Shares of Stagecoach Group plc (LON:SGC) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price objective among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 187.78 ($2.55).

SGC has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Shore Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Wednesday, December 6th. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on shares of Stagecoach Group from GBX 149 ($2.02) to GBX 131 ($1.78) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, October 13th. reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 160 ($2.17) price objective on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, Liberum Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 155 ($2.10) price objective on shares of Stagecoach Group in a research note on Thursday, September 28th.

Stagecoach Group (SGC) traded down GBX 1.10 ($0.01) during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 163 ($2.21). 933,182 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,290,000. The stock has a market cap of $933.98 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,716.67. Stagecoach Group has a 12 month low of GBX 150.80 ($2.05) and a 12 month high of GBX 221.40 ($3.00).

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, January 25th will be paid a GBX 3.80 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 25th. This represents a yield of 2.24%.

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About Stagecoach Group

Stagecoach Group plc is a United Kingdom-based transport company. The Company is engaged in the sale and operation of passenger transport. The Company operates in five segments: UK Bus (regional operations), megabus Europe, UK Bus (London), North America and UK Rail. UK Bus (regional operations) connects communities in over 100 towns and cities across the United Kingdom on bus networks stretching from the Highlands of Scotland to south west England.

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