Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the six research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 166.33 ($2.17).

A number of research firms have commented on CWD. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.15) target price on shares of Countrywide PLC in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.34) target price on shares of Countrywide PLC in a report on Monday, June 26th.

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Shares of Countrywide PLC (CWD) remained flat at GBX 156.00 during midday trading on Friday. 43,606 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Countrywide PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 145.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 279.54. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 356.44 million. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 161.11 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 168.19.

In other news, insider Himanshu Raja purchased 122,841 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 6th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 162 ($2.11) per share, with a total value of £199,002.42 ($259,151.48). Insiders bought a total of 123,120 shares of company stock valued at $19,945,203 in the last three months.

About Countrywide PLC

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.

Analyst Recommendations for Countrywide PLC (LON:CWD)

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