London: In a note shared with investors on Thursday morning, Liberum Capital reconfirmed their “Buy” rating on shares of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). They currently have a GBX 450.00 target on the firm. Liberum Capital’s target gives a potential upside of 12.99% from the company’s current stock price.

Skylands Capital Llc increased Coherent Inc (COHR) stake by 49.83% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Skylands Capital Llc acquired 57,825 shares as Coherent Inc (COHR)’s stock rose 25.21%. The Skylands Capital Llc holds 173,875 shares with $23.89M value, up from 116,050 last quarter. Coherent Inc now has $4.70B valuation. The stock declined 1.19% or $2.23 reaching $185.79 on the news. About 139,438 shares traded. Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) has risen 96.39% since July 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 85.93% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.03, from 1.08 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 21 investors sold COHR shares while 96 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 65 raised stakes. 22.39 million shares or 0.42% less from 22.48 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Westwood Management Il owns 230,900 shares. Ridgeworth Cap Limited Liability Company invested in 0% or 3,270 shares. Sheets Smith Wealth Mgmt stated it has 4,602 shares. Parametric Portfolio Assoc has invested 0.01% in Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR). Paradigm Asset Management Limited Co reported 9,200 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Credit Suisse Ag reported 31,866 shares. Miles Cap holds 0.13% or 1,594 shares in its portfolio. Zacks Mgmt has 8,767 shares. Price T Rowe Associates Inc Md owns 427,157 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Eulav Asset holds 0.03% of its portfolio in Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) for 4,000 shares. Blackrock Advisors Limited Co holds 0.01% or 47,066 shares. Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta Inv Mngmt Corporation has invested 0% in Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.03% or 17,908 shares in its portfolio. Kbc Group Nv holds 199 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Mason Street Advisors Limited Liability owns 5,365 shares.

Skylands Capital Llc decreased Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX) stake by 119,450 shares to 172,250 valued at $6.19 million in 2016Q4. It also reduced Norfolk Southern Corp (NYSE:NSC) stake by 58,800 shares and now owns 109,300 shares. Ryder Sys Inc (NYSE:R) was reduced too.

Since October 3, 2016, it had 0 buys, and 15 sales for $11.51 million activity. On Sunday, November 13 the insider SPINELLI LUIS sold $545,405. Another trade for 26,781 shares valued at $5.24M was sold by AMBROSEO JOHN. Shares for $909,850 were sold by ROGERSON GARRY W on Wednesday, February 8. 4,951 Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) shares with value of $594,120 were sold by DiMarco Bret. 500 shares were sold by SKAGGS STEPHEN A, worth $63,130 on Monday, November 14. $388,000 worth of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) was sold by FLATLEY JAY T. SOBEY MARK STEWART also sold $602,559 worth of Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) on Thursday, November 17.

Among 5 analysts covering Coherent (NASDAQ:COHR), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Coherent has $225 highest and $72 lowest target. $162.50’s average target is -12.54% below currents $185.79 stock price. Coherent had 12 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, January 3. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) on Monday, January 9 with “Buy” rating. Susquehanna initiated the stock with “Neutral” rating in Wednesday, February 15 report. Needham maintained the shares of COHR in report on Friday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, March 7 report. Needham maintained Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) on Thursday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Coherent, Inc. (NASDAQ:COHR) on Friday, January 29 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Benchmark given on Monday, May 23. On Thursday, November 10 the stock rating was maintained by Benchmark with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by TheStreet on Wednesday, September 2 to “Buy”.

The stock increased 1.95% or GBX 7.75 on March 2, reaching GBX 405. About 162,613 shares traded or 45.48% up from the average. Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) has risen 15.23% since August 3, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.77% the S&P500.

Among 6 analysts covering Costain Group PLC (LON:COST), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Costain Group PLC has GBX 4600 highest and GBX 367 lowest target. GBX 1260’s average target is 211.11% above currents GBX 405 stock price. Costain Group PLC had 43 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, March 2 by Investec. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, September 13 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, December 21 by Liberum Capital. Peel Hunt maintained Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) on Monday, October 10 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) earned “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital on Thursday, January 5. Beaufort Securities maintained the shares of COST in report on Thursday, January 7 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 17 by Investec. Peel Hunt maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 30 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, August 25 by Jefferies. Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, August 21 report.

Since October 7, 2016, it had 0 insider purchases, and 17 insider sales for $26.31 million activity. SINEGAL JAMES D sold $3.00M worth of stock. 16,921 Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) shares with value of $2.68M were sold by PORTERA JOSEPH P. PETTERSON DAVID S had sold 3,000 shares worth $453,295. GALANTI RICHARD A sold $277,019 worth of stock or 1,930 shares. LIBENSON RICHARD M also sold $360,135 worth of Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) shares. The insider ZOOK DENNIS R sold 7,000 shares worth $1.13 million. Shares for $604,483 were sold by Rose Timothy L. on Wednesday, October 12.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.1 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.16, from 0.94 in 2016Q3. It improved, as 59 investors sold Costain Group PLC shares while 405 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 395 raised stakes. 313.68 million shares or 1.52% more from 308.97 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. 107,000 are held by Pacific Heights Asset Management. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has 121,682 shares. Ledyard Bank & Trust has invested 0.02% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). Sterling Ltd Company stated it has 0.01% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). Moreover, Pacwest Finance has 1.14% invested in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST) for 11,982 shares. Jennison Associates Limited Co accumulated 5.65M shares or 1.01% of the stock. Umb Retail Bank N A Mo holds 168,783 shares or 0.99% of its portfolio. Janus Capital Mngmt Limited Company holds 4.22 million shares or 0.57% of its portfolio. Neville Rodie And Shaw holds 40,375 shares or 0.76% of its portfolio. Athena Capital Advisors Limited Liability Company reported 3,694 shares or 0.2% of all its holdings. California-based Cetera Advisor Ltd has invested 0.16% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST). Davis R M reported 105,852 shares. Bailard accumulated 0.49% or 33,959 shares. 2,535 are owned by Sva Plumb Wealth Mngmt. First Heartland Consultants reported 0.08% in Costain Group PLC (LON:COST).

Costain Group PLC is an engineering solutions provider. The company has market cap of 422.33 million GBP. The Firm offers consulting, project delivery, and activities and maintenance services. It has a 16.17 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Natural Resources and Infrastructure plus Alcaidesa in Spain.

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