Saga plc (LON:SAGA) insider Lance Batchelor bought 71,997 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 138 ($1.86) per share, for a total transaction of £99,355.86 ($133,722.56).

Lance Batchelor also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, November 14th, Lance Batchelor bought 81 shares of Saga stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 185 ($2.49) per share, for a total transaction of £149.85 ($201.68).
  • On Friday, October 13th, Lance Batchelor bought 78 shares of Saga stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 192 ($2.58) per share, for a total transaction of £149.76 ($201.56).
  • On Thursday, September 14th, Lance Batchelor bought 76 shares of Saga stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 197 ($2.65) per share, for a total transaction of £149.72 ($201.51).

Saga plc (SAGA) opened at GBX 140.10 ($1.89) on Thursday. Saga plc has a 1-year low of GBX 135.89 ($1.83) and a 1-year high of GBX 216.13 ($2.91).

Saga (LON:SAGA) last released its earnings results on Friday, September 22nd. The company reported GBX 7.50 ($0.10) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 7.30 ($0.10) by GBX 0.20 ($0.00). Saga had a net margin of 19.15% and a return on equity of 13.77%. The firm had revenue of £435.40 million during the quarter.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, November 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 12th were issued a dividend of GBX 3 ($0.04) per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, October 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.54%.

SAGA has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Numis Securities reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 235 ($3.16) target price on shares of Saga in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Citigroup reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 187 ($2.52) price objective on shares of Saga in a research report on Thursday. Peel Hunt cut their price objective on Saga from GBX 250 ($3.36) to GBX 240 ($3.23) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. Goldman Sachs Group reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.10) price objective on shares of Saga in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Saga in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Saga currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 221.50 ($2.98).

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Saga Company Profile

Saga plc is a provider of services for the customers aged 50 and over. The Company operates through three segments: Insurance, Travel, and Emerging Businesses and Central Costs. Insurance segment consists of general insurance products, such as Motor insurance, Home insurance and Other insurance. Travel segment primarily consists of the operation and delivery of package tours and cruise holiday products.

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