Dairy Crest Group plc (DCG) Receives “Hold” Rating from Whitman Howard
Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG)‘s stock had its “hold” rating restated by Whitman Howard in a report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 630 ($8.49) target price on the stock. Whitman Howard’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 2.02% from the stock’s previous close.
Several other equities analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Numis Securities Ltd raised Dairy Crest Group plc to an “add” rating and set a GBX 643 ($8.67) price target for the company in a research report on Monday, May 22nd. Jefferies Group LLC downgraded Dairy Crest Group plc to an “underperform” rating and raised their price target for the stock from GBX 500 ($6.74) to GBX 515 ($6.94) in a research report on Friday, June 9th. Peel Hunt reissued a “buy” rating and set a GBX 680 ($9.17) price target on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Investec raised Dairy Crest Group plc to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 600 ($8.09) price target for the company in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “house stock” rating on shares of Dairy Crest Group plc in a research report on Monday, September 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 622.22 ($8.39).
Dairy Crest Group plc (LON:DCG) traded up 0.08% during trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 617.50. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 134,068 shares. The company has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 591.68 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 589.01. Dairy Crest Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 539.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 669.00. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 864.12 million.
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In related news, insider Adam Braithwaite sold 3,577 shares of Dairy Crest Group plc stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 581 ($7.83), for a total value of £20,782.37 ($28,019.91).
About Dairy Crest Group plc
Dairy Crest Group plc is a United Kingdom-based dairy company. The Company processes and markets branded dairy products. The Company’s segments include Cheese, Spreads and Other. It has two product groups: cheese & whey, and butters, spreads & oils. It produces and markets Cathedral City, a cheese brand, and the Davidstow cheddar brand.
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