GVC Holdings Plc (LON:GVC) Coveraged By HSBC with GBX 880.00 Target; Platform Specialty Products (PAH) Sellers Increased By 2.46% Their Shorts

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Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) had an increase of 2.46% in short interest. PAH’s SI was 16.15M shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 2.46% from 15.76M shares previously. With 3.46M avg volume, 5 days are for Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH)’s short sellers to cover PAH’s short positions. The SI to Platform Specialty Products Corporation’s float is 6.96%. The stock decreased 3.84% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $9.52. About 3.47 million shares traded. Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has declined 24.04% since April 9, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.59% the S&P500.

In a a note released today, HSBC analysts has initiated GVC Holdings Plc (LON:GVC) coverage with a “Hold” rating, and a GBX 880.00 price target.

GVC Holdings PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an online gaming firm in Germany, the United Kingdom, Turkey, and internationally. The company has market cap of 5.24 billion GBP. It operates through five divisions: Sports Labels, Gaming Labels, B2B, Non-core, and Corporate. It currently has negative earnings. The firm offers sports betting, casinos, games, and poker through online and mobile under the Sportingbet brand; and online bingo, sportsbook, casino, and poker access under the Betboo brand, as well as operates an online casino Website for German-speaking markets under the CasinoClub brand.

Among 14 analysts covering Gvc Holdings (LON:GVC), 13 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 93% are positive. Gvc Holdings has GBX 1210 highest and GBX 484 lowest target. GBX 916.79’s average target is 0.77% above currents GBX 909.75 stock price. Gvc Holdings had 83 analyst reports since October 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) rating on Friday, January 12. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and GBX 1070 target. The stock of GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, March 15 by Berenberg. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Friday, November 3 with “Buy”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, January 11 by Panmure Gordon. The company was maintained on Friday, September 1 by Berenberg. The firm has “Buy” rating by Berenberg given on Thursday, February 9. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Monday, March 12 by Barclays Capital. Panmure Gordon maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 484 target in Friday, December 4 report. As per Tuesday, December 15, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. Liberum Capital maintained GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) rating on Thursday, December 15. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 825 target.

The stock increased 0.19% or GBX 1.75 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 909.75. About 316,726 shares traded. GVC Holdings PLC (LON:GVC) has 0.00% since April 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Platform Specialty Products Corporation has $27 highest and $10 lowest target. $14.71’s average target is 54.52% above currents $9.52 stock price. Platform Specialty Products Corporation had 25 analyst reports since August 17, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, August 16. On Tuesday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by Nomura with “Neutral”. The company was initiated on Monday, August 22 by TH Capital. The stock of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by SunTrust. Credit Suisse reinitiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Monday, May 2 report. On Monday, January 30 the stock rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. The stock of Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) has “Neutral” rating given on Wednesday, November 15 by Credit Suisse. Roth Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $15.0 target in Thursday, November 2 report. As per Tuesday, June 13, the company rating was maintained by Nomura. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $14 target in Wednesday, October 11 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.20, from 1.15 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 26 investors sold Platform Specialty Products Corporation shares while 53 reduced holdings. 45 funds opened positions while 62 raised stakes. 246.84 million shares or 1.35% more from 243.56 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Capstone Inv Advisors Ltd Llc accumulated 12,814 shares. Nelson Roberts Invest Ltd Co invested in 266 shares. Ahl Llp accumulated 293,388 shares. California-based California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.01% in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). Bares Capital Incorporated holds 6.87% or 16.55M shares in its portfolio. J Goldman And Ltd Partnership stated it has 372,687 shares. Glob Endowment Ltd Partnership invested in 0.06% or 38,700 shares. Renaissance Techs Ltd Liability Corp owns 1.68M shares. Hancock Holdg stated it has 802,255 shares or 0.33% of all its holdings. Ancora Advisors Limited Liability holds 0.33% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) for 625,399 shares. Cap Invsts invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH). First Manhattan invested in 0.11% or 1.99M shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas reported 78,818 shares. Century Incorporated invested in 226,146 shares or 0% of the stock. Gabelli Funds Ltd Liability has 0.01% invested in Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH).

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