Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the ten brokerages that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 218 ($2.82).
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.24) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, June 28th. Shore Capital reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, May 18th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.78) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Wednesday, April 12th. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 225 ($2.91) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. Finally, BNP Paribas reissued an “underperform” rating and issued a GBX 198 ($2.56) price target on shares of Booker Group Plc in a research report on Friday, March 17th.
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Booker Group Plc (LON:BOK) opened at 185.00 on Tuesday. Booker Group Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 161.30 and a 52-week high of GBX 218.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 3.28 billion. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 194.25 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 192.49.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a GBX 7.99 ($0.10) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. This is a positive change 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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