UNITE Group plc (LON:UTG) had its target price upped by Jefferies Group LLC from GBX 650 ($8.47) to GBX 695 ($9.05) in a research report released on Thursday. The firm currently has a hold rating on the stock.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a buy rating and set a GBX 720 ($9.38) target price on shares of UNITE Group plc in a research report on Monday, April 10th. Peel Hunt boosted their target price on shares of UNITE Group plc from GBX 675 ($8.79) to GBX 725 ($9.45) and gave the stock an add rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an add rating and set a GBX 721 ($9.39) target price on shares of UNITE Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, July 26th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of GBX 728.50 ($9.49).

UNITE Group plc (LON UTG) opened at 672.50 on Thursday. UNITE Group plc has a 1-year low of GBX 541.57 and a 1-year high of GBX 688.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.62 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 662.65 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 634.56.

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The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 7.30 ($0.10) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. This represents a yield of 1.06%.

About UNITE Group plc

The Unite Group plc is a United Kingdom-based developer and operator of student accommodation. The Company provides a home for over 50,000 students in approximately 140 properties in over 28 of England and Scotland’s University towns and cities. It operates through two segments: Operations and Property.

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