Berendsen PLC (LON:BRSN) insider David Lawler sold 108,832 shares of Berendsen PLC stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 1,289 ($16.65), for a total value of £1,402,844.48 ($1,811,758.34).

Berendsen PLC (LON BRSN) traded down 0.63% during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1268.00. 1,164,083 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Berendsen PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 722.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 1,308.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 1,274.57 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,046.67. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 2.17 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 3rd were issued a GBX 11 ($0.14) dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 3rd. This represents a yield of 0.87%.

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Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. BNP Paribas restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 1,370 ($17.69) price target on shares of Berendsen PLC in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) lowered Berendsen PLC to a “neutral” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from GBX 1,070 ($13.82) to GBX 1,200 ($15.50) in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Peel Hunt reissued an “add” rating and set a GBX 908 ($11.73) price target on shares of Berendsen PLC in a research note on Wednesday, May 24th. Barclays PLC raised Berendsen PLC to an “equal weight” rating and upped their target price for the company from GBX 700 ($9.04) to GBX 1,207 ($15.59) in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 1,164 ($15.03) target price on shares of Berendsen PLC in a research note on Monday, May 22nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,028.64 ($13.28).

About Berendsen PLC

Berendsen plc is a focused European textile, hygiene and safety solutions business. The Company operates through Workwear, Facility, Healthcare and Hospitality segments. It provides outsourced workwear services to 80,000 customers across Europe. Its services include workwear design, rental and delivery, repair, stockholding and stock management, including specialized garment dispensing systems.

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