Bojangles', Inc. (BOJA) Forms $13.45 Double Bottom; Kentucky Retirement Systems Has Lifted Its Centurylink (CTL) Holding

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Bojangles', Inc. (BOJA) formed double bottom with $12.51 target or 7.00% below today’s $13.45 share price. Bojangles', Inc. (BOJA) has $493.07 million valuation. The stock decreased 2.89% or $0.4 during the last trading session, reaching $13.45. About 60,038 shares traded. Bojangles', Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) has declined 29.64% since April 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 41.19% the S&P500.

Kentucky Retirement Systems increased Centurylink Inc (CTL) stake by 78.02% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Kentucky Retirement Systems acquired 26,291 shares as Centurylink Inc (CTL)’s stock declined 6.44%. The Kentucky Retirement Systems holds 59,989 shares with $1.00M value, up from 33,698 last quarter. Centurylink Inc now has $17.52B valuation. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.055 during the last trading session, reaching $16.375. About 4.35M shares traded. CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has declined 28.66% since April 2, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 40.21% the S&P500.

Analysts await Bojangles', Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $0.16 earnings per share, down 20.00% or $0.04 from last year’s $0.2 per share. BOJA’s profit will be $5.87M for 21.02 P/E if the $0.16 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.23 actual earnings per share reported by Bojangles', Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.43% negative EPS growth.

Among 13 analysts covering Bojangles Inc (NASDAQ:BOJA), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Bojangles Inc has $29 highest and $11 lowest target. $18.63’s average target is 38.51% above currents $13.45 stock price. Bojangles Inc had 32 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, August 9 report. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Stephens on Friday, March 11. William Blair downgraded Bojangles', Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) on Friday, July 28 to “Market Perform” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Friday, March 11 with “Equal-Weight”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of BOJA in report on Friday, July 28 with “Hold” rating. Jefferies downgraded the shares of BOJA in report on Friday, December 22 to “Hold” rating. On Sunday, March 18 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Hold”. The stock of Bojangles', Inc. (NASDAQ:BOJA) earned “Strong Buy” rating by Craig Hallum on Tuesday, September 20. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, November 5 with “Sector Perform”. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Wednesday, October 18 with “Equal-Weight”.

Among 23 analysts covering Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 15 Hold. Therefore 30% are positive. Centurylink Inc. had 60 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. SunTrust maintained it with “Hold” rating and $19.0 target in Thursday, November 9 report. As per Thursday, February 15, the company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, November 16 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Wednesday, October 4 with “Underweight” rating. The rating was upgraded by Jefferies to “Hold” on Wednesday, January 25. Evercore initiated the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, June 22 report. Macquarie Research initiated CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) on Monday, July 11 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, August 23 by Morgan Stanley. As per Friday, July 7, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Monday, March 14.

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