Credit Suisse Group AG started coverage on shares of John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. The firm set an “outperform” rating and a GBX 850 ($11.32) price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group AG’s price target indicates a potential upside of 21.96% from the stock’s previous close.

Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Jefferies Group reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.99) target price on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a research note on Wednesday, July 13th. Deutsche Bank AG initiated coverage on John Wood Group PLC in a research note on Monday, July 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a GBX 800 ($10.66) target price on the stock. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a research note on Friday, July 1st. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. restated a “conviction sell” rating and issued a GBX 618.50 ($8.24) price target on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a research note on Friday, June 3rd. Finally, BNP Paribas restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 695 ($9.26) price target on shares of John Wood Group PLC in a research note on Sunday, July 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 687.08 ($9.15).

John Wood Group PLC (LON:WG) opened at 696.95 on Monday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 2.59 billion. John Wood Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 522.85 and a 1-year high of GBX 754.50. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 703.16 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 654.93.

In other John Wood Group PLC news, insider Brown,Jann M bought 1,296 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 28th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 643 ($8.56) per share, for a total transaction of £8,333.28 ($11,099.20). Also, insider Kemp,David sold 2,028 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 30th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 675 ($8.99), for a total value of £13,689 ($18,232.55).

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