Booker Group Plc (BOK) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts
Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the ten analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and six have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 218 ($2.82).
BOK has been the subject of several research reports. HSBC Holdings plc reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 250 ($3.23) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, March 28th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 213 ($2.75) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research note on Friday, March 24th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 225 ($2.91) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research note on Thursday, March 30th. Shore Capital reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research note on Thursday, May 18th. Finally, BNP Paribas reiterated an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 198 ($2.56) price objective on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research note on Friday, March 17th.
Booker Group Plc (LON BOK) opened at 191.80 on Friday. Booker Group Plc has a 12-month low of GBX 161.30 and a 12-month high of GBX 218.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 195.98 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 190.92. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 3.42 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given a dividend of GBX 7.99 ($0.10) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. This is an increase from Booker Group Plc’s previous dividend of $0.63. This represents a yield of 4%.
Booker Group Plc Company Profile
Booker Group plc is a food wholesaler. The Company operates through wholesaling activities segment. The Company offers a range of grocery, tobacco, alcoholic products and other products. It comprises Booker Wholesale, Makro, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud, Chef Direct, Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens, Londis and Booker India.
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