Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) has earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month target price among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 430.91 ($5.61).

Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Peel Hunt lifted their price objective on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 460 ($5.99) to GBX 510 ($6.64) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Numis Securities Ltd reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 377 ($4.91) price objective on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Tuesday, May 23rd. Macquarie reissued an “outperform” rating and set a GBX 500 ($6.51) price objective on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC lifted their price objective on shares of Paragon Group of Companies PLC from GBX 490 ($6.38) to GBX 546 ($7.11) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th.

Paragon Group of Companies PLC (LON:PAG) traded down 0.37% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 408.00. The stock had a trading volume of 458,671 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 433.30 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 432.56. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.11 billion. Paragon Group of Companies PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 256.70 and a 52-week high of GBX 490.80.

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

In related news, insider Hugo Tudor sold 105,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 476 ($6.20), for a total transaction of £499,800 ($651,120.38).

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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.

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