189.38% to Target, Peel Hunt Reiterates Buy Rating for Motif Bio Plc (LON:MTFB) Stock; Kellogg Company (K) Shorts Raised By 12.65%

November 15, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

They currently have a GBX 106.00 TP on Motif Bio Plc (LON:MTFB). Peel Hunt’s target would suggest a potential upside of 189.38% from the company’s last stock close price. This was disclosed to clients in an analyst report on Wednesday morning.

Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) had an increase of 12.65% in short interest. K’s SI was 28.07M shares in November as released by FINRA. Its up 12.65% from 24.92 million shares previously. With 3.96M avg volume, 7 days are for Kellogg Company (NYSE:K)’s short sellers to cover K’s short positions. The SI to Kellogg Company’s float is 10.07%. The stock increased 2.24% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $65.18. About shares traded. Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) has declined 5.60% since November 15, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.30% the S&P500.

Among 4 analysts covering Motif Bio Plc (LON:MTFB), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Motif Bio Plc has GBX 140 highest and GBX 90 lowest target. GBX 101.50’s average target is 175.59% above currents GBX 36.83 stock price. Motif Bio Plc had 74 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 24 by Northland Capital. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital with “Buy” on Thursday, September 3. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, September 29 by Northland Capital. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 21 by Beaufort Securities. As per Tuesday, May 30, the company rating was maintained by FinnCap. As per Thursday, April 14, the company rating was maintained by Northland Capital. The stock of Motif Bio PLC (LON:MTFB) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 18 by Northland Capital. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with “Speculative Buy” on Friday, August 28. The rating was maintained by Northland Capital on Thursday, July 23 with “Buy”. The stock has “Buy” rating by FinnCap on Thursday, August 24.

Motif Bio plc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. The company has market cap of 96.61 million GBP. The Firm is engaged in development of antibiotics, which are designed for treatment of infections caused by multi-drug resistant bacteria. It currently has negative earnings. It operates in the development and commercialization of pharmaceutical formulations segment.

About 1.10 million shares traded. Motif Bio PLC (LON:MTFB) has 0.00% since November 15, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since June 1, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $2.20 million activity. The insider KELLOGG W K FOUNDATION TRUST sold $1.85 million. The insider DILLON JOHN T sold $352,140.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.83 in 2017 Q2. Its down 0.04, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It worsened, as 58 investors sold Kellogg Company shares while 213 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 172 raised stakes. 296.50 million shares or 2.70% more from 288.72 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. New England Research And Mngmt Incorporated has 13,160 shares. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And has invested 0.08% in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K). Kornitzer Cap Ks holds 258,802 shares or 0.31% of its portfolio. United Automobile Association invested in 0.06% or 289,618 shares. Willis Inv Counsel reported 72,825 shares. Old Bancorporation In reported 0.02% stake. Wealthtrust has 0% invested in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K). Fil Ltd accumulated 2.97 million shares. Bank & Trust Of Mellon holds 0.11% of its portfolio in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) for 5.46M shares. Arrow Fin holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) for 2,005 shares. Chem Fincl Bank reported 14,205 shares stake. 201,551 are owned by Balyasny Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Com. 200 are owned by Old Second Fincl Bank Of Aurora. Toronto Dominion Bancorp owns 128,503 shares. Duncker Streett Incorporated accumulated 483 shares.

Among 21 analysts covering Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 33% are positive. Kellogg Company had 58 analyst reports since August 5, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, June 19. The stock of Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) earned “Buy” rating by Citigroup on Friday, August 5. Morgan Stanley maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $66 target in Friday, October 13 report. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna on Monday, October 26 with “Neutral”. UBS initiated Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) rating on Wednesday, February 24. UBS has “Neutral” rating and $80 target. The stock of Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) earned “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse on Wednesday, December 7. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Wednesday, November 1 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Friday, August 4. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, June 14 by Susquehanna. The company was maintained on Friday, May 5 by UBS.

Kellogg Company is a manufacturer and marketer of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. The company has market cap of $22.50 billion. The Company’s principal products are ready-to-eat cereals and convenience foods, such as cookies, crackers, savory snacks, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit-flavored snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. It has a 29.06 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include U.S.

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