Esure Group PLC (ESUR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) have earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seventeen brokerages that are presently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 267.87 ($3.48).
A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on ESUR. Berenberg Bank boosted their price objective on Esure Group PLC from GBX 193 ($2.51) to GBX 247 ($3.21) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Numis Securities Ltd boosted their price objective on Esure Group PLC from GBX 315 ($4.09) to GBX 320 ($4.15) and gave the company an “add” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.38) price objective on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research note on Friday, August 4th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 285 ($3.70) price objective on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd.
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Shares of Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) traded down 0.49% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 287.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 343,629 shares. Esure Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 183.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 311.00. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.20 billion. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 294.95 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 256.76.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be issued a GBX 4.10 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st.
Esure Group PLC Company Profile
esure Group plc is a holding company, which provides motor and home insurance products and services through its esure and Sheilas’ Wheels brands. The Company’s segments include motor underwriting, home underwriting, non-underwritten additional services and investments. The Motor underwriting segment includes the revenues and expenses attributable to its motor insurance underwriting activities inclusive of additional insurance products underwritten by it.
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