Peel Hunt Gives Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc (LON:CRST) GBX 520.00 Target; 8 Analysts Bullish Norfolk Southern (NSC)

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In a an analyst note revealed to clients and investors on 16 May, Peel Hunt decreased shares of Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc (LON:CRST) to a Hold rating. Peel Hunt currently has a GBX 520.00 target on the stock. The firm target would suggest a potential upside of 11.37% from Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc (LON:CRST)‘s current stock price.

Among 31 analysts covering Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE:NSC), 8 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 18 Hold. Therefore 26% are positive. Norfolk Southern Corp. has $192 highest and $74 lowest target. $140.68’s average target is -6.67% below currents $150.74 stock price. Norfolk Southern Corp. had 107 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Tuesday, September 12. The firm earned “Underperform” rating on Tuesday, January 10 by CLSA. On Thursday, October 5 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Hold”. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, January 28 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Thursday, January 25 with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, January 25 with “Underweight”. The stock of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 2 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, August 11 by Atlantic Securities. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 25 by RBC Capital Markets. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of NSC in report on Monday, October 16 to “Market Perform” rating. See Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) latest ratings:

26/04/2018 Broker: Bernstein Rating: Hold New Target: $159.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $148.0000 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $186 New Target: $192 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $155 New Target: $165 Maintain
26/04/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $150 New Target: $157 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $160.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $167.0000 Maintain
25/04/2018 Broker: Scotia Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $167.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: Robert W. Baird Rating: Hold New Target: $150.0000 Maintain
10/04/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $145.0000 Maintain

Among 12 analysts covering Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc (LON:CRST), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc has GBX 830 highest and GBX 434.20 lowest target. GBX 618’s average target is 45.00% above currents GBX 426.2 stock price. Crest Nicholson Holdings Plc had 145 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt given on Monday, January 9. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Wednesday, November 15 with “Neutral”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 16 by HSBC. The stock of Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (LON:CRST) earned “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, July 7. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Overweight” on Wednesday, January 25. The rating was downgraded by JP Morgan to “Neutral” on Thursday, April 6. Shore Capital maintained Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (LON:CRST) rating on Monday, January 25. Shore Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 607 target. The company was upgraded on Monday, November 2 by JP Morgan. The stock has “Conviction Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs on Thursday, November 12. HSBC maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 830 target in Wednesday, December 7 report.

The stock decreased 13.69% or GBX 67.6 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 426.2. About 2.78M shares traded or 60.23% up from the average. Crest Nicholson Holdings plc (LON:CRST) has 0.00% since May 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Crest Nicholson Holdings plc, a residential developer, manufactures homes in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 1.09 billion GBP. The Company’s portfolio includes apartments, houses, and regeneration schemes. It has a 6.55 P/E ratio. The firm also develops commercial properties.

Investors sentiment is 0.83 in Q4 2017. Its the same as in 2017Q3. It is the same, as 35 investors sold Norfolk Southern Corporation shares while 360 reduced holdings. only 80 funds opened positions while 249 raised stakes. 197.25 million shares or 2.25% less from 201.79 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. First Republic Mngmt holds 60,760 shares. Meiji Yasuda Asset Mngmt Com Limited stated it has 0.07% of its portfolio in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Kelly Lawrence W And Ca accumulated 1,300 shares. Caprock Group holds 4,442 shares. Klingenstein Fields & Lc has 0.45% invested in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) for 83,720 shares. Aldebaran holds 9,909 shares. Texas-based Cadence Financial Bank Na has invested 1% in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Rockland Trust reported 0.06% in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Jolley Asset Ltd Company has 1,500 shares. Marketfield Asset Mgmt Limited Liability owns 63,392 shares or 2.47% of their US portfolio. Liberty holds 0.07% or 865 shares. Nelson Roberts Inv Lc invested in 0.07% or 1,505 shares. Checchi Cap Advisers Lc has invested 0.06% in Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC). Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board accumulated 47,908 shares. Washington Cap Management reported 19,775 shares.

The stock increased 0.20% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $150.74. About 1.42M shares traded. Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) has risen 20.21% since May 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.66% the S&P500.

Since February 1, 2018, it had 0 insider buys, and 7 insider sales for $3.77 million activity. Hurlbut Thomas E sold $401,885 worth of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) on Friday, April 27. Shares for $1.50M were sold by Squires James A. On Friday, February 16 the insider Wheeler Michael Joseph sold $244,011. $994,340 worth of Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC) was sold by Earhart Cynthia C.

Norfolk Southern Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the rail transportation of raw materials, intermediate products, and finished goods in the United States. The company has market cap of $42.59 billion. It also transports overseas freight through various Atlantic and Gulf Coast ports. It has a 8.1 P/E ratio. In addition, the firm is involved in the operation of scheduled passenger trains; leasing or sale of rail property and equipment; development of commercial real estate; telecommunications; and the acquisition, leasing, and management of coal, oil, gas, and minerals, as well as the transport of automotive and industrial products.

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