Greene King plc (LON: GNK) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 9/12/2017 – Greene King plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 780 ($10.07) to GBX 720 ($9.30). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 9/11/2017 – Greene King plc was downgraded by analysts at Beaufort Securities to a “hold” rating.
  • 9/11/2017 – Greene King plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 595 ($7.68) price target on the stock.
  • 9/11/2017 – Greene King plc had its price target lowered by analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co from GBX 750 ($9.69) to GBX 650 ($8.39). They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 9/11/2017 – Greene King plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC.
  • 9/8/2017 – Greene King plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 9/8/2017 – Greene King plc had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 750 ($9.69) price target on the stock.
  • 9/8/2017 – Greene King plc had its price target lowered by analysts at Investec from GBX 850 ($10.98) to GBX 667 ($8.61). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 9/6/2017 – Greene King plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 780 ($10.07) price target on the stock.
  • 9/1/2017 – Greene King plc was downgraded by analysts at HSBC Holdings plc to a “reduce” rating. They now have a GBX 595 ($7.68) price target on the stock, down previously from GBX 680 ($8.78).
  • 8/11/2017 – Greene King plc had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital. They now have a GBX 780 ($10.07) price target on the stock.
  • 8/3/2017 – Greene King plc is now covered by analysts at Peel Hunt. They set an “add” rating and a GBX 750 ($9.69) price target on the stock.

Shares of Greene King plc (GNK) opened at 575.00 on Thursday. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 1.78 billion. Greene King plc has a 12-month low of GBX 527.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 805.30. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 657.85 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 695.06.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be issued a GBX 24.40 ($0.32) dividend. This represents a yield of 3.54%. This is a positive change from Greene King plc’s previous dividend of $8.80. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th.

In other Greene King plc news, insider Rooney Anand sold 6,293 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 693 ($8.95), for a total value of £43,610.49 ($56,322.47). Also, insider Gordon Fryett purchased 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, August 21st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 659 ($8.51) per share, for a total transaction of £13,180 ($17,021.83).

Greene King plc is an integrated pub retailer and brewer. The Company operates approximately 3,040 managed, tenanted, leased and franchised pubs, restaurants and hotels, including brands, such as Hungry Horse, Chef & Brewer, Flaming Grill, Farmhouse Inns and its Greene King locals estate. The Company’s segments include Pub Company, Pub Partners, and Brewing & Brands.

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