Shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc (LON:HWDN) have been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Nine investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 428.56 ($5.46).

Several equities research analysts recently commented on HWDN shares. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 506 ($6.45) price objective on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a report on Thursday, April 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 440 ($5.61) price objective on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a report on Friday, April 28th. Davy Research reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc in a report on Tuesday, February 21st. Peel Hunt downgraded Howden Joinery Group Plc to a “hold” rating and set a GBX 430 ($5.48) price objective for the company. in a report on Thursday, February 23rd. Finally, Beaufort Securities downgraded Howden Joinery Group Plc to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 24th.

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In related news, insider Matthew Ingle sold 213,399 shares of Howden Joinery Group Plc stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 430 ($5.48), for a total value of £917,615.70 ($1,169,086.13).

Howden Joinery Group Plc (LON:HWDN) traded up 0.67% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 437.70. 1,141,661 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.75 billion. Howden Joinery Group Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 339.70 and a 12 month high of GBX 516.50. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 457.32 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 419.63.

About Howden Joinery Group Plc

Howden Joinery Group Plc is a manufacturer and supplier of fitted kitchens, appliances and joinery products. The Company is engaged in the sale of kitchens and joinery products, along with the associated manufacture, sourcing and distribution of these products. It offers products in categories, such as kitchen collection, including inclusive cabinets, accessories, handles and taps; appliance collection, including ovens, hobs, extractors, refrigeration, dishwashers, laundry; doors and joinery collection, including internal doors, sliding wardrobe doors, external doors, door frames, linings and casings, and moldings; hardware collection, including door handles, door furniture, door security, and tools and accessories; flooring collections, including laminate flooring and accessories, and bathroom cabinet collection, including bathroom accessories, bathroom handles and bathroom worktops.

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