A.G. BARR p.l.c. (LON:BAG) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 592.44 ($7.92).

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on BAG shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on A.G. BARR from GBX 610 ($8.16) to GBX 630 ($8.42) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday. Societe Generale lifted their target price on A.G. BARR from GBX 630 ($8.42) to GBX 637 ($8.52) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Whitman Howard reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($8.02) target price on shares of A.G. BARR in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Finally, Numis Securities reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 675 ($9.03) target price on shares of A.G. BARR in a report on Tuesday, September 26th.

Shares of A.G. BARR (BAG) traded up GBX 3 ($0.04) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 670 ($8.96). The stock had a trading volume of 84,273 shares, compared to its average volume of 50,186. The stock has a market cap of $773.46 and a PE ratio of 2,233.33. A.G. BARR has a 12-month low of GBX 495.10 ($6.62) and a 12-month high of GBX 682.46 ($9.13).

In related news, insider Jonathan David Kemp sold 670 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, January 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 656 ($8.77), for a total transaction of £4,395.20 ($5,876.72). Insiders have purchased a total of 65 shares of company stock valued at $40,609 over the last three months.

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A.G. BARR Company Profile

A.G. BARR p.l.c. is a United Kingdom-based company, which is involved in soft drinks business. The Company’s segments include carbonates, still drinks and water, and other. Its other segment includes Funkin cocktail solutions, vending machines, ice-cream and other soft drink related items, such as water cups.

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