Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the firm. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 609.14 ($7.52).
A number of brokerages have weighed in on HSV. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 569 ($7.03) price target on shares of Homeserve plc in a report on Monday, February 6th. Peel Hunt upgraded shares of Homeserve plc to an “add” rating and lifted their price target for the company from GBX 600 ($7.41) to GBX 650 ($8.03) in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 660 ($8.15) price target on shares of Homeserve plc in a report on Friday, February 3rd. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC downgraded shares of Homeserve plc to an “underperform” rating and cut their target price for the company from GBX 560 ($6.92) to GBX 460 ($5.68) in a research note on Monday, March 13th.
Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) opened at 552.50 on Friday. Homeserve plc has a 52 week low of GBX 411.30 and a 52 week high of GBX 633.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.71 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 574.68 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 594.23.
In other news, insider Mark C. Morris purchased 7,094 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 526 ($6.50) per share, with a total value of £37,314.44 ($46,084.28). Also, insider Mark C. Morris purchased 7,100 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 14th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 525 ($6.48) per share, for a total transaction of £37,275 ($46,035.57). In the last three months, insiders bought 14,271 shares of company stock worth $7,503,947.
Homeserve plc Company Profile
HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.