NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts
NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are currently covering the firm. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 304.13 ($3.97).
NCC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 325 ($4.24) target price on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, July 7th. Citigroup Inc. started coverage on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a GBX 335 ($4.37) target price for the company. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 297 ($3.88) target price on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NCC Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, July 5th.
In other news, insider Patel ,Atul sold 13,426 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 297 ($3.88), for a total transaction of £39,875.22 ($52,049.63).
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NCC Group PLC (LON:NCC) traded up 0.17% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 350.40. 315,429 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm’s market cap is GBX 966.48 million. NCC Group PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 225.70 and a 12-month high of GBX 352.60. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 332.36 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 289.14.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 3.15 ($0.04) per share. This is a positive change from NCC Group PLC’s previous dividend of $1.50. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 1.13%.
About NCC Group PLC
NCC Group plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. It operates as an information assurance company, which is engaged in providing organizations across the world with escrow and verification, security consulting, Web performance and domain services. It operates in three divisions: Escrow, Assurance and Domain Services.
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