Pagegroup PLC (PAGE) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
Shares of Pagegroup PLC (LON:PAGE) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have assigned a hold recommendation and three have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 480.38 ($6.48).
Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on PAGE shares. Morgan Stanley upped their price target on Pagegroup PLC from GBX 450 ($6.07) to GBX 458 ($6.18) and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 4th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 455 ($6.13) price target on shares of Pagegroup PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 450 ($6.07) price target on shares of Pagegroup PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on Pagegroup PLC from GBX 412 ($5.55) to GBX 442 ($5.96) and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 540 ($7.28) price target on shares of Pagegroup PLC in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th.
Shares of Pagegroup PLC (PAGE) traded down 0.33% during trading on Friday, hitting GBX 488.70. The company had a trading volume of 432,501 shares. Pagegroup PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 323.70 and a 1-year high of GBX 514.00. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 493.03 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 474.65. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.53 billion.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, October 11th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 7th will be issued a GBX 16.63 ($0.22) dividend. This represents a yield of 3.37%. This is an increase from Pagegroup PLC’s previous dividend of $8.23. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th.
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About Pagegroup PLC
PageGroup plc, formerly Michael Page International plc, is engaged in the recruitment consultancy and other ancillary services. The Company’s segments include EMEA, United Kingdom, Asia Pacific and Americas. The Company is organized into approximately three brands operating at various levels of the market: Michael Page, Page Personnel and Page Executive.
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