Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) had its price objective lifted by JPMorgan Chase & Co. from GBX 538 ($6.67) to GBX 569 ($7.06) in a research report report published on Wednesday morning. JPMorgan Chase & Co. currently has a neutral rating on the stock.
HSV has been the topic of a number of other reports. Barclays PLC raised shares of Homeserve plc to an overweight rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 257 ($3.19) to GBX 695 ($8.62) in a research note on Thursday, October 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 530 ($6.57) to GBX 680 ($8.44) and gave the company an outperform rating in a research report on Thursday, October 13th. Peel Hunt lifted their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 525 ($6.51) to GBX 600 ($7.44) and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 22nd. Finally, Jefferies Group lifted their price target on shares of Homeserve plc from GBX 400 ($4.96) to GBX 560 ($6.95) and gave the company a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 23rd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus target price of GBX 600.57 ($7.45).
Shares of Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) opened at 608.00 on Wednesday. Homeserve plc has a 12 month low of GBX 353.68 and a 12 month high of GBX 633.50. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 602.76 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 549.25. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.87 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 8th will be given a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 8th.
In other news, insider Chris Havemann bought 8,178 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 24th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 583 ($7.23) per share, with a total value of £47,677.74 ($59,146.19). Also, insider Johnathan Ford sold 60,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 570 ($7.07), for a total value of £342,000 ($424,264.98).