J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY) insider John Rogers bought 51 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, April 18th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 228 ($2.98) per share, with a total value of £116.28 ($151.94).

John Rogers also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Thursday, March 21st, John Rogers bought 49 shares of J Sainsbury stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 235 ($3.07) per share, with a total value of £115.15 ($150.46).
  • On Thursday, February 21st, John Rogers bought 49 shares of J Sainsbury stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 234 ($3.06) per share, with a total value of £114.66 ($149.82).
  • On Thursday, January 24th, John Rogers bought 41 shares of J Sainsbury stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 279 ($3.65) per share, with a total value of £114.39 ($149.47).

Shares of LON:SBRY opened at GBX 230.40 ($3.01) on Wednesday. J Sainsbury plc has a 1 year low of GBX 221.90 ($2.90) and a 1 year high of GBX 341.80 ($4.47). The stock has a market cap of $5.02 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.14. The company has a current ratio of 0.76, a quick ratio of 0.55 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 21.16.

SBRY has been the subject of several recent research reports. Berenberg Bank reduced their price target on J Sainsbury from GBX 369 ($4.82) to GBX 338 ($4.42) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, February 5th. Shore Capital lowered J Sainsbury to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 20th. UBS Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research report on Wednesday, February 13th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price target on J Sainsbury from GBX 260 ($3.40) to GBX 230 ($3.01) and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, January 10th. Finally, HSBC reissued a “reduce” rating on shares of J Sainsbury in a research report on Thursday, January 10th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 267.36 ($3.49).

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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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