Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS) Given Hold Rating at Peel Hunt
Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by Peel Hunt in a note issued to investors on Thursday.
BVS has been the topic of a number of other reports. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,135 ($14.66) price objective on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research note on Monday, August 21st. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price objective on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc from GBX 1,041 ($13.44) to GBX 1,122 ($14.49) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, June 26th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 940 ($12.14) price objective on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Canaccord Genuity reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 860 ($11.11) target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research note on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their target price on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc from GBX 880 ($11.37) to GBX 950 ($12.27) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 995.75 ($12.86).
Shares of Bovis Homes Group plc (LON BVS) traded down 1.89% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 1139.00. 599,863 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.53 billion. Bovis Homes Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 740.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,167.00. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,018.93 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 928.64.
Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, September 7th. The company reported $0.25 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.26. Bovis Homes Group plc had a net margin of 8.07% and a return on equity of 6.78%. On average, analysts predict that Bovis Homes Group plc will post $73.74 EPS for the current year.
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In other Bovis Homes Group plc news, insider Earl Sibley acquired 5,409 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 20th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 922 ($11.91) per share, with a total value of £49,870.98 ($64,407.83). Insiders acquired 5,441 shares of company stock worth $5,017,183 over the last ninety days.
About Bovis Homes Group plc
Bovis Homes Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in designing, building and sale of houses for both private customers and Registered Social Landlords. The Company offers a portfolio of properties, including one bedroom apartments, two bedroom apartments, five bedroom apartments and six bedroom detached family homes.
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