Shares of UBM Plc (LON:UBM) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seventeen analysts that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have assigned a hold recommendation and seven have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 766.21 ($9.90).

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on UBM shares. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 840 ($10.85) target price on shares of UBM Plc in a report on Friday, June 16th. Barclays PLC reduced their target price on shares of UBM Plc from GBX 755 ($9.75) to GBX 740 ($9.56) and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 7th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 700 ($9.04) target price on shares of UBM Plc in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of UBM Plc in a report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) raised shares of UBM Plc to a “buy” rating and reduced their target price for the company from GBX 857 ($11.07) to GBX 845 ($10.91) in a report on Monday, July 24th.

UBM Plc (LON UBM) opened at 657.00 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.58 billion. UBM Plc has a 1-year low of GBX 639.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 777.50. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 685.70 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 712.89.

The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 7th will be issued a GBX 5.50 ($0.07) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a yield of 0.78%.

In related news, insider Warren Finegold bought 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, July 28th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 703 ($9.08) per share, with a total value of £140,600 ($181,583.37). Also, insider Tim Cobbold sold 112,666 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 27th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 702 ($9.07), for a total transaction of £790,915.32 ($1,021,458.50). Over the last ninety days, insiders acquired 20,043 shares of company stock valued at $14,089,853.

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UBM Plc Company Profile

UBM plc is a business-to-business (B2B) event organizer. The Company’s segments include Events and Other Marketing Services. In total, the Company serves over 50 different communities. The Company operates in over 20 countries. Events segment provide face-to-face interaction in the form of exhibitions, tradeshows, conferences and other live events.

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