Shares of Pets at Home Group PLC (LON:PETS) have been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the seven research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 186.25 ($2.43).
Several research analysts have weighed in on PETS shares. Liberum Capital reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Pets at Home Group in a report on Friday, August 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group increased their price target on shares of Pets at Home Group from GBX 140 ($1.83) to GBX 155 ($2.03) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 6th. Berenberg Bank increased their price target on shares of Pets at Home Group from GBX 130 ($1.70) to GBX 175 ($2.29) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, May 30th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 225 ($2.94) target price on shares of Pets at Home Group in a report on Wednesday, May 29th. Finally, HSBC set a GBX 190 ($2.48) target price on shares of Pets at Home Group and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, August 5th.
Pets at Home Group stock traded up GBX 7.40 ($0.10) during trading hours on Wednesday, hitting GBX 229.40 ($3.00). The company had a trading volume of 1,103,505 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,140,000. The firm has a market cap of $1.15 billion and a PE ratio of 38.23. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 19.85, a current ratio of 0.91 and a quick ratio of 0.41. Pets at Home Group has a one year low of GBX 102.20 ($1.34) and a one year high of GBX 236 ($3.08). The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 206.66 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 169.37.
In other news, insider Peter Pritchard sold 23,683 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 185 ($2.42), for a total transaction of £43,813.55 ($57,250.16).
Pets at Home Group Company Profile
Pets at Home Group Plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialist retailer of pet food, pet related products, and pet accessories in the United Kingdom. The company offers a range of diets for dogs, cats, small mammals, fish, reptiles, and birds. It also provides pet accessories, including collars, leads and harnesses, bedding, housing, feeding, health and hygiene, travel, training, and enrichment products for dogs, cats, small mammals, fish, birds, and reptiles.
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