Big Yellow Group plc (BYG) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages

Shares of Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the seven analysts that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat.com reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 878 ($12.33).

A number of research analysts have weighed in on BYG shares. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 795 ($11.16) price target on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd. Numis Securities raised Big Yellow Group to an “add” rating and set a GBX 885 ($12.43) price objective for the company in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and issued a GBX 880 ($12.36) price objective on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research report on Wednesday, November 22nd. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 860 ($12.08) price objective on shares of Big Yellow Group in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Peel Hunt raised their price objective on Big Yellow Group from GBX 700 ($9.83) to GBX 750 ($10.53) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st.

Big Yellow Group (LON:BYG) traded down GBX 7.50 ($0.11) during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 847 ($11.89). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 329,561 shares, compared to its average volume of 275,031. The company has a market capitalization of $1,350.00 and a P/E ratio of 1,114.47. Big Yellow Group has a 12-month low of GBX 659 ($9.25) and a 12-month high of GBX 888.50 ($12.48).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 7th were given a GBX 15.30 ($0.21) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.83%. This is a boost from Big Yellow Group’s previous dividend of $14.10. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 7th.

In other news, insider Nicholas Vetch sold 120,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 841 ($11.81), for a total value of £1,009,200 ($1,417,216.68).

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Big Yellow Group Company Profile

Big Yellow Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in the provision of self-storage and related services. The Company operates from a platform of approximately 89 stores, including 16 stores branded as Armadillo Self Storage. The Company also owns over seven Big Yellow self-storage development sites (including two extensions sites), of which two have planning consent.

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