Interserve plc (LON:IRV) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price target among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 280.43 ($3.55).

IRV has been the topic of several analyst reports. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 270 ($3.42) target price on shares of Interserve plc in a research note on Monday, February 20th. Peel Hunt downgraded Interserve plc to a “reduce” rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 250 ($3.16) to GBX 200 ($2.53) in a research note on Monday, March 13th. J P Morgan Chase & Co downgraded Interserve plc to a “neutral” rating and lowered their target price for the company from GBX 518 ($6.55) to GBX 253 ($3.20) in a research note on Tuesday, February 21st. Jefferies Group LLC lowered their target price on Interserve plc from GBX 550 ($6.96) to GBX 300 ($3.80) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, March 1st. Finally, Berenberg Bank reduced their price target on Interserve plc from GBX 330 ($4.17) to GBX 260 ($3.29) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, February 22nd.

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Shares of Interserve plc (IRV) traded up 2.08% on Tuesday, reaching GBX 232.75. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 562,747 shares. Interserve plc has a 1-year low of GBX 205.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 449.38. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 231.69 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 271.10. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 339.15 million.

About Interserve plc

Interserve Plc is a United Kingdom-based support services and construction company that offers advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services. The Company provides a range of integrated services in the outsourcing and construction markets. It operates through three segments: Support Services, Construction and Equipment Services.

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