Hays PLC (LON:HAS) Stock Rating Reconfirmed by Analysts at Kepler Cheuvreux; USA Truck, Inc. (USAK) Had 3 Bullish Analysts

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Among 4 analysts covering USA Truck (NASDAQ:USAK), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. USA Truck has $30.0 highest and $7.5000 lowest target. $21’s average target is -16.30% below currents $25.09 stock price. USA Truck had 15 analyst reports since August 19, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) rating on Thursday, November 5. Cowen & Co has “Outperform” rating and $23.50 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Friday, August 4. The company was maintained on Monday, January 8 by Stephens. Stephens upgraded it to “Buy” rating and $30.0 target in Friday, February 2 report. The company was initiated on Wednesday, March 23 by Stifel Nicolaus. Cowen & Co maintained USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) on Thursday, September 7 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded the shares of USAK in report on Friday, September 29 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Monday, October 16. The stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co on Monday, July 10. Stifel Nicolaus maintained USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) on Thursday, November 2 with “Buy” rating. See USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) latest ratings:

02/02/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Buy New Target: $30.0 Upgrade
08/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $21.0 Maintain
02/11/2017 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $15.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $16.0 Maintain

Today, Friday, 6 April, Hays PLC (LON:HAS) stock “Hold” was reconfirmed by Analysts at Kepler Cheuvreux in a research note.

USA Truck, Inc., a truckload carrier, provides general commodities transportation services in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The company has market cap of $201.98 million. It operates through two divisions, Trucking and USAT Logistics. It has a 26.98 P/E ratio. The Trucking segment offers truckload services as a medium- to long-haul common carrier; and dedicated freight services.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.7 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.45, from 1.25 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 5 investors sold USA Truck, Inc. shares while 15 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 18 raised stakes. 5.01 million shares or 3.67% more from 4.83 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Deutsche National Bank & Trust Ag owns 69,301 shares. The Massachusetts-based Geode Cap Ltd Liability has invested 0% in USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK). Jacobs Levy Equity Inc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK). 12Th Street Asset Mngmt Limited Liability stated it has 57,179 shares. Barclays Public Limited Com reported 28,820 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Horrell Cap Mgmt holds 28,641 shares. 77,088 are held by Macquarie Limited. Price T Rowe Assocs Inc Md has invested 0% in USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK). Spark Inv Management Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0.03% in USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK). Essex Mngmt Communications Ltd accumulated 145,431 shares. Blackrock has invested 0% of its portfolio in USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK). Fuller Thaler Asset holds 0.03% or 130,700 shares in its portfolio. National Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon holds 26,052 shares. Scopus Asset L P holds 0.07% or 397,817 shares. Callahan Limited Liability Corp holds 0.09% or 25,996 shares in its portfolio.

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $25.09. About 36,416 shares traded. USA Truck, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAK) has risen 227.14% since April 6, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 215.59% the S&P500.

Analysts await Hays plc (LON:HAS) to report earnings on April, 23. They expect $0.40 earnings per share, down 6.98% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.43 per share. HAS’s profit will be $5.80M for 116.81 P/E if the $0.40 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.30 actual earnings per share reported by Hays plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -82.61% negative EPS growth.

Since February 20, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 12 sales for $42.72 million activity. 735 shares valued at $73,069 were sold by Davis Stephen J on Monday, February 26. Shares for $1.45 million were sold by Billing Duncan on Tuesday, February 20. Shares for $578,009 were sold by Thomas Deborah on Friday, February 23. Another trade for 8,884 shares valued at $866,321 was made by Courtney Thomas J Jr. on Wednesday, February 28. $1.07 million worth of stock was sold by Tinga Wiebe on Wednesday, February 28. $240,742 worth of Hays plc (LON:HAS) was sold by Finigan Barbara on Wednesday, February 28. GOLDNER BRIAN sold $29.88M worth of Hays plc (LON:HAS) on Thursday, February 22.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.08, from 1.1 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 50 investors sold Hays plc shares while 183 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 161 raised stakes. 97.15 million shares or 0.10% less from 97.25 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Huntington Comml Bank reported 0.01% in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Nine Masts Cap Ltd owns 0.07% invested in Hays plc (LON:HAS) for 5,922 shares. Edgewood Ltd Liability Com stated it has 0% in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Private Wealth Prtn Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 48,736 shares. Sei Invs, Pennsylvania-based fund reported 26,384 shares. Morgan Stanley has 945,964 shares. Cipher Capital L P stated it has 6,082 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Moreover, Utah Retirement has 0.04% invested in Hays plc (LON:HAS) for 21,108 shares. 1,042 were accumulated by Captrust Financial Advsrs. Commerce National Bank has 0.03% invested in Hays plc (LON:HAS) for 27,089 shares. Hm Payson And Commerce accumulated 204,398 shares. Moreover, Kj Harrison Prtnrs has 0.31% invested in Hays plc (LON:HAS). Coldstream Capital has 8,710 shares for 0.09% of their portfolio. Amundi Pioneer Asset Mngmt Incorporated reported 209,364 shares. 4,534 were accumulated by Cornerstone Advisors.

Hays plc operates as a specialist recruitment firm in the Asia Pacific, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and internationally. The company has market cap of 2.71 billion GBP. The firm offers permanent, temporary, and contractor recruitment services, such as qualified, professional, and skilled recruitment to public and private sector. It has a 17.97 P/E ratio. It specializes in offering recruitment services in the areas of accountancy and finance, construction and property, information technology, life sciences, sales and marketing, banking and capital markets, contact centers, education, engineering and manufacturing, executive, financial services, health and social care, human resources, legal, office professionals, energy, gas and oil, purchasing, retail, resources and mining, and telecoms.

The stock increased 0.05% or GBX 0.1 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 186.9. About 483,240 shares traded. Hays plc (LON:HAS) has 0.00% since April 6, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

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