How Analysts Rated Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) Last Week?

June 13, 2018 - By Louis Casey

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) LogoInvestors sentiment decreased to 0.87 in Q1 2018. Its down 0.06, from 0.93 in 2017Q4. It worsened, as 41 investors sold Republic Services, Inc. shares while 203 reduced holdings. 63 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. 191.63 million shares or 1.79% less from 195.12 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Guggenheim Cap Ltd Llc reported 0.12% stake. Smithfield Tru Company reported 18,051 shares. Hilton Capital Mngmt Lc holds 3.24% of its portfolio in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) for 303,341 shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Hldgs Sa holds 278,744 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio. Lmr Limited Liability Partnership reported 12,440 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. Axa reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). Cls Invs Ltd Liability Corp stated it has 0.06% of its portfolio in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). Epoch Investment Prtn reported 318,852 shares. Envestnet Asset Mngmt Inc has invested 0% in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). 2.23M are held by Gamco Et Al. Sandler Capital Mngmt invested 0.87% in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). Sandy Spring National Bank & Trust has invested 0% in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). Wealthfront reported 12,533 shares. Nuveen Asset Ltd Liability Company holds 0% or 7,032 shares. Cipher Capital Lp owns 0.08% invested in Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) for 9,733 shares.

Since January 4, 2018, it had 0 insider purchases, and 8 selling transactions for $3.02 million activity. 4,500 shares were sold by Collins Tomago, worth $305,770 on Thursday, March 8. Vander Ark Jon had sold 9,236 shares worth $632,192. $1.10 million worth of stock was sold by Hughes Jeffrey A on Wednesday, May 30. $540,836 worth of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) shares were sold by RODRIGUEZ RAMON A.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Republic Services (NYSE:RSG), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 86% are positive. Republic Services had 8 analyst reports since January 4, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Bank of America on Monday, February 5 with “Buy”. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, January 22 report. The company was maintained on Monday, February 12 by Credit Suisse. Stifel Nicolaus upgraded Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) rating on Thursday, January 4. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $73.0 target. The stock of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, April 11 by Raymond James. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, May 10 by Argus Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of RSG in report on Friday, February 9 with “Outperform” rating. Below is a list of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) latest ratings and price target changes.

10/05/2018 Broker: Argus Research Old Rating: Hold New Rating: Buy Upgrade
11/04/2018 Broker: Raymond James Old Rating: Strong Buy New Rating: Outperform Downgrade
15/03/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy New Target: $78 Initiates Coverage On
12/02/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $67 New Target: $64 Maintain
09/02/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $74 New Target: $70 Maintain
05/02/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Buy Old Target: $70 New Target: $73 Maintain
22/01/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $74.0 Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Stifel Nicolaus Rating: Buy New Target: $73.0 Upgrade

It closed at $69.41 lastly. It is down 7.75% since June 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.82% the S&P500.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling, disposal, and energy services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential clients in the United States and Puerto Rico. The company has market cap of $22.76 billion. The companyÂ’s collection services include curbside collection of waste; supply of waste containers; and renting of compactors. It has a 17.58 P/E ratio. It is also involved in the processing and sale of old corrugated cardboard, old newspapers, aluminum, glass, and other materials; and provision of landfill services.

Another recent and important Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) news was published by Seekingalpha.com which published an article titled: “Republic Services: One Man’s Waste Disposal Service Is Another Man’s Next Stock Purchase” on May 29, 2018.

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