Merrill Lynch Reiterates DowDuPont (DWDP) As “Buy”; Has Target Price Of $84.0000; Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Lifted Servicemaster Global Hldgs I Com (SERV) Position

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board increased Servicemaster Global Hldgs I Com (SERV) stake by 31.29% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board acquired 10,700 shares as Servicemaster Global Hldgs I Com (SERV)’s stock declined 1.48%. The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board holds 44,900 shares with $2.30 million value, up from 34,200 last quarter. Servicemaster Global Hldgs I Com now has $6.87 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.28% or $0.14 during the last trading session, reaching $50.76. About 498,615 shares traded. ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) has risen 26.50% since April 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.95% the S&P500.

In a research report revealed to investors on Tuesday, 10 April, DowDuPont Inc (DWDP) stock “Buy” was reaffirmed by Merrill Lynch. They currently have a $84.0000 PT on the stock. Merrill Lynch’s PT means a potential upside of 27.49% from the company’s last price.

Among 11 analysts covering ServiceMaster (NYSE:SERV), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 82% are positive. ServiceMaster had 30 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with “Overweight”. The stock of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, December 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 24. The stock of ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) earned “Neutral” rating by Robert W. Baird on Friday, March 11. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, June 26 by RBC Capital Markets. On Friday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Overweight”. Robert W. Baird maintained ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SERV) rating on Tuesday, October 31. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $52.0 target. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $52 target in Monday, October 23 report. Credit Suisse maintained the shares of SERV in report on Tuesday, August 1 with “Buy” rating. JP Morgan initiated it with “Overweight” rating and $49 target in Thursday, April 20 report.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board decreased Zillow Group Inc Cl A (NASDAQ:Z) stake by 32,800 shares to 15,400 valued at $627,000 in 2017Q4. It also reduced Firstenergy Corp Com (NYSE:FE) stake by 919,557 shares and now owns 854,726 shares. Invesco Ltd Shs (NYSE:IVZ) was reduced too.

The stock increased 3.45% or $2.2 during the last trading session, reaching $65.89. About 9.25M shares traded. DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) has 0.00% since April 11, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering DowDuPont (DWDP), 18 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 90% are positive. DowDuPont has $93.0 highest and $66 lowest target. $81.74’s average target is 24.06% above currents $65.89 stock price. DowDuPont had 38 analyst reports since September 1, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) earned “Buy” rating by HSBC on Wednesday, April 4. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Friday, October 6. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 25. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $84 target in Tuesday, April 10 report. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, January 31 with “Buy”. Citigroup maintained DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) rating on Tuesday, April 10. Citigroup has “Buy” rating and $82 target. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by UBS. As per Monday, October 9, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. On Wednesday, September 13 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, February 2 with “Buy”.

DowDuPont Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture, materials science, and specialty products businesses worldwide. The company has market cap of $153.26 billion. The Company’s Agriculture division provides seed solutions for alfalfa, canola, cereals, corn, cotton, rice, silage inoculants, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers, and wheat; and crop protection solutions, such as cereals herbicides, corn and soybean herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, pasture and land management, seed-applied technologies, specialty crop herbicides, structural pest management, and turf and ornamental pest management. It has a 73.05 P/E ratio. This division also offers biotech traits, seed-applied technologies, and digital agriculture products.

Analysts await DowDuPont Inc. (NYSE:DWDP) to report earnings on April, 26. They expect $1.08 earnings per share, up 3.85% or $0.04 from last year’s $1.04 per share. DWDP’s profit will be $2.51 billion for 15.25 P/E if the $1.08 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.83 actual earnings per share reported by DowDuPont Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 30.12% EPS growth.

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