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.

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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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