Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) insider Frank van Zanten acquired 9,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 17th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 2,135 ($28.08) per share, with a total value of £192,150 ($252,729.19).

Bunzl plc (LON:BNZL) opened at GBX 2,161 ($28.42) on Monday. Bunzl plc has a 1-year low of GBX 1,963 ($25.82) and a 1-year high of GBX 2,472 ($32.51).

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a dividend of GBX 14 ($0.18) per share. This represents a yield of 0.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 16th.

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A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Berenberg Bank assumed coverage on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Friday. They set a “hold” rating and a GBX 2,250 ($29.59) price objective for the company. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 2,540 ($33.41) target price on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Thursday. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Bunzl plc in a research report on Monday, November 13th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their target price on shares of Bunzl plc from GBX 2,505 ($32.95) to GBX 2,516 ($33.09) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC cut shares of Bunzl plc to an “underperform” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($26.31) target price for the company. in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 2,321.40 ($30.53).

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