J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) insider Ed Barker sold 21,894 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 237 ($2.96), for a total value of £51,888.78 ($64,828.56).
Ed Barker also recently made the following trade(s): On Monday, November 21st, Ed Barker sold 19,490 shares of J Sainsbury plc stock. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 235 ($2.94), for a total value of £45,801.50 ($57,223.26).
J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) opened at 236.00 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 4.61 billion. J Sainsbury plc has a 12-month low of GBX 211.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 294.40. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 241.08 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 240.81.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a GBX 3.60 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.51%.
A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. BNP Paribas reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.25) price target on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Friday, August 5th. Barclays PLC lowered their price target on J Sainsbury plc from GBX 270 ($3.37) to GBX 260 ($3.25) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 10th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Thursday, November 10th. Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their price target on J Sainsbury plc from GBX 290 ($3.62) to GBX 315 ($3.94) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, September 26th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Thursday, September 29th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 257.25 ($3.21).