Shares of National Express Group PLC (LON:NEX) have received a consensus rating of “Buy” from the fourteen research firms that are covering the company, Marketbeat reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 413.40 ($5.53).

A number of analysts have commented on the company. HSBC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 440 ($5.88) price objective on shares of National Express Group in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 440 ($5.88) price objective on shares of National Express Group in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Liberum Capital reduced their price objective on National Express Group from GBX 400 ($5.35) to GBX 390 ($5.21) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, September 20th. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 440 ($5.88) price objective on shares of National Express Group in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price objective on National Express Group from GBX 414 ($5.54) to GBX 412 ($5.51) and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st.

In related news, insider Chris Davies bought 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 367 ($4.91) per share, with a total value of £11,010 ($14,721.22).

Shares of National Express Group (LON:NEX) opened at GBX 377.60 ($5.05) on Tuesday. National Express Group has a 52-week low of GBX 332.40 ($4.44) and a 52-week high of GBX 389 ($5.20). The company has a market capitalization of $1,930.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,641.74.

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About National Express Group

National Express Group PLC is an international transport company. The Company’s segments include UK Bus, UK Coach, German Rail, North America (operates school bus and transit services), Spain and Morocco (operates bus and coach services), and Central functions. The UK Bus segment’s services are operated from nine garages across the West Midlands.

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