Senior plc (SNR) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts
Shares of Senior plc (LON:SNR) have been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating on the company. The average 12 month price objective among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 241.82 ($3.21).
SNR has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised their price objective on Senior plc from GBX 260 ($3.45) to GBX 290 ($3.85) and gave the company a “strong-buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised Senior plc to an “overweight” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from GBX 300 ($3.99) to GBX 215 ($2.86) in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 225 ($2.99) price objective (up from GBX 180 ($2.39)) on shares of Senior plc in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.52) price objective on shares of Senior plc in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Berenberg Bank raised their price objective on Senior plc from GBX 240 ($3.19) to GBX 310 ($4.12) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th.
In other news, insider David Squires acquired 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 21st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 258 ($3.43) per share, with a total value of £129,000 ($171,405.79).
Senior plc (LON SNR) traded down 1.18% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 279.60. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 684,370 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 277.10 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 247.26. Senior plc has a 52-week low of GBX 161.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 291.80. The company’s market cap is GBX 1.17 billion.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a GBX 2.05 ($0.03) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.75%.
Senior plc Company Profile
Senior plc is a holding company. The Company is an engineering solutions provider. The Company designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the aerospace, defense, land vehicle and energy markets. It operates in two divisions: Aerospace and Flexonics.
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