easyJet (LON:EZJ) had its price target hoisted by Berenberg Bank from GBX 1,010 ($13.20) to GBX 1,040 ($13.59) in a report published on Wednesday. They currently have a sell rating on the stock.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 1,000 ($13.07) target price on easyJet and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Monday, October 1st. HSBC reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($20.91) target price on shares of easyJet in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of easyJet in a report on Tuesday, November 6th. Barclays reaffirmed an equal weight rating on shares of easyJet in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Finally, Societe Generale reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of easyJet in a report on Friday, October 19th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 1,469.73 ($19.20).

easyJet stock opened at GBX 1,292.50 ($16.89) on Wednesday. easyJet has a 52 week low of GBX 977.38 ($12.77) and a 52 week high of GBX 1,698.69 ($22.20).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 22nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given a GBX 58.60 ($0.77) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 5.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 28th. This is a positive change from easyJet’s previous dividend of $40.90.

In related news, insider Andrew Findlay purchased 13,000 shares of easyJet stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 22nd. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,134 ($14.82) per share, for a total transaction of £147,420 ($192,630.34). Insiders acquired a total of 13,039 shares of company stock worth $14,787,279 in the last quarter.

About easyJet

easyJet plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an airline carrier primarily in Europe. As of September 30, 2018, the company operated 979 routes and a fleet of 315 aircraft. It also engages in the trading and leasing of aircraft; and the provision of graphic design services. easyJet plc was founded in 1995 and is based in Luton, the United Kingdom.

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