JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD) Given Consensus Rating of “Buy” by Analysts
JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) has been given an average recommendation of “Buy” by the six research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and five have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 543.75 ($7.04).
JD has been the subject of several research reports. Barclays PLC initiated coverage on JD Sports Fashion PLC in a research report on Thursday, March 30th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a GBX 430 ($5.57) target price for the company. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 400 ($5.18) target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a research report on Thursday, April 6th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a research note on Tuesday, April 11th. Finally, Beaufort Securities restated a “buy” rating on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a research note on Wednesday, April 12th.
In other JD Sports Fashion PLC news, insider Brian Small bought 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, June 30th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 361 ($4.68) per share, for a total transaction of £36,100 ($46,761.66). Also, insider Peter Alan Cowgill bought 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 5th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 352 ($4.56) per share, for a total transaction of £105,600 ($136,787.56).
Shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) opened at 343.60 on Monday. JD Sports Fashion PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 232.80 and a 52 week high of GBX 462.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 431.33 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 384.70. The firm’s market cap is GBX 3.34 billion.
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JD Sports Fashion PLC Company Profile
JD Sports Fashion Plc is a multichannel retailer of sports fashion and outdoor brands. The Company’s segments are Sports Fashion and Outdoor. The Company’s sports fashion brands include JD, Size?, Chausport, Sprinter, Getthelabel.com, Kooga, Kukri Sports, Source Lab, Scotts, Tessuti, Cloggs, JD Gyms and Nicholas Deakins.
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