Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued on Friday. They presently have a GBX 800 ($10.00) price target on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 20.03% from the company’s previous close.
BYG has been the topic of a number of other reports. Morgan Stanley lowered their price target on shares of Big Yellow Group plc from GBX 800 ($10.00) to GBX 720 ($9.00) and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 675 ($8.43) price objective on shares of Big Yellow Group plc in a report on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised shares of Big Yellow Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 885 ($11.06) price objective on the stock in a report on Thursday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on shares of Big Yellow Group plc from GBX 865 ($10.81) to GBX 820 ($10.24) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd raised shares of Big Yellow Group plc to an “add” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from GBX 905 ($11.31) to GBX 808 ($10.09) in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 784.70 ($9.80).
Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) traded up 0.23% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 668.00. 69,342 shares of the company were exchanged. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.04 billion. Big Yellow Group plc has a 12 month low of GBX 648.50 and a 12 month high of GBX 893.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 696.20 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 754.61.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 13.50 ($0.17) per share. This is a boost from Big Yellow Group plc’s previous dividend of $12.80. This represents a yield of 2.02%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 8th.
In other news, insider Tim Clark acquired 1,963 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 22nd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 776 ($9.70) per share, for a total transaction of £15,232.88 ($19,031.58). Also, insider Gibson,James sold 66,098 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 767 ($9.58), for a total transaction of £506,971.66 ($633,397.88).