Shares of J Sainsbury plc (OTCMKTS:JSAIY) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have given a hold recommendation and one has issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $13.00.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on JSAIY shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded J Sainsbury from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 28th. ValuEngine upgraded J Sainsbury from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, March 19th. Kepler Capital Markets reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Shore Capital downgraded J Sainsbury from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 20th. Finally, Berenberg Bank downgraded J Sainsbury from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 21st.

JSAIY stock traded up $0.17 on Tuesday, hitting $11.98. 118,508 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 50,603. J Sainsbury has a 12-month low of $11.64 and a 12-month high of $17.70. The company has a market cap of $6.57 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.09, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 0.88.

About J Sainsbury

J Sainsbury plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food, general merchandise and clothing retailing, and financial services activities in the United Kingdom. It operates through four segments: Retail – Food; Retail – General Merchandise and Clothing; Financial Services; and Property Investment.

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Analyst Recommendations for J Sainsbury (OTCMKTS:JSAIY)

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