GlaxoSmithKline (LON:GSK)‘s stock had its “overweight” rating reiterated by Barclays in a research report issued on Monday.

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the company. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 1,775 ($23.12) price objective on GlaxoSmithKline and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 16th. Societe Generale set a GBX 1,000 ($13.03) price objective on GlaxoSmithKline and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, September 10th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of GlaxoSmithKline in a research report on Monday, September 10th. Berenberg Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,790 ($23.32) price objective on shares of GlaxoSmithKline in a research report on Thursday, August 23rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 1,600 ($20.84) price objective on GlaxoSmithKline and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,539.86 ($20.06).

Shares of GSK stock opened at GBX 1,535.20 ($20.00) on Monday. GlaxoSmithKline has a twelve month low of GBX 1,235.20 ($16.09) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,724.50 ($22.46).

In other news, insider David Redfern sold 1,925 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,575 ($20.52), for a total value of £30,318.75 ($39,492.97). Also, insider Philip R. Hampton acquired 2,810 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 25th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,557 ($20.28) per share, for a total transaction of £43,751.70 ($56,990.62). Insiders acquired a total of 2,834 shares of company stock worth $4,412,402 in the last quarter.

GlaxoSmithKline Company Profile

GlaxoSmithKline plc engages in the creation, discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of vaccines, over-the-counter medicines, and health-related consumer products worldwide. It operates through four segments: Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals R&D, Vaccines, and Consumer Healthcare. The company offers pharmaceutical products comprising medicines in the therapeutic areas, such as respiratory, anti-virals, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, dermatology, rare diseases, immuno-inflammation, and HIV, as well as vaccines.

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