EI Group PLC (LON:EIG) shares shot up 0.1% on Thursday . The company traded as high as GBX 282 ($3.68) and last traded at GBX 282 ($3.68), 600,829 shares traded hands during mid-day trading. A decline of 48% from the average session volume of 1,150,000 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 281.80 ($3.68).

A number of research firms recently issued reports on EIG. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an “add” rating on shares of EI Group in a research note on Monday, September 9th. Liberum Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of EI Group in a research report on Thursday, July 18th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 235.83 ($3.08).

The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 137.30, a quick ratio of 1.19 and a current ratio of 1.32. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion and a PE ratio of 30.30. The firm has a fifty day moving average of GBX 281.58 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 249.66.

About EI Group (LON:EIG)

Ei Group plc operates leased and tenanted pubs in the United Kingdom. It operates through three segments: Publican Partnerships, Commercial Properties, and Managed. The company engages in the rental of commercial properties, as well as financing and public houses management businesses. It is also involved in the sale of foods and drinks, as well as accommodation and gaming machines.

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