easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) insider Johan Lundgren bought 20,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 1,442 ($19.41) per share, with a total value of £288,400 ($388,156.12).

Shares of easyJet plc (LON EZJ) traded up GBX 18 ($0.24) during trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 1,444 ($19.43). 1,583,060 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,280,000. easyJet plc has a twelve month low of GBX 906.39 ($12.20) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,447 ($19.48).

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 40.90 ($0.55) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 3%.

Several analysts recently weighed in on EZJ shares. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,600 ($21.53) target price (up previously from GBX 1,550 ($20.86)) on shares of easyJet in a report on Monday, September 4th. UBS reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of easyJet in a report on Monday, September 11th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 1,100 ($14.80) target price on shares of easyJet in a report on Monday, November 6th. Deutsche Bank set a GBX 1,310 ($17.63) price target on shares of easyJet and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,380 ($18.57) price target on shares of easyJet in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,375.84 ($18.52).

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About easyJet

easyJet plc is a United Kingdom-based low-cost airline carrier. The Company operates as a low-cost European point-to-point short-haul airline. The Company operates through its route network segment. The Company operates on over 820 routes across more than 30 countries with its fleet of over 250 Airbus aircrafts.

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