Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) had its price objective lifted by Royal Bank Of Canada from GBX 1,950 ($24.13) to GBX 2,000 ($24.75) in a research report report published on Thursday. Royal Bank Of Canada currently has an underperform rating on the stock.
A number of other equities analysts have also recently commented on BNZL. BNP Paribas reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 2,350 ($29.08) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Monday, August 15th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an equal weight rating and set a GBX 2,450 ($30.32) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 2,520 ($31.19) price objective on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Jefferies Group lifted their price objective on shares of Bunzl plc from GBX 1,900 ($23.51) to GBX 2,230 ($27.60) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 2,246.40 ($27.80).
Shares of Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) traded down 0.17% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 2317.00. 229,401 shares of the company were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2,331.84 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 2,204.90. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 7.64 billion. Bunzl plc has a one year low of GBX 1,722.00 and a one year high of GBX 2,587.89.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be paid a dividend of GBX 13 ($0.16) per share. This represents a yield of 0.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th.
In other news, insider van Zanten,Frank acquired 899 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 20th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 992 ($12.28) per share, with a total value of £8,918.08 ($11,037.23). Also, insider Paul Budge,Charles sold 17,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,287 ($28.30), for a total value of £388,790 ($481,175.74).