OneSavings Bank PLC (OSB) Receives Average Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages
OneSavings Bank PLC (LON:OSB) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 492.50 ($6.44).
A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. Peel Hunt cut their price target on OneSavings Bank from GBX 520 ($6.79) to GBX 460 ($6.01) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 22nd. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 510 ($6.66) price objective on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Tuesday, February 5th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Monday, March 11th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of OneSavings Bank in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. Finally, Numis Securities lowered OneSavings Bank to an “add” rating and set a GBX 475 ($6.21) price objective on the stock. in a research note on Wednesday, May 15th.
In other news, insider Andy Golding sold 35,596 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 253 ($3.31), for a total value of £90,057.88 ($117,676.57).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, March 21st were issued a GBX 10.30 ($0.13) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 21st. This represents a yield of 2.6%. This is a boost from OneSavings Bank’s previous dividend of $4.30. OneSavings Bank’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 0.27%.
About OneSavings Bank
OneSavings Bank Plc operates as a specialist lender and retail savings company in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. The company operates through two segments, Buy-to-Let/SME and Residential Mortgages. It offers fixed, notice, easy access, and regular savings products, including ISAs. The company also provides buy to let and commercial mortgages, as well as development loans to small and medium sized developers of residential property; first charge, second charge, and shared ownership residential mortgage loans; and personal and secured loans, as well as funding lines to non-bank finance companies secured against portfolios of financial assets, principally mortgages and leases.
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