Mar 25, 2016

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Analyst coverage launches on these three stocks:Aviva Plc (ADR) (NYSE:AV), Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR), INC Research Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INCR)

Analyst coverage launches on these three stocks:Aviva Plc (ADR) (NYSE:AV), Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR), INC Research Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INCR)

Wall Street analysts’ recommendations can move markets. Stock analysts sift through company reports and filings, talk to company management, probe customers and competitors and basically do whatever they can to find out if a company is healthy and growing or sick and shrinking. Because this is incredibly demanding work, stock analysts typically only monitor one or two companies at a time. Analysts also issue projected price targets of where they believe the stock price is going to be 12 months down the road.

The reputation and credibility of a company and the research firm depends on the efforts they make to inform investors. A company does not want to be tarnished by being associated with disreputable research. Similarly, a research firm will only want to analyze companies that have strong fundamentals and long-term investment potential.

Exane BNP Paribas announced it was initiating coverage of Aviva Plc (ADR) (NYSE:AV)in a research note on Thursday. The analysts assigned anUnderperform rating. The average analysts that follow this company have a ‘Strong Buy’ rating on this stock, according to Zacks Investment Research. 2 maintain strong buy rating, 0 set the stock as buy, 0 give underperform rating and 0 suggests selling.

Susquehanna analysts issued their verdict on Pentair plc. Ordinary Share (NYSE:PNR) recently. The rating firm gave a Positive rating to this stock in a research note on Thursday. The stock has a consensus Holdrating, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, 14 have assigned a hold rating, 1 says it’s a buy, and 0 have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

In a research note on Thursday, analysts at JP Morgan assigned an Overweight rating to INC Research Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:INCR) and the price target of $47. It has earned a consensus Strong Buy rating, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, 1 have assigned a hold rating, 1 says it’s a buy and 5 have assigned a strong buy rating to the company.

 

 

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