Stryker (SYK) Sell Rating Reiterated at Needham, 2 Bullish Analysts Covering Victoria Oil & Gas plc (LON:VOG)

June 19, 2017 - By Louis Casey

Among 3 analysts covering Victoria Oil Gas PLC (LON:VOG), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Victoria Oil Gas PLC had 15 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Speculative Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities given on Tuesday, March 1. Shore Capital maintained the stock with “House Stock” rating in Thursday, August 18 report. Beaufort Securities maintained the stock with “Speculative Buy” rating in Friday, July 24 report. The firm has “Buy” rating by Numis Securities given on Thursday, July 23. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, May 26 by GMP Securities. The firm has “Speculative Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities given on Wednesday, June 1. The firm has “Speculative Buy” rating by Beaufort Securities given on Friday, February 19. The stock of Victoria Oil & Gas plc (LON:VOG) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, November 6 by Beaufort Securities. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities on Friday, April 8 with “Speculative Buy”. The firm earned “Speculative Buy” rating on Thursday, October 29 by Beaufort Securities. See Victoria Oil & Gas plc (LON:VOG) latest ratings:

26/05/2017 Broker: GMP Securities Rating: Buy Maintain

Among 19 analysts covering Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK), 12 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 63% are positive. Stryker Corporation has $140 highest and $88 lowest target. $120.83’s average target is -15.34% below currents $142.72 stock price. Stryker Corporation had 34 analyst reports since July 27, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) earned “Sell” rating by Barclays Capital on Friday, April 28. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was downgraded by Needham. As per Wednesday, January 27, the company rating was upgraded by Brean Capital. Argus Research maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Wednesday, August 5 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 14 by SunTrust. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 14 by Suntrust Robinson. The stock of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Argus Research. The firm has “Sell” rating by Citigroup given on Thursday, November 12. Needham downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Monday, September 28 report. Nomura initiated the shares of SYK in report on Thursday, March 17 with “Neutral” rating.

Since December 20, 2016, it had 1 insider buy, and 9 insider sales for $10.44 million activity. $1.43M worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) shares were sold by STRYKER RONDA E. Becker Yin C also sold $550,935 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) shares. $1.07 million worth of stock was sold by Floyd David on Friday, June 2. 13,322 shares were sold by Scannell Timothy J, worth $1.81 million. FRANCESCONI LOUISE sold $454,623 worth of stock or 3,716 shares. Shares for $1.30 million were sold by Lobo Kevin. $5,048 worth of Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) was bought by Doliveux Roch on Tuesday, January 31.

Analysts await Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) to report earnings on July, 20. They expect $1.51 EPS, up 8.63% or $0.12 from last year’s $1.39 per share. SYK’s profit will be $568.47M for 23.63 P/E if the $1.51 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.48 actual EPS reported by Stryker Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.03% EPS growth.

Stryker Corporation is a medical technology company. The company has market cap of $53.73 billion. The Firm offers a range of medical technologies, including orthopedic, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products. It has a 32.03 P/E ratio. The Company’s divisions include Orthopaedics; MedSurg; Neurotechnology and Spine, and Corporate and Other.

About 142,963 shares traded. Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) has risen 24.95% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.25% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.86 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.07, from 0.79 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 50 investors sold Stryker Corporation shares while 331 reduced holdings. 72 funds opened positions while 257 raised stakes. 277.34 million shares or 0.00% more from 277.33 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Blackrock Inv Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 0.11% invested in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) for 760,581 shares. Davidson Investment Advisors holds 0.05% or 2,975 shares. West Coast Finance Lc, a California-based fund reported 5,250 shares. Independent Invsts holds 3,000 shares or 0.17% of its portfolio. Swiss Bank & Trust, a Switzerland-based fund reported 1.23M shares. Keating Counselors owns 36,027 shares. Cwh Cap Mngmt, Washington-based fund reported 3,831 shares. Williams Jones And Assocs Limited Company stated it has 0.24% in Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK). Duncker Streett And Inc holds 31,285 shares. Atlantic Trust Grp, a Georgia-based fund reported 1.19 million shares. Gofen Glossberg Ltd Liability Corporation Il holds 9,210 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Tdam Usa Incorporated, a Ontario – Canada-based fund reported 69,292 shares. Clear Harbor Asset Mgmt Limited Co invested in 2,564 shares. Cibc World Mkts stated it has 34,109 shares. Central Fincl Bank Tru Com owns 49,202 shares for 1.58% of their portfolio.

Victoria Oil & Gas Plc is a gas utility company. The company has market cap of 51.23 million GBP. The Firm is engaged in gas exploration, production and distribution in Cameroon. It currently has negative earnings. The Company’s divisions include Cameroon, Russia and Kazakhstan, and Corporate.

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