Liberum Capital Reiterates a Buy Rating on ITV PLC (LON:ITV); Ccm Investment Advisers Has Trimmed Its Abbvie (ABBV) Holding

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The stock rating of ITV PLC (LON:ITV) was restate by investment analysts at Liberum Capital. This was released in a report on Friday morning.

Ccm Investment Advisers Llc decreased Abbvie Inc. (ABBV) stake by 5.01% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Ccm Investment Advisers Llc sold 6,726 shares as Abbvie Inc. (ABBV)’s stock declined 6.31%. The Ccm Investment Advisers Llc holds 127,520 shares with $12.33M value, down from 134,246 last quarter. Abbvie Inc. now has $163.21 billion valuation. The stock increased 1.65% or $1.67 during the last trading session, reaching $102.85. About 5.37 million shares traded. AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) has risen 39.20% since May 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.65% the S&P500.

The stock increased 4.58% or GBX 7.35 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 167.7. About 14.99M shares traded. ITV plc (LON:ITV) has 0.00% since May 11, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 26 analysts covering ITV PLC (LON:ITV), 16 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 62% are positive. ITV PLC has GBX 375 highest and GBX 110 lowest target. GBX 216.44’s average target is 29.06% above currents GBX 167.7 stock price. ITV PLC had 379 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, January 13 the stock rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Conviction Buy”. The stock has “Equal Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, July 18. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, May 4. The stock has “Buy” rating by Peel Hunt on Wednesday, July 27. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of ITV in report on Wednesday, July 20 with “Buy” rating. Morgan Stanley upgraded ITV plc (LON:ITV) rating on Friday, June 23. Morgan Stanley has “Overweight” rating and GBX 230 target. The stock of ITV plc (LON:ITV) earned “Neutral” rating by BNP Paribas on Friday, November 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, August 18 by BNP Paribas. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities on Thursday, July 28 with “Add”. The rating was maintained by HSBC with “Buy” on Friday, January 27.

ITV plc operates commercial television channels in the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of 6.71 billion GBP. The Company’s Broadcast & Online segment provides television advertising services; and broadcasts content on its family of free to air and pay channels consisting of ITV, the commercial television channel, as well as the digital channels, such as ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITV Encore, ITVBe, and CITV. It has a 16.44 P/E ratio. It also delivers content across multiple platforms, including itv.com; and pay platforms, including Virgin and Sky, as well as through direct content deals with services, such as Amazon, Apple iTunes, and Netflix.

More notable recent AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) news were published by: 247Wallst.com which released: “Why One Old Stock Buyback Trick Is Working So Well for AbbVie” on May 01, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “AbbVie: Can Mylan Pull Off A Humira Biosimilar?” published on May 01, 2018, Seekingalpha.com published: “AbbVie: Protection Kicks In” on April 25, 2018. More interesting news about AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) were released by: 247Wallst.com and their article: “Short Sellers Run for Cover From Major Pharma” published on May 10, 2018 as well as Fool.com‘s news article titled: “Better Buy: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) vs. AbbVie (ABBV)” with publication date: May 02, 2018.

Among 23 analysts covering Abbvie Inc (NYSE:ABBV), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Abbvie Inc has $15700 highest and $6 lowest target. $101.11’s average target is -1.69% below currents $102.85 stock price. Abbvie Inc had 91 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co on Wednesday, October 11 to “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, April 27 by Credit Suisse. The stock of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) earned “Hold” rating by Leerink Swann on Monday, January 29. The firm has “Equal-Weight” rating given on Tuesday, December 1 by Barclays Capital. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Friday, March 23 report. The stock of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Monday, November 2. Jefferies maintained AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) on Monday, June 26 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, October 11. The stock has “Buy” rating by Argus Research on Friday, February 2. The stock of AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, July 20.

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