A.G. Barr plc (LON:BAG) insider Stuart Lorimer purchased 24 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 6th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 631 ($8.30) per share, for a total transaction of £151.44 ($199.11).
Shares of A.G. Barr plc (LON BAG) opened at 621.00 on Friday. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 625.59 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 626.16. A.G. Barr plc has a 52 week low of GBX 469.40 and a 52 week high of GBX 663.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 719.80 million.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be issued a dividend of GBX 3.71 ($0.05) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.6%.
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A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Numis Securities Ltd reissued an “add” rating and issued a GBX 675 ($8.87) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Whitman Howard reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 600 ($7.89) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a research note on Monday, June 19th. Societe Generale increased their price target on A.G. Barr plc from GBX 630 ($8.28) to GBX 637 ($8.37) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. J P Morgan Chase & Co increased their price target on A.G. Barr plc from GBX 535 ($7.03) to GBX 580 ($7.63) and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Investec reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 680 ($8.94) price target on shares of A.G. Barr plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 586.89 ($7.72).
About A.G. Barr plc
A.G. BARR p.l.c. is a United Kingdom-based company, which is involved in soft drinks business. The Company’s segments include carbonates, still drinks and water, and other. Its other segment includes Funkin cocktail solutions, vending machines, ice-cream and other soft drink related items, such as water cups.
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