Centrica PLC Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (LON:CNA)
Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the twenty-three ratings firms that are covering the stock, Analyst Ratings Network reports. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 344.52 ($5.76).
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on CNA shares. Analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Friday. They now have a GBX 320 ($5.35) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Berenberg Bank raised their price target on shares of Centrica PLC from GBX 365 ($6.10) to GBX 370 ($6.19) in a research note on Tuesday, August 19th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Raymond James reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Tuesday, August 12th. They now have a GBX 300 ($5.02) price target on the stock.
Shares of Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) opened at 316.60 on Wednesday. Centrica PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 302.325 and a 1-year high of GBX 403.308. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 311.3 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 322.4. The company’s market cap is £15.998 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 24th will be given a dividend of GBX 5.10 ($0.09) per share. This represents a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 24th.
Centrica plc is an integrated energy company. The Company operates in four segments: British Gas, Centrica Energy, Centrica Storage and Direct Energy.
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