A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (LON: BMY) recently:

  • 11/2/2017 – Bloomsbury Publishing Plc had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 200 ($2.64) price target on the stock.
  • 10/24/2017 – Bloomsbury Publishing Plc had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 200 ($2.64) price target on the stock.
  • 10/24/2017 – Bloomsbury Publishing Plc was upgraded by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd to a “buy” rating. They now have a GBX 210 ($2.77) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 205 ($2.71).
  • 10/18/2017 – Bloomsbury Publishing Plc had its “add” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Peel Hunt. They now have a GBX 200 ($2.64) price target on the stock.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be paid a GBX 1.15 ($0.02) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.71%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd.

In related news, insider Richard Lambert acquired 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 10th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 176 ($2.32) per share, with a total value of £17,600 ($23,225.13). Also, insider Steven Halll acquired 3,171 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 172 ($2.27) per share, for a total transaction of £5,454.12 ($7,197.31).

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc is a global publisher. The Company is involved in the publication of books and other related services. The Company operates through four publishing divisions: Adult, Children’s & Educational, Academic & Professional, and Information. These divisions derive their revenue from book publishing, sale of publishing and distribution rights, management and other publishing services.

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