Homeserve plc (LON:HSV) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the eight research firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year target price among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 799.71 ($11.05).
Several equities analysts recently issued reports on the company. Liberum Capital boosted their price objective on Homeserve from GBX 840 ($11.61) to GBX 900 ($12.43) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Peel Hunt reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 850 ($11.74) price objective on shares of Homeserve in a research report on Tuesday, November 21st. Jefferies Group boosted their price objective on Homeserve from GBX 500 ($6.91) to GBX 630 ($8.70) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Citigroup boosted their target price on Homeserve from GBX 795 ($10.98) to GBX 900 ($12.43) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Homeserve from GBX 850 ($11.74) to GBX 890 ($12.30) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 22nd.
In other news, insider Mark C. Morris bought 6,235 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The shares were purchased at an average price of GBX 811 ($11.20) per share, for a total transaction of £50,565.85 ($69,861.63). Insiders acquired a total of 6,292 shares of company stock worth $5,103,047 in the last 90 days.
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Homeserve Company Profile
HomeServe plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in providing home emergency, repair and heating installation services. The Company’s segments include UK, USA, France, Spain and New Markets. The Company designs a range of water, heating and electrical related home assistance products.
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