Johnson Matthey PLC (LON:JMAT) insider John Walker purchased 9 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 18th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 3,393 ($45.08) per share, for a total transaction of £305.37 ($405.75).

Johnson Matthey PLC (JMAT) traded up 0.30% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 3396.00. 338,504 shares of the company traded hands. Johnson Matthey PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 2,681.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,568.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 3,155.68 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 3,001.11. The company’s market cap is GBX 6.51 billion.

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Several research firms have issued reports on JMAT. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,300 ($43.85) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,600 ($47.83) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Thursday, August 24th. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 3,500 ($46.51) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Monday, September 18th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($42.52) price target on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Finally, UBS AG began coverage on shares of Johnson Matthey PLC in a research note on Monday, August 21st. They set a “sell” rating and a GBX 2,650 ($35.21) price target on the stock. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,500.27 ($46.51).

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