Jefferies Group reaffirmed their buy rating on shares of Empiric Student Property (LON:ESP) in a research report report published on Thursday. Jefferies Group currently has a GBX 110 ($1.49) target price on the stock.

Separately, Numis Securities raised shares of Empiric Student Property to a hold rating and set a GBX 91 ($1.23) target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 28th.

Shares of Empiric Student Property (LON ESP) traded down GBX 1 ($0.01) during midday trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 86.80 ($1.18). 1,760,000 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 931,770. Empiric Student Property has a 1 year low of GBX 82.50 ($1.12) and a 1 year high of GBX 116 ($1.57). The company has a market capitalization of $523.31 and a PE ratio of 1,446.67.

In other Empiric Student Property news, insider Paul Hadaway purchased 388,750 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 30th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 88 ($1.19) per share, with a total value of £342,100 ($463,927.31). Also, insider Lynne Fennah purchased 55,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 89 ($1.21) per share, for a total transaction of £49,306 ($66,864.66).

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About Empiric Student Property

Empiric Student Property plc is an internally managed real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is engaged in investing in the purpose-built student accommodation in central locations in the university cities and towns in the United Kingdom. The Company is engaged in the acquisition, development and management of student accommodation assets in the United Kingdom.

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