easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twenty-six ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Seven research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,236.77 ($16.40).

A number of analysts recently issued reports on EZJ shares. UBS AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of easyJet plc in a research note on Monday, September 11th. HSBC Holdings plc increased their target price on easyJet plc from GBX 1,550 ($20.56) to GBX 1,600 ($21.22) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Credit Suisse Group reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 1,583 ($21.00) target price on shares of easyJet plc in a research note on Thursday, September 14th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “buy” rating on shares of easyJet plc in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 1,600 ($21.22) target price on easyJet plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th.

In other news, insider Andrew Findlay acquired 135 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 1,195 ($15.85) per share, for a total transaction of £1,613.25 ($2,139.87). Insiders have acquired a total of 431 shares of company stock worth $529,491 in the last quarter.

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easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) traded down 1.64% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1263.00. 3,688,724 shares of the company traded hands. easyJet plc has a one year low of GBX 851.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,444.00. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,220.35 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,241.92. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 4.96 billion.

easyJet plc Company Profile

easyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based low-cost airline carrier. The Company operates as a low-cost European point-to-point short-haul airline. The Company operates through its route network segment. The Company operates on over 820 routes across more than 30 countries with its fleet of over 250 Airbus aircrafts.

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