A.G. Barr plc (BAG) Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and one has assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 575.89 ($7.76).
BAG has been the subject of several recent research reports. Whitman Howard reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 600 ($8.09) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 675 ($9.10) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price target on A.G. Barr plc from GBX 535 ($7.21) to GBX 580 ($7.82) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Investec reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($9.17) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd.
Shares of A.G. Barr plc (LON BAG) traded down 0.33% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 611.00. The company had a trading volume of 13,820 shares. A.G. Barr plc has a one year low of GBX 469.40 and a one year high of GBX 663.00. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 632.32 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 618.91. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 706.71 million.
In other A.G. Barr plc news, insider John Ross Nicolson acquired 6,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 598 ($8.06) per share, for a total transaction of £35,880 ($48,375.35). Also, insider Pamela Powell acquired 5,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 597 ($8.05) per share, for a total transaction of £29,850 ($40,245.38). Insiders bought 11,071 shares of company stock worth $6,617,812 over the last 90 days.
About A.G. Barr plc
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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