Shares of CST Brands Inc (NYSE:CST) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and nine have issued a hold recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $45.88.

Several brokerages have commented on CST. BidaskClub raised shares of CST Brands from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Jefferies Group LLC set a $49.00 target price on shares of CST Brands and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 19th.

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Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CST. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in CST Brands by 14,877.6% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 5,995,815 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $288,338,000 after buying an additional 5,955,783 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its position in CST Brands by 7,820.9% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 822,266 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $39,543,000 after buying an additional 811,885 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in CST Brands by 12,327.6% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 720,800 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $34,663,000 after buying an additional 715,000 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC increased its position in CST Brands by 7.1% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 9,583,500 shares of the specialty retailer’s stock valued at $460,870,000 after buying an additional 637,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP acquired a new position in CST Brands during the first quarter valued at $28,681,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 85.73% of the company’s stock.

Shares of CST Brands (NYSE CST) traded down 0.02% on Friday, hitting $48.53. 652,166 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $48.38 and its 200 day moving average is $48.29. CST Brands has a 12 month low of $42.01 and a 12 month high of $48.56.

About CST Brands

CST Brands LLC, formerly CST Brands, Inc, is a holding company. The Company is an independent retail of motor fuel and convenience merchandise in the United States and eastern Canada. Its segments include U.S. Retail, Canadian Retail and CrossAmerica. As of December 31, 2016, its U.S. Retail segment had 1,167 Company-operated retail sites located in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma and Texas.

Analyst Recommendations for CST Brands (NYSE:CST)

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