Numis Securities Ltd restated their add rating on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) in a report released on Friday. The brokerage currently has a GBX 3,653 ($45.50) price objective on the stock.
Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 3,200 ($39.86) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Friday, February 3rd. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 3,300 ($41.11) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Barclays PLC assumed coverage on Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Thursday, January 26th. They issued an equal weight rating and a GBX 3,380 ($42.10) price target on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 3,700 ($46.09) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Friday, January 6th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 3,350 ($41.73) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Friday, December 16th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 3,295.91 ($41.06).
Shares of Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) opened at 3186.00 on Friday. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.11 billion. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 2,215.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 3,568.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,156.14 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,251.12.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, February 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 24th were given a dividend of GBX 20.50 ($0.26) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.64%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 24th.
In other Johnson Matthey PLC news, insider Nicholas Garner bought 12 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, January 18th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 3,170 ($39.49) per share, for a total transaction of £380.40 ($473.84). Also, insider Anna Manz bought 2,184 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 24th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 3,181 ($39.62) per share, with a total value of £69,473.04 ($86,538.42). Insiders have purchased 2,711 shares of company stock valued at $8,560,271 in the last quarter.
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