Pets at Home Group Plc (LON:PETS) insider Sharon Flood purchased 10,157 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, December 4th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 167 ($2.25) per share, for a total transaction of £16,962.19 ($22,829.33).

Shares of Pets at Home Group Plc (LON PETS) opened at GBX 171.60 ($2.31) on Tuesday. Pets at Home Group Plc has a 1 year low of GBX 154.10 ($2.07) and a 1 year high of GBX 246.30 ($3.31).

Pets at Home Group (LON:PETS) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November 28th. The company reported GBX 6.70 ($0.09) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of GBX 6.60 ($0.09) by GBX 0.10 ($0.00). The firm had revenue of £468.01 million for the quarter. Pets at Home Group had a net margin of 9.97% and a return on equity of 9.78%.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.50 ($0.03) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th.

PETS has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 145 ($1.95) price target on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Numis Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 200 ($2.69) price target on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Berenberg Bank decreased their price target on shares of Pets at Home Group from GBX 270 ($3.63) to GBX 180 ($2.42) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Pets at Home Group in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Pets at Home Group currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 195.71 ($2.63).

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About Pets at Home Group

Pets at Home Group Plc is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company is a retailer of pet food, pet products and pet-related services. The Company is also the operator of an animal veterinary business and pet grooming salons and the multi-channel equestrian retailer, Ride-away. The Company has a format, dog focused high street store called Barkers, which offers premium products and services targeted at highly engaged dog owners.

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