Shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc (LON:HWDN) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 453.60 ($6.10).

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on HWDN shares. Shore Capital started coverage on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. They issued a “buy” rating on the stock. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 506 ($6.80) price objective on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.72) price objective on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 445 ($5.98) price objective on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC increased their price objective on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc from GBX 470 ($6.32) to GBX 480 ($6.46) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th.

In other news, insider Mark Robson sold 180,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 425 ($5.72), for a total value of £765,000 ($1,028,778.91). Also, insider Matthew Ingle sold 270,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 428 ($5.76), for a total transaction of £1,155,600 ($1,554,061.32).

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Shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc (HWDN) remained flat at GBX 431.00 on Wednesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,276,724 shares. Howden Joinery Group Plc has a one year low of GBX 344.98 and a one year high of GBX 479.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 420.89 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 434.67. The firm’s market cap is GBX 2.69 billion.

The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be issued a dividend of GBX 3.60 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 0.83%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th.

About Howden Joinery Group Plc

Howden Joinery Group Plc is a manufacturer and supplier of fitted kitchens, appliances and joinery products. The Company is engaged in the sale of kitchens and joinery products, along with the associated manufacture, sourcing and distribution of these products. It offers products in categories, such as kitchen collection, including inclusive cabinets, accessories, handles and taps; appliance collection, including ovens, hobs, extractors, refrigeration, dishwashers, laundry; doors and joinery collection, including internal doors, sliding wardrobe doors, external doors, door frames, linings and casings, and moldings; hardware collection, including door handles, door furniture, door security, and tools and accessories; flooring collections, including laminate flooring and accessories, and bathroom cabinet collection, including bathroom accessories, bathroom handles and bathroom worktops.

Analyst Recommendations for Howden Joinery Group Plc (LON:HWDN)

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