Shares of RPC Group Plc (LON:RPC) have been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the eight research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,175.71 ($15.82).

RPC has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Berenberg Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of RPC Group in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 1,250 ($16.82) target price on shares of RPC Group in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. Peel Hunt raised their target price on shares of RPC Group from GBX 1,135 ($15.28) to GBX 1,250 ($16.82) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. Credit Suisse Group reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,180 ($15.88) target price on shares of RPC Group in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 1,140 ($15.34) target price on shares of RPC Group in a report on Wednesday, November 15th.

Shares of RPC Group (LON:RPC) traded up GBX 2.83 ($0.04) on Thursday, hitting GBX 890.50 ($11.99). 1,962,662 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,850,000. RPC Group has a one year low of GBX 714.50 ($9.62) and a one year high of GBX 1,032 ($13.89).

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 28th will be given a GBX 7.80 ($0.10) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.

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RPC Group Company Profile

RPC Group Plc is a plastic products design and engineering company. The Company offers a range of consumer products and technical components for the packaging and non-packaging markets. The Company’s business is organized into two segments: Packaging and Non-packaging. The Packaging business serves the food, nonfood (including (general industrial, agrochemical and automotive), personal care (mass personal care, cosmetics and beauty), beverage and healthcare ((pharmaceuticals) markets.

Analyst Recommendations for RPC Group (LON:RPC)

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