Hammerson plc (LON:HMSO) insider Timon Drakesmith acquired 114 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 9th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 534 ($7.02) per share, for a total transaction of £608.76 ($800.37).

Shares of Hammerson plc (HMSO) traded up 0.47% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 533.50. 2,062,574 shares of the stock traded hands. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 4.23 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 546.61 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 573.65. Hammerson plc has a 52 week low of GBX 526.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 614.50.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 31st were given a GBX 10.70 ($0.14) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 31st.

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Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC reiterated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 590 ($7.76) price objective on shares of Hammerson plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. Deutsche Bank AG increased their price target on shares of Hammerson plc from GBX 630 ($8.28) to GBX 650 ($8.55) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 600 ($7.89) price target on shares of Hammerson plc in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 725 ($9.53) price target on shares of Hammerson plc in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Liberum Capital increased their price target on shares of Hammerson plc from GBX 600 ($7.89) to GBX 610 ($8.02) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 599 ($7.88).

Hammerson plc Company Profile

Hammerson plc is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company is an owner, manager and developer of retail destinations in Europe. The Company’s segments include United Kingdom, France and Ireland. The Company’s portfolio includes investments in approximately 20 prime shopping centers in the United Kingdom, France and Ireland, over 20 convenient retail parks in the United Kingdom and approximately 20 premium outlets across Europe.

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