Were Analysts Bearish Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) This Week?

August 9, 2018 - By Pearl Odom

Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.11, from 0.94 in 2017Q4. It is negative, as 64 investors sold Bloomsbury Publishing plc shares while 573 reduced holdings. 111 funds opened positions while 418 raised stakes. 1.12 billion shares or 1.08% more from 1.11 billion shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Great West Life Assurance Can holds 0.29% of its portfolio in Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) for 1.88 million shares. Elm Advsr Ltd Llc accumulated 6,388 shares. Axel Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 15,000 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mgmt has 626,589 shares for 0.66% of their portfolio. Partner Fund L P holds 4.01% or 3.12 million shares in its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors Ltd Partnership holds 0.1% or 3.80 million shares. Eastern Bankshares accumulated 0.13% or 30,479 shares. Reynders Mcveigh Mgmt Ltd Com has 0% invested in Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) for 1,781 shares. Paradigm Asset Management Ltd Liability Company holds 0% of its portfolio in Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) for 42,890 shares. Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability holds 0.15% or 23,526 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Montecito Bank & has 0.45% invested in Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY). Altfest L J & Company reported 59,674 shares stake. Mercer Cap Advisers has invested 0.19% in Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY). Jfs Wealth Advsr Llc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY). Bkd Wealth Advsr Ltd Co holds 13,630 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio.

Since April 30, 2018, it had 1 buy, and 0 selling transactions for $249,948 activity.

Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (LON:BMY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC has GBX 275 highest and GBX 210 lowest target. GBX 246.67’s average target is 5.32% above currents GBX 234.2 stock price. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC had 15 analyst reports since March 20, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) earned “Add” rating by Peel Hunt on Thursday, April 19. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt on Thursday, August 2 with “Add”. The stock of Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) has “Add” rating given on Monday, June 4 by Peel Hunt. Numis Securities maintained the shares of BMY in report on Tuesday, March 20 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, May 3 by Peel Hunt. The firm has “Add” rating given on Tuesday, May 22 by Peel Hunt. On Wednesday, July 18 the stock rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Add”. The stock has “Add” rating by Peel Hunt on Wednesday, May 30. As per Tuesday, March 20, the company rating was maintained by Peel Hunt. The firm earned “Add” rating on Tuesday, July 3 by Peel Hunt. Below is a list of Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) latest ratings and price target changes.

02/08/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
18/07/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 275.00 Maintain
18/07/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
03/07/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
04/06/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
30/05/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 210.00 New Target: GBX 250.00 Maintain
22/05/2018 Broker: Numis Securities Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 248.00 New Target: GBX 275.00 Maintain
22/05/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 210.00 Maintain
03/05/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add New Target: GBX 210.00 Maintain
01/05/2018 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Add Old Target: GBX 210.00 Maintain

The stock increased 3.63% or GBX 8.2 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 234.2. About 12,263 shares traded. Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) has 0.00% since August 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc publishes books and other media for general readers, children, students, researchers, and professionals worldwide. The company has market cap of 174.90 million GBP. The firm offers digital resources to international research community and higher education students; online law, accounting, and tax services for UK and Eire professionals; consultancy and publishing services for firms and institutions; support content for continuing professional development and teaching for teachers and trainee teachers, as well as serves communities of shared interest with sports and sports science, nautical, military history, natural history, and popular science. It has a 19.36 P/E ratio. It also publishes cookery, fiction, non-fiction, biography, history, memoir, popular science, and popular psychology titles for adults; activity books, fiction, non-fiction, picture books, and preschool titles for children; study material for students of humanities, social sciences, and applied visual arts in backlist, print, and e-book formats; and digital subscription products.

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