Centrica PLC Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Liberum Capital (CNA)
Centrica PLC (LON:CNA)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. They currently have a GBX 350 ($5.81) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price target points to a potential upside of 7.63% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Monday. They now have a GBX 300 ($4.98) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector performer” rating on shares of Centrica PLC in a research note on Friday, August 22nd. They now have a GBX 320 ($5.31) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Berenberg Bank raised their price target on shares of Centrica PLC from GBX 365 ($6.06) to GBX 370 ($6.14) in a research note on Tuesday, August 19th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating, six have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 342.86 ($5.69).
Centrica PLC (LON:CNA) traded down 0.55% on Thursday, hitting GBX 323.40. The stock had a trading volume of 5,701,661 shares. Centrica PLC has a one year low of GBX 302.50 and a one year high of GBX 403.20. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 313. and its 200-day moving average is GBX 323.0. The company’s market cap is £16.341 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, November 12th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 24th will be paid a dividend of GBX 5.10 ($0.08) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date 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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