Todays Report: Today, Kingfisher plc (KGF) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Today, Kingfisher plc (KGF) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-three research firms that are covering the stock. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 341.06 ($4.26).

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Liberum Capital reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 275 ($3.44) target price on shares of Kingfisher plc in a research note on Thursday, August 18th. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 340 ($4.25) price objective on shares of Kingfisher plc in a research note on Monday, September 12th. HSBC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 380 ($4.75) price objective on shares of Kingfisher plc in a research note on Thursday, November 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 280 ($3.50) price objective on shares of Kingfisher plc in a research note on Wednesday. Finally, Societe Generale raised shares of Kingfisher plc to a “hold” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 359 ($4.49) to GBX 351 ($4.39) in a research note on Friday, August 5th.

Shares of Kingfisher plc (LON:KGF) traded down 0.39% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 356.90. 4,444,033 shares of the stock traded hands. The company’s market cap is GBX 8.11 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 362.93 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 357.21. Kingfisher plc has a one year low of GBX 300.10 and a one year high of GBX 390.60.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 11th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th were paid a dividend of GBX 3.25 ($0.04) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 6th.

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