Insider Buying: Balfour Beatty plc (BBY) Insider Buys £263,000 in Stock
Balfour Beatty plc (LON:BBY) insider Leo Quinn bought 100,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 6th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 263 ($3.40) per share, with a total value of £263,000 ($339,661.63).
Leo Quinn also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, August 14th, Leo Quinn bought 58 shares of Balfour Beatty plc stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 261 ($3.37) per share, with a total value of £151.38 ($195.51).
- On Wednesday, June 14th, Leo Quinn bought 53 shares of Balfour Beatty plc stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 284 ($3.67) per share, with a total value of £150.52 ($194.39).
Balfour Beatty plc (BBY) opened at 262.10 on Friday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 266.20 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 274.21. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.78 billion. Balfour Beatty plc has a one year low of GBX 252.50 and a one year high of GBX 299.30.
Balfour Beatty plc (LON:BBY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 15th. The company reported $0.02 EPS for the quarter. Balfour Beatty plc had a net margin of 0.40% and a return on equity of 3.68%. Equities research analysts predict that Balfour Beatty plc will post $11.83 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.20 ($0.02) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. This represents a yield of 0.43%.
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BBY has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 335 ($4.33) target price on shares of Balfour Beatty plc in a report on Thursday, May 18th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 300 ($3.87) price target on shares of Balfour Beatty plc in a report on Thursday, May 18th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 278 ($3.59) price target on shares of Balfour Beatty plc in a report on Friday, May 19th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 350 ($4.52) price target on shares of Balfour Beatty plc in a report on Wednesday, August 16th. Finally, Berenberg Bank boosted their price target on shares of Balfour Beatty plc from GBX 330 ($4.26) to GBX 350 ($4.52) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. Balfour Beatty plc presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 321.86 ($4.16).
Balfour Beatty plc Company Profile
Balfour Beatty plc is an infrastructure company that provides maintenance, upgrade and management services in power transmission, utilities infrastructure, and road and rail. The Company operates through three segments: Construction Services segment, which is engaged in the physical construction of an asset; Support Services segment, which is engaged in supporting existing assets or functions, such as asset maintenance and refurbishment, and Infrastructure Investments segment, which is engaged in the acquisition operation and disposal of infrastructure assets, such as roads, hospitals, schools, student accommodation, military housing, waste and biomass, offshore transmission networks and other concessions.
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