Insider Buying: Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) Insider Buys 300 Shares of Stock

Saga PLC (LON:SAGA) insider Lance Batchelor purchased 300 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 15th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 50 ($0.66) per share, for a total transaction of £150 ($197.32).

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

  • On Thursday, November 14th, Lance Batchelor purchased 279 shares of Saga stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 54 ($0.71) per share, for a total transaction of £150.66 ($198.18).

Shares of LON:SAGA traded down GBX 2.48 ($0.03) on Thursday, reaching GBX 47 ($0.62). 5,679,195 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 4,570,000. The business’s 50-day simple moving average is GBX 50.44 and its 200 day simple moving average is GBX 47.32. Saga PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 31.78 ($0.42) and a 52 week high of GBX 125.90 ($1.66). The stock has a market capitalization of $555.17 million and a P/E ratio of -2.57. The company has a current ratio of 1.21, a quick ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 72.23.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on SAGA shares. UBS Group reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Saga in a report on Thursday. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Saga in a research note on Tuesday, November 19th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their price objective on Saga from GBX 60 ($0.79) to GBX 55 ($0.72) and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 17th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 99.60 ($1.31).

About Saga

Saga plc engages in insurance, travel, personal finance, healthcare, retirement villages, and media businesses in the United Kingdom. The company operates in three segments: Insurance, Travel, and Emerging Businesses and Central Costs. It offers car, caravan, motorhome, breakdown cover, home, landlord, holiday home, home emergency, pet, travel, boat, health, personal accident, and life insurance, as well as accidental death benefit products.

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