Citigroup Reconfirms a Buy Rating on Diageo PLC (LON:DGE); Last Week SpartanNash Company (SPTN) Analysts

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Among 6 analysts covering SpartanNash (NASDAQ:SPTN), 1 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 17% are positive. SpartanNash has $40 highest and $17.0 lowest target. $20.40’s average target is 14.22% above currents $17.86 stock price. SpartanNash had 29 analyst reports since August 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 10. The stock of SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) has “Hold” rating given on Monday, February 26 by Jefferies. The firm has “Equal Weight” rating given on Friday, September 23 by Barclays Capital. The firm has “Outperform” rating by BMO Capital Markets given on Friday, March 2. Jefferies maintained SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) rating on Friday, September 25. Jefferies has “Hold” rating and $29 target. The rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Hold” on Saturday, August 22. As per Wednesday, July 27, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Tuesday, August 23 the stock rating was upgraded by Northcoast to “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Pivotal Research on Friday, April 1 to “Hold”. On Friday, August 18 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. See SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) latest ratings:

02/03/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $22 Upgrade
26/02/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $17.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $25.0 Maintain
22/02/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Hold Old Target: $24 New Target: $21 Maintain
23/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Hold New Target: $22.0 Maintain
05/01/2018 Broker: Northcoast Rating: Hold Downgrade

Diageo PLC (LON:DGE) had its stock rating reiterated as Buy by stock research analysts at Citigroup. This was disclosed in a report on Thursday, 17 May.

Since March 1, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 0 sales for $100,320 activity. Another trade for 5,500 shares valued at $100,320 was made by Shamber Mark on Thursday, March 1.

More news for SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “SpartanNash to Webcast First Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 Earnings Conference Call” on May 15, 2018. Globenewswire.com‘s article titled: “Market Trends Toward New Normal in Container Store, OUTFRONT Media, SpartanNash, Amerco, Simpson …” and published on April 23, 2018 is yet another important article.

The stock increased 1.13% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $17.86. About 258,442 shares traded. SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) has declined 49.62% since May 17, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 61.17% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.38, from 0.78 in 2017Q3. It improved, as 12 investors sold SpartanNash Company shares while 52 reduced holdings. 28 funds opened positions while 46 raised stakes. 30.51 million shares or 1.60% less from 31.01 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Cornercap Invest Counsel, Georgia-based fund reported 62,057 shares. Vident Inv Advisory Lc has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN). Voya Limited Liability holds 0% or 53,785 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 91,369 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Ahl Partners Ltd Liability Partnership owns 27,400 shares. Ls Investment Advisors Limited Liability Com has 0% invested in SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN). Federated Investors Pa owns 58,750 shares. Architects Inc invested in 400 shares or 0% of the stock. Campbell Company Investment Adviser Limited Liability Company has 23,689 shares for 0.47% of their portfolio. South Dakota Inv Council owns 55,000 shares. Moreover, Ny State Teachers Retirement Systems has 0.01% invested in SpartanNash Company (NASDAQ:SPTN) for 82,929 shares. Trexquant Inv Limited Partnership, a Connecticut-based fund reported 9,572 shares. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt reported 0.01% stake. Wedge Management L L P Nc reported 416,333 shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0% or 96,950 shares in its portfolio.

SpartanNash Company distributes and retails grocery products. The company has market cap of $645.34 million. It operates in three divisions: Food Distribution, Military, and Retail. It currently has negative earnings. The Food Distribution segment offers approximately 60,000 stock-keeping units, such as dry groceries, produce, dairy products, meat, delicatessen items, bakery goods, frozen food, seafood, floral products, general merchandise, beverages, tobacco products, pharmacy, and health and beauty care products to independent retail locations, food service distributors, and corporate-owned retail stores.

Among 29 analysts covering Diageo PLC (LON:DGE), 16 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Diageo PLC has GBX 3000 highest and GBX 1600 lowest target. GBX 2457.07’s average target is -8.95% below currents GBX 2698.5 stock price. Diageo PLC had 358 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Neutral” rating in Thursday, October 8 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) rating on Wednesday, September 23. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and GBX 2000 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, September 4 with “Outperform”. JP Morgan maintained it with “Overweight” rating and GBX 2900 target in Wednesday, November 8 report. The stock of Diageo plc (LON:DGE) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, April 19. Nomura maintained Diageo plc (LON:DGE) rating on Friday, July 31. Nomura has “Buy” rating and GBX 2100 target. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Friday, January 26. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Friday, June 17 with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Friday, April 1 by Credit Suisse. Bryan Garnier & Cie maintained the shares of DGE in report on Thursday, October 1 with “Neutral” rating.

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