Shares of Carr’s Group plc (LON:CARR) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the six analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 181.40 ($2.44).

Several brokerages recently issued reports on CARR. restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 195 ($2.62) target price on shares of Carr’s Group in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Investec reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 195 ($2.62) price target on shares of Carr’s Group in a research report on Monday, November 13th. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 195 ($2.62) price target on shares of Carr’s Group in a research report on Monday, November 13th. Finally, Shore Capital upgraded shares of Carr’s Group to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, November 13th.

In related news, insider Neil Austin bought 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 127 ($1.71) per share, with a total value of £12,700 ($17,092.87).

Shares of Carr’s Group (CARR) remained flat at $GBX 129 ($1.74) during mid-day trading on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 13,829 shares, compared to its average volume of 19,297. Carr’s Group has a 52 week low of GBX 106.50 ($1.43) and a 52 week high of GBX 156.50 ($2.11).

Carr’s Group (LON:CARR) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 13th. The company reported GBX 8.90 ($0.12) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 8.70 ($0.12) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00). Carr’s Group had a net margin of 3.72% and a return on equity of 12.46%. The firm had revenue of £346.22 million during the quarter.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 14th will be given a GBX 2.10 ($0.03) dividend. This is a positive change from Carr’s Group’s previous dividend of $0.95. This represents a dividend yield of 1.6%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 14th.

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Carr’s Group Company Profile

Carr’s Group plc is engaged in the agriculture and engineering activities. The Company’s segments are Agriculture and Engineering. The Agriculture segment includes the sale of animal feed and feed blocks together with retail sales of farm equipment, fuels and farm consumables. The Engineering segment includes the design and manufacture of bespoke equipment for use in nuclear, oil and gas, and petrochemical industries.

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