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Stock Analysts’ ratings reiterations for Tuesday, January 28th:

Ashtead Group (LON:AHT) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

ASOS Plc (LON:ASC) had its sell rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Balfour Beatty (LON:BBY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Capital Drilling Ltd (LON:CAPD) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Costain Group (LON:COST) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had its positive rating reissued by analysts at Cowen and Company.

Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN) had its positive rating reiterated by analysts at Wells Fargo & Co..

Halfords Group (LON:HFD) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “JPMorgan Chase (JPM) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.”

Kier Group (LON:KIE) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Coca-Cola (KO) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.”

Lowe’s Cos. (NYSE:LOW) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Lowe’s Companies (LOW) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A-. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.”

MasterCard (NYSE:MA) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “MasterCard Incorporated (MA) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A+. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value.”

Mondelez International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Mondelez International (MDLZ) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B-. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.”

MetLife (NYSE:MET) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “MetLife (MET) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.”

Morgan Sindall Group (LON:MGNS) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Altria Group (NYSE:MO) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Altria Group (MO) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B+. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.”

Melrose plc (LON:MRO) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. The firm currently has a GBX 330 ($5.44) target price on the stock.

WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. Cantor Fitzgerald Europe currently has a GBX 330 ($5.44) price target on the stock.

WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. Cantor Fitzgerald Europe currently has a GBX 330 ($5.44) target price on the stock.

WM Morrison Supermarkets (LON:MRW) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. Cantor Fitzgerald Europe currently has a GBX 330 ($5.44) price target on the stock.

NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) had its positive rating reaffirmed by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “NetApp (NTAP) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B-. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.”

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Oracle Corporation (ORCL) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A-. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.”

Oxford Instruments (LON:OXIG) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

priceline.com (NASDAQ:PCLN) had its positive rating reiterated by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Priceline.com (PCLN) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook.”

PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) had its buy rating reiterated by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “PepsiCo (PEP) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.”

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) had its hold rating reiterated by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Philip Morris International (PM) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a hold with a ratings score of C+. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year.”

Speedy Hire Plc (LON:SDY) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

SIG PLC (LON:SHI) had its hold rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Senior (LON:SNR) had its buy rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.

Spirax-Sarco Engineering (LON:SPX) had its hold rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital.

TherapeuticsMD (NASDAQ:TXMD) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at Noble Financial.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “U.S. Bancorp (USB) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A-. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity.”

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “United Technologies (UTX) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.”

Visa (NYSE:V) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Visa (V) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of A. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.”

Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) had its buy rating reissued by analysts at TheStreet. The analysts wrote, “Verizon Communications (VZ) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated.”

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