Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD)’s share price reached a new 52-week low during mid-day trading on Monday . The stock traded as low as GBX 105.25 ($1.40) and last traded at GBX 111.25 ($1.48), with a volume of 242,648 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at GBX 108 ($1.43).

CWD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.39) price target on shares of Countrywide PLC in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Peel Hunt cut their price target on shares of Countrywide PLC from GBX 145 ($1.92) to GBX 115 ($1.53) and set a “reduce” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group cut shares of Countrywide PLC to an “underperform” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 288 ($3.82) to GBX 111 ($1.47) in a research note on Monday, September 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 151.29 ($2.01).

The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 133.14 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 154.94. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 254.19 million.

In related news, insider Himanshu Raja acquired 10,592 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 135 ($1.79) per share, for a total transaction of £14,299.20 ($18,966.97). Insiders bought 100,295 shares of company stock valued at $13,545,101 over the last quarter.

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Countrywide PLC Company Profile

Countrywide plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides residential estate agency and property services in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Retail, London, Financial Services, and B2B. The company offers surveying services, including valuation panel management services, residential valuations, and surveys for mortgage lenders; leasehold, commercial, relocation, and residential property management services; and sells residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural properties, as well as land through public auction.

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