A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) insider Stuart Lorimer acquired 32 shares of A.G. Barr stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 7th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 469 ($5.77) per share, with a total value of £150.08 ($184.69).

Shares of BAG opened at GBX 453 ($5.57) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $507.49 million and a PE ratio of 17.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.79, a current ratio of 1.44 and a quick ratio of 1.10. A.G. Barr plc has a 1-year low of GBX 401 ($4.93) and a 1-year high of GBX 876 ($10.78). The company’s fifty day moving average price is GBX 474.98 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 514.59.

A.G. Barr (LON:BAG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 8th. The company reported GBX 26.50 ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 27.30 ($0.34) by GBX (0.80) (($0.01)). As a group, research analysts anticipate that A.G. Barr plc will post 3313.4389675 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on BAG shares. Liberum Capital raised shares of A.G. Barr to a “buy” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 580 ($7.14) to GBX 625 ($7.69) in a report on Monday, May 4th. Barclays reaffirmed an “underweight” rating on shares of A.G. Barr in a report on Monday, April 27th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 450 ($5.54) price target on shares of A.G. Barr in a report on Monday, May 18th. Finally, HSBC cut their price target on shares of A.G. Barr from GBX 520 ($6.40) to GBX 430 ($5.29) and set a “reduce” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, April 9th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 471.25 ($5.80).

A.G. Barr Company Profile

A.G. BARR p.l.c., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, distributes, and sells soft drinks in the United Kingdom and internationally. It operates through Carbonates, Still Drinks and Water, and Other segments. The company offers flavored, carbonated soft, sparkling and still soft, juice fruit, flavored energy, squash, non-carbonated, natural, and blended exotic juice drinks, as well as other juices and soft drinks; spring and sparkling water; mixers and iced tea; and fruit cocktail mixers, including purées and syrups.

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