Insider Buying: Homeserve plc (HSV) Insider Buys 21 Shares of Stock
Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) insider David Bower acquired 21 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 20th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 726 ($9.48) per share, for a total transaction of £152.46 ($199.09).
David Bower also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, May 22nd, David Bower acquired 21 shares of Homeserve plc stock. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 699 ($9.13) per share, for a total transaction of £146.79 ($191.68).
Homeserve plc (HSV) traded down 3.14% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 710.00. The company had a trading volume of 1,111,904 shares. Homeserve plc has a 12-month low of GBX 504.50 and a 12-month high of GBX 803.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 742.72 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 651.90. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 2.21 billion.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, August 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 11.20 ($0.15) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.44%. This is a positive change from Homeserve plc’s previous dividend of $4.10. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 6th.
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Several research analysts have weighed in on HSV shares. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 750 ($9.79) price objective on shares of Homeserve plc in a research report on Friday. Liberum Capital increased their price objective on Homeserve plc from GBX 760 ($9.92) to GBX 840 ($10.97) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 569 ($7.43) price objective on shares of Homeserve plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Citigroup Inc. cut Homeserve plc from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 795 ($10.38) price objective on the stock. in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. Finally, UBS AG increased their price objective on Homeserve plc from GBX 630 ($8.23) to GBX 690 ($9.01) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Homeserve plc presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 715.25 ($9.34).
About Homeserve plc
HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.
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