Beazley PLC (BEZ) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) have been given an average rating of “Hold” by the ten brokerages that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 361.67 ($4.77).
Several equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Numis Securities Ltd cut Beazley PLC to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Beazley PLC in a research note on Friday, September 29th. Finally, Peel Hunt cut their target price on Beazley PLC from GBX 370 ($4.88) to GBX 320 ($4.22) and set a “reduce” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 29th.
Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ) opened at 511.00 on Wednesday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 2.66 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 480.64 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 482.45. Beazley PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 351.68 and a 12-month high of GBX 527.50.
In other news, insider Martin Bride purchased 4,354 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 207 ($2.73) per share, for a total transaction of £9,012.78 ($11,893.35). Also, insider Adrian Cox sold 90,004 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 500 ($6.60), for a total value of £450,020 ($593,850.62).
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