Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have issued a hold recommendation and four have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 227.70 ($2.84).
Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc decreased their target price on shares of Stagecoach Group plc from GBX 225 ($2.80) to GBX 205 ($2.55) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, January 11th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 220 ($2.74) target price on shares of Stagecoach Group plc in a research note on Thursday, January 5th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.68) target price on shares of Stagecoach Group plc in a research note on Monday, January 23rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 180 ($2.24) target price on shares of Stagecoach Group plc in a research note on Thursday, December 8th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 237 ($2.95) target price on shares of Stagecoach Group plc in a research note on Wednesday, December 7th.
Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) opened at 216.40 on Friday. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.24 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 215.27 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 210.78. Stagecoach Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 193.80 and a 52 week high of GBX 356.40.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 8th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 9th will be paid a GBX 3.80 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a yield of 1.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 9th.
Stagecoach Group plc Company Profile
Stagecoach Group plc is a United Kingdom-based transport company. The Company is engaged in the sale and operation of passenger transport. The Company operates in five segments: UK Bus (regional operations), megabus Europe, UK Bus (London), North America and UK Rail. UK Bus (regional operations) connects communities in over 100 towns and cities across the United Kingdom on bus networks stretching from the Highlands of Scotland to south west England.