Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) had its price target upped by Jefferies Group from GBX 400 ($4.96) to GBX 560 ($6.95) in a research note released on Wednesday. Jefferies Group currently has a hold rating on the stock.
A number of other analysts also recently commented on HSV. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 530 ($6.57) to GBX 680 ($8.44) and gave the stock an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Homeserve plc to an overweight rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 257 ($3.19) to GBX 695 ($8.62) in a research report on Thursday, October 20th. Finally, Peel Hunt boosted their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 525 ($6.51) to GBX 600 ($7.44) and gave the stock a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 600.57 ($7.45).
Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) opened at 608.00 on Wednesday. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 602.76 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 549.25. Homeserve plc has a 1-year low of GBX 353.68 and a 1-year high of GBX 633.50. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.87 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 6th. Investors of record on Thursday, December 8th will be issued a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.69%.
In other Homeserve plc news, insider Chris Havemann bought 8,178 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 24th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 583 ($7.23) per share, for a total transaction of £47,677.74 ($59,146.19). Also, insider Mark C. Morris bought 11,647 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 23rd. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 599 ($7.43) per share, for a total transaction of £69,765.53 ($86,546.99).