Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) insider Brian May sold 9,670 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 2,303 ($30.55), for a total transaction of £222,700.10 ($295,397.40).

Shares of Bunzl plc (BNZL) opened at 2308.00 on Friday. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 7.60 billion. Bunzl plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,963.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 2,472.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 2,277.14 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 2,329.57.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, November 16th will be issued a GBX 14 ($0.19) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a yield of 0.61%.

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A number of brokerages have recently commented on BNZL. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 2,505 ($33.23) target price on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,575 ($34.16) target price on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 2,600 ($34.49) target price (up from GBX 2,550 ($33.82)) on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday, June 15th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC cut shares of Bunzl plc to an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.53) target price for the company. in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 2,324.30 ($30.83).

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