Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT)‘s stock had its “underperform” rating reissued by analysts at BNP Paribas in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a GBX 2,000 ($24.99) target price on the stock. BNP Paribas’ price target would indicate a potential downside of 9.46% from the company’s previous close.
Several other equities analysts have also commented on the company. Investec restated a “buy” rating on shares of Severn Trent Plc in a research note on Wednesday, October 19th. Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of Severn Trent Plc in a research note on Thursday, November 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded Severn Trent Plc to an “underperform” rating and raised their price objective for the company from GBX 2,200 ($27.49) to GBX 2,300 ($28.74) in a research report on Wednesday, October 5th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Severn Trent Plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 16th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 2,100 ($26.24) price objective on shares of Severn Trent Plc in a research report on Friday, August 26th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,198.44 ($27.47).
Shares of Severn Trent Plc (LON:SVT) opened at 2203.00 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 5.18 billion. Severn Trent Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 2,024.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,526.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 2,275.65 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 2,344.69.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 1st will be issued a dividend of GBX 32.60 ($0.41) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.48%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 1st.