Shares of J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nineteen research firms that are covering the firm. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 251.14 ($3.14).
Several equities research analysts recently commented on the company. BNP Paribas reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 260 ($3.25) target price on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a research note on Friday, August 5th. Barclays PLC cut 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 reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Thursday, November 10th. Credit Suisse Group AG increased 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 reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of J Sainsbury plc in a report on Thursday, September 29th.
J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) opened at 235.1979 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.59 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 240.75 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 240.78. J Sainsbury plc has a 12-month low of GBX 211.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 294.40.
The business also recently declared 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. This represents a dividend yield of 1.51%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 17th.