J Sainsbury plc (OTCMKTS:JSAIY) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the six brokerages that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company.

JSAIY has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research cut J Sainsbury from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 18th. HSBC reaffirmed a “reduce” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research note on Friday, January 4th.

Shares of JSAIY stock traded up $0.03 on Friday, hitting $14.22. The company had a trading volume of 12,320 shares, compared to its average volume of 43,063. The stock has a market cap of $7.64 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.16, a PEG ratio of 2.41 and a beta of 0.91. J Sainsbury has a twelve month low of $12.77 and a twelve month high of $17.70.

J Sainsbury Company Profile

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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