange (ICE)’s Sentiment Is 1.28

Trading of Virgin Money Holdings UK Plc (LON:VM)‘s shares is going to be interesting today, as Jefferies International lowered the stock to a “Hold”. Along the rating downgrade, Jefferies International analysts gave a target of GBX 305.00 or 13.64% more.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. operates regulated exchanges, clearing houses, and listings venues for financial and commodity markets in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Israel, Canada, and Singapore. The company has market cap of $44.10 billion. It operates in two divisions, Trading and Clearing, and Data and Listings. It has a 17.9 P/E ratio. The firm operates marketplaces for trading and clearing an array of derivatives and securities contracts across various asset classes, including energy and agricultural commodities, interest rates, equities, equity and credit derivatives, exchange traded funds, bonds, and currencies.

Analysts await Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE) to report earnings on May, 2. They expect $0.86 EPS, up 16.22% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.74 per share. ICE’s profit will be $500.77 million for 22.01 P/E if the $0.86 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.73 actual EPS reported by Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.81% EPS growth.

The stock increased 1.92% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $75.73. About 1.77M shares traded. Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) has risen 13.80% since March 12, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.90% the S&P500.

Wall Street Access Asset Management Llc holds 7.32% of its portfolio in Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. for 50,631 shares. Cortland Associates Inc Mo owns 567,097 shares or 7.27% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Eminence Capital Lp has 6.02% invested in the company for 5.41 million shares. The France-based Carmignac Gestion has invested 5.48% in the stock. Three Bays Capital Lp, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 969,730 shares.

Virgin Money Holdings plc engages in the retail banking business primarily in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 1.19 billion GBP. The firm operates through Mortgages and Savings; Credit Cards; and Financial Services divisions. It has a 7.11 P/E ratio. The firm offers current accounts; savings accounts, including cash ISAs and fixed rate bonds; residential and buy-to-let mortgages; credit, balance and money transfer, and prepaid cards; home, travel, life, car, and pet insurance; personal, children, and workplace pensions, as well as other pensions and retirement products; investments comprising stocks and shares ISAs, and investment funds, as well as financial planning products; and international money transfers and travel money products.

Among 19 analysts covering Virgin Money Holdings Uk Plc (LON:VM), 11 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Virgin Money Holdings Uk Plc has GBX 515 highest and GBX 250 lowest target. GBX 350’s average target is 31.23% above currents GBX 266.7 stock price. Virgin Money Holdings Uk Plc had 158 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 22. The stock of Virgin Money Holdings (LON:UK plc) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 21 by Investec. The rating was maintained by Nomura with “Buy” on Wednesday, March 9. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 17 by Citigroup. Investec upgraded Virgin Money Holdings (LON:UK plc) rating on Thursday, September 3. Investec has “Buy” rating and GBX 455 target. Jefferies maintained the shares of VM in report on Tuesday, September 5 with “Buy” rating. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and GBX 325 target in Thursday, October 12 report. As per Friday, March 24, the company rating was maintained by BNP Paribas. The firm has “Overweight” rating given on Tuesday, September 19 by JP Morgan. As per Tuesday, October 17, the company rating was maintained by Investec.