Shares of Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) have been assigned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the nine research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 625 ($8.41).

Several research firms have recently weighed in on DCG. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($9.15) price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Numis Securities raised their price objective on shares of Dairy Crest Group from GBX 630 ($8.48) to GBX 655 ($8.82) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Whitman Howard reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 630 ($8.48) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a research report on Wednesday, September 13th. Shore Capital reissued a “house stock” rating on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a report on Monday, September 18th. Finally, Jefferies Group reaffirmed an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 515 ($6.93) target price on shares of Dairy Crest Group in a research note on Wednesday, September 20th.

Dairy Crest Group (DCG) traded up GBX 2.50 ($0.03) during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 559 ($7.52). 271,820 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 388,452. Dairy Crest Group has a 1 year low of GBX 539.50 ($7.26) and a 1 year high of GBX 654 ($8.80).

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, January 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 4th will be given a dividend of GBX 6.30 ($0.08) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.11%.

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Dairy Crest Group Company Profile

Dairy Crest Group plc is a United Kingdom-based dairy company. The Company processes and markets branded dairy products. The Company’s segments include Cheese & Functional Ingredients and Butters, Spreads & Oils. It produces and markets Cathedral City, a cheese brand, and the Davidstow cheddar brand.

Analyst Recommendations for Dairy Crest Group (LON:DCG)

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