Jefferies Group LLC set a $38.00 target price on ARRIS International PLC (NASDAQ:ARRS) in a research note released on Wednesday. The firm currently has a buy rating on the communications equipment provider’s stock.

ARRS has been the topic of a number of other research reports. ValuEngine raised shares of ARRIS International PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating in a report on Monday, October 2nd. BTIG Research began coverage on shares of ARRIS International PLC in a report on Thursday, June 15th. They issued a buy rating and a $38.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of ARRIS International PLC from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub cut shares of ARRIS International PLC from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, July 4th. Finally, Northland Securities reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a $24.00 price target on shares of ARRIS International PLC in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $33.25.

ARRIS International PLC (ARRS) traded up 0.73% during trading on Wednesday, reaching $28.94. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 760,184 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $5.43 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 43.72 and a beta of 1.33. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $27.69 and its 200 day moving average is $27.55. ARRIS International PLC has a 52-week low of $24.75 and a 52-week high of $31.52.

ARRIS International PLC (NASDAQ:ARRS) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The communications equipment provider reported $0.63 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.06. ARRIS International PLC had a net margin of 1.90% and a return on equity of 13.97%. The firm had revenue of $1.67 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.66 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.84 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 3.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that ARRIS International PLC will post $2.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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In other ARRIS International PLC news, EVP David Potts sold 2,502 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $27.67, for a total transaction of $69,230.34. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 90,592 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,506,680.64. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Stephen J. Mccaffery sold 12,609 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.00, for a total transaction of $378,270.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 9,127 shares in the company, valued at approximately $273,810. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 23,255 shares of company stock worth $676,591 in the last three months. Insiders own 0.90% of the company’s stock.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of ARRS. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in ARRIS International PLC by 16.5% during the 2nd quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 5,244,590 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $146,962,000 after acquiring an additional 743,332 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its holdings in ARRIS International PLC by 76.2% during the 2nd quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 885,606 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $24,815,000 after acquiring an additional 383,039 shares during the period. Strs Ohio raised its holdings in ARRIS International PLC by 22.4% during the 2nd quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 1,910,000 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $53,518,000 after acquiring an additional 350,000 shares during the period. Omega Advisors Inc. raised its holdings in ARRIS International PLC by 20.7% during the 1st quarter. Omega Advisors Inc. now owns 1,677,032 shares of the communications equipment provider’s stock valued at $44,357,000 after acquiring an additional 287,620 shares during the period. Finally, Quantitative Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in ARRIS International PLC during the 2nd quarter valued at $7,428,000. 86.76% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About ARRIS International PLC

ARRIS International plc is a media entertainment and data communications solutions provider. The Company operates in two segments: Customer Premises Equipment (CPE), and Network & Cloud (N&C). The Company enables service providers, including cable, telephone, and digital broadcast satellite operators, and media programmers to deliver media, voice and Internet Protocol (IP) data services to their subscribers.

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