Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (HLX) Reaches $8.68 After 7.00% Up Move; 6 Analysts Covering Raymond James Financial, Inc. (RJF)

January 14, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

The stock of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) is a huge mover today! The stock increased 4.08% or $0.34 during the last trading session, reaching $8.68. About 1.59M shares traded or 5.21% up from the average. Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) has declined 16.48% since January 14, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 33.18% the S&P500.The move comes after 9 months positive chart setup for the $1.28 billion company. It was reported on Jan, 14 by Barchart.com. We have $9.29 PT which if reached, will make NYSE:HLX worth $89.74 million more.

Among 12 analysts covering Raymond James Financial Inc. (NYSE:RJF), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Raymond James Financial Inc. had 35 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” rating in Monday, December 5 report. On Thursday, January 5 the stock rating was upgraded by Nomura to “Buy”. Citigroup downgraded the shares of RJF in report on Tuesday, January 12 to “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, July 11 by Nomura. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Thursday, September 14 by Wells Fargo. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, October 5 with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Monday, June 26 report. The stock of Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) earned “Sell” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, November 30. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, April 7 by Wood. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse with “Outperform” on Monday, February 22. See Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $96.0 Maintain
30/11/2017 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Sell New Target: $82.0 Initiate
13/11/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Neutral Old Target: $93.5 New Target: $91 Maintain
27/10/2017 Broker: Buckingham Research Rating: Buy Old Target: $92 New Target: $96 Maintain
05/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $88.0 Maintain
14/09/2017 Broker: Wells Fargo Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Outperform Upgrade
27/08/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $85.0 Maintain

Raymond James Financial, Inc., a financial holding company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the underwriting, distribution, trading, and brokerage of equity and debt securities, and the sale of mutual funds and other investment products in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. The company has market cap of $13.52 billion. The firm operates through Private Client Group, Capital Markets, Asset Management, RJ Bank, and Other divisions. It has a 22.36 P/E ratio. The Private Client Group segment provides securities brokerage services, including the sale of equities, mutual funds, fixed income products, and insurance products to their individual clients; and borrowing and lending of securities to and from other broker-dealers, financial institutions, and other counterparties.

The stock increased 1.70% or $1.62 during the last trading session, reaching $96.79. About 887,185 shares traded or 12.07% up from the average. Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) has risen 41.57% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 24.87% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.21, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 32 investors sold Raymond James Financial, Inc. shares while 143 reduced holdings. 56 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 97.11 million shares or 0.18% less from 97.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Commerce Natl Bank holds 0% in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) or 4,294 shares. Gru One Trading L P holds 0.01% or 13,886 shares. Janney Montgomery Scott Ltd Liability accumulated 16,114 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Keybank National Association Oh has 0% invested in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF). Lsv Asset Mgmt invested in 0% or 5,600 shares. White Pine Ltd holds 0% of its portfolio in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) for 16,305 shares. Loomis Sayles & Ltd Partnership has 224,114 shares. Texas Yale Cap stated it has 4,500 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Northern Tru Corporation reported 0.03% stake. 17,636 are held by Strs Ohio. Fairpointe Llc has invested 2.03% in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF). Natixis has 0.01% invested in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) for 9,051 shares. Oakbrook Ltd Company holds 0.06% or 10,680 shares. Gulf State Bank (Uk) Ltd owns 0.04% invested in Raymond James Financial, Inc. (NYSE:RJF) for 39,611 shares. Highland Management Lp reported 3,835 shares.

Since August 8, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $5.34 million activity. On Monday, December 11 the insider TROCIN JEFFREY E sold $1.44M. 506 shares were sold by Catanese George, worth $44,675. Shares for $2.74M were sold by REILLY PAUL C on Tuesday, August 8.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company has market cap of $1.28 billion. It operates through three divisions: Well Intervention, Robotics, and Production Facilities. It currently has negative earnings. The firm engineers, manages, and conducts well construction, intervention, and abandonment activities in water depths ranging from 200 to 10,000 feet; and operates remotely operated vehicles , trenchers, and ROVDrills for offshore construction, maintenance, and well intervention services.

Among 11 analysts covering Helix Energy Solutions (NYSE:HLX), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Helix Energy Solutions had 27 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 6 by Cowen & Co. The rating was maintained by Iberia Capital Partners on Wednesday, February 24 with “Outperform”. On Tuesday, December 29 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Market Perform”. The rating was downgraded by PiperJaffray to “Neutral” on Wednesday, September 27. Credit Suisse upgraded Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) rating on Tuesday, April 12. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and $10 target. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 11 by Cowen & Co. The stock of Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. (NYSE:HLX) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by DA Davidson. The rating was upgraded by Stephens to “Overweight” on Thursday, January 21. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 19 by Morgan Stanley. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, July 26 by Clarksons Platou.

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