Wbi Investments Upped Healthsouth (HLS) Stake; LG Display Co., Ltd. (LPL) Covered By 4 Bullish Analysts Last Week

December 7, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

Among 11 analysts covering LG Display (NYSE:LPL), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 36% are positive. LG Display had 18 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy” on Friday, September 8. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Tuesday, June 21. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bank of America on Wednesday, September 23. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Nomura given on Tuesday, June 28. The company was upgraded on Monday, August 31 by Bernstein. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Thursday, July 23 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, October 15 by Cowen & Co. The stock of LG Display Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LPL) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, October 9 by Drexel Hamilton. The company was upgraded on Friday, May 20 by Deutsche Bank. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Friday, April 28 by CLSA. See LG Display Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LPL) latest ratings:

23/10/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $16.4 Maintain
08/09/2017 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy New Target: $20.4 Maintain
25/07/2017 Broker: Drexel Hamilton Rating: Hold Maintain

Wbi Investments Inc increased Healthsouth Corp (HLS) stake by 6.03% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Wbi Investments Inc acquired 7,567 shares as Healthsouth Corp (HLS)’s stock rose 9.48%. The Wbi Investments Inc holds 133,085 shares with $6.44M value, up from 125,518 last quarter. Healthsouth Corp now has $4.89B valuation. The stock increased 1.41% or $0.6918 during the last trading session, reaching $49.7718. About 41,371 shares traded. HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) has risen 15.04% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.66% the S&P500.

LG Display Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells thin-film transistor liquid crystal display and organic light-emitting diode technology display panels in the Republic of Korea, the Americas, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company has market cap of $9.53 billion. It offers various display panels primarily for use in televisions, notebook computers, desktop monitors, tablet computers, and mobile devices. It has a 4.1 P/E ratio. The firm also provides panels for industrial and other applications, including entertainment systems, automotive displays, portable navigation devices, and medical diagnostic equipment.

The stock increased 0.30% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $13.52. About 224,632 shares traded. LG Display Co., Ltd. (NYSE:LPL) has risen 29.00% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.30% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.4 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.05, from 1.35 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 21 investors sold HLS shares while 97 reduced holdings. 53 funds opened positions while 112 raised stakes. 85.97 million shares or 5.48% more from 81.51 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Utd Financial Advisers Lc accumulated 7,624 shares. Washington Mgmt invested in 0.58% or 10,700 shares. Herndon Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 100 shares or 0% of the stock. Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.18% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). Legal General Grp Inc Public Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 0% invested in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) for 101,108 shares. Colony Group Ltd Liability Com owns 5,325 shares. Comerica State Bank invested 0.2% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). Goldman Sachs stated it has 0% of its portfolio in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). Wellington Management Grp Incorporated Limited Liability Partnership owns 1.57M shares. Rhumbline Advisers holds 186,778 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. S R Schill Associates holds 0.26% of its portfolio in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) for 8,428 shares. Advisors Asset Mgmt Inc has invested 0.01% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue reported 0.02% in HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS). State Teachers Retirement owns 21,500 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 110,061 shares.

Among 14 analysts covering Healthsouth (NYSE:HLS), 7 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Healthsouth had 31 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 5 by RBC Capital Markets. Robert W. Baird maintained the shares of HLS in report on Friday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, August 1 by RBC Capital Markets. Mizuho downgraded the shares of HLS in report on Wednesday, November 9 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 2 by Mizuho. KeyBanc Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, October 26 report. On Friday, July 31 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. Stifel Nicolaus downgraded HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) rating on Thursday, October 29. Stifel Nicolaus has “Hold” rating and $52 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) rating on Monday, October 31. RBC Capital Markets has “Outperform” rating and $48 target. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, February 22 by Mizuho.

Wbi Investments Inc decreased International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) stake by 7,495 shares to 10,275 valued at $1.58 million in 2017Q2. It also reduced Hawaiian Elec Industries (NYSE:HE) stake by 19,878 shares and now owns 148,638 shares. Block H & R Inc (NYSE:HRB) was reduced too.

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