Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS)’s share price reached a new 52-week low on Tuesday after an insider sold shares in the company. The stock traded as low as GBX 839.20 ($10.97) and last traded at GBX 848.60 ($11.09), with a volume of 349217 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 866.80 ($11.33).

Specifically, insider Greg Fitzgerald sold 15,616 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 892 ($11.66), for a total transaction of £139,294.72 ($182,013.22).

A number of analysts have commented on BVS shares. Shore Capital upgraded Bovis Homes Group to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 15th. Canaccord Genuity upped their price target on Bovis Homes Group from GBX 1,250 ($16.33) to GBX 1,265 ($16.53) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($14.37) price target on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Friday, September 7th. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 1,234 ($16.12) price target (up previously from GBX 904 ($11.81)) on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 12th. Finally, Citigroup restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,054 ($13.77) price target (up previously from GBX 1,025 ($13.39)) on shares of Bovis Homes Group in a research report on Wednesday, August 29th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,226.30 ($16.02).

Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, September 6th. The company reported GBX 36.10 ($0.47) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter.

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About Bovis Homes Group (LON:BVS)

Bovis Homes Group PLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a builder of homes in the United Kingdom. The company offers two-bed to six-bed family homes. As of December 31, 2017, it had a consented land bank of 17,096 plots. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in West Malling, the United Kingdom.

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