Bank Of Montreal Decreased By $1.05 Million Its Encore Cap Group (ECPG) Position, 9 Analysts Bullish Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM)

July 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

Among 13 analysts covering Faroe Petroleum (LON:FPM), 9 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 69% are positive. Faroe Petroleum had 99 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of FPM in report on Wednesday, March 30 with “Equal Weight” rating. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities with “Speculative Buy” on Friday, December 18. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, December 7 by Panmure Gordon. Beaufort Securities maintained the stock with “Speculative Buy” rating in Wednesday, November 4 report. The rating was maintained by Numis Securities with “Hold” on Wednesday, November 18. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Monday, February 13 with “Buy”. Peel Hunt maintained the shares of FPM in report on Friday, September 30 with “Buy” rating. Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the shares of FPM in report on Wednesday, January 6 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Tuesday, November 22 with “Equal Weight”. The stock of Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM) has “Equal Weight” rating given on Thursday, June 9 by Barclays Capital. See Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM) latest ratings:

22/06/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Maintain
21/06/2017 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Outperform Old Target: GBX 117.00 New Target: GBX 110.00 Maintain
21/06/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 115.00 New Target: GBX 115.00 Maintain
13/06/2017 Broker: Cantor Fitzgerald Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 100.00 New Target: GBX 100.00 Upgrade
09/06/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 115.00 New Target: GBX 115.00 Maintain
25/05/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy New Target: GBX 115.00 Maintain
17/05/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 142.00 New Target: GBX 125.00 Maintain
11/04/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 115.00 New Target: GBX 110.00 Maintain
27/03/2017 Broker: Peel Hunt Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 115.00 New Target: GBX 115.00 Maintain
22/03/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 142.00 New Target: GBX 142.00 Maintain

Bank Of Montreal decreased Encore Cap Group Inc (ECPG) stake by 98.42% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Bank Of Montreal sold 37,600 shares as Encore Cap Group Inc (ECPG)’s stock rose 13.29%. The Bank Of Montreal holds 605 shares with $17,000 value, down from 38,205 last quarter. Encore Cap Group Inc now has $1.05B valuation. It is 0.00% or $0 reaching $40.7 per share. It is down 51.28% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.58% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.17, from 1.03 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 13 investors sold ECPG shares while 38 reduced holdings. 19 funds opened positions while 42 raised stakes. 26.63 million shares or 7.97% less from 28.94 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 3,120 were accumulated by Tower Rech Limited Liability Corporation (Trc). 205,561 are held by Wells Fargo & Mn. Pnc Financial Ser has 0% invested in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) for 21,045 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Management stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). Moreover, State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement has 0% invested in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) for 17,633 shares. Riverhead Cap Mngmt Ltd Company reported 0% of its portfolio in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). 205,530 are held by Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans. Voya Inv Management accumulated 11,725 shares. Principal Inc owns 172,261 shares. Parametric Port Ltd Liability Co reported 48,850 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Grp Inc Limited owns 32,215 shares. Prudential invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG). Citadel Advisors Ltd Liability Com invested in 0% or 135,754 shares. 3.15 million were reported by Invesco Limited. Mason Street Advsrs Limited Liability reported 5,133 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Among 6 analysts covering Encore Capital Group Inc (NASDAQ:ECPG), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Encore Capital Group Inc had 8 analyst reports since August 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Citigroup to “Buy” on Thursday, October 8. On Tuesday, August 11 the stock rating was maintained by Macquarie Research with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Mkt Perform” rating on Tuesday, December 13 by Raymond James. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Northland Capital on Tuesday, March 22. On Tuesday, September 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to “Neutral”. The stock of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) earned “Buy” rating by Suntrust Robinson on Thursday, November 12.

Bank Of Montreal increased Chesapeake Energy Corp (NYSE:CHK) stake by 112,601 shares to 821,601 valued at $5.75 million in 2016Q4. It also upped Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UA) stake by 229,962 shares and now owns 342,672 shares. Potash Corp Sask Inc (NYSE:POT) was raised too.

Analysts await Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) to report earnings on August, 3. They expect $0.82 EPS, down 36.43% or $0.47 from last year’s $1.29 per share. ECPG’s profit will be $21.15M for 12.41 P/E if the $0.82 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.95 actual EPS reported by Encore Capital Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -13.68% negative EPS growth.

Since March 14, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $30,968 activity. On Tuesday, March 14 Masih Ashish sold $30,968 worth of Encore Capital Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECPG) or 1,017 shares.

About 62,464 shares traded. Faroe Petroleum plc (LON:FPM) has 0.00% since July 17, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Faroe Petroleum plc is an oil and gas company. The company has market cap of 287.74 million GBP. The Firm is focused on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the United Kingdom. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s portfolio consists of approximately 60 exploration, appraisal, development and production licenses in the West of Shetland, the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Barents Sea and the Celtic Sea.

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