GKN PLC (LON:GKN) Gets Raymond James Lower Rating; Blue Edge Capital Cut Its Disney Walt Co (DIS) Position

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GKN PLC (LON:GKN) was decreased by professional analysts at Raymond James to a “Market Perform” rating in a an analyst note revealed on 17 April.

Blue Edge Capital Llc decreased Disney Walt Co (DIS) stake by 2.37% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Blue Edge Capital Llc sold 70 shares as Disney Walt Co (DIS)’s stock declined 8.57%. The Blue Edge Capital Llc holds 2,886 shares with $310.29 million value, down from 2,956 last quarter. Disney Walt Co now has $150.73B valuation. The stock decreased 0.11% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $100.24. About 10.33M shares traded or 24.60% up from the average. The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) has declined 11.59% since April 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 23.14% the S&P500.

GKN plc engages in engineering business worldwide. The company has market cap of 7.94 billion GBP. The company??s Aerospace division makes airframe structures, including wing/empennage and flight control surface assemblies, fuselage structures, and landing gears; engine structures, such as fixed and rotating propulsion products, fan cases, exhaust systems, nacelles, and other components; electrical wiring interconnection systems; cockpit and cabin windows; and ice protection, fuel systems, and floatation devices. It has a 15.9 P/E ratio. The Company’s Driveline division offers constant velocity jointed systems, such as CV joints and sideshafts; all-wheel drive systems comprising propshafts, couplings, power transfer units, rear drive modules, and differentials and torque management technologies; trans-axle solutions, such as open, limited slip, and locking differentials and electronic torque vectoring products; eDrive systems, such as electric rear axles, transmissions, and motors; replacement parts; and motorsport products.

The stock increased 2.75% or GBX 12.4 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 462.7. About 3.03M shares traded. GKN plc (LON:GKN) has 0.00% since April 17, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 25 analysts covering GKN PLC (LON:GKN), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. GKN PLC has GBX 780 highest and GBX 225 lowest target. GBX 407.79’s average target is -11.87% below currents GBX 462.7 stock price. GKN PLC had 244 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the stock with “Overweight” rating in Friday, August 18 report. On Monday, April 18 the stock rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of GKN in report on Thursday, October 5 with “Buy” rating. Haitong Securities maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, April 11 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, October 20 report. On Monday, September 28 the stock rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Add”. Bank of America upgraded GKN plc (LON:GKN) on Friday, January 8 to “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Peel Hunt with “Buy” on Wednesday, April 5. Peel Hunt maintained GKN plc (LON:GKN) rating on Monday, March 26. Peel Hunt has “Buy” rating and GBX 500 target. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 23 by Societe Generale.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.9 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.01, from 0.89 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 58 investors sold DIS shares while 690 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 508 raised stakes. 896.07 million shares or 0.31% less from 898.84 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Ativo Limited Company reported 7,194 shares. 17,760 are held by Hall Laurie J Trustee. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D reported 2.45M shares. Atalanta Sosnoff Cap Limited Liability Com has invested 0.09% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Gradient Invs Llc holds 4,784 shares. Evercore Wealth Mgmt Limited Com accumulated 89,013 shares. Moreover, Oakmont Ptnrs Ltd Liability Corp has 0.12% invested in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Phocas Fincl holds 6,951 shares. Community State Bank Of Raymore reported 2,948 shares. Connable Office holds 0.6% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) for 28,866 shares. Wagner Bowman Mngmt invested in 43,613 shares or 1.25% of the stock. Ww Invsts stated it has 0.1% of its portfolio in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Altavista Wealth Mngmt holds 35,889 shares. Guggenheim Cap Llc stated it has 658,268 shares. Sg Americas Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.19% in The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS).

Analysts await The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) to report earnings on May, 8 after the close. They expect $1.68 earnings per share, up 12.00% or $0.18 from last year’s $1.5 per share. DIS’s profit will be $2.53 billion for 14.92 P/E if the $1.68 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.89 actual earnings per share reported by The Walt Disney Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.11% negative EPS growth.

Blue Edge Capital Llc increased Spdr Financial Sector (XLF) stake by 41,471 shares to 90,124 valued at $2.52B in 2017Q4. It also upped Spdr Blmbrg Brcly Sht (SJNK) stake by 12,564 shares and now owns 110,550 shares. Coca Cola Co (NYSE:KO) was raised too.

Since February 26, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $194,780 activity. LEWIS AYLWIN B also sold $194,780 worth of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) shares.

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