Draper Esprit PLC (LON:GROW) insider Benjamin David Wilkinson acquired 2,871 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 521 ($6.41) per share, for a total transaction of £14,957.91 ($18,407.47).

LON GROW opened at GBX 526 ($6.47) on Friday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 473.64 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 448.52. The company has a current ratio of 7.76, a quick ratio of 6.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.97. Draper Esprit PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 4.45 ($0.05) and a 12 month high of GBX 619.60 ($7.62). The stock has a market cap of $625.51 million and a PE ratio of 15.94.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on GROW. Berenberg Bank lifted their price objective on Draper Esprit from GBX 680 ($8.37) to GBX 690 ($8.49) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 16th. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price objective on Draper Esprit from GBX 617 ($7.59) to GBX 683 ($8.41) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Draper Esprit in a research report on Wednesday.

Draper Esprit Company Profile

Draper Esprit plc, formerly known as Ingleby (1994) plc, is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in any stage in the lifecycle of a business from seed and series A stage, growth capital to pre-IPO investments, late stage, cross-stage investments, buyouts, PIPES, and also makes direct and secondary investments in portfolio companies.

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