Liberum Capital upgraded shares of Crest Nicholson (LON:CRST) to a buy rating in a research note released on Thursday morning.

Several other research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Shore Capital reiterated an under review rating on shares of Crest Nicholson in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a neutral rating on shares of Crest Nicholson in a research note on Thursday, October 18th. UBS Group reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 475 ($6.21) price objective (down previously from GBX 550 ($7.19)) on shares of Crest Nicholson in a research note on Thursday, October 18th. Peel Hunt dropped their price objective on shares of Crest Nicholson from GBX 520 ($6.79) to GBX 330 ($4.31) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. Finally, Libertas Partners lowered shares of Crest Nicholson to a hold rating and dropped their price objective for the company from GBX 528 ($6.90) to GBX 331 ($4.33) in a research note on Wednesday, October 17th. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 442 ($5.78).

Shares of LON:CRST traded up GBX 3.40 ($0.04) on Thursday, reaching GBX 339 ($4.43). The company had a trading volume of 208,382 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,510,000. Crest Nicholson has a 52-week low of GBX 466.81 ($6.10) and a 52-week high of GBX 648.50 ($8.47).

In other Crest Nicholson news, insider Stephen Stone purchased 150,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 19th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 303 ($3.96) per share, for a total transaction of £454,500 ($593,884.75).

About Crest Nicholson

Crest Nicholson Holdings plc engages in builds homes in the United Kingdom. It develops apartments, houses, regeneration schemes, and garden villages; and commercial properties. The company serves first-time buyers, families, and investors. Crest Nicholson Holdings plc was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Chertsey, the United Kingdom.

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