MUFG Securities EMEA plc acquired a new position in shares of Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc (NYSE:SERV) during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The fund acquired 40,000 shares of the business services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $1,470,000.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. AdvisorNet Financial Inc acquired a new stake in Servicemaster Global in the 4th quarter valued at $33,000. Stone Ridge Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Servicemaster Global in the 3rd quarter valued at $205,000. Pzena Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Servicemaster Global in the 4th quarter valued at $208,000. Patten Group Inc. boosted its stake in Servicemaster Global by 7,037.5% in the 4th quarter. Patten Group Inc. now owns 5,710 shares of the business services provider’s stock valued at $210,000 after buying an additional 5,630 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Campbell & CO Investment Adviser LLC acquired a new stake in Servicemaster Global in the 4th quarter valued at $238,000.

Servicemaster Global stock opened at $47.39 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 2.26, a quick ratio of 2.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.44 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 49.88, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.85 and a beta of 1.01. Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc has a 52 week low of $33.17 and a 52 week high of $49.59.

Servicemaster Global (NYSE:SERV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 26th. The business services provider reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $457.00 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $446.35 million. Servicemaster Global had a positive return on equity of 18.28% and a negative net margin of 1.42%. Servicemaster Global’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.35 EPS. Research analysts anticipate that Servicemaster Global Holdings Inc will post 1.43 earnings per share for the current year.

Several analysts recently commented on SERV shares. Oppenheimer set a $47.00 price target on Servicemaster Global and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 26th. Zacks Investment Research raised Servicemaster Global from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 13th. Morgan Stanley set a $36.00 price target on Servicemaster Global and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 8th. Royal Bank of Canada initiated coverage on Servicemaster Global in a research note on Monday, November 19th. They issued a “sector perform” rating and a $46.00 price target on the stock. Finally, Bank of America lowered Servicemaster Global from a “buy” rating to an “underperform” rating and reduced their price objective for the stock from $45.00 to $36.00 in a research note on Wednesday, February 20th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $45.22.

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Servicemaster Global Profile

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc provides services to residential and commercial customers in the termite, pest control, cleaning, and restoration markets in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The company operates through two segments, Terminix and ServiceMaster Brands. The Terminix segment offers termite and pest control services, including termite remediation, annual termite inspection, and prevention treatments with damage claim guarantees, periodic pest control services, insulation services, mosquito control, crawlspace encapsulation, and wildlife exclusion.

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