Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) Reaches $33.48 52-Week High; discoverIE Group plc (LON:ACL) Had 3 Bullish Analysts

January 2, 2018 - By Migdalia James

The stock of Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) hit a new 52-week high and has $34.81 target or 4.00% above today’s $33.48 share price. The 5 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $3.38B company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 2 by Barchart.com. If the $34.81 price target is reached, the company will be worth $135.24M more. The stock increased 1.13% or $0.375 during the last trading session, reaching $33.475. About 205,478 shares traded. Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) has risen 14.23% since January 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.47% the S&P500.

Among 3 analysts covering Acal PLC (LON:ACL), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Acal PLC had 61 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Wednesday, July 20 with “Buy”. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, July 7 by Peel Hunt. On Monday, June 12 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy”. Numis Securities maintained discoverIE Group plc (LON:ACL) rating on Monday, January 23. Numis Securities has “Add” rating and GBX 270 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by FinnCap on Tuesday, November 28. FinnCap maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, November 26 report. Numis Securities upgraded the shares of ACL in report on Monday, March 13 to “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, June 6 by FinnCap. Peel Hunt maintained discoverIE Group plc (LON:ACL) rating on Wednesday, June 1. Peel Hunt has “Buy” rating and GBX 315 target. FinnCap maintained discoverIE Group plc (LON:ACL) on Friday, March 10 with “Buy” rating. See discoverIE Group plc (LON:ACL) latest ratings:

28/11/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 339.00 New Target: GBX 405.00 Maintain
28/11/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
03/11/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
31/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 339.00 New Target: GBX 339.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 370.00 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 339.00 New Target: GBX 339.00 Maintain
09/10/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 360.00 New Target: GBX 360.00 Maintain
26/09/2017 Broker: FinnCap Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 339.00 New Target: GBX 339.00 Maintain

The stock increased 0.63% or GBX 2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 320.25. About 102,002 shares traded or 45.48% up from the average. discoverIE Group plc (LON:ACL) has 0.00% since January 2, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Acal plc designs, manufactures, and distributes customer specific electronic components and solutions to clients in the transportation, medical, renewable energy, industrial, communications, and defense sectors worldwide. The company has market cap of 226.46 million GBP. The firm operates through two divisions, Custom Distribution and Design & Manufacturing. It has a 62.79 P/E ratio. It provides products in the areas of power and magnetics, electromechanical and shielding, communications and sensors, imaging and photonics, and embedded computers and displays.

Among 10 analysts covering Performance Food Group (NYSE:PFGC), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Performance Food Group had 34 analyst reports since October 1, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets initiated the shares of PFGC in report on Wednesday, January 25 with “Sector Perform” rating. As per Monday, June 26, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. The firm earned “Equal-Weight” rating on Wednesday, September 13 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Tuesday, June 27. The company was initiated on Tuesday, October 27 by BB&T Capital. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, October 27. RBC Capital Markets maintained Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) rating on Friday, October 13. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $27.0 target. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight” on Thursday, November 9. Pivotal Research maintained the shares of PFGC in report on Thursday, August 18 with “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, October 27 with “Overweight”.

Analysts await Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC) to report earnings on February, 14. They expect $0.35 EPS, up 20.69% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.29 per share. PFGC’s profit will be $35.35 million for 23.91 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.27 actual EPS reported by Performance Food Group Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 29.63% EPS growth.

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