Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts
Bovis Homes Group plc (LON:BVS) has been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen analysts that are covering the firm, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, six have issued a hold recommendation and six have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,038.17 ($13.79).
Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,334 ($17.73) price objective on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. J P Morgan Chase & Co boosted their price objective on Bovis Homes Group plc from GBX 950 ($12.62) to GBX 1,050 ($13.95) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, September 29th. Peel Hunt upgraded Bovis Homes Group plc to an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,180 ($15.68) price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Shore Capital reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Bovis Homes Group plc in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Bank of America Corporation boosted their price objective on Bovis Homes Group plc from GBX 785 ($10.43) to GBX 980 ($13.02) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th.
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Bovis Homes Group plc (BVS) opened at 1205.00 on Friday. Bovis Homes Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 740.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,206.00. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 1.62 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,106.38 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 985.56.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 21st will be given a GBX 15 ($0.20) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 21st. This represents a yield of 1.32%.
In related news, insider Martin Palmer purchased 1,773 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 5th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,121 ($14.90) per share, with a total value of £19,875.33 ($26,408.89). Insiders acquired 1,815 shares of company stock worth $2,032,320 in the last ninety days.
About Bovis Homes Group plc
Bovis Homes Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in designing, building and sale of houses for both private customers and Registered Social Landlords. The Company offers a portfolio of properties, including one bedroom apartments, two bedroom apartments, five bedroom apartments and six bedroom detached family homes.
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