Staffline Group PLC (LON:STAF) Investors: Credit Suisse Reaffirms “Underperform” Rating, Sees GBX 1000.00/Share; Myr Group (MYRG) Shorts Up By 90.14%

Myr Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:MYRG) had an increase of 90.14% in short interest. MYRG’s SI was 615,300 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 90.14% from 323,600 shares previously. With 88,300 avg volume, 7 days are for Myr Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:MYRG)’s short sellers to cover MYRG’s short positions. The SI to Myr Group Incorporated’s float is 3.92%. The stock decreased 2.60% or $0.93 during the last trading session, reaching $34.82. About 185,703 shares traded or 60.14% up from the average. MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG) has risen 24.13% since January 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 7.43% the S&P500.

In an analyst report issued on today, Credit Suisse reaffirmed their “Underperform” rating on Staffline Group PLC (LON:STAF)‘s stock. The price target indicates a potential upside of 0.25% from company’s previous close.

MYR Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides electrical construction services in the United States and Canada. The company has market cap of $573.21 million. It operates through two divisions, Transmission and Distribution, and Commercial and Industrial. It has a 37.36 P/E ratio. The Transmission and Distribution segment offers a range of services on electric transmission and distribution networks, and substation facilities, including design, engineering, procurement, construction, upgrade, maintenance, and repair services with primary focus on construction, maintenance, and repair to clients in the electric utility and the renewable energy industries.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.23 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.11, from 1.12 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 16 investors sold MYR Group Inc. shares while 41 reduced holdings. 20 funds opened positions while 50 raised stakes. 13.62 million shares or 2.20% less from 13.93 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ameritas Ptnrs invested in 1,170 shares or 0% of the stock. Aqr Limited Liability holds 196,609 shares. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has 0% invested in MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG). Sei reported 8,229 shares stake. Northern Corp invested in 215,402 shares or 0% of the stock. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0% or 12,040 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Ls Investment Advsr Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG). Invesco Ltd invested 0% of its portfolio in MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG). Alliancebernstein L P holds 0% of its portfolio in MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG) for 24,575 shares. Blackrock invested in 0% or 2.12 million shares. Victory Cap Mgmt owns 120,136 shares. Geode Management Limited Liability reported 150,948 shares. Fisher Asset Management Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 102,130 shares or 0% of its portfolio. 178,585 were reported by Loomis Sayles & Com Ltd Partnership. Public Sector Pension Inv Board invested 0% of its portfolio in MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG).

Among 9 analysts covering MYR Group (NASDAQ:MYRG), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. MYR Group has $41 highest and $23 lowest target. $33.17’s average target is -4.74% below currents $34.82 stock price. MYR Group had 24 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Robert W. Baird given on Tuesday, September 5. FBR Capital maintained MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG) rating on Tuesday, March 8. FBR Capital has “Market Perform” rating and $27 target. The stock of MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, September 7. The stock of MYR Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MYRG) earned “Outperform” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, November 3. The company was maintained on Monday, July 24 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Wednesday, December 6 the stock rating was maintained by Robert W. Baird with “Buy”. FBR Capital maintained the shares of MYRG in report on Friday, August 18 with “Market Perform” rating. The rating was upgraded by Robert W. Baird on Friday, May 5 to “Outperform”. The firm has “Hold” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Sunday, December 10. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Wednesday, October 18 with “Hold”.

Among 6 analysts covering Staffline Recruitment Group PLC (LON:STAF), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Staffline Recruitment Group PLC has GBX 1700 highest and GBX 800 lowest target. GBX 1280.83’s average target is 28.73% above currents GBX 995 stock price. Staffline Recruitment Group PLC had 62 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Liberum Capital maintained Staffline Group plc (LON:STAF) rating on Wednesday, December 13. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 1320 target. FinnCap maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Friday, February 3 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by FinnCap given on Wednesday, July 27. The rating was maintained by FinnCap on Wednesday, February 24 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Buy” on Monday, October 16. The stock of Staffline Group plc (LON:STAF) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 26 by FinnCap. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 3 by Credit Suisse. The rating was maintained by FinnCap on Wednesday, July 26 with “Buy”. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, July 31 report. Liberum Capital maintained Staffline Group plc (LON:STAF) rating on Tuesday, July 5. Liberum Capital has “Buy” rating and GBX 1100 target.

Staffline Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides recruitment and outsourced human resource services to industry; and services in the welfare to work arena and skills training in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 255.01 million GBP. The firm operates through two divisions, Staffing Services and PeoplePlus. It has a 29.09 P/E ratio. It provides labor solutions to the agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, e-retail, driving, and logistics sectors under the Staffline OnSite, Select Appointments, Staffline Express, Driving Plus, and Staffline Agriculture brand names; and government contracts under the PeoplePlus brand.