Shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group PLC (LON:MONY) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the six research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 357.50 ($4.67).
MONY has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research note on Thursday, July 18th. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 285 ($3.72) target price on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research note on Thursday, September 12th. UBS Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 430 ($5.62) target price (up from GBX 415 ($5.42)) on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research note on Tuesday, July 16th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group in a research note on Friday.
In other news, insider Robin Freestone acquired 20,000 shares of Moneysupermarket.Com Group stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 363 ($4.74) per share, for a total transaction of £72,600 ($94,864.76).
LON MONY traded up GBX 0.70 ($0.01) during trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 378.40 ($4.94). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,191,811 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,170,000. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.71 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 14.72. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.03 billion and a PE ratio of 21.62. The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 364.74 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 367.81. Moneysupermarket.Com Group has a 1-year low of GBX 258 ($3.37) and a 1-year high of GBX 419.80 ($5.49).
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 1st were paid a GBX 3.10 ($0.04) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.84%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 1st. Moneysupermarket.Com Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.63%.
About Moneysupermarket.Com Group
Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates price and product comparison, and editorial based Websites in the United Kingdom. It operates in Insurance, Money, and Home Services segments. The company also provides financial intermediary services. Moneysupermarket.com Group PLC was founded in 1993 and is based in Chester, the United Kingdom.
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