Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) Stock Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Deutsche; The Target Price per Share Given is GBX 1368.00; Davis Selected Advisers Has Decreased American Campus Communities (ACC) Stake

February 15, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

Davis Selected Advisers decreased American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC) stake by 23.42% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Davis Selected Advisers sold 80,335 shares as American Campus Communities Inc. (ACC)’s stock declined 5.08%. The Davis Selected Advisers holds 262,619 shares with $11.60M value, down from 342,954 last quarter. American Campus Communities Inc. now has $4.88 billion valuation. The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.31 during the last trading session, reaching $35.65. About 601,844 shares traded. American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) has risen 2.17% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 14.53% the S&P500.

In a research note shared with investors on 13 February, Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) stock Buy was reiterated by Deutsche. They currently have a GBX 1368.00 target price per share on the stock. Deutsche’s target price per share suggests a potential upside of 29.79% from the company’s previous stock close.

Davis Selected Advisers increased Wells Fargo & Co. (NYSE:WFC) stake by 368,667 shares to 26.34 million valued at $1.45B in 2017Q3. It also upped Davis Select Worldwide stake by 384,800 shares and now owns 1.61M shares. State Street Corp. (NYSE:STT) was raised too.

Among 18 analysts covering American Campus Communities (NYSE:ACC), 7 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 39% are positive. American Campus Communities had 49 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Wednesday, September 16. The stock of American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, February 4 by Citigroup. Goldman Sachs upgraded American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) on Thursday, September 10 to “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Hilliard Lyons given on Friday, July 1. Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock to “Sell” rating in Thursday, December 3 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) rating on Friday, September 22. KeyBanc Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $56.0 target. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Tuesday, September 15 by JMP Securities. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, March 21 by Evercore. The rating was initiated by FBR Capital with “Outperform” on Thursday, June 23. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, March 8 report.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.25 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.08, from 1.17 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 23 investors sold ACC shares while 87 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 102 raised stakes. 135.54 million shares or 1.20% less from 137.19 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Guggenheim Cap Lc has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC). Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.02% or 369,644 shares. Gofen & Glossberg Limited Liability Company Il has invested 0.12% in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC). Westwood Holdings Grp reported 17,185 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt holds 0.03% in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) or 293,749 shares. Teacher Retirement System Of Texas holds 0.03% in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) or 114,415 shares. Paloma reported 0.01% stake. Schwab Charles Inv Mngmt invested in 1.32M shares. Ngam Advisors Ltd Partnership accumulated 119,594 shares or 0.06% of the stock. Duff & Phelps Invest Management holds 0.51% of its portfolio in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) for 825,633 shares. Commerce Bancorporation holds 11,199 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems holds 0.03% in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) or 214,132 shares. Raymond James & Associate invested in 0% or 55,964 shares. Manning & Napier Advisors Ltd Llc holds 0.03% in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) or 90,420 shares. Brinker Capital stated it has 0.1% in American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC).

Analysts await American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.72 EPS, up 10.77% or $0.07 from last year’s $0.65 per share. ACC’s profit will be $98.56 million for 12.38 P/E if the $0.72 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.43 actual EPS reported by American Campus Communities, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 67.44% EPS growth.

Among 16 analysts covering Bovis Homes Group PLC (LON:BVS), 8 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Bovis Homes Group PLC has GBX 2993 highest and GBX 616.60 lowest target. GBX 1086’s average target is 2.07% above currents GBX 1064 stock price. Bovis Homes Group PLC had 204 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, May 2. Liberum Capital maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 1100 target in Monday, January 8 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Wednesday, May 31 by Deutsche Bank. The stock has “Buy” rating by Canaccord Genuity on Tuesday, December 6. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank on Monday, May 16 with “Buy”. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, February 20 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, May 23. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 1318 target in Tuesday, February 16 report. Jefferies upgraded Bovis Homes Group PLC (LON:BVS) rating on Tuesday, April 18. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and GBX 1041 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, June 30 by Jefferies.

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