Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) insider Chris O’Shea acquired 160 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 3rd. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 94 ($1.23) per share, with a total value of £150.40 ($196.52).

LON CNA opened at GBX 94.04 ($1.23) on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 120.42, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a current ratio of 1.03. Centrica PLC has a 1 year low of GBX 92.30 ($1.21) and a 1 year high of GBX 164.50 ($2.15). The firm has a market capitalization of $5.37 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.39.

Several brokerages have recently commented on CNA. Jefferies Financial Group reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Centrica in a report on Tuesday, April 9th. Goldman Sachs Group lowered Centrica to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price objective for the company from GBX 158 ($2.06) to GBX 132 ($1.72) in a report on Friday, February 22nd. UBS Group decreased their price objective on Centrica from GBX 135 ($1.76) to GBX 110 ($1.44) and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a report on Thursday, April 18th. HSBC decreased their price objective on Centrica from GBX 140 ($1.83) to GBX 120 ($1.57) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Friday, March 8th. Finally, Barclays assumed coverage on Centrica in a report on Friday, May 17th. They set an “underweight” rating and a GBX 85 ($1.11) price objective for the company. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 119.17 ($1.56).

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Centrica Company Profile

Centrica plc operates as an integrated energy company in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Germany, Norway, rest of Europe, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company operates through Centrica Consumer, Centrica Business, and Exploration & Production segments. It supplies gas and electricity to residential customers, as well as offers energy-related services; and generates power from combined cycle gas turbines and nuclear assets.

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