Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the seventeen analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat.com reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eleven have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 267.87 ($3.48).

Several research analysts have commented on ESUR shares. Credit Suisse Group downgraded Esure Group PLC to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from GBX 275 ($3.57) to GBX 315 ($4.09) in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 260 ($3.38) price target on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 237 ($3.08) price target on shares of Esure Group PLC in a research report on Friday, May 5th. Numis Securities Ltd lifted their price target on Esure Group PLC from GBX 315 ($4.09) to GBX 320 ($4.15) and gave the stock an “add” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Berenberg Bank lifted their price target on Esure Group PLC from GBX 193 ($2.51) to GBX 247 ($3.21) and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th.

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Shares of Esure Group PLC (LON ESUR) traded down 0.49% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 287.00. 343,629 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.20 billion. Esure Group PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 183.10 and a 1-year high of GBX 311.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 294.95 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 256.76.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st will be given a dividend of GBX 4.10 ($0.05) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 31st.

Esure Group PLC Company Profile

esure Group plc is a holding company, which provides motor and home insurance products and services through its esure and Sheilas’ Wheels brands. The Company’s segments include motor underwriting, home underwriting, non-underwritten additional services and investments. The Motor underwriting segment includes the revenues and expenses attributable to its motor insurance underwriting activities inclusive of additional insurance products underwritten by it.

Analyst Recommendations for Esure Group PLC (LON:ESUR)

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