Beazley PLC Receives Add Rating from Westhouse Securities (BEZ)
Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) traded up 0.04% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 249.60. 357,919 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Beazley PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 199.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 282.70. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 251.3 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 254.8. The company’s market cap is £1.262 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 30th will be given a dividend of GBX 3.10 ($0.05) per share. This represents a yield of 1.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, July 30th.
BEZ has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports. Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a GBX 258 ($4.33) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Canaccord Genuity cut their price target on shares of Beazley PLC from GBX 290 ($4.86) to GBX 270 ($4.53) in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 22nd. They now have a GBX 278 ($4.66) price target on the stock. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of GBX 281 ($4.71).
Beazley plc is a holding company engaged in global specialist risk insurance and reinsurance business.
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