JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” from Analysts
JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON:JD) has been given an average rating of “Buy” by the six brokerages that are covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 543.75 ($7.08).
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on JD. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.51) target price on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Investec reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 455 ($5.93) price objective on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a report on Thursday, June 29th. Finally, Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 475 ($6.19) price objective on shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC in a report on Wednesday, July 5th.
In related news, insider Peter Alan Cowgill acquired 30,000 shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, July 5th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 352 ($4.58) per share, for a total transaction of £105,600 ($137,517.91). Also, insider Brian Small acquired 10,000 shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 30th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 361 ($4.70) per share, for a total transaction of £36,100 ($47,011.33).
Shares of JD Sports Fashion PLC (JD) opened at 344.90 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 361.52 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 390.59. The stock’s market cap is GBX 3.36 billion. JD Sports Fashion PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 233.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 462.00.
About JD Sports Fashion PLC
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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