Informa Plc (LON:INF) has earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seventeen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation, ten have assigned a buy recommendation and one has given a strong buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 775 ($10.22).

Several equities analysts have recently commented on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 790 ($10.42) target price on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 800 ($10.55) price objective on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 825 ($10.88) price objective on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 740 ($9.76) price objective on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “conviction-buy” rating and issued a GBX 863 ($11.38) price objective on shares of Informa Plc in a report on Wednesday, July 26th.

In other Informa Plc news, insider Gareth Wright bought 277 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 10th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 650 ($8.57) per share, with a total value of £1,800.50 ($2,375.02).

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Informa Plc (INF) opened at 698.50 on Tuesday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 679.43 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 662.99. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.75 billion. Informa Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 480.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 704.50.

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a GBX 6.65 ($0.09) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th.

Informa Plc Company Profile

Informa plc provides academics, businesses and individuals with knowledge, information and skills and services. It operates in three segments: academic information, which includes the Taylor & Francis publishing business, provides a portfolio of online and print publications, primarily for academic users across the spectrum of science, technology, humanities and social sciences; professional and commercial information, which include Datamonitor, Informa Business Information and Informa Financial Information provides information, across a range of formats and on a global basis, to a variety of sectors, including medical, pharmaceutical, maritime and telecoms, and events and training consists of trade shows and exhibitions, large and small conferences and training courses.

Analyst Recommendations for Informa Plc (LON:INF)

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