Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (LON:DMGT) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 715.57 ($9.35).

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Berenberg Bank increased their price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 800 ($10.45) to GBX 850 ($11.11) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 4th. Credit Suisse Group increased their price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 685 ($8.95) to GBX 741 ($9.68) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 30th. Goldman Sachs Group increased their price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 562 ($7.34) to GBX 581 ($7.59) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, June 3rd. Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C in a research note on Thursday, July 25th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased their price target on shares of Daily Mail and General Trust P L C from GBX 850 ($11.11) to GBX 870 ($11.37) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday, July 26th.

In other news, insider Paul Zwillenberg sold 54,150 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, June 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 742 ($9.70), for a total transaction of £401,793 ($525,013.72). Also, insider The Viscount Rothermere sold 135,834 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 770 ($10.06), for a total transaction of £1,045,921.80 ($1,366,682.09). Insiders acquired 56 shares of company stock worth $43,024 over the last quarter.

Shares of DMGT stock traded up GBX 4 ($0.05) during trading hours on Friday, reaching GBX 758 ($9.90). 117,667 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 640,086. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of GBX 773.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 27.34, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.50. Daily Mail and General Trust P L C has a 12-month low of GBX 555 ($7.25) and a 12-month high of GBX 800.44 ($10.46). The stock has a market cap of $1.59 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 4.38.

About Daily Mail and General Trust P L C

Daily Mail and General Trust plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in digital, information, events, and media businesses in the United Kingdom, North America, rest of Europe, Australia, and internationally. The company provides risk models, software applications, and analytical data services for the risk and insurance industry; business-to-business information, analysis, and software for the property, education technology, and energy sectors; and organizes exhibitions and conferences focusing on the energy, construction, interiors, hotel, and hospitality and leisure sectors.

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