Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG)‘s stock had its “outperform” rating reiterated by research analysts at Macquarie in a research note issued on Monday. They currently have a GBX 500 ($6.48) target price on the stock. Macquarie’s price target points to a potential upside of 18.29% from the stock’s current price.

Several other research firms also recently issued reports on PAG. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 355 ($4.60) target price on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Peel Hunt increased their target price on Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 460 ($5.96) to GBX 510 ($6.61) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 377 ($4.88) target price on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 395 ($5.12) target price on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 431.50 ($5.59).

Shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON PAG) traded down 2.29% during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 417.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,556,006 shares. Paragon Group of Companies PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 225.10 and a 52-week high of GBX 490.80. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.14 billion. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 455.84 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 431.19.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 28th. Investors of record on Thursday, July 6th will be given a GBX 4.70 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.99%.

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In other Paragon Group of Companies PLC news, insider Hugo Tudor sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 472 ($6.11), for a total transaction of £94,400 ($122,279.79).

About Paragon Group of Companies PLC

The Paragon Group of Companies PLC is engaged in financial services business. The Company operates as an independent buy-to-let lender, and as a debt purchaser through its Idem Capital division, where it purchases, co-manages and services secured and unsecured consumer loan portfolios. It operates through three segments: Paragon Mortgages, Idem Capital and Paragon Bank.

Analyst Recommendations for Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG)

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